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Fiscal year in NC begins with 30 new laws, higher DMV fees

A number of fees levied by the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles is going up.

Pandemic takes a bite, Chuck E Cheese files for bankruptcy

Chuck E Cheese, the restaurant chain that became a Mecca for children and a crucible for many of their parents, is filing for bankruptcy protection.

Coronavirus pummels commercial real estate, could end long boom

Many businesses devastated by the coronavirus pandemic are expected to abandon offices and storefronts.

Tyson Foods closing Columbia plant, leaving many unemployed

A South Carolina Tyson Prepared Foods plant will be closing it’s door in August, leaving more than 100 people unemployed.

Blue Ridge Parkway tourism will have key role in the road to economic recovery

A big part of the local economy's resurgence will ride on a driveable landmark -- the Blue Ridge Parkway.

BP to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide amid virus pandemic

Energy company BP says that its global workforce will be trimmed by 10,000 jobs amid the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Brussels Airlines to resume flights on downsized summer schedule

Brussels Airlines will restart commercial flights next month with a significantly downsized summer schedule, planning to reach 59 destinations in 33 countries in Europe, Africa and the U.S. by August.

NC Budget & Tax Center: ‘COVID-19 could impact economy for decades’

The NC Budget and Tax Center predicts North Carolina could see economic impacts from the coronavirus for years.

Hospitality industry leaders discuss plans to move forward when short-term rental ban expires

One place definitely opening for business is Carolina Beach. Friday, the short-term rental ban there expires.

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Too little, too late? Bar owners react to Gov. Cooper’s Phase 3

Governor Roy Cooper announced Wednesday that North Carolina will move into Phase 3 of COVID-19 reopening on Friday, allowing some businesses to reopen for the first time since March.

COVID-19 assistance for farmers market operators and local food hubs

Beginning Oct. 1, farmers markets operators and local food hubs can apply for assistance through the COVID-19 Emergency Aid for Farmers Market Operators and Local Food Hubs program.

Person falls off Oak Island Pier, clings to piling until rescued

A man was rescued from the ocean Wednesday morning after they fell off the end of the Oak Island Pier, according to Oak Island Water Rescue. 

‘Negative, uncivil’: Voters react to chaotic first 2020 presidential debate

People around the nation and right here in the Cape Fear are still digesting the fiery debate Tuesday night between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden.