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2020 visitor impact for New Hanover County

Domestic visitors to and within New Hanover County spent an estimated $598 million in 2020, which represents a decrease of -22.6 percent from 2019 spending.

$4.5M awarded to hospitality and retail sector

There is a light at the end of the tunnel, and funds from the American Rescue Plan are going to help New Hanover County rebound and rebuild our local economy.

Reemployment bonus idea advanced by NC Senate committee

North Carolina state senators have advanced a proposal giving $1,500 bonuses to unemployment benefit recipients who return to work this summer.

NC jobless rate now 5%; 7th consecutive monthly decline

North Carolina’s unemployment rate has reached another COVID-19 post-lockdown low, even as overall job growth is somewhat uneven.

Amazon announces new distribution center for North Carolina

Johnston County officials say Amazon is planning a $100 million distribution and fulfillment center.

North Carolina unemployment rate falls to 5.2% in March

North Carolina’s unemployment rate fell for the sixth consecutive month in March.

Robinhood to build customer service center in North Carolina

The stock-trading app company Robinhood will build a customer service center in North Carolina and create nearly 400 jobs by 2025.

UNCW is turning trash into environmentally responsible treasure

But UNCW is turning your trash into environmentally responsible treasure. The university has an onsite recycling compound meant to break down and recycle items county centers can't.

Unemployment drops to 6.9% and US adds a solid 638,000 jobs

The US job market showed a burst of strength in October, with employers adding 638,000 jobs and the unemployment rate tumbling to 6.9%.

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9-foot gator taken away on ‘leash’ after stroll through Sunset Beach neighborhood

Police along the North Carolina coast had to “walk” a large alligator to the pond after the reptile was spotted roaming a neighborhood.

Sheriff: US soldier killed grandfather; great-grandmother

A U.S. Army soldier has been brought back to South Carolina from Germany to face charges he killed his grandfather and great-grandmother 16 months ago.

Texas drag race driver slams into spectators, killing 2 kids

A driver lost control during a Texas drag racing event on an airport runway and slammed into a crowd of spectators, killing two children and injuring eight other people, authorities said.

Brunswick County paramedic dies after motorcycle accident

Brunswick County Emergency Services is mourning the loss of one of their own.