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$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%.

US hiring likely slowed for a 4th month as virus resurges

Economists have forecast that employers added 580,000 jobs last month, down from 661,000 in September and 1.5 million in August.

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‘About time’: Gay athletes unleash rainbow wave on Olympics

The Tokyo Games are shaping up as a watershed for LGBTQ Olympians. A wave of rainbow-colored pride, openness and acceptance is sweeping through Olympic pools, skateparks, halls and fields.

Dolphins’ Howard reports despite unhappiness with contract

All-Pro cornerback Xavien Howard has joined the rest of the Miami Dolphins reporting for training camp after he sat out mandatory minicamp because he’s unhappy about his contract.

Russian team topples American powerhouse with Biles out

Though the history books may mark Tuesday’s victory with an asterisk due to American star Simone Biles’ early withdrawal, the Russian women's gymnastics team's dazzling performance is the result of a concerted transformation since they finished a distant second to the American team at the 2019 World Championship.

911 call reveals new details about double homicide in New Hanover County

New Hanover County 911 has released a phone call made early Saturday morning after two people were fatally shot and another person severely wounded at a home in Wilmington.