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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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Local organizations team up to pick up trash surrounding the Riverfront Park in Wilmington

Dozens of volunteers coming out to Riverfront Park in downtown Wilmington to clean up trash, hoping to encourage others to be aware of where they dump their trash after large events at the venue. 

15 years later, family continues to seek justice for Allison Jackson Foy

It's been 15 years since the disappearance of a Wilmington Woman, and her family continues to seek justice after her death. 

Dozens of dogs turn out for the 2nd annual ‘Paws on Parade’

Greenfield Lake Amphitheater is a popular spot for many Cape Fear events, and that includes the Azalea Festival's second annual 'Paws on Parade'. 

Community comes together to celebrate New Hanover Co. young man with autism’s birthday

The community came together, continuing a tradition of wishing a young man with autism happy birthday.