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NC Blueberry Festival canceled amid coronavirus pandemic

The North Carolina Blueberry Festival has been canceled for 2020 amid concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. 

Stimulus checks are coming, but don’t see them as an instant fix to the economy

The stimulus money is beginning to flow—but that won’t be an instant relief to the economic crisis we are in as the result of COVID-19.

Economic rescue balloons past $1 trillion as talks resume

Negotiators from Congress and the White House are racing to strike a deal on a ballooning $1 trillion-plus economic rescue package.

Cancellations caused by coronavirus impacting local economy

For the first time in 73 years, there is not going to be an Azalea Festival and that is going to cause a huge loss for the City of Wilmington.

Wall Street regains footing after biggest rout since 1987

Stocks rallied on Friday, recovering some ground after a historic rout that sent shares spiraling into their steepest decline since 1987.

Pence insists economy is strong, blaming media for “irresponsible rhetoric”

Vice President Mike Pence on Monday insisted the economy is strong and blamed many in the mainstream media for their "irresponsible rhetoric" suggesting otherwise, as some economists raise alarm bells over the U.S. economic outlook.

Study: 2018 tourism up in all NC counties despite Florence impact

Gov. Roy Cooper announced that our state saw record visitor spending in 2018 with increases in all 100 counties.

New incentive policy to help bring 400 jobs, new retail to Shallotte

Four hundred jobs, Chick-fil-a, Hobby Lobby, and much more could be coming to Shallotte in the next year.

Six new operating rooms proposed in New Hanover County

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services held a public hearing to develop new operating rooms in response to a need determination in the 2019 State Medical Facilities Plan for six operating rooms in New Hanover County.

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DaBaby booted from Lollapalooza after homophobic comments

Rapper DaBaby was cut Sunday from Lollapalooza's closing lineup following crude and homophobic remarks he made last week at a Miami-area music festival.

Donald Trump builds war chest of $102 million entering 2nd half of 2021

Donald Trump has not yet said whether he'll run for president in 2024, but he's already raising a huge war chest in case he does.

Gun-wielding masked men shoot 10 in New York City attack, speed off on mopeds

A pair of masked men unleashed a fusillade of gunfire on a crowded street in a New York City neighborhood Saturday night, wounding 10 people before getting on mopeds and speeding away, police said.

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.