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‘Shop early’: US Christmas trees supplies tight, prices up

Customers searching for the perfect Christmas tree typically glance at Sandy Parsons’ limited offerings, then keep walking.

Senate budget emphasize employee raises, reserves, tax cuts

Republicans in the North Carolina Senate proposed a state budget Tuesday that emphasized raises for state employees and putting more money into reserves compared to a competing spending bill in the House.

NC collections may surge $700M above projections

North Carolina tax collections are on track for the state to post its highest surplus since the Great Recession.

National Gypsum celebrates four decades in Wilmington

Not all of those 40 years have been easy on their associates, but they have bounced back.

US adds robust 263K jobs; unemployment at 49-year low: 3.6%

U.S. employers added a robust 263,000 jobs in April, suggesting that businesses have shrugged off earlier concerns that the economy might slow this year and anticipate strong customer demand.

There’s a shortage of Christmas trees this year

Higher prices and shorter supplies are two things no one wants to hear when it comes to Christmas.

Study: South Carolina teachers poorer today than in 2008

A study by the National Education Association says South Carolina teachers are poorer today than they were during the Great Recession.

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Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice in partisan vote

Amy Coney Barrett is headed to to the Supreme Court.

North Carolina to get nearly 3.2M BinaxNOW virus tests

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says it’s sending nearly 3.2 million rapid coronavirus tests to North Carolina.

Large Biden/Harris campaign sign knocked over, ‘racist’ spray painted over it

A Brunswick County man says he's put up several Biden/Harris signs along the road, many ending up gone and a large one in Ocean Isle Beach has been vandalized.

PCSO: Two convenience stores cited for selling alcohol to teens

Two convenience stores have been cited for reportedly selling alcohol to teens.