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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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Hundreds gather in downtown Wilmington to watch Ironman 70.3 triathletes cross the finish line

The 2021 Ironman 70.3 Triathlon brought hundreds of spectators to Downtown Wilmington today,  to watch more than 2,500 athletes cross the finish line.

Premiere screening held for local independent film “A. Phoenix” at Thalian Hall

Today the world premiere screening of local feature film "A. Phoenix" was held at Thalian Hall. Local screenwriter Don Fried, independent Filmmaker Branham Dyer, along with Cape Fear Film & Video presented the premiere screening.

Wilmington tree giveaway adds 1,000 trees to the area

Continuing its efforts to keep Wilmington's tree canopy thriving after loss due to storms and age, the Alliance for Cape Fear trees held another tree giveaway today. 

‘Art-oberfest 2021’ showcases the works of nearly 40 local artists

Hundreds of people turned out Saturday to participate in the third annual neighborhood art crawl along Wrightsville Avenue and Pender Avenue in Wilmington.