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Brunswick County real estate market sets record sales in 2020

Brunswick County has been a hot spot in recent years for businesses and the real estate market has been no exception. Realtors say the county set a new sales record in 2020. 

Airbnb to block, cancel reservations in DC next week

Airbnb says it will be blocking and canceling reservations in the Washington, D.C. area during the week of the presidential inauguration.

What will Leland look like in 2045? The town is developing a growth plan

Considering Leland’s rapid rise in population over the last several years, the town is planning now for growth over the next 25 years.

Realtor says COVID-19 drives up demand for homes in Cape Fear

The holidays are proving to be the season of gifting for home sellers and lump of coal for home buyers.

Fewer Americans sign contracts to buy homes in October

The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes fell for the second straight month as lack of available homes continue to stifle house hunters.

Home construction up 4.9% in October to 1.53 million

Home construction rose 4.9% in October as home building remains as one of the bright spots of the economy.

Sales surge at Lowe’s as the homebound take on more projects

Lowe’s sales surged in the third quarter as the home improvement retailer capitalized on people looking to spruce up their homes as they spend more time there during the pandemic.

Homes sales soar on North Carolina’s Outer Banks

Home sales on North Carolina’s Outer Banks are booming in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and low-interest rates.

Insurance companies request 24.5% increase for NC homeowners

Insurance companies are requesting a rate increase for homeowners in North Carolina starting in August 2021.

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Local firefighters undergoes training to adminster COVID-19 vaccines

With COVID-19 vaccines trickling into the Cape Fear, health departments and healthcare professionals appear to be able to handle administering shots right now. 

NHRMC opens more COVID-19 vaccine appointments

New Hanover Regional Medical Center opened more appointments for COVID-19 vaccines on Thursday.

New WPD policy requires patrolling officers to keep cruise lights on

If you see a Wilmington Police Department vehicle with two blue lights on, don’t be alarmed.

UNC task force develops plan to address racial equity

A University of North Carolina task force has released a report outlining ways the system can fight discrimination and promote racial equity.