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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.

US construction spending up again, rises 0.3% in September

U.S. construction spending rose 0.3% in September, the fourth straight monthly gain after a coronavirus-caused spring swoon.

Sept. new home sales fall 3.5%, after strong summer season

Sales of new homes fell by 3.5% in September to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 959,000 million units, the Commerce Department said Monday.

Experts says Cape Fear region’s housing market continues to thrive

September is usually the best time of year to buy a home because there are typically more homes for sale, less competition from other buyers, and lower home prices but that is not the case this year.

More Americans sign contracts to buy homes in August

More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in August, suggesting the hot U.S. housing market will continue well into fall.

Good Shepherd Center holds weekly grocery giveaways

Volunteers put together bags of baked goods, vegetables, fruits, and frozen meats each week, handing them out every Wednesday from 12 to 1 pm.

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WWAY 5th Quarter: March 5, 2021

Week two of the high school football season didn't disappoint across the Cape Fear with 11 teams in action. Sports Director Tanner Barth brings you all highlights and final scores on this weeks 5th Quarter.  

Driver crashes into a P.T.’s Grille

Earlier this week, a driver accidentally drove right into a P.T.'s Grille.

Whiteville native makes it to American Idol

A born and bred Columbus County man will soon be on TV screens across the nation.

Church takes communion from the pulpit to the parking lot

Port City Community Church  held a drive thru communion Friday, hoping to reach out to church members who still feel unsafe coming to in-person services.