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Good Shepherd Center getting millions of dollars to assist families facing eviction

The Good Shepherd Center is getting a total of $3.7 million in funding to help people in the Cape Fear struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic.

More Americans sign contracts to buy homes in July

More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in July, a sign that the hot housing market should continue into the fall season.

Gov. Cooper announces $175M in assistance for rental, utility payment

On Tuesday, Governor Roy Cooper announced $175 million to help North Carolinians with rental and utility payment support in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

US home sales spike an unprecedented 24.7% in July

U.S. home sales rose a record-breaking 24.7% in July, extending last month’s rebound after the coronavirus pandemic all but froze the housing market this spring.

Property Tax bills arriving soon, contactless payments encouraged

The New Hanover County Tax Department has started mailing real estate property tax bills, so property owners should receive their bill by the middle of August.

New Hanover County offers child care, housing assistance with CARES Act funding

Beginning Tuesday, families and households impacted financially from the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for child care and/or housing assistance.

June home construction jumps 17.3% when states reopened

Construction of U.S. homes jumped 17.3% in June as some states opened back up, but still lags behind last year’s pace after this spring’s massive slowdown in building activity due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Study: Charlotte losing tree canopy in part to development

A study says the tree canopy that shades much of Charlotte is in decline.

Rezoning permit denied for townhome complex on Middle Sound Loop

Neighbors in the Ogden community can breathe a sigh of relief as a proposal to build a townhome complex has been denied.

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There’s a reason why French bulldogs are such frequent targets for thieves

French bulldogs, the fourth most popular dog breed in the US (and the smallest breed among the top five), are often preyed upon by dognappers for the same qualities that make them such beloved pets.

Virginia lawmakers down to the wire on key marijuana bill

Talks between Democrats in the House and Senate have been tense in recent days as the two chambers tried to work out significant differences between their versions of the legislation.

2 skiers defy death in descent of Yosemite’s Half Dome

Professional skiers say there's no margin for error, and a small misstep could lead to death.

Seattle ups its outdoor dining game, Seahawks-style

Tickets are $100 per person, plus tax and a service charge. Diners eat their meals under an open-sided tent on the field, near the north end zone.