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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.

Former NC insurance chief Goodwin seeks old job back

North Carolina's insurance commissioner from 2009 through 2016 wants the job again.

Sticker shock: Trump taking aim at ‘surprise medical bills’

President Donald Trump will begin a push Thursday to fight health care sticker shock by limiting "surprise medical bills," the unexpected charges faced by insured patients when a member of a health care team that treated them is not in their insurer's network.

NC insurance commissioner to hold Wilmington, Bolivia town halls on flood insurance

Do you have flood insurance? After what Hurricane Matthew in 2016 and Hurricane Florence last year did, a lot of homeowners in our area may be thinking about whether to gave it.

Woman cuts hand to claim insurance

Authorities say a Slovenian woman who deliberately cut off her hand with a circular saw to collect insurance money faces up to eight years in jail.

Insurance Commissioner Causey to Florence victims: Don’t be a victim twice

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey urged people victimized by Hurricane Florence to stay strong and avoid being taken advantage of by dishonest contractors and scam artists.

Insurer plans expansion adding 625 North Carolina jobs

A New York City-based insurance company is planning a big expansion of North Carolina operations and adding about 625 jobs.

NC Blue Cross: Tax cut helps charities, rate hikes lessened

North Carolina’s largest health insurer says its windfall from the new federal tax cut will hold down rate increases in the future, but this year will give charities millions of dollars and pay employees a $1,000 bonus.

State proposed homeowner’s insurance rates raise eyebrows along the coast

Several local governments have come out requesting the NC insurance commissioner deny the proposed increases.

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15 years later, family continues to seek justice for Allison Jackson Foy

It's been 15 years since the disappearance of a Wilmington Woman, and her family continues to seek justice after her death. 

Dozens of dogs turn out for the 2nd annual ‘Paws on Parade’

Greenfield Lake Amphitheater is a popular spot for many Cape Fear events, and that includes the Azalea Festival's second annual 'Paws on Parade'. 

Community comes together to celebrate New Hanover Co. young man with autism’s birthday

The community came together, continuing a tradition of wishing a young man with autism happy birthday.

Pelican Watch condominiums in Carolina Beach temporarily closed after building inspection

Pelican Watch condominiums temporarily closing, leaving some renters without a place to stay this weekend, and upcoming week.