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A look at the local business climate

videoIt's no secret that recent economic woes have lead to layoffs, both here locally and around the country. There is another side to the story because companies are hiring despite the slowing times.

NC workers aged 75 or older expected to increase

No retirement for these folks. The number of people still working at age 75 or older is increasing in North Carolina.

NC unemployment rate drops to 4.7 percent

North Carolina's unemployment rate dropped for the second consecutive month to 4.7 percent in November.

More in NC moving to non-profit sector

videoIn this changing and challenging economy, a new report says more North Carolinians are going to work in the non-profit sector.

‘Tis the season for… job hunting?

As the holiday season swings into full motion chances are you have a full agenda of traditional year end activities. But there's one you probably don't associate with this time of year, even though the time is ripe.

N.C. unemployment rate falls to 4.8 percent

North Carolina's unemployment rate went down to 4.8 percent in October.

N.C.’s unemployment rate rises to 4.9 percent in September

North Carolina's unemployment rate rose slightly in September, climbing to 4.9 percent.

North Carolina getting 1,100 new jobs

A Raleigh company that performs clinical research trials plans to expand its work force by nearly 1,100 employees by the end of 2011.

Local companies could bring new jobs to area

Two local companies could bring nearly one-thousand new jobs to the area. New Hanover County commissioner Nancy Pritchett says negotiations are still in the talking stages, but the county is offering $13 million in incentives to GE-Hitachi and Invista to expand.

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New Hanover soccer completes season sweep of Hoggard

The Wildcats won 2-0 at Scott Braswell Stadium Wednesday. 

CFCC students bring to life ‘Our Place,’ an on-campus student run dining room

Cape Fear Community College offers more than 160 programs of study and some overlap, allowing students to work with their peers in hands-on work environments. 

WPD: 17-year-old injured in shooting

Wilmington Police are investigating a shooting.

Children and the COVID-19 vaccine: parents on vaccines for kids ages 5 to 11

When it comes to vaccines for children, Pfizer is one step down, with several more to go.