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Battle over tax incentives for North Carolina film industry

videoWilmington is the kind of place where our local streets and buildings commonly turn into TV and movie sets. Cape Fear Community College regularly appears on One Tree Hill. Just how busy those sets are is important to our local economy and just how busy they'll be depends upon what's going on in Raleigh.

Film industry looking for bigger tax incentives from North Carolina

videoThis is not a great time to be looking for a bigger tax break from the cash-strapped state of North Carolina, but that's exactly what our film industry is doing. They say they have to in order to stay competitive.

Award parties in Hollywood East

videoWilmington is known as Hollywood East, so it only makes sense that there were several Academy Awards viewing parties Sunday night around the Port City. Our John Rendleman attended one that was fun… and green.

Wilmington an affordable option for film producers

Wilmington film commission director Johnny Griffin said choosing a location to film a movie often comes down to money. Because of that, Wilmington is looking better and better to Los Angeles film producers looking for cheaper places to make their movies.

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Volunteers, businesses honored for helping after deadly Brunswick County tornado

It's been more than four months since a deadly tornado ripped through southern Brunswick County, and those who helped with the recovery effort are now being recognized.

Brunswick County passes budget for FY 2021-2022

The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners has approved the budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.

McCrae Dowless pleads guilty to benefit fraud

According to court documents, Dowless, 65, defrauded the Social Security Administration by concealing his work and income while receiving monthly benefits payments. 

Senate budget uses NC revenue boon on more tax cuts, capital

The bill puts much of that extra money in a savings reserve and an infrastructure construction fund, and makes deeper tax cuts than Republicans originally pitched.