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Parking meter fines indicating strong start to tourism season in Myrtle Beach

It may just be loose change, but parking meters are helping to show how tourism is booming along South Carolina’s most popular beach as the COVID-19 pandemic eases.

As COVID-19 restrictions fade, Wilmington-area beaches see return of East Coast tourists

Out-of-towners coming from about 10 hours away are vital in the region’s growing popularity. Many beaches are seeing spikes as COVID-19 restrictions lift.

Memorial Day weekend sees travel rush as COVID cases decline

Big crowds are expected Monday at many popular destinations – a drastic change from one year ago.

The Cape Fear region is expected to see an increase in travelers this summer

Travel and tourism is making a major comeback, after taking a major hit during the pandemic.

Area tourism leaders hope for successful summer after industry takes hard hit due to COVID-19

On Tuesday, New Hanover County and North Carolina tourism directors held a webinar on the pandemic's effect and tourism's potential recovery.

South Dakota attractions get boost from ‘Nomadland’

Tourist attractions in western South Dakota are seeing an increased amount of visitors. Locations throughout Rapid City appear in the Academy Award-winning film "Nomadland."

NC House presses again for local school calendar control

North Carolina House members are trying again to give school systems more flexibility over when they can hold classes.

Coastal Virginia and North Carolina prepare for tourists

Business owners in Virginia Beach and North Carolina’s Outer Banks are looking forward to a tourist season that is expected to rebound from the losses suffered during the pandemic last year.

Town of Kure Beach further discusses potential for paid parking

The Town of Kure Beach is the only beach town in New Hanover County that doesn't charge for parking during peak months, but that could soon change.

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Habitual felon sentenced to up to 4.5 years in prison

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Dept. of Insurance fines Humana $630,000

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Interior Department announces next steps for proposed offshore wind energy project

This project, if approved, would be the first to operate off North Carolina's shore and has the potential to provide considerable economic benefits to the region during construction and throughout the project's lifetime.