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If you want get rid of it, feel free to do so. It's just a generic sort of green shrub and there are better alternatives. However, having lived in NC for many years, the only Ligustrum I've observed to be really invasive (growth significantly displacing native plants) is L. sinense. L. lucidum and L. japonicum do sometimes escape but usually only near areas where they were formerly planted such as abandoned homes, etc.