Banks

BB&T apologizes for problem that emptied customer accounts
BB&T Corp. is apologizing for a processing problem that caused some customer accounts to show incorrect balances or zero funds The Winston-Salem-based bank posted an apology on its Facebook page Wednesday, adding that it fixed the problem, corrected account balances and refunded overdraft fees. Thu, 01/29/2015 - 2:03am
Leland bank introduces video teller machines
One bank in Leland is taking technology to another level. It is replacing some in-person bank tellers with ones via video. While it might seem less personal, users say it's just the opposite. Wed, 03/26/2014 - 9:06pm
First Federal banks changing name this summer
Customers of First Federal will see their bank change names this summer. The bank has branches in Wilmington, Leland, Hampstead and Sunset Beach. Wed, 02/19/2014 - 6:45pm
Judge OKs $410M settlement in Bank of America overdraft fee case
A federal judge in Miami has approved a $410 million settlement in a lawsuit claiming Bank of America charged excessive overdraft fees. Mon, 11/07/2011 - 9:46pm
Bank economists see slow growth in NC economy
A bank economist says North Carolina's economy is slowly recovering from the Great Recession. Wed, 06/15/2011 - 11:07am
Cooperative Bank reopening as First Bank
For the second time this year, a Wilmington-based bank has failed. The state Bank Commissioner Friday closed Cooperative Bank. Mon, 06/22/2009 - 10:08am
Smooth transition as First Federal takes over Cape Fear Bank
Customers said they weren't sure what to expect when they heard Cape Fear Bank would be no more, but the familiar faces they saw at the First Federal Banks pleasantly surprised them. Mon, 04/13/2009 - 10:11pm
First Federal to take over Cape Fear Bank
A Wilmington based bank is the twenty-second US bank to close it's doors in 2009. On Monday, First Federal Bank will take over all eight of the Cape Fear Bank branches. Sun, 04/12/2009 - 12:59pm
Other options for obtaining a loan
The current state of the economy has banks tightening up their restrictions on issuing loans. This means it may be more difficult for you to get a loan, but do not give up there are other ways. Fri, 10/03/2008 - 9:20pm
Wachovia: housing downturn far from over
The chief risk officer at Wachovia says the downturn in the nation's housing market is far from over. Don Truslow told analysts on a Deutsche Bank Securities conference call today that it feels like the downturn has a ways to go. Wed, 03/12/2008 - 7:24pm