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Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:11pm.READ MORE:
The State Legislature was back in session Wednesday in Raleigh for their first full day of 2015. Full story...
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Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/05/2015 - 10:26pm.READ MORE:
The New Hanover County Commission had their first meeting of 2015 this afternoon. Monday they passed a resolution in support of the film industry. Full story...
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Thu, 01/01/2015 - 9:45pm.READ MORE:
A new year brings new laws. Starting Thursday taxes will drop for some corporations and people, but film and taxi drivers will see some major changes. There are several changes in North Carolina's laws that took effect. One of the biggest changes a local actor says Wilmington faces is expiring film incentives. A 25 percent tax credit for TV and film productions is now gone. Full story...
Submitted by Chris Brown on Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:53pm.READ MORE:
It's been almost two years in office, and Gov. Pat McCrory said it's been a roller-coaster ride he's honored to be part of. Full story...
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sun, 10/26/2014 - 10:40pm.READ MORE:
Things got heated outside the New Hanover County Government Center Saturday. An argument between Rep. Rick Catlin (R-20th District), who is running for reelection, and a film worker has folks talking. Full story...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Fri, 10/10/2014 - 5:05pm.READ MORE:
Despite the lack of film incentives, one popular production is staying in town. Protesters were out in full force yesterday with a message to Gov. Pat McCrory: they want film incentives in North Carolina. Hours later, "Under the Dome" announced plans to stay in the port city for its third season. Full story...
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Fri, 09/12/2014 - 3:06pm.READ MORE:
In what could be the final nail in the coffin for North Carolina's film industry, Gov. Pat McCrory says he will not call for the General Assembly to return to Raleigh for a special session. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/28/2014 - 3:52pm.READ MORE:
Members of the New Hanover County Commission and Wilmington City Council signed a joint letter to Gov. Pat McCrory, House Speaker Thom Tillis and Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger yesterday asking them to call for a special legislative session to "reconsider film incentives that will better serve North Carolina in remaining marketable and competitive" in the film industry. Full story...
Submitted by Helen Holt on Sun, 08/24/2014 - 6:10pm.READ MORE:
Members of the community who have ever benefited from the film industry where asked to be a part of a group photo on Saturday in hopes to show state legislators who the loss of film incentives were impacting. Full story...