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Submitted by Alexa Block on Fri, 01/23/2015 - 3:42pm.READ MORE:
Wilmington city leaders say they need money, and they're losing ways of generating revenue. That was the hot topic of discussion this morning with state legislators. Full story...
Submitted by Chris Brown on Mon, 09/15/2014 - 10:12pm.READ MORE:
Folks from many races and religions were out in downtown Wilmington in support of Moral Monday. A rally that billed itself initially as one about voting rights turned into a rally about equality of all types. Full story...
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Wed, 07/30/2014 - 4:56pm.READ MORE:
The new state budget plan leaves teachers asking questions. Republican leaders said yesterday the proposal will give educators their largest pay hike in state history, but some teachers may not see the change. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/25/2014 - 11:52am.READ MORE:
North Carolina's film industry made another appeal in Raleigh today. Workers fighting for nothing less the industry's very existance, according to advocates, who are concerned that the legislature will let film tax credits go away. Full story...
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Tue, 06/24/2014 - 4:22pm.READ MORE:
There's a battle over booze brewing between two Brunswick County towns. A bill in a General Assembly committee, if passed, would let Leland residents decide if they want liquor stores in town. Their neighbors in Belville are not happy about it. Full story...
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Wed, 06/11/2014 - 4:16pm.READ MORE:
Could this be the beginning of the end for North Carolina's film industry? Rep. Ted Davis (R-19th District) proposed three changes to a budget bill hoping to extend the state's film tax credit program. He thought he had the green light for it this morning, but that's not what happened. Full story...
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Fri, 05/23/2014 - 3:19pm.READ MORE:
Gov. Pat McCrory proposed a new plan for film incentives in his budget plan. Rep. Susi Hamilton (D-18th District) says the plan introduced in a budget bill Thursday definitely raises concerns. Meanwhile New Hanover County Commissioner Jonathan Barfield says the plan creates a local burden. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/21/2014 - 4:05pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Tue, 05/20/2014 - 11:24am.READ MORE:
Three area lawmakers have sponsored a bill in the North Carolina House of Representatives that would keep the state's tax incentives for film projects from ending. Full story...
Submitted by Chris Brown on Wed, 05/14/2014 - 10:48pm.READ MORE:
As the Short Session got under way, the governor stole the show unveiling his budget proposal that will be the focus of the Short Session. It included the much talked about raises for teachers and for state employees, as well as cuts to the university system. Full story...