NC Senate passes new rules for ridesharing services like Uber
A deal brokered between North Carolina lawmakers and ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft to place regulations on the app-based companies has passed the Senate and will go to the House. Thu, 07/23/2015 - 1:50pm
Taxi driver to strike holiday weekend, others back out
"Then, all of a sudden, it just started taking over," Ranj said. "People just need work. There is employment there. I give that to Uber. There is employment there." Fri, 07/03/2015 - 4:52pm
Rules on app-based car services in NC brokered in Senate
An agreement setting minimum standards for smartphone-based car services operating in North Carolina has been brokered between the emerging industry and state senators. Wed, 07/01/2015 - 3:17pm
Uber to offer helicopter rides to Bonnaroo this weekend
Uber, the ride-hailing service provider, has announced they will offer helicopter rides to the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival this weekend. Thu, 06/11/2015 - 8:07am
Senate approves Uber bill, keeping its chances alive
The Senate has approved a bill allowing Uber to continue operating in South Carolina, keeping alive the measure's chances this year. Wed, 06/03/2015 - 10:53pm
Rabon proposes state regulation of Uber
The Southport Republican's bill would take the control of the transportation network companies out of the hands of local government and hand it over to the state. Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:29pm
Wilmington cab companies join together against Uber
Today many Wilmington cab companies came together as a statement to the city and state demanding regulations for Uber. Wed, 02/11/2015 - 10:57pm
NC lawmakers examine rules for Uber, Lyft, Airbnb
North Carolina lawmakers have heard presentations on digital services that allow people to sell car rides through a smart phone app or rent out rooms to travelers. Car services such as Uber and Lyft and short-term rental sites including Airbnb represent a new business model that legislators are studying ahead of the session that begins in January. Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:51am
Halloween has scary history of drinking and driving
Wilmington police and deputies urge Halloween celebrations to be fun, and safe. Fri, 10/31/2014 - 8:25pm
An ‘Uber’ trendy way to get around
The ride sharing application Uber just launched its services here in The Port City. Wilmington is among the first five cities in the state using the transportation system. Uber drivers get you where you need to go using their own car and taxi companies aren't too happy about it. Thu, 06/26/2014 - 10:02pm