Small Businesses
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Grant to help BCC Small Business Incubator
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Mon, 09/16/2013 - 2:54pm.

video Federal money will help a program in Brunswick County aimed at getting small businesses off the ground. The Brunswick Community College Small Business Incubator got $200,000 in federal grants today.

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Downtown plans for New Year's Eve
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Fri, 12/30/2011 - 5:22pm.

video It's no Times Square but downtown Wilmington is always a popular spot to ring in the New Year. Question is, can revelers keep themselves under control and will the cops be ready for them if they can't?

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Business owners learn about Convention Center jobs
Submitted by Joe Mauceri on Thu, 08/05/2010 - 9:23pm.

Another step closer to getting Wilmington's Convention Center up and running means more jobs.

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Credit card fees cutting into small businesses
Submitted by Joe Mauceri on Fri, 06/25/2010 - 4:17pm.

Credit card companies can no longer increase interest rates for responsible consumers, but they have increased fees for small businesses. At 17th Street Deli in Downtown Wilmington credit card companies increased the fee on each transaction by half a percent. Just to swipe the card costs at least 12 cents for a credit card and 25 cents for a debit card.

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Port City makes a great spot for small business
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/16/2009 - 5:04pm.

If you are thinking of starting a small business, you are in the right place. A national magazine ranked the Port City one of the best places to start a business.

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Small Business, Big Deals: Healthcare's bite on small business
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/28/2009 - 5:21pm.

videoPresident Obama's push for health care reform could have a big impact on small businesses. Today, our Small Business Big Deal series takes a look at how one health care provider juggles caring for her patients...

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As minimum wage goes up, will hours go down?
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/23/2009 - 4:42pm.

videoFriday, millions of workers around the country will get a raise. But that could actually be bad news for some employees.

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NC Lt. Governor talks small business
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/08/2009 - 3:49pm.

Small business owners in the Greater Wilmington area had the chance to express some of their concerns to the lieutenant governor Monday. Walter Dalton is on a state-wide tour to hear the needs of small businesses.

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