make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Economy

Bank of America dropping debit overdraft fees

READ MORE:
Under the new rule, customers who try to make a purchase that would overdraw their account would be denied and ATMs would alert customers before allowing them to withdraw too much money from their accounts. Full story...
»

Chicken wing prices flying high

READ MORE:
video They're a messy and popular food that could be taking a bigger bite out of your wallet. The price of chicken wings is flying through the roof. Full story...
»

Governor spends day in Wilmington

READ MORE:
video After she spoke to state mayors, Gov. Perdue took a tour of the GE Hitachi plant in Castle Hayne. The governor says she plans to focus on sources of alternative energy to help create jobs in North Carolina. Full story...
»

Southport Chamber pushes 'buy local' campaign

READ MORE:
video According to a 2007 study by the US Department of Commerce, 99.7 percent of all employer firms are small businesses. Full story...
»

FIRST ON 3: Invista to cut jobs

READ MORE:
video In 2007 New Hanover County Commissioners approved a $3 million incentive package for Invista contingent on the company investing $200 million in the plant and creating 50 new jobs, but the deal never went through. Full story...
»

Wilmington aims for green jobs hub

READ MORE:
The proposed Green Business Innovation Center would focus on developing new technologies and creating new green jobs here in the Port City. Full story...
»

Simple tips to save money on energy as temperatures dip

READ MORE:
video We all know that simply turning down the thermostat is the best way to save money on your electric bill, but you can only cut that so far before shivering. As it turns out you really can save with a few simple tips. Full story...
»

Group wants to bring public market to Downtown Wilmington

READ MORE:
A meeting in Downtown Wilmington tonight hopes to generate public support for a market on Market Street. Full story...
»

Travel sites a threat to tax base

READ MORE:
Websites like Expedia, Hotels.com, Travelocity and Priceline can help us find hotels cheaper than booking through the hotel itself, but at the same time, these websites may be hurting our local tax base. Full story...
»

Free markets help in tough economy

READ MORE:
The "Really, Really Free Market" runs from noon until 2:30 p.m. on the first Sunday of every month. Full story...
»

Unemployment rises again in Wilmington area

READ MORE:
The unemployment rate is up again in our five-county metropolitan area. It moved form 10.2 percent in November to 10.6 percent in December according to the Employment Security Commission. Full story...
»

Three stores and one restaurant to close in Mayfaire

READ MORE:
A number of national retailers are closing their store fronts at Mayfaire Town Center in Wilmington. Full story...
»

Old criminal record haunts job seeker

READ MORE:
video It was a mistake he made when he was 18, hanging with the wrong crowd, and it's haunted him ever since. Full story...
»

Slumping economy leads to record CFCC enrollment

READ MORE:
This semester a record number of students enrolled at the community college. With area unemployment back above 10 percent, many people are trading the briefcase for a backpack and heading back to school. Full story...
»

Area unemployment up again

READ MORE:
The Employment Security Commission today said more than 18,000 people in the Wilmington metro area were out of work in November. Full story...
»