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Economy

Holiday travel despite high gas and ticket prices

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video Airports and roads throughout the state are full of holiday travelers today. Even with the escalating airfares, and soaring gas prices, many people are still traveling this holiday season. Full story...
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Crunch time for last-minute shoppers

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video There are only two days before Christmas, and it's getting to be crunch time for those last-minute shoppers. Full story...
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Fewer people apply for unemployment benefits

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Slightly fewer people applied for unemployment benefits last week, the second drop in three weeks. That's a sign the job market is slowly healing. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Governor says manufacturing plant could come to area

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video Education, the economy and gambling were topics of discussion during Gov. Bev Perdue's roundtable with reporters in Raleigh today. WWAY was the only local TV station to make the trip to the Executive Mansion. Full story...
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Business back as E'town revitalization takes Christmas break

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video Christmas time is always important for businesses. That's why shop owners in Bladen County are glad their town put a hold on its revitalization project until the holidays are over. Full story...
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Pawn shops becoming popular option for holiday deals

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video Experts say spending on Christmas shopping is up this year and that's not just at big-name retail stores. Pawn shops are becoming a popular option for holiday deals, they have everything you can want and for good price. Shop owners say that's why more and more Christmas shoppers are considering their stores. Full story...
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NC-SC homeowners eligible for mortgage assistance

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More than 50,000 homeowners in the Carolinas could be eligible for a federal program to help people keep their homes despite losing their jobs. Full story...
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NC sales tax revenue up big over summer

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North Carolina saw the biggest increase in sales tax revenue of any state over the summer. Full story...
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Perdue & UNCW discuss biotechnology

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video The Governor's visit to the Marine Sciences Center included a roundtable discussion about marine biotechnology and new economy business. The gathering included educational leaders, businessmen and politicians. The focus of this discussion was on marine biotechnology and the opportunities it brings when it comes to jobs and the economy. Full story...
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Coty buys nail polish maker

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Cosmetic maker Coty may be shutting down its plant in Rocky Point next summer, but that doesn't mean the company is scaling back all its operations. Full story...
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