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Economy

Bank economists see slow growth in NC economy

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A bank economist says North Carolina's economy is slowly recovering from the Great Recession. Full story...
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Obama heads to Durham lighting plant to talk jobs

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President Barack Obama is heading to North Carolina to talk jobs. Full story...
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Soccer tournament a pre-summer boon for Cape Fear

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video This weekend's Seaside Soccer Classic brought into town more than 300 teams and thousands of families to the Cape Fear region. Many of them enjoyed things other than soccer, like going to the beach. Full story...
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Gas prices dropping? Not here yet

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It seems like gas prices across the country have leveled off over the past week, but not in North Carolina. Full story...
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Even as oil drops, gas prices rise

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Even as oil prices drop, Gas prices continue to climb. The national average is now $3.97 a gallon for regular unleaded. In many places across the country the price has already passed four dollars. Here in our area it's getting close. Full story...
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Oil falls on expected supply increase, weak demand

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Oil is falling after more signs that supplies of petroleum products are rising and demand is falling in the US. Full story...
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1st quarter housing stats indicate local market and economy are improving

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The local housing market continues to show signs that our economy is improving; new home construction rose 7.2% in March, an upswing in housing inventory for sale, pending sales are rising, job market is improving and 30 year fixed mortgage rates remain in the upper range of 4.75%. Full story...
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Job seekers get their career lives in shape at bootcamp

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video Although some say the recession is over, many across the nation and in southeastern North Carolina are still without jobs. Full story...
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Whiteville cashes in on show business

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It was lights, camera, action today in Columbus County. The cast and crew of the movie "Hick" set up to film in historic downtown Whiteville. Full story...
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State ending Extended Benefits Program as unemploment slides

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The decline in the state's unemployment numbers may be good news for some, but for others it means a loss of benefits. Full story...
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