Incentives
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Wilmington & New Hanover Co. may pay half million in incentives to Live Oak Bank
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Fri, 09/06/2013 - 12:27pm.

Wilmington and New Hanover County officials are considering ponying up $575,000 worth of incentives for Live Oak Bank.

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Commerce head wants fracking tax for incentives
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/02/2013 - 9:41am.

The head of North Carolina's economic development agency says she wants to tax fracking to raise money for incentive deals that can lure companies to locate or expand in the state.

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New Hanover Commissioners approve incentives for GE Aviation
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Tue, 06/04/2013 - 7:33am.

The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a proposal to give General Electric Aviation more than $800,000 in incentives Monday night.

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NC official: MetLife breaks could shut out others
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 1:29pm.

North Carolina business recruiters say a whopping package of about $100 million in state and local incentives to get MetLife Inc. to move 2,600 jobs to North Carolina could stall benefits for other companies or force lawmakers to loosen the rules.

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Castle Branch to bring headquarters, 420 jobs to Wilmington
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Fri, 03/01/2013 - 4:13pm.

video After looking into opportunities in California and Canada, Castle Branch, which does background and drug screenings for employers, says Wilmington is the place it will continue to call home.

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Local lawmaker fights for incentives
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 11:12pm.

videoState Representative Ted Davis is rallying local leaders together to promote the film industry. In 2010, the state's film tax incentives were increased from 15% to 25%, letting production companies keep more money in their pockets.

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Dalton says NC needs to boost business incentives
Submitted by Katie Harden on Wed, 02/22/2012 - 4:27pm.

Today was the first full day of Walter Dalton's campaign for governor. He spent part of it here in the Cape Fear. The current lieutenant governor visited Screen Gems Studios in Wilmington a day after filing to run.

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Brunswick Co. leader says 'large project' in the works, met with company last week
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 02/09/2012 - 9:39pm.

video Word of whether Brunswick County will be the new home for Caterpillar is still under wraps, but one county leader has confirmed a big project is currently in the works.

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Loss of 'Project Soccer' leads to finger pointing
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Thu, 10/06/2011 - 10:57pm.

video It's official. Southeastern North Carolina has lost more than 1,000 jobs to the Palmetto State. Continental Tires announced it will build a $500 million facility with 1,600 jobs in Sumter County, South Carolina. Now the state legislature and the governor's office here in North Carolina are playing the blame game.

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Senator Berger blames Perdue's "Pay-to-Play Politics" for losing "Project Soccer"
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/06/2011 - 12:18pm.

“This is embarrassing for North Carolina. It’s this kind of incompetence and unethical behavior that has disgraced Democrat politician after Democrat politician in North Carolina. And we will not allow the state to do business like this anymore.” - State Senator Phil Berger

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