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Elizabethtown cleaners closes after 67 years

videoAn Elizabethtown business that's been open for 67 years locked up for the last time Saturday. It was a tearful ending for Ideal Cleaners, a small business that fell victim to the economy.

Beach business booming earlier than usual

video Warmer weather earlier in the season means more people are already making their way to the beach. That's boosting business and morale.

Merger means growth for Wilmington-based insurer

A Wilmington-based company is looking to grow after joining forces with another company. HomeInsurance.com provides home and auto insurance. Now the company is growing and providing some job security for its employees.

SC Gov. celebrates Continental Tire’s new Sumter plant

Gov. Nikki Haley is celebrating one of the crown jewels of her push to bring jobs to South Carolina as she helped break ground at a ceremony for the new Continental tire plant in Sumter County.

Economy forces Bladen business to close after 67 years

video After nearly seven decades, a family-owned business in Elizabethtown is closing its doors. It's a victim of the down economy and high gas prices.

Biltmore Estate explores China as wine market

The luxurious North Carolina estate established by the Vanderbilt family is exploring China as a possible market for wines it sells under Biltmore Estate's brand name.

Warm weather means early bloom for many businesses

video With the temperatures in the 70s and, in some cases, the 80s, people say spring arrived with daylight saving. But some local businesses say the hour they lost is not the only thing throwing off their business plan.

UNCW conference focuses on economic recovery, downtown strategies

video New numbers suggest our local, state and national economy is making a slow but steady rebound from the great recession. Today, business owners, developers and economists in our area met to discuss the economic forecast and to devise strategies on how to get more folks to live, work and play downtown.

Wilmington businessman hoping for national exposure through Walmart contest

video A Wilmington businessman hopes his product will soon hit the shelves nationwide. Walmart is sponsoring a contest that gives entrepreneurs a chance to launch their product in the mega-chain's stores.

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