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Pleasure Island businesses have mix views of bridge work impact

video After weeks of delays, a long-term work project on the Snow's Cut Bridge has begun. One lane in each direction will be closed for about four months But with the holidays right around the corner, businesses on Pleasure Island have mixed feelings about the timing of the project.

Sandy halts oyster harvesting in the Cape Fear area

video Oyster season only opened a few weeks ago, but this past weekend the state's Marine Fisheries Division put a halt to harvesting in New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick Counties. Bill Moller, owner of Natures Way Farm and Seafood in Hampstead, says it has definitely hurt business.

Ballpark could bring homes and businesses to downtown Wilmington

If voters say yes to a baseball stadium next week, we could see some businesses and homes in downtown Wilmington.

Downtown hotel work resumes after two-week delay

videoYou may have noticed construction at a halt lately at the site of a new hotel at 2nd and Grace Streets downtown. After two weeks of a stand still, construction started back up on the Courtyard by Marriott this week, according to Graham Construction.

Pizza Hut backpedals on presidential debate stunt

Pizza Hut is rethinking its contest daring people to ask "Sausage or Pepperoni?" at the presidential debate Tuesday.

34th Annual Riverfest brings big money to businesses

People filled downtown Wilmington this weekend for the 34th annual Riverfest celebration. Local businesses and vendors welcomed the crowds into their stores. They look at Riverfest as an opportunity to expand.

Bank of America to pay $2.43B in settlement

Bank of America says it will pay $2.43 billion to settle a class-action lawsuit related to its acquisition of Merrill Lynch.

Topsail Island economy showing signs of recovery

video The Topsail Island businesses have had consecutive down years since the 2008 recession but business owners may now have more to smile about than the sunshine.

Beach Business Booms at Oak Island

video Tourism dollars can make or break a business at the beach. One Oak Island man took a risk and opened a restaurant in the heart of the recession. Thanks to a busy summer, that risk paid off. He's not the only one seeing dollar signs.

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