Business Brief http://whqr.org en Do incentives spur economic growth? http://whqr.org/post/do-incentives-spur-economic-growth <p></p><p>Business incentives can come in several forms – tax breaks, direct grants, the building of infrastructure – such as roadways or utilities.&nbsp;&nbsp; Sun, 02 Jun 2013 18:20:21 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 37460 at http://whqr.org Do incentives spur economic growth? Friday Feedback for February 8, 2013 http://whqr.org/post/friday-feedback-february-8-2013 <p></p><p>Listener Nancy wrote:</p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Cleve Callison 31372 at http://whqr.org Friday Feedback for February 8, 2013 Business Brief: NHC Commission Chair Woody White Part II: economic growth strategy http://whqr.org/post/business-brief-nhc-commission-chair-woody-white-part-ii-economic-growth-strategy <p></p><p>After proving to be an especially hot topic during election season,&nbsp; economic development now tops the agendas for national, state, and local leaders.&nbsp;</p><p>Spirited public debates on the issue recently centered on whether a baseball stadium would revitalize downtown Wilmington or if Titan Cement should operate a facility in Castle Hayne.<br><br>In a recent interview, Woody White, newly-appointed as Chairman of New Hanover County’s Commission, offered his strategy for growing the local economy.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 30000 at http://whqr.org Business Brief: NHC Commission Chair Woody White Part II: economic growth strategy