Today many Wilmington cab companies came together as a statement to the city and state demanding regulations for Uber.
A new year brings new laws.
Starting Thursday taxes will drop for some corporations and people, but film and taxi drivers will see some major changes.
There are several changes in North Carolina's laws that took effect. One of the biggest changes a local actor says Wilmington faces is expiring film incentives. A 25 percent tax credit for TV and film productions is now gone.
Wilmington City Council voted Monday night to increase the violation fee for unlicensed taxis and limousines.
With thousands of people expected to fill the streets of Downtown Wilmington this weekend you would think most cab drivers would be excited about the extra business but that's not the case.
Folks who ride Jet Skis in Wrightsville Beach are going to have to slow down. The Wrightsville Beach Board of Aldermen voted unanimously Thursday to approve enacting an ordinance for Jet Ski operators to drive with no wake 100 ft. on either side of the Banks Channel bridges.
Trying to hail a cab in downtown Wilmington on weekends can be a bit of a challenge, especially when there's a big event or holiday. As we told you yesterday, police and cab drivers say it's a big problem, and one the city has a hand in creating.
Gas prices in the Cape Fear are soaring high, and many folks are feeling the pain at the pump.
Of the nearly 200 taxis operating in the Wilmington area, 155 are licensed to work within a five-mile radius of downtown. The license, or W-number, means a driver can patrol streets heavy with foot-traffic in search of flag down fares.