NHC Commissioners To Consider $25K For Genesis Block's Accelerator

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Historic Wilmington Foundation Names Next Executive Director

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Jan 18, 2021

NHC Commissioners To Consider $25K For Genesis Block's Accelerator

Genesis Block, which recently opened its doors in downtown Wilmington, could receive $25,000 in county funds geared toward economic development. The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners is scheduled to consider on Tuesday approving the funds ...

Jan 18, 2021

Officials To Consider Revised Agreement For Government Center Redevelopment

The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners is holding a public hearing Tuesday on a revised development agreement for the county government center redevelopment project. The project is expected to hold a new facility for county offices, includi ...

Jan 15, 2021

Additional Apartments Planned Off South 17th Street

Growth is on the horizon for midtown Wilmington's apartment offerings, with more than 280 units in the works.  Site plans submitted to the city of Wilmington show an apartment project on a 14.5-acre site on George Anderson Drive that woul ...

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Chris Coudriet
New Hanover County Government

Health Of Residents Was County Focus In 2020

Posted Dec 19, 2020
New Hanover County is committed to keeping our community safe, healthy and secure.

In 2020, that commitment was even more profound as the county and our Public Health team helped residents navigate COVID-19, responding to the needs of the community and prioritizing the health of residents above all else.

The county assisted 130 small businesses (82 of which are minori...read entire article
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Sabrina Cherry Earns 2020 Franklin H. Williams Award

Jan 15, 2021

Historic Wilmington Foundation Names Next Executive Director

After a national search, Historic Wilmington Foundation officials have announced the hiring of Travis Gilbert as the organization's new executive director. Gilbert will begin his full-time position with the Historic Wilmington Foundation (HWF) ...

Jan 15, 2021

With More Than $2B In Sales, Brunswick County Real Estate Market Sets Record

The residential real estate market in Brunswick County set a record in 2020 with more than $2 billion in total sales volume, according to a Brunswick County Association of Realtors report on Friday. That volume is up 51% compared to 2019, a news r ...

Jan 15, 2021

Q&A: Veteran Starts Her Own Real Estate Firm

Kathryn Bruner became a real estate broker in 2017, after leaving an 8-and-a-half year career in the U.S. Coast Guard, where she was an operations specialist second class.  Bruner stared her own real estate firm, Kathryn Bruner Realty, in Nov ...

Jan 14, 2021

Some Area Golf Greens See More Green During COVID-19

Golf, on the decline in recent years, has seen renewed popularity in the months since COVID-19 limited Americans’ leisure and exercise options. That’s according to several national reports, including a November story for CBS News’ M ...

Jan 13, 2021

Economist: Regional Economy Could See Light Going Into 2021 Tourist Season

The ability of the Wilmington-area economy to recover from the COVID-19 public health crisis is contingent on the continuation of the vaccination rollout and consumer confidence in timing with the upcoming tourist season. That’s accordi ...

Jan 13, 2021

More COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Arrive, Providers Added To Administer Shots

New Hanover County received more COVID-19 vaccine doses from the state this week, allowing for more seniors to receive their first shots through the health department as well as from additional private practice locations, officials announced Wednesda ...

Jan 13, 2021

Tomsic Assumes New Position With Dogwood State Bank

A longtime area banking executive has accepted a new role with a young community bank.   Randy Tomsic, former senior vice president and Wilmington market president for Wells Fargo, is now regional president, Eastern North Carolina, for Raleigh ...

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