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UNCW Economist Woody Hall To Retire

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Downtown Restaurant Nick's Diner Closes

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Tiny Parks Take Over Parking Spaces Downtown

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New 256-apartment Complex Planned For Independence Boulevard

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Motivated High School Students Get A Jump On College Work

Ted Spring - Cape Fear Community College
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Show Me The Training

Robert T. Burrus, Jr. - Cameron School of Business - University of North Carolina Wilmington

New Showroom Will Feature Freshest Home Ideas

Cee Edwards - MarKraft Cabinets, Inc
Sep 19, 2014

Downtown Restaurant Nick's Diner Closes

A downtown Wilmington restaurateur who at one point ran three eateries on Front Street has closed another one of his spots. Nick’s Diner, 127 N. Front St. remained shuttered Friday, with pape ...

Sep 19, 2014

Tiny Parks Take Over Parking Spaces Downtown

Potted plants and park benches took the place of cars Friday afternoon in some of downtown Wilmington’s parking spaces, in celebration of PARK(ing) Day. The annual event, which traces its beg ...

Sep 19, 2014

UNCW Economist Woody Hall To Retire

A longtime regional economic forecaster is predicting that his mind will soon be occupied with other things. William “Woody” Hall, professor of economics at University of North Carolina ...

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CEO, Pathfinder Wealth Consulting

Health Care Costs And Retirement Planning

Posted Sep 15, 2014
Over the last month, I have had several people who are planning for retirement come to me with one burning question, “How much will my health care cost?”  I have also heard on numerous occasions, and with a weary tone, “Who can retire these days with the cost of health care?” We are all well aware of the effect that rising health care costs are having on our population...read entire article
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Lee Receives Regional Award From Trustees' Association

Sep 19, 2014

Roofing Supply Firm Settles In On N. 23rd Street

A roofing supply distribution company is close to completing renovations at a 41,000-square-foot facility the firm moved into in August.   Branch Manager Jim Thompson said Wednesday that Superi ...

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Sep 18, 2014

New 256-apartment Complex Planned For Independence Boulevard

More apartments are in the works near an area in Wilmington where construction activity has increased in the past few months as new residential developments take shape, according to site plans submitt ...

Sep 18, 2014

VantageSouth Becomes Yadkin Bank In Wilmington, Eastern N.C.

Two months after First Federal became South State Bank, another post-bank merger identity is appearing in the Wilmington area: Yadkin Bank.   Following the close of VantageSouth’s merger ...

Sep 17, 2014

New Apps Link City, Chamber, CVB In Information Network

A new app network announced Wednesday aims to provide Wilmington visitors and residents with more access to information they might want or need, including homes for sale and available vacation rentals ...

Sep 17, 2014

McCrory, Tata Unveil ‘Road Map’ For State’s Transportation Future

Between now and 2040, North Carolina can look forward to a better road network, enhanced port competitiveness and upgraded infrastructure, among other transportation improvements, Gov. Pat McCrory sai ...

Sep 17, 2014

Katy's Grill And Bar Merges With Jerry Allen's

Renovations are now complete at Katy's Grill and Bar, 1054 S. College Road. Under new owners Jerry Allen and Kelly Baucom, the 3,500-square-foot eatery has a fresh look, with new front deck and ...

Sep 17, 2014

Epicurean Evening Awards

The Methodist Home for Children hosted its annual Epicurean Evening Sept. 4 at the Wilmington Convention Center. This year’s Best in Show award, the Copper Kettle, went to chef Eric Walker of ...

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Issues Shift From State To Local

From the end of the business privilege tax to a change in transportation funding, some local officials are looking at the bottom line impacts to recent state decision.

Baby Boomers Face Shortage In Housing Options

A recent national study on the housing problems baby boomers face, including shortages, high costs and a lack of accessibility features, com...

Retailer Gives NHRMC Injury Prevention Grant

Kohl’s recently gave New Hanover Regional Medical Center a grant of more than $22,000 for injury prevention education and awareness, hospita...

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