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Paris Air Show Nets Billions In Sales For GE Aviation

Christina Haley O'Neal - About 5 hours ago

Firm Wins Bid To Buy 17th And 18th Street Lots From ABC Board

Cece Nunn - About 9 hours ago

Mojotone Could Be In New Building By September

Christina Haley O'Neal - Jun 21, 2017 Trending News

Brunswick County Realtors Report Busy May For Home Sales

Cece Nunn - Jun 21, 2017
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New Construction Or Existing Home?

Neal Johnson - Network Real Estate
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Non-Broccoli Health Ponderings

Laura Greenhow - Summerfield Custom Wellness
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WDC’s Summer 2017 Reading List (Part I)

Bill Hunter - Wilmington Design Company
Jun 8, 2017

Tides Changing For Locally Based Spearfishing Distributor

Maverick America, a Wilmington-based national distribution company for spearfishing, has opened a second location near downtown Wilmington, to begin production of an all-North Carolina manufactured sp ...

Jun 6, 2017

National Speed Looks To Expand, Starting With Its Leadership

National Speed, a high performance automotive center located off Gordon Road, has made changes to the company’s leadership with sights set on expansion this year. Ryal Tayloe has been named p ...

May 23, 2017

Downtown Bookstore Owner Retiring, Hopes Story Continues

A new chapter is in the works for a longtime Wilmington bookstore. Two Sisters Bookery, at 318 Nutt St. in The Cotton Exchange, is for sale again, for the fourth time in the independent bookstore a ...

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Geoffrey Losee
Rountree Losee LLP

Thank A Merchant Mariner

Posted May 17, 2017
According to the International Chamber of Shipping, around 90 percent of world trade is carried by the international shipping industry. Without shipping, the import and export of goods on the scale necessary for the modern world would not be possible.

As recognized in the latest N.C. Senate budget proposal, the infrastructure of our own North Carolina State Ports deserves the attent...read entire article
Achievers & Accolades

McKim & Creed Named Top 250 Design Firms In Nation

May 17, 2017

Wilmington Community Remembers Roberta Zimmer

The Wilmington business community is remembering Roberta G. Zimmer, who died Tuesday at the age of 92. A longtime member of the Wilmington community, Zimmer is one of the pioneers of the long-runni ...

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May 10, 2017

Google Features Outdoor Equipped With Release Of Economic Impact Report

Wilmington-based Outdoor Equipped, which had $50 million in revenue last year, is being featured by Google to serve as an example of a company that's using the internet to grow its business. Go ...

Apr 10, 2017

Hhgregg Closing Its Wilmington Location

Mayfaire Town Center’s Hhgregg location will close as part of the electronics chain’s decision to close all 220 of its stores across the country.   The Indianapolis-based retailer, ...

Apr 10, 2017

Omega Sports Gets New Owners

Greensboro-based Omega Sports Inc., which has a location in Wilmington, has changed ownership.   Kristin and Craig Carlock, former CEO of The Fresh Market, are the privately held sporting goods ...

Dec 7, 2016

Blue Bell Bounces Back Into Wilmington

Blue Bell Ice Cream, which first appeared in Wilmington in 2013 but then melted away after a health scare in 2015, is coming back to the area.   The Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries announced t ...

Dec 6, 2016

Cotton Exchange Welcomes New Shops, Now At 100 Percent

The Cotton Exchange has three new stores in its confines, meaning the historical eight-building shopping center is now 100 percent leased.   The newest tenants in the center, nestled between Wa ...

Nov 18, 2016

Traditional Stores As An E-commerce Strategy

Even if he wanted to, Wilmington business owner Alan Murphy couldn’t sell his products-- solely online. “The way sneaker manufacturers work, most if not all of them won’t really l ...

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First Bancorp To Grow With Recent Asheville Merger

First Bancorp, parent company of Southern Pines-based First Bank, has signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire ASB Bancorp Inc. The two companies recently announced their plans for the $175 million transaction.

Bucky Stein Treads His Own Path

But for most of his life, Leonard “Bucky” Stein built a reputation as a successful entrepreneur – one who succeeded by being, in part, a mas...

Oyster Entrepreneurs

Tim Holbrook is one of many oyster entrepreneurs across the state and area investing in a more intensive form of shellfish aquaculture. Loca...

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County Planning Director Retiring, Heading For Job In Colorado

Cece Nunn - Jun 20, 2017

Green Line Pizza & Steak's New Location Opening Soon

Allison Ballard - Jun 21, 2017

Mojotone Could Be In New Building By September

Christina Haley O'Neal - Jun 21, 2017

New Grant Program Aims To Spur Downtown Investment

Christina Haley O'Neal - Jun 19, 2017

Local Nonprofit Group Holds Community Forum On GenX

Christina Haley O'Neal - Jun 20, 2017

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