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Aug 23, 2019

Wilmington Boat Show To Bring Economic Activity, Visitors To The Region

The Wilmington Boat Show is anticipating a successful 2019 in the Port City, despite the impact hurricanes have had on the show for the past two years. This year "will be amazing,” said Jacqui Bomar, president of JBM and Associates, whi ...

Aug 23, 2019

Brewery Owners Share Economic Impact, Hurdles Of Their Industry In Wilmington

Elected officials and local brewery owners met to discuss the growth and economic impact the brewing industry has had on the region and how they can collaborate to address legal hurdles brewers face when opening a location. "We have seen an e ...

Aug 23, 2019

Potential Remains For Third Office Building At Barclay Center

Officials with the company that owns Barclay Center in midtown Wilmington are considering adding a third office building to the complex, something that was part of the original master plan when the center was going to be a campus for Pharmaceuti ...

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Instead of Isolation or Institution, a Third Approach to Senior Housing

Posted Aug 9, 2019
People who are aging – and their family members – often face a dilemma when it comes to choosing the best housing arrangement. Staying in their homes can become overwhelming and can lead to isolation, which can be dangerous both physically and psychologically. But institutions including retirement apartment communities and “assisted living” can have their drawbacks, too, no...read entire article
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Natalie English Elected Board Member Of Chamber Executives Association

Aug 22, 2019

Firm's Expansion Expected To Lead To New CRO Jobs In Wilmington

A CRO with an office in Wilmington is growing its footprint in the Port City and at its headquarters in Durham. PharPoint Research Inc., a contract research organization (CRO) that focuses on bringing pharmaceutical and biotechnolog ...

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Aug 22, 2019

Realtor Submits Site Plans For Luxury Condos, Executive Office Center

Wilmington Realtor Regina Drury has submitted final plans to the city of Wilmington for a nearly 2-acre mixed-use development at 3400 Masonboro Loop Road.  Port City Porches will feature luxury condominiums and an executive office c ...

Aug 21, 2019

Timeline In Motion For Castle St. Redevelopment Project

The lead developer for a proposed mixed-use development on city-owned land on Castle Street has hit the ground running to find financial backing for the project. Finding financing to develop 1.5 acres of city-owned land, formerly used as Wave ...

Aug 21, 2019

Ideal Image Rebranded To Revival Laser And Skin Clinic

Revival Laser and Skin Clinic is scheduled to open Monday in Wilmington after Jason Fosdick, also known as Foz from "Foz in the Morning" radio show on WAZO-FM, purchased the previous Ideal Image operation and rebranded it. Fosdick said h ...

Aug 21, 2019

Wrightsville Beach Brewery To Host 2nd Annual LagerFest

Wrightsville Beach Brewery will host LagerFest 2019 in its outdoor beer garden from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday. The festival will showcase lagers from a dozen local breweries, including Skytown and Salty Turtle, two newcomers to the event.  ...

Aug 21, 2019

Campaign Sets Sail To Promote Area's Craft Beer

The Cape Fear Craft Beer Alliance (CFCBA) has launched a campaign to promote the area’s growing brewing scene beyond the Cape Fear region. Craft on the Coast is an initiative that will promote the dozens of beer-based businesses that call So ...

Aug 21, 2019

Drift Coffee  & Kitchen Now Open At Mayfaire 

Ben and Michael Powell, owners of Drift Coffee & Kitchen at Autumn Hall and in Ocean Isle Beach, have opened a third location at Mayfaire Town Center. The Powells, who opened their Ocean Isle cafe in 2014 with little experience in the food and ...


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