Sep 18, 2020

Q&A: How Wilmington's Corning Facility Plays Vital Role In Optical Fiber Business

The Wilmington plant of Corning Inc. (NYSE: GLW) has played a vital role throughout the history of the firm’s optical fiber and cable business, a firm leader said this week. The company is celebrating this year the 50th anniversary of Cornin ...

Sep 18, 2020

After City's Stay Motion Granted, Short-term Rental Owners Await Next Move

Vacation rental owners are waiting to see what city of Wilmington officials do next after a judge issued a stay on a ruling repealing the city's short-term rental code. An N.C. Superior Court Judge earlier this week deemed Wilmington&rsqu ...

Sep 18, 2020

Builder Buys Pender County Property For Single-family, Townhouse Neighborhood

A local builder purchased more than 74 acres in Pender County to create a neighborhood with 175 single-family homes and 141 townhome units. Silo Ridge will be located about a quarter mile from U.S. 17 on Sidbury Road in Scotts Hill, next to the si ...

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Robert Burrus
Cameron School of Business - UNC-Wilmington

Internal Auditors Can Serve A Key Role In Tough Times

Posted Sep 1, 2020
Contributed by SUSAN D. HERMANSON, Cameron Distinguished Professor of Accounting at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. She received her Ph.D. in accounting from Texas A&M University (1994) and her B.B.A. in accounting from the University of Georgia (1988). Susan is coauthor of three accounting textbooks and has published over 60 refereed journal articles. She is the reci...read entire article
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Landon Zimmer Reappointed To State Transportation Board

Sep 17, 2020

PPD Prices Secondary Stock Offering

Wilmington-based PPD Inc. has announced the pricing of a secondary offering of shares of its common stock, according to a news release. The firm is offering 38 million shares of its stock at a public price point of $32.25 per share, stated th ...

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Sep 17, 2020

Survey Launches To Assess COVID-19 Impacts On Minority Businesses

A partnership has formed on a survey aimed at gauging the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on minority-owned and women-owned businesses in the Cape Fear region. The initiative is being undertaken by Genesis Block and Cape Fear Collective, which team ...

Sep 17, 2020

Trask Land Plans Two Communities On More Than 500 Acres

Requests coming to the New Hanover County Planning Board in October would affect zoning designations on more than 500 acres owned for decades by the Trask family. The homes built there could help meet the area's ongoing demand for workforce ho ...

Sep 16, 2020

Judge Rules Wilmington Vacation Rental Code Illegal

An N.C. Superior Court Judge has ruled that Wilmington’s vacation rental code violates a state law prohibiting municipalities from requiring rental permits, according to an announcement Wednesday.  A news release stated that the de ...

Sep 16, 2020

Castle Street Project 'ready To Go' Once State, City Agreements Secured

A project to redevelop the old Wave Transit property on Castle Street is "ready to go" once state and city agreements are in hand, the developer told city officials Tuesday night. The Wilmington City Council unanimously approved a resolu ...

Sep 16, 2020

Wrightsville Beach Farmers' Market To Continue Through Early Winter

Wrightsville Beach Farmers' Market has announced plans to extend its season through mid-December. It’s the first time the market has ever been extended, according to market manager Katie Ryan. Ryan said because of COVID-19, the market ...

Sep 16, 2020

Carrabba’s Offers Family Bundle Meals For Back To School

In honor of students returning to school, be it in person or remotely, Carrabba’s Italian Grill has rolled out new family-style menu offerings. Carrabba’s family bundles are fully prepared meals featuring Italian specialties for both c ...

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