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Parent Of Local Engineering Firm Announces Planned Acquisition

Jenny Callison - Dec 19, 2014

Decision Rescues Local Homeowners From 35 Percent Insurance Rate Hike

Staff Reports - Dec 19, 2014

Three Downtown Concerns Top List As Group Studies Tax For Extra Services

Cece Nunn - Dec 19, 2014

Event Exploring Social Marketing Caps Year For Entrepreneurship Center

Jenny Callison - Dec 18, 2014
Dec 19, 2014

Decision Rescues Local Homeowners From 35 Percent Insurance Rate Hike

As a result of an order by the state’s insurance commissioner, homeowners insurance rates in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties will not be subject to the 35 percent increase insurance c ...

Dec 19, 2014

Parent Of Local Engineering Firm Announces Planned Acquisition

A Raleigh-based engineering, environmental and construction services company with an office in Wilmington announced Thursday that it has acquired a similar firm headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee. ...

Dec 19, 2014

Local Retailers Tackle Holiday Sales

Alan Murphy expects plenty of shoppers to get Coastal Kicks this season. Murphy, proprietor of the footwear- oriented shop of the same name at 271 N. Front St., said the holiday shopping season got ...

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Jason Wheeler
CEO, Pathfinder Wealth Consulting

Why You Haven’t Experienced True Inflation … Yet!

Posted Oct 15, 2014
Everyone complains about price increases. On a personal level, we see it with grocery store shopping, filling our gas tanks, receiving our homeowners’ insurance bills and a lot of other expenses that cause complaints. From a business owner perspective, we have regulatory oversight costs, IT costs, HR costs and general supply chain increases that cause our complaints. I would guess that on mo...read entire article
Achievers & Accolades

Thompson Joins Psychiatry Practice Of NHRMC Physician Group

Dec 19, 2014

Hitting The Right Note In Music Market

When Curt Altarac took his business from sideline to sole focus, he set up in the iconic garage workshop with a staff of five. That was in 1999, when he moved to Wilmington after finishing graduate ...

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Dec 19, 2014

More New Apartments On The Way As Boom Continues

Apartment construction and planning in the Wilmington area continues to grow along with the demand for new units, developers and brokers say, a trend expected to continue in 2015. Soon, a Carolina ...

Dec 19, 2014

Wilmington To Host ‘One Tree Hill’ Convention

After only three years off the air, The CW’s Wilmington-filmed One Tree Hill has a reunion of the show’s cast and fans in the making. EyeCon, an organization that coordinates fan conven ...

Dec 19, 2014

Enchanted Airlie Goes International

If tickets are available, there’s still time to catch 750,000 sparkling lights on the half-mile, self-guided walking trail of holiday decorations in 67-acre Airlie Gardens. Seasonal sounds an ...

Dec 19, 2014

Events Ring In The New Year, Draw Visitors

Closing out 2014, there are plenty of opportunities to welcome the New Year in the Port City. Both family-friendly and adult-only celebrations are available, according to the Wilmington and Beaches Co ...

Dec 19, 2014

Info Junkie: Neal Whittington

Info Junkie Neal Whittington CEO, Indigru.com Wilmington-based startup Indigru is an on-demand marketplace for home services that recently launched with home cleaning and plans to expand into oth ...

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Info Junkie: Neal Whittington

Media and tech recommendations from this issue's Info Junkie Neal Whittington, CEO of Indigru.com.

Local Retailers Tackle Holiday Sales

Online sales are helping small business owners boost activity this holiday shopping season in the local market, which is expected to see a 1...

A Pinch Of A Penny

Whether elected leaders or residents support a sales tax increase to pay for ongoing economic development efforts remains to be seen. But it...

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