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Downtown Manufacturer Snags First WDI Microloan

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Apr 20, 2021

Novant Names New Presidents Of NHRMC, Brunswick Medical Center

Nearly three months after purchasing NHRMC, Novant Health is beefing up the “regional” in New Hanover Regional Medical Center. The private, nonprofit announced a series of changes Tuesday that integrate key NHRMC leaders into Novant&rs ...

Apr 20, 2021

Downtown Manufacturer Snags First WDI Microloan

A company that repurposes shipping containers is the recipient of Downtown Wilmington Inc.’s first microloan.   The $20,000, five-year loan will enable Craftspace to obtain modular building certification and purchase equipment that can m ...

Apr 19, 2021

After Sale Announcement, Area Officials Discuss PPD's Impact On Wilmington

The acquisition of Wilmington-based PPD Inc. could go two ways for the company's base in Wilmington, said Adam Jones, an economist with the University of North Carolina Wilmington. "It could be a threat to the location as headquarters ope ...

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Golf Course Design Firm Launches New Website By Wide Open Tech

Posted Mar 19, 2021
This week, Wide Open Tech proudly launched a new website for C R Lutzke Golf, a golf design firm that has worked on such courses as The Baths at Blackwolf Run and Eagle Eye

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Apr 16, 2021

Publisher’s Note: The Mixed Emotions Of PPD's Deal

It’s not every day the Wall Street Journal writes about a homegrown Wilmington company being sold for $17 billion.   In fact, that sentence has never been written anywhere before this week.   The news that Pharmaceutical Product D ...

Apr 16, 2021

City Council Set To Consider $625K Property Purchase In Downtown's Northern Gateway

The city of Wilmington is looking to purchase property located in downtown's northern gateway, slated to become a part of a potential $90 million mixed-use development. City council members will consider a resolution authorizing the $625,000 p ...

Apr 16, 2021

Wilmington, Local Counties Anticipate Millions In Relief Funds

Millions of dollars in stimulus funds are coming to communities in the region, and while New Hanover County has adopted an outline for how its estimated $45.4 million could be spent, other governments are at different stages in the planning process. ...

Apr 16, 2021

Building Health Care Innovators

Those with an interest in innovation and solving health care problems can exercise their entrepreneurial spirit and earn a certificate while doing so as part of the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s new Health Care Innovation Certificat ...

Apr 16, 2021

Lewis Farms Continues The Berry Business

Decades before the N.C. Azalea Festival blossomed, another plant marked the start of spring in the Wilmington area: strawberries. The plant and its juicy fruit not only were popular at dinner tables, strawberries were part of a thriving local busines ...

Apr 16, 2021

Pharmaceutical Pipeline

Alcami Corp. 2320 Scientific Park Drive, Wilmington No. of employees: About 400 locally and 850 globally   Year founded: 1979   Top local officials: Amanda Wohlleber, site director of drug product operations in Wilmington, an ...

Apr 16, 2021

Coping With Ongoing Appliance Shortage

Appliance sellers find themselves explaining it over and over again, at times to overwrought customers.   “It” is an appliance shortage stemming from multiple factors, COVID-19 being the major one, that has been going on for the be ...


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