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What's the Role of the HOA?

Neal Johnson - Network Real Estate

Disaster Relief: Employers Helping Employees

Chad Wouters - Earney & Company, LLP
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What is EMV and Am I Liable?

Kyle Thorpe - Infinity Payment Systems

Dec 12, 2018

Recruiters Talk Challenges In Hiring And Retaining Tech Talent

Recruiters from some of the area’s largest technology companies gathered this week in Wilmington to talk about some of the largest issues they face, including the lack of medium-sized businesses and trailing spouses, when it comes to finding th ...

Dec 12, 2018

Construction Set To Begin In Early 2019 On Police And Fire Training Facility

Construction of Wilmington's $9.1 million police and fire training facility is expected to begin early next year, according to a news release Wednesday. Crews are almost done clearing the area where the Haynes/Lacewell Police and Fire Training ...

Dec 12, 2018

Happy Hippies Java Hut Offers Coffee And More In Kure Beach

Following several years of planning, sisters Barbara and Terry Karter opened the doors to Happy Hippies Java Hut in Kure Beach this summer. As they enter their first off-season, they are eager to meet locals who might not yet know of the caf& ...

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Chris Coudriet
New Hanover County Government

For These Things and More, I Am Thankful

Posted Nov 16, 2018
Thankful. It’s a word most of us use around this time of year but it feels incredibly fitting for me to use it now as I reflect on the past two months.

I am thankful for our New Hanover County employees. They work tirelessly each day to serve our community, and this year they made even more of an impact through their service during Hurricane Florence.

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Achievers & Accolades

Teresa Gedraytis Receives State CSR Of The Year Award

Dec 12, 2018

Junction 421 Replaces Osteria Cicchetti In Monkey Junction

The former Osteria Cicchetti in Monkey Junction is now open as a new concept called Junction 421, an American bar and grill at 5104 S. College Road. "The location has great potential," said Lyn Rader, general manager of Circa Restaurant ...

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Dec 12, 2018

Great Harvest Bread Co. Launches Holiday Menu

When Jodie Hawthorne took over Great Harvest Bread Co. in the fall of 2017, she was still trying to get a handle on running a bakery when the holidays were upon her. She had no idea what to expect and found herself running to the store constantly to ...

Dec 11, 2018

'Most Intriguing' Talks Focus On Economic Projects, Inclusion Efforts

Five members of the local business community discussed a variety of topics Tuesday at the Greater Wilmington Business Journal’s Power Breakfast. The final event of the Power Breakfast series for the year, the speakers delivered TED-style tal ...

Dec 11, 2018

Blaze Pizza Set To Open Wilmington Location Next Week

Officials with Blaze Pizza have announced that the eatery will open its first Wilmington location Dec. 20 at 915 Military Cutoff Road in the Earth Fare grocery store-anchored retail complex called Renaissance Market.  The following day, a gra ...

Dec 10, 2018

GE Hitachi Plans To Acquire Nuclear Decommissioning Firm

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy has announced its intent to acquire Columbia, South Carolina-based REI Nuclear LLC, a decommissioning technology and tooling design firm, according to a news release Monday. The acquisition, the details of which were ...

Dec 7, 2018

ILM Seeks To Address Increased Parking Demands With New Study

The Wilmington International Airport could soon release bids to find a firm that will help evaluate its growing parking needs. Since adding United Airlines, the airport's third carrier in April, ILM has seen an increase of paying vehicles at i ...

Dec 7, 2018

Dollar General Proposals In The Works

A development firm has purchased property on Pine Grove Drive with plans to build a Dollar General. Par 5 Development Group LLC, a West End-based company, has developed more than 120 Dollar General stores in North Carolina and Virginia, according ...

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Retiree Groups Maintain Work Ties

Retirement special section: Being retired doesn’t always mean leaving a profession behind completely. Clubs and associations tied to certain...

Paying For Retirement

Retirement special section: Americans don’t have enough saved when they are ready to retire, according to recent studies. A look at how some...

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