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Feb 22, 2017

Gov. Cooper To Attend Wilmington Chamber's 150th Annual Meeting

Gov. Roy Cooper will speak during the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce's 150th Annual Meeting in March, according to an announcement Wednesday. Cooper will provide the keynote address at the meet ...

Feb 22, 2017

City Council To Give Funds For Golf Tournament Marketing Initiative

The Wilmington City Council this week voted to contribute $50,000 to the regional marketing plan being developed in association with the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament this May.   The ...

Feb 21, 2017

Two Wilmington Companies Make Best Work Culture List

A pair of local companies have been honored with spots in Entrepreneur’s Top Company Cultures list this year.   N2 Publishing ranked in the No. 5 spot, while nCino ranked 13.   The ...

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Geoffrey Losee
Rountree Losee LLP

To Be A Good Corporate Citizen, Stay Informed Of Political Issues

Posted Sep 15, 2016
Departing from my usual business advice column, today I present a brief “public service announcement.”

Ronald Regan is quoted as saying, “Entrepreneurs and their small enterprises are responsible for almost all the economic growth in the United States.”

I dare say the readership of this publication agrees with that sentiment.

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Feb 17, 2017

Officials: GE Hitachi Facing Layoffs

Without announcing actual numbers, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy revealed this week that it is adjusting its workforce at its facility in Castle Hayne.   “As the nuclear energy industry lands ...

Feb 13, 2017

GE Aviation Benefits From Singapore Airlines Contract

Things are about to get a lot busier at GE Aviation’s Wilmington facility on Castle Hayne Rd.   Singapore Airlines has just ordered 20 Boeing 777-9 aircraft, plus five spare engines. That ...

Feb 10, 2017

Run-Through: Theaters’ Performance Numbers

It’s been a little more than a year since the Wilson Center opened on the Cape Fear Community College campus, leaving questions about how that venue would affect other local performance venues s ...

Feb 10, 2017

Getting Ready For The Opening Round

The Wells Fargo Championship coming to Wilmington is more than a golf tournament. It’s more than a week of golf lovers pouring money into the region’s economy. The tournament is real ...

Feb 8, 2017

Restructuring In The Works At Global Laser Enrichment

There may be some changes coming up the highway at GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) in Castle Hayne.   The Global Laser Enrichment (GLE) business there, launched in 2006 to develop uranium enric ...

Jan 30, 2017

Judge Allows Spring Lawsuit Against CFCC To Go To Trial

A lawsuit filed by former Cape Fear Community College president Ted Spring will proceed to trial after a federal judge denied a motion to dismiss it, according to an attorney representing Spring. ...

Jan 27, 2017

Where The Jobs Are…

On the surface, job growth in Wilmington is strong. The unemployment rate in all three area counties is essentially a full percentage point below where it stood a year ago, with New Hanover County ...

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Hotel Boom Comes To Wilmington

In the realm of hotel development, Wilmington is checking in to the industry’s growth. Hotels are in the works around the region. But nowhere is the trend more evident than in what tourism officials are calling the city’s Convention Center District.

Local Officials Make Use Of The Three ‘P’s’

Public-private partnerships could continue to transform Wilmington’s downtown for many years to come, officials say. They say P3 projects li...

Tailwind Expands In And Out Of The Terminal

Tailwind Concessions, a Wilmington-based company that runs several of ILM's eateries, flies well beyond North Carolina’s airspace. It operat...

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