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Sep 14, 2017

Former Mayor Spence Broadhurst Returns To Wilmington

A former Wilmington mayor and banking executive officially returns to town Monday in a new role with First National Bank.   Spence Broadhurst has been named the bank’s region president fo ...

Sep 8, 2017

Select Bank Expands Footprint In Area

Building on its success in Leland, Select Bancorp Inc. has announced that it will expand its presence of its subsidiary, Select Bank & Trust, to Wilmington this fall. “Opening this branch ...

Aug 29, 2017

Live Oak Bank Tops Workplace List

For the fourth, consecutive year Wilmington-based Live Oak Bank topped a national list of banks that are the best to land a job at.   Industry publication American Banker named Live Oak No. 1 o ...

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Aug 16, 2017

NCino To Use $17.8M Raised Recently To Fund Ongoing Growth

The $17.8 million raised by nCino recently will enable the Wilmington-based banking software company to continue to grow, a company official said Wednesday. “As of July 2017, nCino had approx ...

Aug 11, 2017

Funding Options Remain On The Table

Even in these days of tightening federal and state budgets, there is a piece of good news for small businesses that want to grow through exporting. The federal Small Business Administration (SBA) has ...

Aug 11, 2017

First Citizens Moves Ahead With Acquisition Effort

Following the rebuff of its initial proposal to acquire KS Bancorp, Raleigh-based First Citizens Bancshares has upped its offer and announced it. When the directors of Smithfield- based KS Bancshar ...

Aug 9, 2017

Live Oak's Latest Stock Offering Could Raise More Than $100M

Live Oak announced a public offering of 4.5 million shares this week for the first time since the company launched its IPO in 2015. Wilmington-based Live Oak Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ: LOB) ...

Aug 7, 2017

Neonatal Drug Developer Represents A First For Tidewater Equity Partners

An investment firm headquartered in Wilmington announced its first exit Monday. Tidewater Equity Partners, which has offices in Wilmington and Raleigh, announced the acquisition of InfaCare Pharmac ...

Jul 25, 2017

On Military Cutoff Road, Bank To Open First Wilmington Office

A regional bank with a branch in Leland is expanding to Wilmington after leasing space in the Mayfaire area, according to an announcement Tuesday.   Select Bank & Trust is expected to ...

Jul 14, 2017

Rexroad Talks CresCom, First South

A planned merger with First South Bancorp Inc. will propel Carolina Financial Corp. toward a major goal: having a presence in North Carolina’s large metro markets. The merger also will give its ...

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Select Bank Expands Footprint In Area

Building on its success in Leland, Select Bancorp Inc. has announced that it will expand its presence of its subsidiary, Select Bank & Trust, to Wilmington this fall.

NHRMC Proposes Fourth CT Scanner

The N.C. Division of Health Service Regulation recently gave conditional approval for New Hanover Regional Medical Center to acquire an addi...

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As the members of the baby boomer generation seek out ways to keep fit and enjoy their retirement years, the number and variety of fitness o...

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