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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 ...

Jul 14, 2017

NCino Inks International Deal With London Bank

Cloud banking company nCino announced in late June that its Bank Operating System has officially crossed the pond. OakNorth Bank, based in London, has deployed the system, making it the first finan ...

Jul 14, 2017

Talk Focuses On State’s New Crowdfunding Measure

A relatively new state law intended to be another tool to help North Carolina companies raise money will be the topic of an upcoming event. “Crowdfunding Your Next Fundraiser: The New NC Opti ...

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Marco Marsala: A Cautionary Tale

Posted Oct 17, 2016
Have you heard the tale of Marco Marsala? 

Recently, Marco posted to an internet forum that he had accidentally run a particular line of code - “rm -rf” - on his computer. To understand the importance of that, let's break down the function of that command.

The “rm” means “remove.” The  second “r” tells the ...read entire article
Jun 16, 2017

First Bancorp To Grow With Recent Asheville Merger

First Bancorp, parent company of Southern Pines-based First Bank, has signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire ASB Bancorp Inc. ASB Bancorp is the parent of Asheville Savings Bank, headquartere ...

Jun 16, 2017

Lenders Note Rise In Investment Properties

It’s not news that the Wilmington area is seeing a strong demand for home mortgages. What may come as a surprise, though, is the increasing number of potential buyers who are seeking mortgage lo ...

May 19, 2017

Tidewater Brings Investments Dollars To Area

There’s a new kid on Wilmington’s venture capital block. Tidewater Equity Partners opened its headquarters here earlier this month after launching last September in Raleigh. W. Merrette Mo ...

May 19, 2017

Merger To Boost South State Bank

South State Bank will expand its local presence later this year when an announced merger with Park Sterling Bank becomes final. The merger’s impact in the market that encompasses Brunswick, N ...

May 10, 2017

Live Oak Announces Joint Venture On Digital Banking Services

Live Oak Bancshares Inc. is branching out again.   The Wilmington-based parent of Live Oak Bank announced that it is entering into a joint venture with payments firm First Data.   The go ...

May 9, 2017

Tidewater Equity Partners Opens Wilmington HQ

An investment firm launched last September in Raleigh on Tuesday officially announced the opening of its headquarters in Wilmington.   Tidewater Equity Partners will focus on small company dire ...

May 1, 2017

New Verticals, Products Helped Bolster Live Oak’s First Quarter

Live Oak Bancshares officials have announced what they regard as successful results for the first quarter of calendar 2017.   The Wilmington-based company, parent of Live Oak Bank, logged first ...


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New Plan: Exit Interview With O’Keefe

New Hanover County Planning Director Chris O’Keefe is leaving this month after 11 years in the top management post and 27 years as a county employee. His last day with New Hanover is July 21, and O’Keefe answered some questions recently about his time here.

Wilmington Health Adds Oncology/Hematology

Jim McGrath recently joined Wilmington Health as the head of oncology/ hematology for the practice....

VA Clinic Opens In Brunswick County

As more military veterans retire in Brunswick County, the need for health care services has increased. To meet that need, the Fayetteville V...

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