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Feb 20, 2019

Business Owners, Elected Official Among TEDxAirlie Speaker Lineup

By Johanna Cano, posted About 22 hours ago

Speakers for the TEDxAirlie event have been posted online by event organizers showing a lineup ranging from an artist to business owners to an elected official. This year’s talks will be on March 29 at Thalian Hall and will focus on the event’s theme: “The Bridge,” connecting people, places and things, according to a news release. The roster f ...

Feb 20, 2019

NCDEQ Makes Revisions To Chemours Proposed Consent Order

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted About 22 hours ago

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality announced Wednesday that changes have been made to the state's proposed consent order with The Chemours Co., which includes a requirement that addresses contaminants downstream from the company's Fayetteville Works site, among other revisions. NCDEQ filed the revised consent order in Bladen County Superior Court ...

Feb 19, 2019

ILM's Travelers In January Reach A Record

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Feb 19, 2019

Coming off a record year in 2018, the Wilmington International Airport has started 2019 with an all-time high in its January passenger statistics. The number of travelers through the airport reached more than 70,100 inbound and outbound passengers in January, a 25 percent bump from January 2018, which was at nearly 56,000. Airport officials said Monday that significa ...

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Disaster Relief: Employers Helping Employees

Posted Oct 1, 2018
Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina on Sept. 14, 2018 as a Category 1 hurricane and brought with it a record amount of rainfall and a massive loss of power throughout the state of North Carolina, as well as parts of South Carolina.
 
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Feb 8, 2019

Coastal Beverage Co. Acquires Local Distributor

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Feb 8, 2019

Wilmington-based Coastal Beverage Co. announced Friday the acquisition of Atlantic Shores Distributors, according to a news release. The transition of Atlantic Shores' business to Coastal Beverage took place Friday. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Atlantic Shores Distributors is a Wilmington-based operation off Netherlands Drive. The operation there wil ...

Feb 7, 2019

Construction Starts On New UNCW Housing Project

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Feb 7, 2019

Construction has begun on a new student housing complex at UNCW on a site that formerly held hurricane-damaged student apartments. University of North Carolina Wilmington officials held a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday for the $147 million project. "The project offers us the opportunity to transform the southeastern portion of our campus, enhancing t ...

Feb 7, 2019

Forum To Illuminate The Business Of Art

By Johanna Cano, posted Feb 7, 2019

Kincaid & Associates is hosting the fourth annual Business of Artistry Forum tonight to give artists the tools they need to run a successful business and protect their intellectual property. The hour-long forum will be at Ironclad Brewery at 115 N. Second St. starting at 6:30 p.m. There will be a panel of speakers including Jerry Coleman, director of the Cape Fea ...

Feb 5, 2019

Wilmington Nuclear Fuel Operation Enters Joint Venture Extension

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Feb 5, 2019

Wilmington-based Global Nuclear Fuel has entered into an extended agreement in its joint venture company GNF ENUSA Nuclear Fuel S.A., company officials announced Tuesday. GNF signed the agreement with ENUSA Industrias Avanzadas S.A. S.M.E (ENUSA) to extend the operation of the jointly-owned company for another six years. Additional information about the terms of the ext ...

Feb 4, 2019

Brunswick County Building Permits Soar In December

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Feb 4, 2019

The numbers of residential and commercial permits in Brunswick County each increased by more than 100 percent in December 2018 from the same month in 2017, according to a recent report published by the county’s building inspections department. The December data, released by the county Thursday, is part of a series of new permit reports issued by the county since l ...

Jan 31, 2019

Wilmington CrossFit Relocates; New Cryotherapy Spa Opens

By Johanna Cano, posted Jan 31, 2019

One new business is opening, and one is relocating in Wilmington, both with the goal of providing more options for workouts and recovery in the area. CrossFit Wilmington, which opened in 2008, relocated to 3112 Kitty Hawk Road from 2020 Capital Drive to downsize and make better use of the space available, owner Lauren Linett said Wednesday. “There was a lot of ...

Jan 30, 2019

Corning Inc. Submits Site Plans For Baghouse Project

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jan 30, 2019

New York-based Corning Inc. has submitted site plans for a new development at its Wilmington site. Plans submitted to the city of Wilmington on Tuesday show a proposed baghouse project at the Corning facility at 301 N. College Road, according to city records. A baghouse is generally definied as an air pollution control device that filters dust and particulates from the ...

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