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Sep 22, 2017

Jobs, Investment On The Rise Since 2012 In New Hanover County, Report Says

New Hanover County recently released an update to its five-year strategic plan formed in 2012. The report was presented to New Hanover County Commissioners at their meeting this week and cited 14,3 ...

Sep 22, 2017

Update On U.S. 421 Infrastructure Project

The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority is gearing up for water and sewer construction beginning in January, aimed at providing the infrastructure needed for further development along the U.S. 421 indu ...

Sep 22, 2017

NC 100 Initiative Targets Regional Economies

Business recruiters with the state are meeting with local and regional economic developers in an initiative intended to size up regional assets and bring jobs statewide. The NC 100 initiative, led ...

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Marine Biotechnology in North Carolina (MARBIONC)

Workshop Links Regional Seafood Startups With Global Resources

Posted Apr 10, 2017
Encouraging collaboration between scientists and business has always been a prime mission at the MARBIONC Center. We were pleased to recently host an event aimed specifically at small start-ups in the seafood and aquaculture industries, which of course ties in directly with our marine science research.

The Fish 2.0 organization’s first regional workshop in the southeastern Uni...read entire article
Sep 20, 2017

Cape Fear Serpentarium Reopens After Repairs

Visitors to the Cape Fear Serpentarium in downtown Wilmington may have noticed a closed sign last week, but on Wednesday, the serpentarium reopened after repairs to the building were complete.  ...

Sep 19, 2017

Historic Wilmington Foundation Executive Director Set To Retire

The Historic Wilmington Foundation's executive director is retiring after nearly 13 years. George Edwards submitted his notice to retire effective on Dec. 15, Walker Abney, president ...

Sep 18, 2017

Well Care, Farmin' Brands CEO Wayne Long Dies At Age 60

The CEO of Well Care Home Health and Farmin’ Brands died Friday. Wayne Long, 60, died surrounded by his family and loved ones, according to a news release from Well Care Home Health. Long ...

Sep 14, 2017

Port City Escape Houses Thalian Association To Build Sets

A likely pair has teamed up to share space in a new partnership between the Thalian Association Community Theatre and Port City Escape. The local family-owned and operated escape room is provi ...

Sep 11, 2017

Irma Cancels Flights At Wilmington Airport

High winds in Charlotte and Atlanta are causing flight cancellations at the Wilmington International Airport. As of noon, Delta had canceled all of its flights at ILM except for an 8:25 p.m. arriva ...

Sep 8, 2017

Area Businesses Take Action During Hurricane Irma Threat

Area businesses are in preparation mode as Hurricane Irma makes its way toward the U.S. East Coast. Even though its track has shifted west, potential impacts are still unknown, and those in ...

Sep 8, 2017

Area Options Abound For Active Seniors

Fitness trends come and go, but staying active and healthy remains a top priority for many people, even after retiring. As the members of the baby boomer generation seek out ways to keep fit and en ...


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Homegrown T-shirts Wear Well Nationally

Who knew that a cat’s backside would strike a chord? The T-shirt design’s popularity has been a surprise to Leland resident Horace Long, owner of The Bearded Heart, whose company sells T-shirts, tank tops, tote bags, napkins and tea towels to stores and customers across the U.S. and Mexico.

2 Locals Picked For Creative Startups Contest Program

Two Wilmington firms are competing in Creative Startups in Winston-Salem, which kicks off this month and includes vying for $75,000 in angel...

Third Generation Drives Old Dominion

David Congdon returned recently to UNCW, his alma mater, and provided a tutorial on the trucking industry, including the entrepreneurial jou...

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