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Apr 20, 2018

In Case Of GenX

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Apr 20, 2018

Cancer has forever altered the life of 56-year-old Michael Kiser, a Wilmington resident, husband and father of two daughters.   In 2011, Kiser was diagnosed with colon cancer. He was hospitalized again in 2015, when doctors found a tumor Kiser described as the size of a baby’s head; it was stomach cancer, he said. Kiser has since become too sick to work and ha ...

Apr 20, 2018

Area Attorneys Land On 2018 LEGAL ELITE List

By Staff Reports, posted Apr 20, 2018

On this year’s Business North Carolina annual list of Legal Elite lawyers, 705 attorneys were selected, fewer than 3 percent of the state’s lawyers. The group this year includes at least 30 Wilmington-area lawyers.   To compile the annual list, Business North Carolina asks every member of the N.C. State Bar living in North Carolina to vote for recommenda ...

Apr 20, 2018

Area Attorneys Chosen For 2018 Super Lawyers List

By Staff Reports, posted Apr 20, 2018

Another legal industry accolade that comes out each year is the Super Lawyers list, which is a publication of Thomson Reuters. Super Lawyers is a rating service of lawyers across the nation. Peer nominations and evaluations along with third-party research are used to review candidates.         THOMAS S. BABEL CATEGORY: Super Lawy ...

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Apr 20, 2018

DACA In Limbo, Dreamers Plan Carefully

By Neil Cotiaux, posted Apr 20, 2018

Kevin Lara was just 8 years old when he, his mother and sister left their home in Guatemala, journeyed through Mexico and crossed the river at Brownsville, Texas, heading all the way to North Carolina to join family members.   Fidel Altamirano was 14 when he left Mexico so he could find a job in America to support his father, who was sick with an embolism.   ...

Apr 20, 2018

Aiming To Be Open For Business

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Apr 20, 2018

The recent environmental controversy over two industrial companies looking to further business in Wilmington could send the wrong message in future economic development efforts for the region, officials said.   Natalie English, president and CEO of the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, said that while the community should be looking at the impacts of future developmen ...

Apr 20, 2018

Music Supply Firm's New Location Makes Room For Growth

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Apr 20, 2018

Mojotone LLC has officially set up shop at its new location in Burgaw with the support of Pender County leaders and economic development officials, to both keep the company in Burgaw and move it to a larger space. Area officials joined Mojotone staff at the musical supply firm's more than 46,000-square-foot building in Burgaw for the official ribbon-cutting for ...

Apr 18, 2018

N.C. Ports Land Eyed For Potential Development

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Apr 18, 2018

N.C. Ports and government agencies are looking at the feasibility of developing a piece of port property along the Cape Fear River to expand the port's business opportunities. The site of the old Southern Wood Piedmont Co. in the 1500 block of South Front Street is in the process of going through the state’s brownfields program, which is part of the Division o ...

Apr 12, 2018

Executive Recruiters Based In Wilmington Make Forbes List

By Jenny Callison, posted Apr 12, 2018

Wilmington-based executive recruiting firms have made the Forbes’ Best Executive Recruiting Firms list for 2018. Babb McGrew, in its debut, came in at No. 181 out of the 250 firms in the ranking, and Hawthorne Executive Search ranked No. 197. Hawthorne also made the list last year. This year's list was published Monday. “We’ve been very for ...

Apr 11, 2018

American Airlines’ recent engine selection and services agreement with TrueChoice, a trademark of General Electric Co., will benefit several GE Aviation facilities located in the U.S., including its site in Wilmington. Officials with the company recently announced that American Airlines selected its GEnx-1B engines to power its 47 newly ordered Boeing 787 Dreamlin ...

Apr 11, 2018

Executive Recruiter Based In Wilmington Makes Forbes List

By Jenny Callison, posted Apr 11, 2018

CORRECTION: Hawthorne Executive Search, based in Wilmington, also made the Forbes list of Best Executive Recruiting Firms for 2018. A story published Wednesday incorrectly left Hawthorne out. Read the correct version here. ...

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