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Apr 21, 2017

Legal Elite Features 22 Area Attorneys

There were 669 lawyers who made Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite list this year. Still that figure represents less than 3 percent of all attorneys in the state, according to the pu ...

Apr 21, 2017

Tarokic Tackles Immigration Law

Long before last year’s election, attorney Helen Tarokic ran a busy immigration law practice in Wilmington. “I’ve consistently been booking up at least three months in advance for ...

Apr 21, 2017

Attorneys Named To Super Lawyers

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 nomi ...

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Laura Greenhow
Summerfield Custom Wellness

Laying The Groundwork For Wellness Programs

Posted Apr 17, 2017
Maybe your company has 70 employees with a mean employee age of 32, and the biggest health concern is migraine headaches or acid reflux.  Maybe your company has 300 employees with a mean age of 55, and the biggest health concerns are high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

In addition to health statistics, companies differ in composition of employees, company objectives and w...read entire article
Apr 7, 2017

The (Not-So) Simple Business Of Water

It takes thousands of miles of pipes to get water to homes in the Cape Fear area. But in the end, there are only two major sources: the Cape Fear River and groundwater aquifers. Who taps those sour ...

Apr 7, 2017

Getting From Here To There – But Better

When a mammoth thousand-foot freighter slides into the Port of Wilmington, 10,000 shipping containers need unloading. That one ship requires 4,000 trailer trucks or hundreds of rail cars to empty the ...

Apr 5, 2017

Area Unemployment Rates Drop In February

The Wilmington area’s unemployment rate dropped in February, according to state figures released Wednesday.   The Wilmington area, which includes New Hanover and Pender counties, saw an u ...

Mar 29, 2017

Lending Tree Founder Gives Talk At UNCW's Business Week

Doug Lebda likes to think differently. Lebda, who founded the online lending aggregator Lending Tree, uses what he calls Effectuation as an alternative to the traditional business startup approach. ...

Mar 29, 2017

Online Firm To Deliver Groceries In Wilmington From Whole Foods, Publix

An online marketplace is launching delivery service of groceries from Whole Foods Market and Publix in Wilmington, according to an announcement Tuesday. Shipt, founded in 2014, extends its North Ca ...

Mar 28, 2017

Cameron Family Donates 28 Acres For GLOW School Campus

Wilmington’s all-girl charter school has a permanent address in sight now that some members of the Cameron family have decided to donate 28 acres of land to develop a campus.   The Girls ...

Mar 24, 2017

The Opioid Crisis: Why The Business Community Should Take Note

North Carolina’s “Wilmington and Beaches” region has a lot going for it: a revitalized downtown, a nationally acclaimed “Best American Riverfront” and a construction boom ...

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Inside Live Oak Bank’s Leadership Change

The hiring of career banker Scott Custer as Live Oak Bank’s new president is part of the bank’s ambitious plans for growth, chairman and CEO James “Chip” Mahan said.

Counting The Days On Home Sales

Competition continues to heat up in the local housing market, trends that have led to ongoing drops in a statistic Realtors watch – days on ...

Attorneys Named To Super Lawyers

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