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Aug 21, 2019

Timeline In Motion For Castle St. Redevelopment Project

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted About 10 hours ago

The lead developer for a proposed mixed-use development on city-owned land on Castle Street has hit the ground running to find financial backing for the project. Finding financing to develop 1.5 acres of city-owned land, formerly used as Wave Transit maintenance facility, is part of a predevelopment timeline, now in action over the course of 120 days. The Wilmin ...

Aug 21, 2019

Ideal Image Rebranded To Revival Laser And Skin Clinic

By Johanna Cano, posted About 14 hours ago

Revival Laser and Skin Clinic is scheduled to open Monday in Wilmington after Jason Fosdick, also known as Foz from "Foz in the Morning" radio show on WAZO-FM, purchased the previous Ideal Image operation and rebranded it. Fosdick said he decided to buy Ideal Image, 1427 Military Cutoff Road, because it was a good business that he has worked with in the past. ...

Aug 19, 2019

ILM Seeks Proposals For Another Aviation Services Provider

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

The Wilmington International Airport is again issuing a request for proposals to bring in another aviation services provider to the airport. No proposals had been submitted as of Monday in response to the RFP for another fixed-base operator (FBO) on airport property, which was issued in early August, said Gary Broughton, deputy airport director at ILM. This ...

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Posted Apr 10, 2019

You work hard to provide your family with a safe and comfortable place to live and the best opportunities life has to offer. 

You started stashing money away early for your eventual retirement in order to truly enjoy your golden years your way, rather than pinching pennies. 

Why should death be any different? 

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Aug 16, 2019

A New Leaf: CBD, Hemp Products Lead To New Businesses

By Johanna Cano, posted Aug 16, 2019

When the 2018 Farm Bill passed last year, also known as the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, it removed cannabis and cannabis derivatives that have low levels of THC from the definition of marijuana in the Controlled Substances Act, legalizing hemp-based products at the federal level.   That, plus the growing consumer use of cannabidiol, commonly known as CBD, f ...

Aug 16, 2019

ILM Passenger Numbers Trending Up

By Sherri Crawford, posted Aug 16, 2019

Wilmington International Airport hit a new monthly record of more than 100,000 passengers in June – but the rise in passengers through ILM is nothing new.   In fact, the amount of travelers using the airport has soared each month in 2019 compared to the same month the previous year.   In the past three months of available airport data: April saw nearly ...

Aug 14, 2019

Wilmington Firms Make Inc. 5000 List

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Aug 14, 2019

Four Wilmington companies have ranked on this year’s Inc. 5000 list. Inc. Magazine’s annual list of the top 5,000 fastest-growing privately held companies in the country was released Wednesday and on this year's list, the local area firms are Untappd (No. 221), Geo Owl (No. 1511), GigSalad (No. 1741) and MegaCorp Logistics (No. 2444). Find an i ...

Aug 13, 2019

Cape Fear Crossing Crossed Off NCDOT's List

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Aug 13, 2019

The long-studied Cape Fear Crossing project has come to a halt after the N.C. Department of Transportation took it out of its upcoming long-range plan. NCDOT will not continue planning and design work on the highway bridge project at this time, officials said in a news release Tuesday. The decision to cross the Cape Fear Crossing project off the list was made this we ...

Aug 6, 2019

More Jobs Could Be On The Way To Pender Commerce Park

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Aug 6, 2019

Two companies are eyeing land within the Pender Commerce Park, one that could potentially bring 50 jobs to the area initially. The two entities – Polyhose Inc. and Mobrix LLC, according to county documents – were given the nod of approval by the Pender County Board of Commissioners at its meeting Monday for two separate purchase contracts in the industrial p ...

Aug 6, 2019

Wilmington Chamber, WBD Plan Jobs Announcement Thursday

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Aug 6, 2019

A new business is coming to Wilmington, and officials with the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce and Wilmington Business Development have planned a jobs announcement Thursday. The announcement will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, One Estell Lee Place, in downtown Wilmington, Natalie English, the chamber's president and CEO, sa ...

Aug 2, 2019

Local NCDOT Projects Face Delays Among Statewide Funding Issues

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Aug 2, 2019

Area NCDOT projects are being eyed for delays as the state faces the costs of Map Act settlements and recuperates funds spent because of Hurricane Florence. In New Hanover County alone, there are about 10 projects that could be delayed, from one to three years in some cases, to "offset some of these costs that are occurring," said Chad Kimes, de ...

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