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Nov 21, 2017

New Owner Picks Up 3 Wilmington Taxi Companies

By Cece Nunn, posted About 5 hours ago

Three taxi companies in Wilmington have a new owner and are now operating under the brands Taxi Taxi of Wilmington and Yellow Cab of Wilmington. Taxi USA purchased Lett’s Taxi, Carolina Yellow Cab and Katt’s Taxi in September for an undisclosed amount. The same company also owns Yellow Cab Charlotte, Taxi Taxi Raleigh, Taxi Taxi Nashville and Taxi ...

Nov 21, 2017

ILM Hires Planning And Development Director To Aid Future Growth

By Staff Reports, posted About 9 hours ago

Amidst the future terminal expansion and other ongoing projects at Wilmington International Airport, the airport has created a new position and has hired an engineer with 12 years of experience to fill the role. Granseur Dick, the new director of planning and development at ILM, began his new role Nov. 13, according to airport officials. Dick joined airport ...

Nov 20, 2017

United Airlines To Offer Two New Non-stop Routes To DC, Chicago

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Nov 20, 2017

The Wilmington International Airport is getting two new routes to major cities. United Airlines will offer two new non-stop routes between ILM and Chicago O’Hare (ORD) and between ILM and Dulles/Washington DC (IAD), according to a news release. The new daily non-stop flights will begin April 9, 2018. There will be two flights a day between ILM and Washington-Du ...

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Nov 20, 2017

Virginia-based Insurance Broker Acquires Wilmington Firm

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Nov 20, 2017

Richmond, Virginia-based insurance broker The Hilb Group LLC has acquired a Wilmington benefits firm. Wilmington firm David Hill & Associates Inc. has joined the existing Hilb Group office in the city to build and expand its benefits practice, according to a news release from The Hilb Group (THG). The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. "THG's N ...

Nov 17, 2017

New Brunswick Economic Development Group Meets

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Nov 17, 2017

Brunswick County commissioners have approved a formal agreement between the county and a new private-public economic development organization that has been forming since July.   After both entities reached a memorandum of understanding, the newly named Brunswick Business & Industry Development (BBID) has just a few more steps to becoming a fully operational enti ...

Nov 17, 2017

UNCW Survey To Study Economic Impact Of GenX

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Nov 17, 2017

Economists with the University of North Carolina Wilmington are moving forward with efforts to study the effects of GenX on the regional population through a survey set to be mailed out sometime this month.          But this study isn’t testing water. It’s measuring a regional reaction and the economic influences of Gen ...

Nov 17, 2017

Land Rover Cape Fear Begins $4.2M Expansion For Jaguar Addition

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Nov 17, 2017

Construction has begun on a project at Land Rover Cape Fear, which will soon add Jaguar to its dealership off Old Eastwood Road. The plans follow suit with an industry-wide initiative by Jaguar Land Rover to form dual dealerships and provide a uniform look in the building designs across markets, according to Kevin Duffy, general manager of Land Rover Cape Fear, which wi ...

Nov 16, 2017

State Moves To Revoke Chemours’ Process Wastewater Permit

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Nov 16, 2017

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality announced Thursday that the agency is moving to revoke the Chemours Co. permit to discharge process wastewater because the company failed to comply with its permit and failed to report an October spill, according to the release. In addition to moving to revoke Chemours wastewater permit, DEQ officials also notified Chemours t ...

Nov 9, 2017

Cucalorus Connect Talk Dives Into TruColors Brewing's Plans

By Vicky Janowski, posted Nov 9, 2017

A plan to open a brewery staffed by gang members is not the only idea TruColors Brewing has to try and impact gang-related violence in the area.   The company, founder George Taylor said during an afternoon talk Thursday at the Cucalorus Connect conference, could expand to other business opportunities such as the “Bloods Entrepreneurial Center, and the Crips E ...

Nov 8, 2017

A Wilmington startup that focuses on customized apparel and promotional products is preparing to launch. Customizely.com is scheduled to officially start from within Wilmington startup incubator tekMountain on Nov. 13, according to a news release. The three founders of the company, Sarah Newton, Justin Marinos and Mattias MacDowell, have been working on conceptual ideas ...

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