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Sep 18, 2019

Autoworx Aims To Grow Detailing Industry, Moves Into SC Market

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Sep 18, 2019

A local Wilmington business owner is looking to expand the local detailing industry through opportunities in Wilmington.   Mark Johnson, who was previously a partner in the Buff Master’s Hand Car Wash & Detail Center off College Road, sold his part in the business and has launched Autoworx Pro Detailing LLC in Wilmington with a second Autoworx location ope ...

Sep 11, 2019

The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority Board on Wednesday unanimously voted to award a nearly $36 million contract to an Ohio-based firm to add filters aimed at addressing GenX and other PFAS in water from the Cape Fear River, according to an announcement Wednesday morning.  PFAS, or perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are a class of chemicals that inclu ...

Sep 6, 2019

Homebuilders Group Shares Tips On Post-storm Repairs

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

Now that the skies have cleared from Hurricane Dorian’s pass through the Wilmington area, many across the region are determining what repairs might be needed. Although damages were not as extensive as Hurricane Florence nearly a year ago, the region did have some tornadoes, heavy winds and flooding from Hurricane Dorian, leading some residents and businesses into ...

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Why You Need Timely Financial Data

Posted Sep 17, 2019
The world moves fast — and you always need to be moving several steps faster. As an entrepreneur in today’s world, everything moves at a quick pace. Does your financial data? Unfortunately, even with technology innovations many entrepreneurs are making decisions based upon old data or no data at all. Not having timely financial data increases the chances that your business fails or entire article
Sep 6, 2019

Hurricane Dorian: 'We Dodged A Bullet On This One'

By Johanna Cano, posted Sep 6, 2019

After Hurricane Dorian passed through the region with gust winds of up to 75 miles per hour and pouring about 10 inches of rain in Wilmington, counties, organizations and businesses are beginning to assess damages and restarting operations.   “We have made it through Hurricane Dorian and while the storm did cause damage to our community, we are thankful that i ...

Sep 6, 2019

What Lessons Did Florence Teach Us?

By Jenny Callison, posted Sep 6, 2019

As Hurricane Dorian gathered strength late last week and headed into a path that would take it up the Atlantic seaboard, it brought all-too-vivid memories of Hurricane Florence, which hit the Cape Fear area last September as Category 1 storm and hung around to cause major flooding. In the intervening year, local governments and utilities have reviewed trouble spots and ...

Sep 6, 2019

Contracting Company Builds Out

By Teresa McLamb, posted Sep 6, 2019

T.A. Woods Co. CEO Teresa Woods-Cox is on a mission.   “I am actively, persistently, recruiting females. I invite them with open arms. I will train them,” she said.   Woods-Cox runs her contracting company with the skills she learned from her father, who worked in a broad slate of construction jobs.   Her parents met in Baltimore, Ohio, whe ...

Sep 6, 2019

A Guide To Local Women's Professional Groups

By Johanna Cano, posted Sep 6, 2019

The number of local groups to help women grow professionally and in the community continues to expand. Here is just a sampling of some of them. A regularly updated list of groups as well as a monthly business and networking events calendar is available on the website of the Business Journal’s sister publication WILMA magazine ( Cape Fear CREW Y ...

Sep 6, 2019

Hurricane Dorian's impact on the Wilmington area softened early Friday morning, as the center of the storm moved northeast, according to the National Weather Service. "The winds will continue to weaken as the storm pulls away," stated a 5 a.m. forecast, issued by Reid Hawkins of the National Weather Service's Wilmington office.  ...

Sep 5, 2019

World Central Kitchen, a nonprofit that delivered 300,000 meals in Wilmington and Raleigh during Hurricane Florence, is back in Wilmington with volunteers, including area chefs and business owners, who started food preparations Thursday morning. “I volunteered last year during Hurricane Florence and I was in contact with some folks that are key players with the Wo ...

Sep 5, 2019

Forecast: Major Flood Expected In Pender County

By Cece Nunn, posted Sep 5, 2019

Hurricane Dorian's rains brought the Wilmington area the threat of flooding Thursday along with increasing winds, which were expected to continue through part of Friday. In Pender County, which includes areas that were devastated last year by Hurricane Florence's floods, the potential exists for major flooding along the Northeast Cape Fear River in the comi ...

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