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Jan 13, 2017

Nonprofits Weather Ups, Downs For Giving In 2016

2016 was a good year for the Historic Wilmington Foundation. In addition to a strong response to the foundation’s annual fundraising luncheon, the organization continued to developed a new re ...

Jan 12, 2017

Brunswick Landowner Grants Conservation Easement Over 57 Acres

A Brunswick County landowner has granted a conservation easement over more than 57 acres to the Coastal Land Trust, the organization announced Thursday. “I grew up camping, playing, and hunti ...

Jan 11, 2017

Affordable Housing Event To Feature Speakers From Asheville, State Coalition

A state housing expert and an Asheville City Council member are the guest speakers for the Cape Fear Housing Coalition's Annual Legislative Breakfast on Thursday morning, where the discussion will ...

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Dave Sweyer
Sweyer Property Management

What You Should Know About Managing Your Own Rental

Posted Jul 28, 2016

We get calls to our office all the time from owners who have tried to self-manage their rental properties. They are to the point where something had gone wrong and they are done with the process. In the beginning, it may seem like a good...read entire article
Dec 16, 2016

New Facilities Mark Youth Golf Program's Local Renewal

As part of a revival of a program aimed at helping young people through golf, The First Tee of Greater Wilmington is proceeding with plans to build a 3-hole short course, along with hitting nets and a ...

Dec 13, 2016

GE Wilmington Employees Raise Over $400,000 For United Way

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and GE Aviation on Tuesday announced raising nearly $410,000 during the annual fall campaign to support the United Way of the Cape Fear Area. The funds go to charities ...

Dec 8, 2016

Local United Way CEO Announces His Retirement

The CEO of United Way of the Cape Fear Area plans to retire by June 30. Chris Nelson, who joined the local United Way in 2009, said Thursday that he had informed the UWCFA board about his decision, ...

Dec 5, 2016

Wilmington’s YMCA Receives $2 Million Gift For Renovation Project

The Wilmington Family YMCA, which is nearing the end of a capital campaign almost two years after a fire destroyed portions of the Market Street facility, has announced a substantial donation.   ...

Nov 10, 2016

Orton Plantation The Topic At Historic Wilmington Annual Fundraiser

The Historic Wilmington Foundation celebrated its 50 years on Thursday at the Coastline Conference and Events Center with a fundraiser lunch and a trip down memory lane.   More accurately it wa ...

Oct 26, 2016

YWCA Lower Cape Fear Launches Executive Director Search

The YWCA has announced that it is launching a national search for a new executive director.   YWCA Lower Cape Fear board president Jenni Harris said this week that “we need someone who ca ...

Oct 19, 2016

Work On Wilmington Open For Applications

The Wilmington Chamber Foundation kicked off its Work on Wilmington service event for 2017 on Wednesday, as it opened its doors for applications from area schools and nonprofit organizations.   ...

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Getting Ready For The Opening Round

Regional marketing plans are coming together as local officials try to leverage May's Wells Fargo Championship as a way to attract attention and potential business to the area.

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