WilmingtonBiz Talk

Sep 23, 2021

WilmingtonBiz Talk On The Blue Economy

By Vicky Janowski, posted About 16 hours ago

This week's WilmingtonBiz Talk focused on the Blue Economy, a concept that has given rise to a growing local initiative to boost what the World Bank defines as “the sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods and jobs while preserving the health of the ocean ecosystem.” A local group has formed called the Alliance for a B ...

Sep 16, 2021

WilmingtonBiz Talk: Talking Transportation

By Vicky Janowski, posted Sep 16, 2021

Thursday's BizTalk covered significant state funding issues for transportation as well as the future of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge. The panel included Chad Kimes, the area’s division engineer for the N.C. Department of Transportation, and Mike Kozlosky, head of the Wilmington Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization. They discussed transportation, i ...

Sep 2, 2021

The Wilmington area’s housing market has been hopping even in the midst of the pandemic, with retirees continuing to flock to the region and people who can work from anywhere moving here, among other new residents. A slight slowdown in July, however, was indicative of weary would-be buyers trying to cope with an intense seller’s market.  To provide s ...

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Kelly Erola
Lower Cape Fear LifeCare

Hospice Care Provides Added Benefits During COVID-19

Posted Sep 15, 2021
Although getting vaccinated and limiting contact with others has helped many people reduce their potential exposure to COVID-19, for those needing heightened levels of medical care, social distancing can present additional challenges.
Regular care is needed to manage pain, symptoms, and stresses associated with a life-limiting illness. Family members need education and support as they take ...read entire article
Aug 27, 2021

WilmingtonBiz Talk: Q&A With TRU Colors CEO George Taylor

By Vicky Janowski, posted Aug 27, 2021

A month after a deadly shooting at the home of TRU Colors’ COO that killed two people, including one tied to the brewery that employs active gang members, the head of the company spoke on this week's BizTalk on Friday. On July 24, Koredreese Robert Tyson, 29, and Bri-yanna Emily Williams, 21, were killed in a shooting while at the house of George Taylor III, c ...

Aug 19, 2021

WilmingtonBiz Talk: New Hanover County's Mask Mandate

By Vicky Janowski, posted Aug 19, 2021

On Friday afternoon, a new abatement order goes into effect requiring indoor face coverings in New Hanover County. That covers businesses, offices and other public spaces. Meanwhile, the health rule around indoor masking is being considered by the county health board and is under a public comment period. New Hanover County Public Health Director David Howard and coun ...

Aug 12, 2021

This year's Coastal Entrepreneur of the Year Award winner, Topsail Steamer, is the realization of a dream for founder Danielle Mahon. Topsail Steamer offers customers ready-to-cook low country boils in pots. Including two in the Wilmington region, the growing company now has six locations, with a seventh coming to Florida and more planned in years to come. Mahon ...

Aug 5, 2021

WilmingtonBiz Talk: What To Know About The Delta Variant

By Vicky Janowski, posted Aug 5, 2021

The COVID-19 delta variant has prompted several recent changes locally, from health providers requiring employees to be vaccinated to renewed masking policies for many K-12 and higher education students. So, what do the numbers show? New Hanover County Health Director David Howard joined Thursday’s BizTalk to discuss where things stand locally. View the full Bi ...

Jul 29, 2021

WilmingtonBiz Talk: Philanthropic Giving

By Staff Reports, posted Jul 29, 2021

A study released this week showed that only about half of the households in the U.S. donated to charitable organizations in 2018, down to the lowest point in decades. Giving from corporations and foundations, however, increased then, according to the annual Giving USA report.  With the latest national look, we took the opportunity on this week’s BizTalk to ch ...

Jul 15, 2021

WilmingtonBiz Talk: What To Know About The Delta Variant

By Vicky Janowski, posted Jul 15, 2021

Paul Kamitsuka, infectious disease physician at Wilmington Health and chief epidemiologist at NHRMC, joined BizTalk on Thursday to talk about the COVID-19 delta variant.   Until recently, cases and hospitalizations have been dropping locally and still remain lower than last year’s waves. Some parts of the country, however, are beginning to see spikes because o ...

Jul 8, 2021

WilmingtonBiz Talk: Wilmington Chamber Initiatives

By Vicky Janowski, posted Jul 8, 2021

New Hanover County business owners in the hospitality, retail and service industries have until July 15 to apply for grants to help with COVID-19 impacts. The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce is in charge of administering the $4.5 million in grants – funding supplied from part of the city's and county’s portions of federal relief funds. Ahead of the upcomi ...

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Reaping The Benefits Of Patience

Bill Coleman - Live Oak Private Wealth

Can You Do Well By Doing Good?

Dane Scalise - GriffinEstep Benefit Group
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What’s the Point of Asset Protection?

Dallas Romanowski - Cornerstone Business Advisors

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Free Trolley Refreshes Downtown Route

For visitors and locals alike, the free downtown trolley in Wilmington recently refreshed its route, offering access to more desired destina...

Spotlighting This Year's MADE Awards

Each year, a spotlight shines on manufacturers and makers in the Cape Fear region, revealing that the area is home to more made-in-Wilmingto...

Geospatial Startup Maps Growth

Providing a highly demanded service in a niche industry has allowed Wilmington-headquartered technology company Geo Owl to grow as an innova...

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