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Hemp Fiber Manufacturer Named Winner Of Southeastern Biotech Competition

Three companies are winners of the latest iteration of the Southeastern North Carolina NC BIONEER Venture Challenge. Renaissance Fiber was recognized with the first-place prize which includes a $20,000 investment from the NC Biotechnology Center a ...

May 25, 2022

New Medical Building Taking Shape In Brunswick County

The creation of a new medical office building at Novant Health's Brunswick County campus is progressing toward a goal of being complete by the spring of 2023. Thomas Construction Group, which broke ground on the two-story, 34,000-square-foot s ...

May 25, 2022

Flying Machine Rolls Out Cider Company

Wilmington’s Flying Machine Brewing Company is giving customers a new beverage to quench their thirst. The brewery just launched the Big Ocean Cider Company. Its first beverage, a dry, hard cider, will be offered in canned and draft formats ...

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Inclusive Connections - Transforming our Community With One Mind

Posted Feb 17, 2022

As we celebrate the achievements of African Americans during Black History Month, we want to use this opportunity to offer an invitation to our community to help us Recapture the Spirit of 1897.

In 1897 Wilmington was an outlier in the post-reconstruction American South, with a Black political, social, and economic community that was present, engaged, and promising.

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May 25, 2022

Panacea Invests In Canning Line

When Art and Robin Hill started their Panacea Brewing Co. in 2016, it started as a hobby. The Hills never guessed that just six years later they would have a storefront restaurant in a busy Wilmington shopping center and a flourishing brewing company ...

May 25, 2022

Boombalatti's Launches Nationwide Delivery Service

Wilmington’s beloved local ice cream shop, Boombalatti's Homemade Ice Cream, is going nationwide. Wes and Kristen Bechtel have been serving up scoops since 2015, but earlier this month they have expanded their business to include pint sh ...

May 25, 2022

World-famous YouTuber Spotlights Two Local Restaurants

A bit of fishing on the part of local restaurateur Keith Rhodes yielded a major catch.   Rhodes, chef and owner of Catch restaurant in Wilmington, learned that international food blogger Mark Wiens was staying with family in the North Carolina ...

May 24, 2022

Coastal Entrepreneur Of The Year For 2022 Named

The coveted wooden surfboard was passed on to a new temporary owner at the 2022 Coastal Entrepreneur Awards ceremony Tuesday. Hosted by the Greater Wilmington Business Journal and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington Center for Innovatio ...

May 23, 2022

Former First Bank Exec Named CFO Of New Hanover County

A  30-plus-year veteran of the financial sector in North Carolina is the new chief financial officer for New Hanover County. Eric Credle, who is taking over the role following the promotion of Lisa Wurtzbacher to assistant county manager earl ...

May 23, 2022

New Owners Announced For South Front Street Restaurant

A longtime downtown Wilmington restaurant has new owners, according to an announcement Monday. Rachel and Jason McGhinnis recently purchased Little Dipper Fondue, 138 South Front St., from co-founders Pete and Kristen Gruodis, who have operated th ...

May 20, 2022

Wilmington Announces New Planning Director

The city of Wilmington has named a new planning director. Linda Painter has been named the city's director of planning and development following a nationwide search, according to a news release Friday. She previously worked as the director of ...


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Realtor Kathy Merlo and her husband, Tony, moved to Riverlights two years ago, into a Trusst Builder Group house facing a 38-acre lake....


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