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United Bank To Acquire The Piedmont Bank

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May 28, 2024

United Bank To Acquire The Piedmont Bank

United Bankshares, Inc., the parent company of United Bank, will acquire Atlanta-based Piedmont Bancorp, Inc., the parent company of The Piedmont Bank, officials announced this month.   The deal will expand the bank’s markets to the grea ...

May 28, 2024

Novant To Sell, Leaseback Four Wilmington-area Properties In Statewide Effort

Novant Health closed on the sale of 16 of its North Carolina properties earlier this month, a transaction that included four facilities in the Wilmington area. The sales are part of a “larger, multi-phased sale/leaseback transaction with Rem ...

May 24, 2024

Three Friends Coffee To Grow With New Skyline Center, Ogden Locations

A local coffee shop is growing its footprint with two new locations in the coming months, including one on the ground floor of Wilmington’s Skyline Center. Three Friends Coffee will open on June 3 in an approximately 800-square-foo ...

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Are You Protected from Employee Theft?

Posted May 1, 2024
Employee theft is the reason for more than 30% of small business bankruptcies, according to the Better Business Bureau. 
 
And that's not even counting the businesses that are stolen from, but don't actually go bankrupt. 
 
How does this happen? 
 
Most small business owners don't know what they don't know, and...read entire article
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May 24, 2024

NC Biotech Southeast Venture Final Names Winner, Highlights Area Life Sciences

If you had the chance to help diagnose sepsis, save stored human cells from dying in cryogenic tanks or measure brain data with just a pillowcase, which would you pick?   These are the missions of the three local companies that vied Thursday n ...

May 24, 2024

River Place Apartments Undergoing Conversion To Condos

In a high-profile downtown Wilmington development, Realtors are working to convert apartments to condominiums.  River Place, a 13-story, mixed-use complex completed in 2020, was part of a public-private partnership between developer East West ...

May 23, 2024

Financial Data Startup Expands Access To Tools, Sets Capital Goal

Wilmington-based financial data startup Lumos Technologies debuted Lumos Launch Pad, a free platform that allows customers to explore the company’s tools, on Tuesday.   Lumos has a financial institution customer base, and the company&rsq ...

May 23, 2024

Two Proposed Carolina Beach Road Townhome Projects To Hold Community Meetings

Along Carolina Beach Road, two townhome projects are in the works. One development would bring 62 townhomes to the Myrtle Grove area while the other adjusts plans for an existing project, replacing its proposed apartments with townhomes. Community ...

May 22, 2024

City Postpones Downtown Office Demolition Effort

The city of Wilmington moved to postpone the demolition of its downtown offices at 305 Chestnut St. on Wednesday. City officials advertised a bid last week for the full demolition of the city-owned buildings near the corner of North Third and Ches ...

May 22, 2024

Investors Buy Old Wilmington City Market For More Than $2.5M

New owners will decide what’s in store for a historic retail landmark in downtown Wilmington. A group of local investors – Joshua Benson, Nicholas Cole and Knox Harris – bought the Old Wilmington City Market at 124 S. Front ...

May 22, 2024

Boombalatti’s Partners With Wilmington Sharks For New Summer Flavor

Boombalatti’s Homemade Ice Cream recently released a new summer flavor in partnership with the Wilmington Sharks baseball team.  Sharky's Sandbar, a graham cracker-infused ice cream with a cinnamon honey swirl and Vanilla Cupcake Go ...


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