Brunswick County Airports Awarded Grants

Christina Haley O'Neal - Feb 26, 2021

Feb 26, 2021

Brunswick County Airports Awarded Grants

Two airports in Brunswick County were recently approved for state grants as part of more than $9.5 million in state funding awarded to various airfield improvement projects, according to a news release. The Cape Fear Regional Jetport in Oak I ...

Feb 26, 2021

King Talks Leadership At Chamber Annual Meeting; Three Receive Awards

Giving the keynote speech at the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce’s 154th annual meeting held virtually Thursday, Kelly King chose to focus on leadership rather than banking. King, chairman and CEO of Truist Financial Corp., indicated his choi ...

Feb 25, 2021

At Mayfaire, Local Store Expands Into Former New York & Company Space

A local store at Mayfaire Town Center in Wilmington has moved to a much larger space on Main Street.  My Sister’s Cottage is now in a 1,600-square-foot portion of 5,000 square feet at 6869 Main St. “The option to have a bigger ...

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Chris Coudriet
New Hanover County Government

Three Years Into The County’s Five-Year Strategic Plan

Posted Feb 17, 2021
New Hanover County is now at the three-year mark of the 2018-2023 Strategic Plan. We're making progress on our goals, seeing areas where improvement is needed – especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, and continuing our work every day to advance the Board of Commissioners and county's priorities of intellig...read entire article
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Brunswick County Association Of Realtors Names Officers, Directors

Feb 25, 2021

WilmingtonBiz Talk: Booming Housing Market

The pace of home sales in the Wilmington area is such that some buyers are purchasing houses without even stepping foot in them. To hear more about the state of the housing market, we talked this week with two Realtors who are on the front lines of t ...

Feb 25, 2021

Feds Investigating NCino Employment Practices Under Antitrust Laws

Wilmington-based banking software firm nCino is under federal investigation, according to a recent SEC filing. The Form 8-K filed with the SEC by the firm Wednesday stated that the company "and certain of its officers and other employees ...

Feb 25, 2021

'Just Enough': Bar Owners React To First Indoor Drinking Allowed Since Pandemic Began

Local bar owners tried to adapt to the pandemic, which has left their businesses empty for nearly a year. And while some methods of coping were helpful, others were not. "I had rented a tent, and that was outrageously expensive every month ...

Feb 24, 2021

Craftspace Aims To Raise Up To $150K Through Crowdfunding Campaign

Wilmington-based Craftspace Inc., a company that upcycles shipping containers into modular buildings, is looking to raise up to $150,000 with the help of a crowdfunding campaign. Craftspace CEO Bryan Kristof said Wednesday that the company is look ...

Feb 24, 2021

GE Hitachi Makes Headway On SMR Design In The U.S.

Wilmington-based GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy has made further progress on its work to license its small modular reactor design in the United States, according to a news release. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued a Final Safety E ...

Feb 24, 2021

Local Chef Sells Beachside Restaurant To Return To Mountain Roots

Chef Kirsten Mitchell, founder of Salt Fish restaurant in Carolina Beach, has enjoyed her time at the coast but is ready to return home to the mountains of western North Carolina. Mitchell has sold the restaurant to a Carolina Beach resident, who ...

Feb 24, 2021

Q&A: Scoopin' Yummies

The Greater Wilmington Business Journal spoke with Eric Kent Reid, owner of Scoopin’ Yummies of Carolina Beach, about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and his hopes for the coming summer season.  GWBJ: You went straight from your fir ...

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