Mar 16, 2018

N.C. Ports Recovers From Hanjin Bankruptcy, Gets Fitch Upgrade

N.C. Ports experienced a quick and full recovery after the bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping Co., its largest customer, according to a March report by Fitch Ratings. Increased shipping lines that have led to increased throughput at the ports were ...

Mar 16, 2018

Developer Again Seeks Military Cutoff Rezoning With 'less-intensive' Plan For The Avenue

The developer of a proposed $200 million mixed-use project on Military Cutoff Road has again submitted a rezoning request for the development's 44-acre site, with the current plan expected to be less intensive than the previous proposal withdrawn ...

Mar 16, 2018

EmergeOrtho Moving Wilmington Urgent Care Services To Oleander Drive

EmergeOrtho has leased the first floor of a building on Oleander Drive to open a new location for appointments and to move the Wilmington office of AccessOrtho, its orthopedic urgent care services. The new office for the growing orthopedic and spi ...

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Corey Lewis
Cape Fear Jobs

New Year, Same Struggling Job Market

Posted Mar 15, 2018
Here we are, already nearing the end of the first quarter of 2018, and one thing’s for sure, some things never change, especially with the job market.
It flat out sucks… unless, of course, you hear that unemployment is at four percent and think all is good. It’s not. Running numbers is not the same as talking – and listening - to the businesses that ar...read entire article
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City Names New Deputy Manager

Mar 15, 2018

Toys R Us Demise Could Put Valuable Wilmington Property On Market

The pending closure of the Toys R Us store on Oleander Drive in Wilmington could open up a highly marketable piece of real estate, if the property is eventually put up for sale, local brokers said Thursday. The embattled toy store chain, which fil ...

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Mar 14, 2018

Global Divorce Law Firm Opens Office In Wilmington

A global law firm that focuses on representing men in divorce cases has opened an office in Wilmington. Cordell & Cordell, one of the largest domestic litigation firms in the world, opened its fourth North Carolina office at 1213 Culbreth Driv ...

Mar 14, 2018

U.S. 421 Industrial Corridor Focus Of Upcoming Meeting

The Cape Fear Economic Development Council is hosting a discussion on the U.S. 421 industrial corridor Thursday, according to officials with the local economic development group. The industrial corridor, which spans down U.S. 421 to the New Hanove ...

Mar 14, 2018

Steak N' Shake Still Aiming To Establish Wilmington Presence

Steak 'n Shake, recently ranked as the No. 1 chain in Money magazine's list of the top 25 casual dining restaurants for your money in America, is still expected to establish a presence in Wilmington. Steak 'n Shake is an Illinois-based ...

Mar 14, 2018

Off The Beaten Path, These Cafes Are Worth Special Trips

While these Wilmington-area spots might be slightly off the beaten path, they each offer the cozy charm of a true cafe, along with a unique menu.   Porches Cafe, located at the River Bluffs community in Castle Hayne, offers fresh, local and or ...

Mar 14, 2018

Tails Brings Style, Song To Downtown Wilmington

Tails Piano Bar and Lounge celebrates its official opening today at 115 S. Front St, the former home of Aubriana’s.   The space has been transformed into a lounge that brings together vintage and modern décor, reflecting the turn- ...

Mar 14, 2018

Marina Grill Opens Today At Port City Marina

It was announced in January that Wilmington-based USA InvestCo LLC had dissolved its partnership with Charlotte-based BlackFinn Ameripub and the restaurant, located at the Port City Marina, would be replaced by a new concept, Marina Grill. Now, le ...

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