KWHCoin Taps Into Blockchain

Johanna Cano - Dec 14, 2018

Storm Still Hitting Beach Bookings

Sherri Crawford - Dec 14, 2018

Dec 14, 2018

Public Health, Social Services Building Construction Makes Progress

New Hanover County will hold a beam-signing ceremony Tuesday for construction of the county's new Public Health and Social Services Building located at 1650 Greenfield St. County commissioners, health board and social services board members bo ...

Dec 14, 2018

Top Stories No. 8: Voters Usher In Party Change

November election results left the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners with a Democratic majority, which has not happened since 1991. Democrat Rob Zapple retained his seat, and Democrat Julia Olson-Boseman took the second open spot. They joi ...

Dec 14, 2018

Info Junkie: Chandler Hatch

Chandler Hatch Sales Manager, Untappd As a sales manager for Untappd, a Wilmington-based software company that developed apps for beer drinkers and business owners, Hatch is surrounded by technology. “Working for a tech company we use ma ...

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Robert Burrus
Cameron School of Business - UNC-Wilmington

Information Systems, “Mad Money” and NASA: How Are They Connected?

Posted Nov 20, 2018

This Insights article was contributed by Dr. Rebecca Guidice, Associate Professor of Management and Leadership and Director of the Professional MBA 

UNCW’s Professional MBA (PMBA) program, offered by the Cameron School of Business, provi...read entire article
Achievers & Accolades

Teresa Gedraytis Receives State CSR Of The Year Award

Dec 14, 2018

Top Stories No. 2: Realtors: Housing Market Still Strong

Out of the gate in 2018, home sale statistics in the Wilmington area – including New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties – remained on an upward trajectory, in some cases eclipsing last year’s all-time high figures. But a ...

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Dec 14, 2018

Top Stories No. 3: Major Transportation Projects Get Underway

The year saw significant investments in transportation projects around the area, including at the port, airport and major roadways. The Wilmington International Airport (ILM) started construction of its terminal expansion project in late 2018. The ...

Dec 14, 2018

Top Stories No. 1: Hurricane Brings Major Flooding, Damage

It could have been a lot worse. But it was bad enough. Hurricane Florence made landfall near Wrightsville Beach on the morning of Sept. 14 as a Category 1 hurricane, with the eye crossing the New Hanover County beach town around 7:15 a.m., acco ...

Dec 14, 2018

Top Stories No. 4: GenX Actions Take Shape

GenX remained a widely-discussed topic in 2018, which is ending with the first proposed settlement in a legal case against the company tied to the chemical found in the Cape Fear River. In late-November the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality ...

Dec 14, 2018

Top Stories No. 5: Industrial Companies Announce Investments

New jobs and investment came to the Wilmington area or are in the works because of a series of industrial announcements this year. For example, Charlotte-based National Gypsum Co. restarted operations at its 46-acre site on Sunnyvale Drive in Wilm ...

Dec 14, 2018

Top Stories No. 6: Live Oak’s Expansion Continues

A new subsidiary, leadership changes and construction were part of Live Oak Bancshares’ year, marking the company’s continued growth and influence in Wilmington’s fintech industry. In February, Live Oak Bancshares launched Canapi ...

Dec 14, 2018

Top Stories Of 2018

2018 sailed smoothly for much of the Wilmington economy for a while, with home sales rising and the addition of infrastructure at the port and airport.   But when September rolled around, Hurricane Florence became the biggest story of the year ...

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In The Current Issue

Top Stories No. 10: Changes In Local Retail Landscape

2018 Year in Review: Good times and bad times hit Wilmington’s retail scene this year....

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Rulmeca Rolls Into New Space

A Wilmington-based company that produces motorized pulleys for a variety of markets has moved into a new, larger space to meet an increasing...

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