ILM Sees Record-breaking August

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Oct 5, 2022

CloudWyze To Receive $18M Grant Funding To Expand Internet To Rural Counties

Wilmington-based internet service provider CloudWyze is receiving about $18.4 million in grant funding to expand internet access to rural areas of the state, according to a press release Wednesday. The N.C. Department of Information Technology sel ...

Oct 5, 2022

Fully Staffed But Short On Hiring Goal, Pacon Seeks State Extension

Although staffed at a level higher than anticipated, Pacon Manufacturing in Brunswick County has requested a state extension because it is technically short on a hiring goal tied to a $700,000 public grant.  The contract manufacturer has 203 ...

Oct 5, 2022

New Standalone Spot In Works After Hwy 55 Closure

A restaurant closing its doors usually marks the end of the story, but for Hwy 55 in Wilmington, closing the doors to its Carolina Beach Road location in August was the start of a new beginning.   Kachina Robertson, franchisee of the Wilmingto ...

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Risk Management: Seeing the Big Picture

Posted Sep 21, 2022

Risks abound in today's technologically dependent environment, and community associations are a prime target. Has your board taken the necessary steps to protect the association against financial crimes, data breaches, and other business risks? ...read entire article
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LS3P Announces Board Leadership Change

Oct 5, 2022

Courtyard Café Opens In The Cotton Exchange

Mary Long is taking her restaurant experience one step further with the opening of Plan B, a new space behind her current business, The Basics, which she has owned for 15 years.   The idea was not initially on the radar, Long said, but after a ...

Oct 5, 2022

Bankers' Hours Bubbles Up To Benefit Nonprofit

When a banking software company teams up with a brewery, hops happen.   Specifically, those hops are a defining element in Bankers’ Hours, a New England-style hazy India pale ale from Wilmington Brewing Co. that aims to do more than just ...

Oct 5, 2022

New Ice Cream Shop Comes To Leland

Leland is about to get a little sweeter. The town that has seen momentous growth of people and retail options over the past several years is getting a welcome treat with the anticipated opening of Milly’s Ice Cream Shop in Waterford Village. &n ...

Oct 4, 2022

Divine Renovation Wraps, Helping Six Families With Home Improvements

North Carolina has been the backdrop for reality home improvement shows in the past – think Love It or List It, which filmed multiple seasons in the Research Triangle area – but the concept took on a new twist recently with a project in W ...

Oct 4, 2022

ILM Sees Record-breaking August

2022 continues to be a strong year for Wilmington International Airport.   August was the best August on record at ILM with 106,167 total passengers, a 5% increase from the previous record set in August 2019. May was also a record-breaking mon ...

Oct 4, 2022

County Nabs Holly Shelter Business Park Land Donation

New Hanover County is taking steps to accept a 50-acre land donation to kickstart a new business park off Holly Shelter Road.  Monday, commissioners authorized the execution of a contract with the property owner, Sidbury Land & Timber, an ...

Oct 3, 2022

In $26M Project, County Could Purchase, Renovate Downtown Building For CFCC

New Hanover County could be poised to purchase the former Bank of America building in downtown Wilmington on behalf of Cape Fear Community College for $11.8 million. Renovations to upfit the building with labs and classroom equipment would cost th ...

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