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Jun 19, 2024

Local Budgets Allocate Thousands Of Dollars For Economic Development

Budgets approved this week by Wilmington and New Hanover County leaders included thousands of dollars in funding for ongoing economic incentives and partnerships. The budgets allocate funds to local companies that include Live Oak Bank, MegaCorp L ...

Jun 19, 2024

Blue Surf Cafe To Celebrate 10th Anniversary, Add Dinner Service

Blue Surf Cafe will celebrate its 10th anniversary by hosting a celebration and customer appreciation party on June 29 at its Racine Commons location. “It has been such a pleasure to be part of the Wilmington community and get to know our cu ...

Jun 19, 2024

Mini Bowls Event To Help Local Nonprofits Tackle Food Insecurity

Wilmington nonprofits the Good Shepherd Center and Mother Hubbard's Cupboard have announced a new event that will benefit both organizations' efforts to provide hot meals and fresh groceries to those facing food insecurity in the tri-county a ...

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‘Creative,’ An Adjective To Describe Your Accountant?!

Posted Feb 6, 2024
Have you ever used the word creative as an adjective to describe your accountant?!  
 
And, we’re not talking about “Enron” or “WoldCom” creativity.  
 
We’re talking about the accountants who can think outside the box and come up with solutions to meet the most complex business needs, while ensure compli...read entire article
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Haley Promoted To President, CEO Of Wilmington Downtown Inc.

Jun 18, 2024

In May, Housing Market Shows Some Gains, Slight Loss In Homes Sold

The number of homes sold in the Wilmington area fell slightly in May compared to the same month last year, while new listings and the median sales price recorded increases, according to Cape Fear Realtors. Closed sales decreased by nearly 1.4% las ...

Jun 17, 2024

Proposed Castle Hayne Projects Could Bring Thousands Of Homes, Commercial Space

Plans for several large-scale developments could bring thousands of homes and new recreation and commercial space to the Castle Hayne area. Castle Hayne and other parts of northern New Hanover County have witnessed an uptick in residential and com ...

Jun 14, 2024

Coming To Mayfaire: New Tenants, Lululemon Expansion And Rolex Time

Mayfaire Town Center is expanding with new tenants and major upgrades for existing stores, according to a news release. Clothing stores Free People and FP Movement are expected to open this fall. National athletic wear retailer lululemon, which op ...

Jun 12, 2024

Greenfield Amphitheater Could Get New Seating, More Space

The city of Wilmington has plans to add more seating and a new outdoor area to Hugh Morton Amphitheater at Greenfield Lake Park. The proposed changes to the existing 1,200-seat, outdoor amphitheater would add more space for concertgoers and conces ...

Jun 12, 2024

Protocase Selects Wilmington For Its First US Expansion

A Canadian company has chosen Wilmington for its first expansion into the U.S.  Protocase, a rapid manufacturing and prototyping firm serving the aerospace and defense industries, plans to set up an office in downtown Wilmington this summer,& ...

Jun 11, 2024

Seabird Chef Calls James Beard Awards 'a Win' Even Without Top Prize

While Dean Neff, owner and head chef at Seabird, did not take home the James Beard Foundation’s coveted Outstanding Chef award on Monday, he was the first Wilmington chef to make it to the final round and be invited to the awards ceremony.  ...

Jun 11, 2024

Grimmburger Food Truck To Open Brick-and-mortar Location At The Forum

Wilmington food truck Grimmburger plans to move into its first brick-and-mortar space in The Forum later this summer. Grimmburger owners Matthew and Sammie Jo Grimm have signed a lease for the space formerly occupied by Epic Food Co., a health-foc ...


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As the population increases, demand continues to grow for pools the public can access in Wilmington and New Hanover County....


Airport Projects Expected To Fuel Economy

The parking improvements, coupled with the widening of 23rd Street and the ongoing noise study, are efforts to prepare for the airport’s cur...


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Defined as a separate residential living space on the same lot as a primary dwelling, the topic of ADUs is seeing a resurgence in the Port C...

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