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Aug 16, 2022

Former New Hanover County Airport Authority Chairwoman Donna Girardot has been tapped as CIL Capital’s chief strategy officer.  Girardot (pictured left) wrapped up her eight-year tenure as chairwoman of the airport authority last month and has a depth of expertise in local government and business functions, having served on a number of local boards.  ...

Aug 16, 2022

Local Solar Employee Earns Industry Certification

By Staff Reports, posted Aug 16, 2022

Jackson Fyfe, solar Installer for Cape Fear Solar Systems, has earned the solar industry’s leading recognition from the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) and is now a NABCEP-certified PV Installation Professional. According to the release, "NABCEP is the most respected and well-established national certification organization for ...

Aug 16, 2022

Topsail Chamber Announces New Leadership

By Staff Reports, posted Aug 16, 2022

The Greater Topsail Area Chamber of Commerce elected Scott Franko as the new chairman of the board of directors. Also serving on the newly elected executive board are Past Chair Tammie Parris and Chair-elect Wendy Fletcher-Hardee.   “As we begin our fiscal year, we look forward to continued growth and additional services,” said Franko. “We are plea ...

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Aug 16, 2022

For the seventh straight year, New Hanover County has been honored by the National Association of Counties (NACo) with achievement awards that recognize various customer service programs and initiatives, according to a news release.  Over the last seven years, New Hanover County has received a total of 54 NACo Achievement Awards and this year brought home 10. Vi ...

Aug 16, 2022

Duvall Hired At Viamark Carolinas

By Staff Reports, posted Aug 16, 2022

Viamark Carolinas recently added former Edward Jones branch administrator Bethany Duvall to its team. The University of North Carolina Wilmington graduate earned a degree in business administration with a concentration in marketing strategy, according to a news release. “It is about scalability,” said Viamark Carolinas president Barbara “B ...

Aug 16, 2022

Law Firm Adds Hall To Attorney Roster

By Staff Reports, posted Aug 16, 2022

Block, Crouch, Keeter, Behm & Sayed LLP announced a new attorney, Brittany Hall. Hall exclusively handles family law matters such as child custody, child support, equitable distribution, alimony, divorce, separation agreements, premarital agreements, cases involving the Department of Social Services and contempt proceedings. She has been practicing law sin ...

Aug 9, 2022

Primis Mortgage Promotes Love, O'Bday

By Staff Reports, posted Aug 9, 2022

Primis Mortgage has promoted both Ritchie Love and Robert O’Bday to Southeast Division Leaders, overseeing operations in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina Georgia and Florida, according to a news release The promotions signify efforts "to strengthen their influence and meet aggressive growth goals," the release stated "Love and O&rsqu ...

Aug 9, 2022

Cranfill Sumner Adds Mowery, Romano

By Staff Reports, posted Aug 9, 2022

Cranfill Sumner LLP announced recently that Stacy Mowery has joined the firm’s Wilmington office as a paralegal and Stephanie Romano was welcomed aboard as an associate attorney. Mowery holds certificates in elder law, paralegal technology, real property and civil litigation. She received her associate degree in nursing from Stanly Community College and he ...

Aug 9, 2022

Oden Elected To State Bar Association Board

By Staff Reports, posted Aug 9, 2022

Labor and employment attorney Will Oden has been elected to the Board of Governors of the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA), according to a news release. He was one of seven new members recently announced at the NCBA's 2022 Annual Meeting in Winston-Salem. Oden will serve a three-year term on the board, which is responsible for leadership and g ...

Aug 9, 2022

Law Firm Opens Office On Eastwood Road In Wilmington

By Staff Reports, posted Aug 9, 2022

The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin (JSF) recently opened an office in Wilmington, citing the city’s "dynamism" as one of the reasons for the expansion, according to a news release. The new office is located at 428 Eastwood Road. “We strive to serve people seeking justice in every corner of the state,” said James Farrin, the firm’s ...

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