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Sep 18, 2018

Wilmington Symphony Orchestra Promotes Nicole Thompson

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Sep 18, 2018

The Wilmington Symphony Orchestra has promoted Nicole Thompson to a full-time position as marketing and operations director, according to a news release. Thompson has previously served in a part-time role with the organization since September 2012, officials said in the release. "In her expanded position, she will be responsible for all aspects of marketing publ ...

Sep 18, 2018

D.R. Horton Welcomes Hannah Karns, Recognizes Top Homes Specialists

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Sep 18, 2018

D.R. Horton Wilmington has welcomed Hannah Karns as a new homes specialist, according to a news release.  Karns graduated from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a Bachelor of Arts focused in communication studies. She then went to work as a sales consultant at Wade Journey Homes in Greensboro, officials said in the release. "She brings a s ...

Sep 18, 2018

Dosher Foundation Elects Mark Bachara As Board Chairman

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Sep 18, 2018

Mark Bachara has been named the new chairman of the Dosher Memorial Hospital Foundation. Bachara had been vice chair and succeeds Barbara Boland, who remains on the foundation board, according to a news release. Bachara is an attorney at Oak Island and has served on the foundation board for five years. Also elected as new officers are Adam Powell, as vice chair; Joyc ...

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Sep 18, 2018

Two Attorneys Join Ward And Smith

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Sep 18, 2018

Richard Crow and Paige Inman have joined Ward and Smith, according to a news release. Crow, tax and business attorney, practices a broad range of business law matters, including mergers and acquisitions, tax planning and start-up businesses, officials said. “It's a homecoming for Crow, who left Ward and Smith to take a general counsel position with Castle B ...

Sep 18, 2018

Mark Johnson Custom Homes Hires Project Manager

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Sep 18, 2018

Custom Wilmington homebuilder, Mark Johnson Custom Homes Inc. has announced the addition of Randy Beard to its construction operations team, according to a news release. Beard joins the firm as a construction manager and brings more than 40 years of construction management experience, officials said in the release. More than half of his years spent in the industry has b ...

Sep 11, 2018

UNCW Welcomes Jeremy Dickerson

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Sep 11, 2018

The University of North Carolina welcomed a new hire following a national search. UNCW welcomed Associate Vice Chancellor for Distance Education Jeremy Dickerson '97, '99M in August, according to a news release. In this role, Dickerson will report to Provost Marilyn Sheerer and provide leadership and guidance to the university’s online and distance lear ...

Sep 11, 2018

Three Doctors Join Cape Fear Heart Associates

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Sep 11, 2018

Three doctors have joined NHRMC Physician Group – Cape Fear Heart Associates, according to a news release. Sunil Iyer, Kristopher Swiger and Joshua Winslow have each joined the Wilmington practice, officials said. “We are thrilled about the addition of Dr. Iyer, Dr. Swiger, and Dr. Winslow to Cape Fear Heart Associates,” William Smith, a cardiologis ...

Sep 11, 2018

Dosher Welcomes New Trustee

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Sep 11, 2018

A Southport businesswoman has filled a position on the Dosher Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees, according to a news release. Linda Pukenas was approved by the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners to fill a vacant position on the board, officials said in the release. She was nominated by the hospital board for consideration at the Aug. 6 commissioners meeting. P ...

Sep 11, 2018

CFCC Recognizes Three People For Outstanding Contributions

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Sep 11, 2018

Cape Fear Community College has recognized three employees for their contributions to the college, its students and the community, according to a news release. President Jim Morton presented the awards to Peggy Lupton, Brantley McKeithan and Mike Smith on Aug. 15 at the college’s annual in-service program, officials said in the release. Lupton, a music Instruct ...

Sep 11, 2018

StepUp Wilmington Names Sean Bynum As Operations Director

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Sep 11, 2018

StepUp Wilmington has announced Sean Bynum as its first operations director, according to a news release. Officials with Step Up Wilmington said Bynum is a “proven leader” with more than 18 years of experience. He will oversee all StepUp Wilmington program operations and assist in the organization's continued development. Prior to his position with ...

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