Achievers & Accolades

Jul 28, 2020

Davis Allen Joins NHRMC

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jul 28, 2020

NHRMC Physician Group – New Hanover Medical Group has welcomed Davis Allen to the practice, according to a news release. Allen serves the Myrtle Grove office, where he practices internal medicine, stated the release.  Allen, a board-certified physician in internal medicine, completed his residency in internal medicine at Duke University Medical Center. He ...

Jul 28, 2020

Rebekah Thurston Joins Wilmington Fire Department As New PIO

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jul 28, 2020

The Wilmington Fire Department has welcomed Rebekah Thurston as its new public information officer, according to a news release. Thurston previously served Greenville Fire/Rescue, where she worked for the past four years as its public information officer and fire and life safety educator, stated the release. She was also a co-host for a morning radio show. ...

Jul 28, 2020

Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage Welcomes Two New Agents

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jul 28, 2020

Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage has added two new real estate agents to its team, according to a news release. Ayden Damitio and Patt Mason have joined the real estate firm's Autumn Hall office, officials said.  Damitio, a North Carolina native, has been a licensed real estate professional since he was 20 years old. He has extensive experience in th ...

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Jul 28, 2020

DAVENPORT Hires Don Bennett

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jul 28, 2020

DAVENPORT, a professional services firm that specializes in transportation engineering and environmental services, has hired Don Bennett. Bennett joins the team at its Wilmington office and brings 30 years of experience in traffic engineering and signal design to the firm, according to a news release. He previously worked for the city of Wilmington.  &ld ...

Jul 21, 2020

Coastal Horizons President, CEO Named To Governor's Task Force

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jul 21, 2020

Gov. Roy Cooper has named Margaret Weller-Stargell to the Andrea Harris Social, Economic, Environmental and Health Equity Task Force, according to a news release. Weller-Stargell is president and CEO of Coastal Horizons, as well as the president of the Willie Stargell Foundation, and chair of the N.C. Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and S ...

Jul 21, 2020

YWCA Announces Executive Board Members

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jul 21, 2020

Evelyn Bryant has been elected president of the YWCA of the Lower Cape Fear Board of Directors, according to a news release. The three other executive members also appointed are: Vanessa Gonzalez (vice president), Tammika Brown (treasurer) and Ashley Lomboy (secretary). "In these unprecedented times a change in leadership was inevitable as the YWCA moves to ...

Jul 21, 2020

Dosher Memorial Hospital Hires Paul Armstrong

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jul 21, 2020

Dosher Memorial Hospital has welcomed Paul Armstrong to its medical staff, according to a news release. Armstrong is a board-certified general surgeon and works with patients with all types of general surgeries and endoscopic procedures at Dosher Memorial Hospital's location at 904 N. Howe St. in Southport. Prior to working at Dosher ...

Jul 21, 2020

​Gloria Monroe Earns National Certification

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jul 21, 2020

Gloria Monroe has been certified as an Economic Development Finance Professional by the National Development Council, according to a news release. Monroe is a business counselor at the University of North Carolina Wilmington's Small Business Technology and Development Center (SBTDC). In her role with the SBTDC, Monroe offers business counseling to small-to-mid- ...

Jul 21, 2020

Wesley Corder Elected CFPUA Board Chairman

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jul 21, 2020

Wesley Corder has been elected chair of the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority Board of Directors, according to a news release. Corder previously served as vice chair of the board. He started serving on the board in 2017, through a joint appointment by the city of Wilmington and New Hanover County, stated the release. Corder is president and CEO of civil construction f ...

Jul 14, 2020

Marty Lanier Earns Accredited Land Consultant Designation

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jul 14, 2020

Marty Lanier has earned an Accredited Land Consultant Designation, according to an announcement from the Realtors Land Institute. Lanier is an Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) with Mossy Oak Properties/Land and Farms Realty with the Lake Waccamaw office. He specializes in farmland, recreational properties and timberland, and covers sales across North and South Carolina, ...

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