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Nov 24, 2020

With Smaller Local Workforce This Year, GE Aviation Warns Of More Cuts Nationally

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted About 18 hours ago

The aviation business unit of Boston-headquartered General Electric Co. has announced another wave of job cuts for the firm because of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the aviation industry worldwide. Although officials did not yet have specific details on the actual reduction plan, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday that GE Aviation President and CEO J ...

Nov 20, 2020

Wilmington Firm, New To The Coop, To Launch Kickstarter

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Nov 20, 2020

Wilmington-based CoopWorx, a new firm making its way into the poultry industry, is starting a Kickstarter campaign this weekend to help push out its first product. CoopWorx, a subsidiary of Wilmington-based EXPOGO Inc., a tradeshow display and product development company that has numerous patents, aims to manufacture the first round of its newly developed portable, mult ...

Nov 13, 2020

Many Local Nonprofit Resellers Again Accepting Donations

By Jenny Callison, posted Nov 13, 2020

Months of COVID-19-related time at home have inspired many people to clean out their closets, attics and garages. In the early days of coronavirus-imposed shutdowns, however, would-be donors of their unwanted treasures had trouble finding organizations that would take them. Either the organizations’ operations were severely restricted, or there was hesitation abou ...

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Three Primary Responsibilities Of Your HOA’s Board Of Directors

Posted Nov 16, 2020
If you own property in a community association, you've probably had some form of contact with your community's board of directors. And, while you may have a general grasp of the role the board plays, it is important to understand the main functions of a community association's board of directors (and committees). Boards and committees play an essential role in not only the successful m...read entire article
Oct 30, 2020

Wilmington International Airport departures and arrivals were down in September by a little over 50% compared to the same month last year, but local officials are optimistic about ILM's recovery. The decrease, attributed to the global pandemic, hovers around 50% depending on the day, said Airport Director Julie Wilsey on Thursday, with heavier traffic Fridays, Satur ...

Oct 27, 2020

Wilmington Port Reaches Major Container Ship Milestone, Making History

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Oct 27, 2020

The N.C. State Ports Authority welcomed its first-ever 14,000 twenty-foot-equivalent unit cargo vessel, making history at the Port of Wilmington. The cargo vessel, called the Yang Ming Warranty, cruised into the Port of Wilmington on Monday. The ship has a carrying capacity of 14,220 TEUs (twenty-foot-equivalent units) and is the largest such vessel making its way to U. ...

Oct 26, 2020

Wilmington Company Acquired By McKim & Creed

By Cece Nunn, posted Oct 26, 2020

McKim & Creed Inc., one of the largest engineering, surveying and planning firms in the U.S., announced recently that it has acquired a Wilmington company.  Headquartered in Raleigh, McKim & Creed now owns Wilmington-based Matchpoint Water Asset Management, described in a news release as the largest water loss/recovery/leak detection company in the U.S ...

Oct 22, 2020

Brunswick County Aviation, Aerospace Manufacturer Eyes Expansion

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Oct 22, 2020

A state grant has been awarded to a Brunswick County manufacturer in the aviation and aerospace business, to help the firm expand and create more than a dozen local jobs, according to a news release from Gov. Roy Cooper's office. The N.C. Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved a $100,000 grant to support development at the HSM Machine Works site, 2613 Mt ...

Oct 21, 2020

Business Journal's 2021 Book On Business: Call For Artists

By Staff Reports, posted Oct 21, 2020

Calling All Local Artists!   The Greater Wilmington Business Journal’s Book on Business is an annual publication showcasing the Wilmington region as a center of business. Each year, the Book on Business features original paintings and drawings created by local artists that reflect Wilmington-area landmarks, events, communities, native wildlife or landscape ...

Oct 21, 2020

Developer Planning Another Building In Pender Commerce Park

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

Another speculative building could be in the works for Pender Commerce Park, pending an upset bid period on a land purchase from the county. Chris Ramm, manager of Ramm Captial Partners LLC, is looking to purchase lot 6 in the Pender Commerce Park following approval by county commissioners earlier this month, Ramm said Wednesday. Pender County commissioners appr ...

Oct 20, 2020

Wilmington-based Innovative Financial Group Announces Partnership

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Oct 20, 2020

Wilmington-headquartered Innovative Financial Group has partnered with another firm in the industry, Financial Providence Group, according to a news release. The financial details of the new partnership were not disclosed. Innovative Financial Group (IFG) opened in 2014 and has seen growth as a large distributor of life insurance and health products, most recently ...

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