Apr 16, 2024

City Club, Event Center On The Market For $7.5 Million

The City Club of Wilmington, a private dining and social club, and its adjacent event venue St. Thomas Preservation Hall are on the market for $7.5 million. The real estate listing, which became public at the beginning of April, includes the two h ...

Apr 15, 2024

Wilmington Tech Company Tapped For Federal Forestry Contract

Wilmington-based geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) company Geo Owl was awarded a $70 million indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract with the United States Forest Service, the company announced last week. The contract ties Geo Owl’s ...

Apr 15, 2024

New Hanover Industrial Park To Get $3.3M In Incentives For Expansion, New Jobs

New Hanover County leaders approved more than $3.3 million in incentives Monday to help fund the expansion of an industrial park on a U.S. 421. When finished, the park could be “one of the largest of its kind in the state of North Carolina,& ...

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Tony Caudle
City of Wilmington

Paving the Way to Better City Streets

Posted Nov 20, 2023
Good quality streets are important to residents and businesses alike. That’s why improving Wilmington’s street infrastructure is a continued priority for City Council. In recent years, the city has developed a data-driven approach to street maintenance, which is producing real results.

While the North Carolina Department of Transportation is responsible for mos...read entire article
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Apr 12, 2024

UNCW Maritime Cyberdefense Program To Receive $625K In Federal Funding

The University of North Carolina Wilmington’s Center for Cyber Defense Education secured $625,000 in federal dollars, the university announced Thursday. With help from U.S. Rep. David Rouzer (R-NC), UNCW is slated to receive funding from the ...

Apr 11, 2024

National Design-build Firm ARCO Grows Into Wilmington With New Office

A design-build firm with a nationwide presence is growing into the Cape Fear region by opening its newest office in Wilmington. ARCO Design/Build announced last month that the firm is putting down roots in Wilmington where ARCO aims to tap into th ...

Apr 11, 2024

New Hanover To Weigh $3.3 Million In Incentives For Industrial Park Expansion

New Hanover County leaders are slated to consider more than $3.3 million in incentives next week for the addition of 10 buildings at an industrial park along U.S. 421. The new buildings proposed for the Wilmington Trade Center could add betwe ...

Apr 10, 2024

'Slippery Slope': Carolina Beach Leaders Deny Request To Rezone Former Hotel Site

In a split vote Tuesday, the Carolina Beach Town Council voted down a request to bring another property into the town’s central business district, which some council members said could create a “slippery slope” of expansion for the ...

Apr 10, 2024

EPA Announces Standards For PFAS Regulation

About 100 miles up the Cape Fear River from Wilmington, Environmental Protection Agency officials announced on Wednesday the agency's first-ever standard for PFAS, or “forever chemicals,” in drinking water. EPA Administrator M ...

Apr 9, 2024

Raleigh Construction Firm Opens Coastal Office In Leland

North Carolina’s coastal growth inspired Bobbitt, a Raleigh-based construction company, to expand its office presence to Leland, the company announced on Monday. The office is located at 9600 Ploof Road in Leland in the Ploof Road Business P ...

Apr 9, 2024

New Independent Insurance Firm Opens On Military Cutoff Road

Matt Ham describes building relationships as his “heartbeat.” A Wilmington native, Ham worked for North Carolina Farm Bureau from 2008 to 2018 before embarking on various entrepreneurial and nonprofit endeavors. This year, he return ...

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Since Jennifer Harjo opened New Hanover County’s Public Defender’s Office in 2008, she has strived to ensure her clients receive their Const...

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