Holly Childs Resigns As WDI Head

Vicky Janowski - May 26, 2022

Aswani Volety Named New UNCW Chancellor

Johanna Cano and Johanna Still - May 26, 2022

May 27, 2022

Firm To Convert Offices To Warehouse Space After $6M Purchase

An industrial real estate investment and development firm plans to convert some offices back into warehouse space after purchasing a 100,000-square-foot warehouse on 23rd Street in Wilmington. Edgewater Ventures bought 1519 23rd St., near the Wilm ...

May 27, 2022

Wilmington-based Realty Group Announces Changes

The leaders of a Wilmington real estate group are taking on different roles within their organization, according to an announcement this week. Kirk Pugh, previously broker in charge of KBT Realty Group, is shifting his focus to growing the group&# ...

May 26, 2022

Holly Childs Resigns As WDI Head

Holly Childs resigned from her role as president and CEO of Wilmington Downtown iNC, the organization announced Thursday afternoon.   Childs, whose resignation takes effect immediately, said she is returning “home for family reasons,&rdq ...

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AARP Launches Online Resource Center to Help Protect Veterans Against Rising Fraud Free Resources Identify Top Scams Facing NC’s Military Community and Ways to Fight Back

Posted May 18, 2022
North Carolina military veterans and active-duty service members are at risk of being targeted by scammers. In May, AARP launched the AARP Veterans Fraud Center, a new online education and resource center to help protect veterans, service members, and their families against fraud. 

According to an AARP survey, one in three military/veteran adults reported losing money to scams ...read entire article
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Sweyer Property Management Adds Hartofelis

May 26, 2022

WilmingtonBiz Talk Previewing Summer Tourism Season

Memorial Day weekend has historically marked the unofficial start of summer tourism season for Southeastern North Carolina. But like many things, the pandemic has changed business as usual. On Thursday’s BizTalk, the head of the area&rsqu ...

May 26, 2022

Aswani Volety Named New UNCW Chancellor

Aswani Volety has been named the next chancellor of the University of North Carolina Wilmington.    The University of North Carolina System Board of Governors elected Volety at its meeting Thursday afternoon, held at the UN ...

May 25, 2022

Hemp Fiber Manufacturer Named Winner Of Southeastern Biotech Competition

Three companies are winners of the latest iteration of the Southeastern North Carolina NC BIONEER Venture Challenge. Renaissance Fiber was recognized with the first-place prize which includes a $20,000 investment from the NC Biotechnology Center a ...

May 25, 2022

New Medical Building Taking Shape In Brunswick County

The creation of a $12 million medical office building at Novant Health's Brunswick County campus is progressing toward a goal of being complete by the spring of 2023. Thomas Construction Group, which broke ground on the two-story, 34,000-squar ...

May 25, 2022

World-famous YouTuber Spotlights Two Local Restaurants

A bit of fishing on the part of local restaurateur Keith Rhodes yielded a major catch.   Rhodes, chef and owner of Catch restaurant in Wilmington, learned that international food blogger Mark Wiens was staying with family in the North Carolina ...

May 25, 2022

Flying Machine Rolls Out Cider Company

Wilmington’s Flying Machine Brewing Company is giving customers a new beverage to quench their thirst. The brewery just launched the Big Ocean Cider Company. Its first beverage, a dry, hard cider, will be offered in canned and draft formats ...

May 25, 2022

Panacea Invests In Canning Line

When Art and Robin Hill started their Panacea Brewing Co. in 2016, it started as a hobby. The Hills never guessed that just six years later they would have a storefront restaurant in a busy Wilmington shopping center and a flourishing brewing company ...

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Owners Taking Fermental To New Level

Fermental is one of Wilmington’s more unique watering holes – a bit quirky, but home to many loyal patrons who appreciate its laid-back atmo...

Riverlights Preps For More Development

Realtor Kathy Merlo and her husband, Tony, moved to Riverlights two years ago, into a Trusst Builder Group house facing a 38-acre lake....

MADE: Making A Cut In Custom Woodworking

A staple in the community for about three decades, the Wilmington custom woodworking shop also features a retail component – a unique featur...

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