Officials Name Interim Airport Director, Form Search Committee

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Jun 11, 2021

Officials Name Interim Airport Director, Form Search Committee

Gary Broughton, Wilmington International Airport's deputy director, will take the helm at ILM as a result of the current director's upcoming departure, officials said Friday. The New Hanover County Airport Authority has formed a ...

Jun 11, 2021

Corbett Package Co. Officials Mull Next Steps For Former Milling Site

New development could be in the future for some Corbett family land near downtown Wilmington.  The 17-acre Castle Hayne Road property is not currently on the market, and the future of the site is still being determined after milling operation ...

Jun 11, 2021

Wilmington-based Real Estate Firm Opening Office In Hampstead

Residential real estate firm Nest Realty Wilmington is opening an office in Hampstead. The company, which has nearly 60 agents, has two other offices in the Wilmington area, one at Mayfaire Town Center, 990 Inspiration Drive, and one at 112 Cape F ...

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Life Insurance: How Much Do I Really Need?

Posted Jun 10, 2021
No emotion is necessary when you are calculating how much life insurance you really need. Just math. Let’s try to add it up here.
Following the September 11th terrorist attacks and the creation of numerous victims’ compensation funds, numerous scholars and financial economists roundly debated the economic value of a human life. Varying complex equations aside, many...read entire article
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Jun 10, 2021

WilmingtonBiz Talk: A Closer Look At The New Hanover County Budget

It’s budget season, and local governments are deciding spending priorities for the next fiscal year, which starts July 1. On Monday, New Hanover County Commissioners approved a $458 million budget for 2021-22. The budget included a proper ...

Jun 10, 2021

In Pender County, More Than 1,000 Acres Sold To Homebuilder, Partners

A local homebuilder recently bought more than 1,000 acres in Pender County with an eye toward future development. Wilmington-based McAdams Homes and partners bought 612 acres on Island Creek Road for $5.8 million and 411 acres on Sidbury Road in S ...

Jun 10, 2021

Airport Authority Votes Out ILM Director Julie Wilsey

The New Hanover County Airport Authority unanimously voted this week to end Julie Wilsey's role as airport director. "The airport authority has decided to vote to opt-out of Mrs. Wilsey's employment agreement," airport authority ...

Jun 9, 2021

New Office For Engineering Firm Flows Into Downtown Wilmington

An engineering firm with a corporate office in Raleigh has set up shop in downtown Wilmington. The Wooten Company, founded in 1936 by a native of Eastern North Carolina, is a multidisciplinary engineering firm specializing in water projects. Th ...

Jun 9, 2021

CFPUA Announces New Executive Director, Approves Budget

The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority Board has named Kenneth Waldroup as its new executive director, according to a news release Wednesday. Waldroup will succeed Jim Flechtner, who announced his retirement in August last year. Flechtner has been ...

Jun 9, 2021

NC Film Forum This Week To Address 'Post-Pandemic Production'

A virtual series to address topics in the film industry will continue Wednesday with discussions on filming during a pandemic. The UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Cucalorus Film Foundation is hosting the June session of the 202 ...

Jun 9, 2021

Bridgewater Wines Prepares For Porters Neck Opening

Following a year of record-breaking wine sales throughout the pandemic, Doug and Susan Zucker, owners of Bridgewater Wines in Leland, are putting the finishing touches on their new Porters Neck location, with hopes of opening to the public by mid-Jul ...

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