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Wilmington's SBTDC Center Names Director

Gloria Monroe, interim director of the Small Business & Technology Development Center at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, was named the center's permanent director on Tuesday, according to an announcement from SBTDC.   Monr ...

May 29, 2024

Endowment Reveals $19M Affordable Housing Strategy

The New Hanover Community Endowment released its Affordable Housing Investment Strategy on Wednesday – an effort that could allocate up to $19 million to support existing and future housing programs. According to a news release, the endowmen ...

May 29, 2024

Shallotte Wine Shop, Tasting Room Celebrates Expansion

Vinofiore Wine Shop & Tasting Room – Shallotte’s only wine shop – recently held a ribbon-cutting to celebrate its reopening and expansion. The event, which was hosted in conjunction with the Brunswick County Chamber of Commer ...

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The 2024 Luncheon for Literacy featuring Special Guest Jason Mott

Posted Oct 16, 2023
The Cape Fear Literacy Council (CFLC) is excited to announce that our annual Luncheon for Literacy will return on April 23, 2024, at Northside Church in Wilmington, NC, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Guests can expect fellowship, inspiration, and a tasty, catered buffet. While the event is traditionally f...read entire article
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May 29, 2024

Sip Tiki Bar Gears Up For Busy Summer In Downtown Wilmington

Downtown Wilmington’s Sip Tiki Bar is gearing up for a busy summer season.  The family-run business already has a loyal following among its neighboring Water Street businesses and River Place residents and has seen a steady increase in ...

May 28, 2024

United Bank To Acquire The Piedmont Bank

United Bankshares, Inc., the parent company of United Bank, will acquire Atlanta-based Piedmont Bancorp, Inc., the parent company of The Piedmont Bank, officials announced this month.   The deal will expand the bank’s markets to the grea ...

May 28, 2024

Novant To Sell, Leaseback Four Wilmington-area Properties In Statewide Effort

Novant Health closed on the sale of 16 of its North Carolina properties earlier this month, a transaction that included four facilities in the Wilmington area. The sales are part of a “larger, multi-phased sale/leaseback transaction with Rem ...

May 24, 2024

Three Friends Coffee To Grow With New Skyline Center, Ogden Locations

A local coffee shop is growing its footprint with two new locations in the coming months, including one on the ground floor of Wilmington’s Skyline Center. Three Friends Coffee will open on June 3 in an approximately 800-square-foo ...

May 24, 2024

NC Biotech Southeast Venture Final Names Winner, Highlights Area Life Sciences

If you had the chance to help diagnose sepsis, save stored human cells from dying in cryogenic tanks or measure brain data with just a pillowcase, which would you pick?   These are the missions of the three local companies that vied Thursday n ...

May 24, 2024

River Place Apartments Undergoing Conversion To Condos

In a high-profile downtown Wilmington development, Realtors are working to convert apartments to condominiums.  River Place, a 13-story, mixed-use complex completed in 2020, was part of a public-private partnership between developer East West ...

May 23, 2024

Financial Data Startup Expands Access To Tools, Sets Capital Goal

Wilmington-based financial data startup Lumos Technologies debuted Lumos Launch Pad, a free platform that allows customers to explore the company’s tools, on Tuesday.   Lumos has a financial institution customer base, and the company&rsq ...


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