Jun 24, 2024

From Legal Cases To Car Repairs, Wilmington-based Platform Weighs AI Uses

UmbrellaAI, a platform created by Wilmington-based Equal Access Carriers, is exploring new uses for its StructuralAI model following input from students at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. As part of a capstone project ...

Jun 24, 2024

State: Two Companies In Wilmington Must Add Dust Control Measures

The state is requiring two companies with facilities near the Port of Wilmington to adopt additional control measures after investigating resident complaints about the impact of dust in their neighborhoods. The N.C. Department of Environmental Qua ...

Jun 21, 2024

Entrepreneur Buys Downtown Building For Escape Room Venture

A local entrepreneur with plans to establish an escape room business purchased Shaw University’s building in downtown Wilmington. Logan Zanki bought the building at 224 N. Front St. from Raleigh-based Shaw University for $953,500, according ...

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Salling and Tate Dentistry Launches Annual "Gunner’s Runners" Shoe Collection Event, Aiming to Surpass Last Year's Success

Posted Aug 1, 2023

Wilmington, NC – Salling and Tate Dentistry is proud to announce the commencement of its annual "Gunner’s Runners" shoe collection event. This shoe collection supports Gunner Robinson, a student in New Hanover County who wanted his community to start the school year off “on the right foot”. For Gunner’s birthday, he selflessly requested that instead of re...read entire article

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Norris Obtains Professional Engineering License

Jun 21, 2024

Local Museum Celebrates 45 Years Honoring Railroad

Chartered May 1, 1979, the Wilmington Railroad Museum celebrates its 45th anniversary this year, according to a news release.  The museum honors the traditions and contributions of the Atlantic Coastline Railroad to Wilmington and the Southea ...

Jun 21, 2024

Beach Towns Rank On USA Today Top 10 List

Three New Hanover County island beaches are featured among the top four “Best Beaches in North Carolina” in a recent USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest. Best Beach nominees were announced in late April. Over th ...

Jun 21, 2024

Pretzel Production Presence

No. of local employees: 5 Year founded: 2018, rebranded and reorganized in 2023 Top local official: Gary Brock, founder and chief flavor officer Company description: Drink’N Pretzel makes seasoned sourdough pretzel pieces. Officials sa ...

Jun 21, 2024

CVB Dollars Fuel Out-of-state Push

In the upcoming fiscal year, tourism officials will continue devoting dollars to getting the word out about the Wilmington area outside of North Carolina. This year’s budget for the Wilmington and Beaches Convention and Visitors Bureau inclu ...

Jun 21, 2024

Info Junkie: ChyAnn Ketchum

In her role, ChyAnn Ketchum sends out communications for the Brunswick County city, getting “the right information to the right people at the right time,” she said. So she stays on top of local media and information channels.  Regular ...

Jun 21, 2024

Startups Weigh Local Support

As Wilmington’s population continues to swell, some entrepreneurs moving to the area are bringing their startups with them, and other new residents are starting up their businesses upon arrival. But what do these Wilmington newcomers moving ...

Jun 21, 2024

Aging In Place

A silver tsunami is coming. That’s according to statistics from the AARP, or American Association of Retired Persons, which finds that over the past several decades, about 10,000 Americans a day have turned 65. By 2024, that number will incr ...

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