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Port Of Wilmington Awarded $18M For Rail Project

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Aug 12, 2022

With Home Sales Down In July, Realtors Struggle To Choose 'sweet Spot' Prices

Home sales are down, prices are up, but Realtors in the Wilmington area say finding buyers isn’t the main thing keeping them up at night. Their biggest challenge these days is winning a daily real estate equivalent of The Price Is Right. ...

Aug 11, 2022

Port Of Wilmington Awarded $18M For Rail Project

The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced a tranche of grant awards, including $18 million headed to the Port of Wilmington for a rail enhancement project.  On Thursday, the DOT named awardees that were granted a combined $2.2 billi ...

Aug 11, 2022

Region Rides Wave Of Government Contracts To Small Business

A goal of the Small Business Administration is to encourage more small businesses to become involved in federal contracting. An announcement July 25 from the SBA indicated that the agency is making progress toward that goal, at least nationally. &nb ...

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Can an HOA Deny Solar Panels?

Posted Jun 16, 2022
The simple answer is “yes,” but it’s truly more complicated because there are a lot of factors that go into a Homeowners Association (HOA) being allowed to legally deny a residential solar system. There’s a lot of history behind what is considered acceptable or legal to deny a residential solar design.

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Law Firm Opens Office On Eastwood Road In Wilmington

Aug 10, 2022

Leland Town Center Lands New Tenant; Lowe’s Begins Construction

Construction is commencing at a new Lowe’s Home Improvement store in Leland Town Center, a multi-phase development off U.S. 17.  Lowe’s and property owner C&S Commercial Properties reached a deal at the end of June, according ...

Aug 10, 2022

Galleria Property On Wrightsville Ave. Sold For $37.5M

Charlotte-based State Street Companies sold the former Galleria Shopping Center on Wrightsville Avenue for $37.5 million, according to a news release. The buyer of the 17-acre site, Haven at the Galleria LLC, is an affiliate of Johnson D ...

Aug 10, 2022

Pipeline Poke Headed To Autumn Hall

A trip to Hawaii provided inspiration to bring fresh poke bowls and more to Wilmington. Local chef and The Bento Box owner Lee Grossman knew the area was ready for a restaurant serving the “freshest, healthiest food prepared like it is on th ...

Aug 10, 2022

Rachael Ray, Emeril Lagasse To Appear At GLOW Event

Beacon Education will once again bring big-name celebrities to the Port City for its 2023 culinary chef festivities on February 9 and 10. The annual event, now in its eighth year, is designed to raise money to support Girls Leadership Academy of W ...

Aug 10, 2022

Bill's To Host Mullet Contest To Christen New 'party In The Back' IPA

Have you ever worn a mullet? Are you sporting a mullet now (if you didn’t know, the mullet is making a comeback)? Do you want to join the trend and get a mullet? If you answered yes to any of the above, the Party in the Back Mullet Pageant, ...

Aug 9, 2022

New Biz Creations In Cape Fear Region Continue Strong Trend

The pandemic spurred a flurry of new business creations, so much so that the onslaught of applications momentarily overloaded the N.C. Secretary of State’s office.  Onset by job interruptions, the entrepreneurial swell of new business a ...

Aug 8, 2022

After County Plea, Treasurer ‘neutral’ On Whether Project Grace Gets Vote Next Meeting

New Hanover County officials are eagerly awaiting approval from the N.C. Local Government Commission to move forward with Project Grace, a public-private venture four years in the making. However, that approval could become complicated by concerns fr ...


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