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A Little More Communication, A Lot More Cohesion

Drew Smith - Copiers Plus
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Risk Management: Seeing the Big Picture

Mike Stonestreet - CAMS (Community Association Management Services)
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UNCW Research Stories

Heather McWhorter - UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Sep 30, 2022

The (boat) Show Must Go On; Event To Continue Through Weekend

Though many events and local operations have wound down for the day in preparation of Hurricane Ian’s arrival, the Wilmington Boat Show is still on.  After pummeling west Florida, Hurricane Ian is projected to make landfall again midday ...

Sep 30, 2022

BenchMark Physical Therapy Expanding In Wilmington Region

BenchMark Physical Therapy, an operator of outpatient physical therapy clinics throughout the U.S., is expanding in Wilmington. In a recent sign of growth, BenchMark opened a clinic Sept. 12 at 409 U.S. 177 N., No. 2 in the Pender County town of B ...

Sep 29, 2022

New Hanover County In Midst Of Developing Another New Business Park

Though land is limited and industrially zoned property is scarcer yet, New Hanover County is in the process of developing not just one, but two business parks in the northern end of the county.  Commissioners will consider an agreement at the ...

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Mike Stonestreet
CAMS (Community Association Management Services)

Risk Management: Seeing the Big Picture

Posted Sep 21, 2022

Risks abound in today's technologically dependent environment, and community associations are a prime target. Has your board taken the necessary steps to protect the association against financial crimes, data breaches, and other business risks? ...read entire article
Achievers & Accolades

Thomas Construction Adds Health Care Project Executive

Sep 29, 2022

Wilmington Startups Make NC TECH Awards List

Wilmington companies are being recognized by the NC TECH Awards, an annual statewide technology awards program, according to a press release Thursday. Apiture was named a finalist in the fintech and insurtech company category, and Essential Person ...

Sep 29, 2022

Business Journal's 2023 Book On Business: Call For Artists

Calling all local artists!   The Greater Wilmington Business Journal is accepting submissions from local artists  – original paintings and drawings that reflect Wilmington-area landmarks, events, communities, native wildlife or lan ...

Sep 29, 2022

Sound Off: Eagles Island: Value And Opportunity

New Hanover and Brunswick counties are blessed with beautiful natural areas with mild climates and abundant natural resources. These are among the important reasons that our population is booming, the economy is growing and there is a record influ ...

Sep 29, 2022

Star Struck

The Milky Way is visible above Frying Pan Tower, a former U.S. Coast Guard tower 30 miles off the coast of Brunswick County. The light station was built in 1964 and retired in 1992.   These days, the tower serves as a base for visiting volunte ...

Sep 29, 2022

Feeding Frenzy

“Necessity is the mother of invention” is a proverb describing that innovation often arises from a place of need.    For Wilmington resident Jason Walter, his “need” was to enrich his diet with nutrient-dense drink ...

Sep 29, 2022

On Guard

Most everything today relies on computers and the internet, from email communications and smartphones, video games, social media and online shopping to medical systems and records.   Cybersecurity is the burgeoning art of protecting computer n ...

Sep 29, 2022

Software Startups

They might not always realize it, but from the moment they clock in or check their work calendar or view their performance indicators, many workers are interacting with software throughout their day.    As technology permeates all aspects ...

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