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Jan 7, 2022

Top 10 Most-read Stories Of 2021

By Staff Reports, posted Jan 7, 2022

The following are summaries of the top 10 most-read stories Greater Wilmington Business Journal online stories in 2021, the top spot taken by a WilmingtonBiz Magazine story about the Battleship North Carolina.   1. Ship Shape: Rebuilding the Battleship In 2009, the U.S. Navy gave two directives: either make plans to scrap the USS North Carolina or set out to rest ...

Sep 7, 2021

George Taylor: An Open Letter To Local Leaders

By George Taylor, posted Sep 7, 2021

An Open Letter to our City and County Leaders,   Last Friday, County Commissioners met to discuss ways to stop the violence in Wilmington, and I support them in their effort. Many city leaders attended, including law enforcement, the district attorney’s office, the judicial branch, and others. In the meeting, the Commissioners unanimously agreed to allocate th ...

Aug 30, 2021

Wilmington Attorney Opens Collaborative Family Law Practice

By Jenny Callison, posted Aug 30, 2021

A local attorney has co-founded a practice focused on adoption and collaborative family law. Ashley Michael (right) of Wilmington has teamed up with Ashley-Nicole Russell of Beaufort, North Carolina, to establish Michael & Russell PLLC. Michael will handle both adoption and collaborative family law cases, while Russell – who maintains offices in Beaufort, Gree ...

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The Common Element Among Unique and Successful Businesses

Posted Jan 19, 2022
Successful business owners may face a conundrum as they pursue success. “Though my competitors do something similar, they don’t do it the way I do it. So, how do I know the right way to achieve success, especially if I don’t do things their way?”

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Apr 16, 2021

Lewis Farms Continues The Berry Business

By Scott Nunn, posted Apr 16, 2021

Long before the N.C. Azalea Festival blossomed, another plant marked the start of spring in the Wilmington area: strawberries. The plant’s juicy fruit not only was popular at dinner tables, strawberries were part of a thriving local business known as truck-farming. Instead of being sold only in local markets, strawberries and crops such as lettuce, cabbage and mel ...

Dec 4, 2020

Resourceful Aging

By Cece Nunn, posted Dec 4, 2020

Amber Smith and Andrew Zel­din meet people in their 60s who have continued working past retirement age for a variety of reasons.   “We have some folks that have been fortunate enough to have saved and been able to plan for their retirement, and then we have some individuals that unfortunately for whatever life circumstances, they ei­ther weren’t ...

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