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Jan 20, 2022

WilmingtonBiz Talk: COVID Update And Parent Coping Tips

By Vicky Janowski, posted Jan 20, 2022

This week’s BizTalk included special double discussion about the latest spike in COVID cases. First up Thursday was an update from health officials. Infectious disease physician Paul Kamitsuka and county public health assistant director Carla Turner shared the latest numbers locally, whether omicron is showing signs of peaking, testing supplies and other issues. ...

Jan 13, 2022

WilmingtonBiz Talk: New Hanover County Transformations

By Staff Reports, posted Jan 13, 2022

Transformational projects led by New Hanover County are expected to make progress this year, including Project Grace, The Healing Place and the redevelopment of the county government complex. Project Grace refers to the redevelopment of a county-owned downtown block to include a new main branch of the county’s public library and a new Cape Fear Museum. The mixed-u ...

Jan 4, 2022

New Hanover Community Endowment’s incoming president and CEO joined Monday's BizTalk. Endowment board officials on Monday named William Buster as head of the more than $1.2 billion fund created from the sale of New Hanover Regional Medical Center to Novant Health. Buster, who comes to Wilmington after serving as senior vice president of impact with Ashevill ...

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Dec 16, 2021

WilmingtonBiz Talk: This Year's Legislative Session

By Vicky Janowski, posted Dec 16, 2021

Now that the North Carolina’s legislative session has wrapped up for the year, we checked in Thursday with lawmakers on this week’s WilmingtonBiz Talk. Members from the area’s legislative delegation answered questions about the budget, including local items, key bills and redrawn election maps. View the full BizTalk conversation below. Also listen t ...

Dec 9, 2021

The omicron variant is the latest COVID-19 news that public health officials are watching. U.S. officials said recently that while the variant is beginning to circulate domestically, early indications suggest it might not be as severe as the most recent delta variant spread. David Howard, New Hanover County’s public health director, joined Thursday&rs ...

Nov 18, 2021

WilmingtonBiz Talk: Supply Chain Disruptions

By Vicky Janowski, posted Nov 18, 2021

Wilmington-area stores and businesses are seeing the same impacts from supply chain bottlenecks as the rest of the country. Triggered by the pandemic, a ripple effect has hit a variety of sectors. From waitlists for vehicles because of the chip shortage to fewer frozen turkeys ahead of Thanksgiving, supply chain disruptions have popped up in a variety of ways. To exp ...

Nov 11, 2021

WilmingtonBiz Talk: Helping Veterans Become Entrepreneurs

By Staff Reports, posted Nov 11, 2021

In recent years, efforts to aid military veterans in the pursuit of employment and in the creation of businesses have been on the rise in the Wilmington area. For example, Bunker Labs, a nonprofit that provides resources for veteran entrepreneurs, launched a Wilmington chapter in 2019 to help military veterans and military spouses start and grow successful businesses. ...

Nov 4, 2021

WilmingtonBiz Talk: Downtown Economic Development

By Vicky Janowski, posted Nov 4, 2021

Two recent business announcements focused on the downtown Wilmington area. Wilmington Downtown Inc. last week introduced officials with Parastream Development, which bought more than 7 acres in the historical Soda Pop District that includes the former Coca-Cola building on Princess Street. From the $8 million sale, the developers plan to add manufacturing, retail and re ...

Oct 28, 2021

WilmingtonBiz Talk: Looking Ahead At COVID Child Vaccines

By Vicky Janowski, posted Oct 28, 2021

An FDA advisory panel voted Tuesday to recommend the COVID-19 vaccine to children ages 5 to 11. If the FDA and CDC approves emergency use of the pediatric doses for Pfizer’s vaccine, providers are preparing for distribution as early as the next couple of weeks. Pfizer has released data from its clinical trial about the vaccine, which is a third of the dose older c ...

Oct 21, 2021

Some local efforts to support startups and small businesses have been focusing on minority- and women-owned business owners. To that end, Wilmington entrepreneurs Tracey and Girard Newkirk last year founded Genesis Block, a company that provides business development services. "We have 54 companies that we provide specific business development services for, whether ...

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