jimbradshaw
2 months ago
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Brunswick County economic development director announces retirement

"I've thoroughly enjoyed my position here for the past eight years, but it's been something that my wife and I have been talking about especially this year, me turning 63," Bradshaw said. "We both want to have some more free time, so we're looking forward to retirement."
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5 months ago
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Southport, Sunset Beach and Wilmington top best towns to retire list

Some of the Cape Fear's coastal destinations have topped a list of best places to retire in the Carolinas.
New retirement resort not living the old lifestyle
5 months ago
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New retirement resort not living the old lifestyle

There are more signs that the Cape Fear region is a retirement destination. Another senior living resort has opened its doors with new ways of turning silver into gold.
SPECIAL REPORT: Turning silver into gold
7 months ago
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SPECIAL REPORT: Turning silver into gold

We went to Brunswick County to do a story on how the growing population boosts the economy. We came back with a story of how retirees are spending their free time. Here is the special WWAY report, "Turning Silver into Gold".
Judge on her career: ‘It’s not about us’
8 months ago
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Judge on her career: ‘It’s not about us’

An important woman in the Cape Fear is retiring. Rebecca Blackmore said she has been a district court judge for New Hanover and Pender Counties for 21 years, but on New Year's Day, she will wake up as a retiree. Blackmore ruled on many cases, anything from traffic violations to child custody battles.
UNCW and AARP launch first-of-a-kind retirement initiative
11 months ago
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UNCW and AARP launch first-of-a-kind retirement initiative

Wilmington's retirement population is growing. That is why UNCW and AARP have launched a program to tackle the challenges the 50 plus population faces.
NC waste management director retiring in June
2 years ago
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NC waste management director retiring in June

North Carolina's chief landfill and hazardous waste regulator is retiring this spring. Division of Waste Management Director Dexter Matthews told agency workers Monday of his decision to leave June 1 after 13 years at his current job and 30 years in environmental and public health protection. Matthews says his plan had always been to retire at 30 years.
Wilmington featured in ‘Where to Retire’ magazine
2 years ago
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Wilmington featured in ‘Where to Retire’ magazine

The greater Wilmington, NC, area has been selected a top retirement destination by Where to Retire, the only magazine in America geared toward helping people with retirement relocation decisions. The city is profiled in the November/December issue, available nationwide on Oct. 15, 2013.
Southport Fire Chief retiring after 48 years of service
2 years ago
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Southport Fire Chief retiring after 48 years of service

After 48 years of service the Southport Fire Chief Greg Cumbee is calling it a career.
ONLY ON 3: Longtime secretary talks about leaving New Hanover Co. Sheriff’s Office
2 years ago
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ONLY ON 3: Longtime secretary talks about leaving New Hanover Co. Sheriff’s Office

After nearly 30 years of service, today the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office honored one of its own. You might not recognize her name or her face, but coworkers say Sheriann Davis is the heart and soul of the Sheriff's Office.