Retirement

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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. Fri, 04/17/2015 - 6:32pm
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. Fri, 04/17/2015 - 1:42am
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". Thu, 02/19/2015 - 3:10am
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. Wed, 12/31/2014 - 11:30pm
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. Tue, 10/07/2014 - 9:30pm
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. Tue, 03/04/2014 - 2:11am
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. Wed, 10/09/2013 - 9:09pm
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. Thu, 09/12/2013 - 3:34am
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. Wed, 05/01/2013 - 9:00pm
Wrightsville Beach Town Manager announces retirement
Wrightsville Beach Town Manager Bob Simpson has announced his retirement in a letter to the town. Fri, 08/17/2012 - 2:15pm