UNCW and AARP launch first-of-a-kind retirement initiative
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Tue, 10/07/2014 - 4:30pm.

video 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.

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NC waste management director retiring in June
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 9:11pm.

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.

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Wilmington featured in 'Where to Retire' magazine
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/09/2013 - 4:09pm.

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.

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Southport Fire Chief retiring after 48 years of service
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 09/11/2013 - 10:34pm.

video After 48 years of service the Southport Fire Chief Greg Cumbee is calling it a career.

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ONLY ON 3: Longtime secretary talks about leaving New Hanover Co. Sheriff's Office
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Wed, 05/01/2013 - 4:00pm.

video 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.

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Wrightsville Beach Town Manager announces retirement
Submitted by Asha Dave on Fri, 08/17/2012 - 9:15am.

Wrightsville Beach Town Manager Bob Simpson has announced his retirement in a letter to the town.

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Wilmington still hottest city in state to retire to
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Mon, 12/20/2010 - 4:56pm.

N.C. cities in the rankings are Hickory (No. 81), Wilmington (No. 37), Asheville (No. 53), Durham (No. 80), Raleigh (No. 84), Charlotte (No. 115), Winston-Salem (No. 136) and Greensboro (No. 139).

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Dealing with retirement woes
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/08/2008 - 5:14pm.

video401k's and IRA's have taken a big hit with the latest stock market decline. Experts say retirement funds have lost nearly $2 trillion over the past year. Now it is time to find out what that means for those on both sides of retirement.

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