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Genesis Block graduates first group of minority and women-owned businesses

Genesis Block, Wilmington's community collaborative to advance minority and women-owned businesses, graduated its first group of entrepreneurs Thursday evening.

New Hanover County and Wilmington officials discuss homelessness and poverty in the Cape Fear

Wednesday, New Hanover County Commissioners and Wilmington City Council members held a special joint meeting to discuss homelessness, poverty and inequality in the Cape Fear.

Genesis Block celebrates companies selected for minority accelerator

Genesis Block, Wilmington's new community collaborative to grow minority and women-owned businesses, held a big event Thursday night.

Genesis Block uses grant to help black-owned businesses

A local community collaborative is using a grant to train and invest in black-owned businesses.

Genesis Block is fostering small businesses and dreams in the Cape Fear

Tracey and Girard Kirkman, owners of Genesis Block opened a new space on Thursday; it's the next stepping stone in their goal to build small businesses block by block.

Brewery, hemp business potentially coming to Leland

It's no secret that the Town of Leland is one of the fastest growing areas in the Cape Fear, and now the town could soon be home to some of the fastest growing industries in the country.

Wilmington startup company recognized by Google

A Wilmington company is one of 11 companies across the nation selected for a networking event in Durham put on by Google.

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Dozens of K-9 officers head to New Hanover Co. to compete for ‘Top Dog’

Many law enforcement agencies from across the country are driving into Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and Wilmington for "The National Police Dog I K-9" trials.

Work session held by New Hanover County to discuss safety against violence in schools

 Three weeks after a shooting at New Hanover High School, and two weeks after New Hanover County Commissioners passed a motion allocating up to $350 million for school safety, the county held a work session today to discuss safety goals.

Now that U.S. pandemic unemployment payments are over, are more people applying to jobs?

Just after federal pandemic unemployment benefits ended, the Cape Fear is seeing an increase in job seekers. 

Tropical Storm Odette forms off mid-Atlantic coast

Tropical Storm Odette has formed off the mid-Atlantic coast and is expected to weaken Saturday night as it approaches eastern Canada.