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Fiat dealership coming to Wilmington

Wilmington’s Neuwirth Motors plans to add a Fiat dealership to its portfolio of Chrysler vehicles, the company’s president said Tuesday. John Gillilan said he expects that the Fiat operation will open in October.

Longtime Wilmington builder Paul Gregory dies at 89

Longtime Wilmington builder Paul Gregory died Monday evening at the age of 89.

HMS Bounty replica visiting Wilmington

A replica of a famous 18th century ship will visit Wilmington next week. The Tall Ship HMS Bounty will arrive in Riverfront Park on May 17th and be open to the public for tours from Friday, May 18th through Sunday, May 20th.

New Hanover Co. has some of the lowest ozone levels in the state

New Hanover County residents can breathe a bit easier, with the recent announcement that the county’s ozone levels are some of the lowest in the state. That’s according to Tom Mather, spokesman for the North Carolina Division of Air Quality.

Qantas places $2 billion GE Aviation order

Australian airline Qantas has placed a $2 billion order with a Castle Hayne-based General Electric Aviation subsidiary, according to a news release.

SURVEY: Wilmington cheapest in state for basic services

Wilmington ranks No. 1 in Michael Jacobs’ “N.C. Stewardship Index,” a chart that ranks the largest 25 North Carolina cities based on a system of metrics comparing their respective property tax rates, and water and sewer rates.

Online magazine says Wilmingtonians are broke

The Daily Beast, a news and opinion website backed by Newsweek magazine, recently ranked Wilmington No. 17 on its list of “America’s Brokest Cities.”

Winstead wins Coastal Entrepreneur Award

The Greater Wilmington Business Journal named its 2010 Coastal Entrepreneur. Loadmatch Logistics owner Gary Winstead was awarded the honor at the annual Entrepreneur Awards breakfast at UNCW today.

Governor in Wilmington tomorrow for Power Breakfast

Attracting a sold-out audience of more than 500 people, North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue will speak at the Greater Wilmington Business Journal’s Power Breakfast on Thursday, March 25th at the Wilmington Hilton. Her talk will be a conversation with area business and community leaders about how to create and retain jobs in North Carolina.

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Kure Beach council passes ordinance opposing wind energy leases within 24 miles of shoreline

The first year of paid parking wrapped up in the Town of Kure Beach and the council is reporting how much was made and taking a stand against wind energy too close to its shoreline.

Preparations begin for the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo

Signs of the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo are now visible near the Wilmington International Airport, where workers began preparations on Sunday. 

Leland celebrates long-awaited completion of a multi-use path along Old Fayetteville Road

Dozens of people turned out Monday for an event years in the making, celebrating the completion of a path connecting Founders Park to North Brunswick High School. 

Commissioners clash over community violence prevention plans

Monday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting grew tense when the conversation turned to violence prevention in the Cape Fear.