5 months ago
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Brunswick Forest, St. James get ‘Best in U.S.’ designation for retirement

A magazine that studies the best retirement regions, towns and master-planned communities across the country has a Brunswick County town as one of the Top 50 places to retire.
10 months ago
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Surf City fire chief to retire in March

"Me and my wife are retiring and going to do some traveling," Rivenbark said. "We've got a grand baby on the way and we're going to spoil them."
11 months ago
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Growing number of Americans retiring outside the US

A growing number of Americans are retiring outside the United States.
2 years ago
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How stricter rules for brokers will affect retirement savers

The Obama administration is going after a host of perceived rip-offs with the new rules it's unveiling Wednesday for brokers who recommend investments for retirement savers.
2 years 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."
3 years 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
3 years 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
3 years 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’
3 years 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
3 years 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.