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Wilmington chamber recongizes businessman Bob Rippy with lifetime achievement

Wilmington businessman Bob Rippy is set to be recognized by the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce as 2021's Duke Energy Lifetime Achievement in Business Award winner.

Contractor donates 70,000 masks to Wilmington

In New Hanover County, a local PPE contractor is donating tens of thousands of face masks to small businesses and childcare facilities.

RHA opens new mental health facility in Wilmington

RHA Health Services opened a new Behavioral Health building on South 16th Street. RHA has helped those with developmental disabilities and mental health issues for more than 14 years.

New Hanover County leaders to visit Apple headquarters

As technology continues to develop, a group of local leaders from New Hanover County will visit Apple's corporate headquarters next month to ensure students and staff will have the best tools available for them today and in the future.

Networking event creates ‘intentional collisions’ between races

The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce and African American Business Council held a joint event Thursday night, meant to connect young professionals of different races and backgrounds.

Intentionally Working to Diversify Your Workplace

Tracey Jackson, Chair of the African American Business Council joined Natalie English, President & CEO, Wilmington Chamber of Commerce to discuss the upcoming Intentional Collision: Breaking Barriers event.

Wilmington Chamber organizes first responders appreciation week

This is the second year the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce put on the event to thank all first responders.

Long-term housing needed for emergency crews, displaced residents

The New Hanover County Emergency Management Office is in need of long-term housing for displaced residents and emergency crews due to Hurricane Florence.

State lawmakers discuss taxes and business

It has been six months since the Republican-led US Congress passed a tax overhaul. Wednesday morning business owners in the area got a chance to speak with two lawmakers about changes they hope will keep the economy growing.

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New Hanover County School Board votes unanimously to rename Laney High Stadium

The New Hanover County School Board voted unanimously to remove Dr. Rick Holliday's name from the E.A. Laney High School's football stadium.

NCDHHS discusses the North Carolina impacts from the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services held a press conference today to discuss the recent reports of rare blood clots related to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 

Local reaction to Johnson and Johnson vaccine hold

The CDC and FDA recommended a pause on the Johnson and Johnson vaccine Tuesday morning. According to both, the vaccine has been connected to six cases of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis.

Lewis Strawberry Nursery & Farm begins strawberry picking season

After months of anticipation, the Lewis Strawberry Nursery now has thousands of ripe red strawberries ready for you to pick and enjoy.