July 29, 2015

New Hanover County Maintains Highest Bond Rating

New Hanover County has once again received a Triple A bond rating, the highest rating a county can achieve, from both Moody’s Investor Services (Moody’s) and Standard & Poor’s Rating Services (S&P) […]
July 28, 2015

Wilmington in Running for USA Today’s Best Al Fresco Dining

USA TODAY 10Best has teamed up with a panel of traveling foodies to nominate 20 streets and neighborhoods across the USA for the title of Best Al Fresco Dining Neighborhood. Wilmington, North […]
July 28, 2015

Unfair Business Practices Threaten Airlines

The U.S. airline industry’s considerable economic and employment impact on this state and many others is being put at risk by the unfair business practices of a pair of Persian Gulf governments […]
July 27, 2015

Increasing Personal Power for Women

Often women have to walk to fine line between being effective and being perceived as a witch. At the Women’s Professional Development Luncheon, keynote speaker Denise Ryan of FireStar Speaking will tell […]
July 9, 2015

Hammerheads Maximize Youth and Community Synergy

I was concerned in 2013 when I learned that majority ownership of the Wilmington Hammerheads soccer team was being sold to George Altirs following the conclusion of the 2013 USL PRO regular […]
June 5, 2015

Losing Ex-Im Bank Means Losing Local Jobs

The future of thousands of American jobs is uncertain. Those jobs are tied to companies that depend on exporting, but the culprit isn’t overseas. Our own government holds the future of these […]
May 18, 2015

The Perceptions and Realities of Crime in Wilmington

Communities that are the most effective at fighting crime and preventing the conditions that lead to crime are the communities where law enforcement doesn’t tackle the issue alone. Successful communities have multiple […]
May 12, 2015

Join Us at the Elected Officials Appreciation BBQ

Chamber members: it’s going to be a beautiful evening for a BBQ this Friday, May 15. Join us riverfront from 5:30-7:30pm at the Wilmington Chamber and say thanks to those who work […]