September 12, 2014

Wrightsville Beach Named Top 20 Surf Town in the World!

This week, National Geographic named Wrightsville Beach one of the World’s 20 Best Surf Towns, saying this: A great surf town is the nearly magical sum of consistent waves, inviting accommodations, friendly […]
August 22, 2014

Business Community Leads the Way for Local STEM Education

Getting kids excited about learning math and science seems like an impossible dream to many parents and teachers. In a fast-paced world filled with video games, YouTube videos, Facebook posts and texting, […]
June 25, 2014

Wilmington Ranks as 2nd Most Exciting Place in North Carolina

Wilmington has been ranked as the 2nd Most Exciting Place in North Carolina, according to a study by real estate research site Movoto. The study looked at places with populations of at […]
June 11, 2014

City Goes Green with LED Street Lights

The City of Wilmington has just finished converting more than 200 street lights to environmentally friendly LED lights, which will also save more than $10,000 a year. LED lights reduce greenhouse gas […]
June 10, 2014

City Bond Rating Upgraded

The City of Wilmington got high marks for its financial strength following a review by the three major credit rating agencies last month. Along with maintaining current ratings with Fitch and Moody’s, […]
June 10, 2014

Chamber Board Supports Proposed School Bond

The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce board of directors have expressed their support for making improvements at area schools by passing a resolution in favor of the $160 million bond referendum proposed by […]
March 20, 2014

Wilmington Chosen to Compete for Garden & Gun Magazine’s “Greatest Southern Town”

Garden and Gun magazine is holding an online competition to name the “Greatest Southern Town” and Wilmington is one of the 64 competitors (patterned after NCAA basketball tournament bracket). Wilmington is in […]
January 22, 2014

Chamber Raises Funds for At-Risk Youth Summer Program

Two area businessmen made sizable donations to the Youth Enrichment Zone Summer Initiative at the “Crime Hurts Kids…and Business” event organized by the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce on January 22, 2014. Wilmington […]