CAMS’ Ben Rhodes to Oversee Large-Scale and Lifestyle Communities

Wilmington, NC — Community Association Management Services (CAMS), an industry leader in community association management throughout the Carolinas, is pleased to announce that Senior Vice President of the western NC region, Ben Rhodes, will begin taking on the additional responsibility of supporting and growing CAMS’ portfolio of large-scale and lifestyle communities. Rhodes is a seasoned industry…

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Clean Eatz Kitchen Partners with UPS for Nationwide Distribution

WILMINGTON, N.C., — Clean Eatz Kitchen is excited to announce their new partnership with UPS to deliver their healthy, prepared meals nationwide. “Reliability is a cornerstone of our success”, says CEO Jason Nista. “When we hand our packages off to a carrier, we have to be certain the carrier can meet their time-in-transit promises. We have tens of thousands of…

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Bank of America Study Finds 95% of Employers Feel a Sense of Responsibility for Financial Wellness of Employees

CHARLOTTE, N.C., — Bank of America today announced findings from its 11th annual Workplace Benefits Report, which revealed 95% of employers feel a sense of responsibility for the financial wellness of their employees, up from 81% in 20151, and more than half (56%) feel extremely responsible. The report also found that over the last year, more employers…

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Regulatory sandbox bill moving through final hurdles in N.C. Senate

By David Bass, Carolina Journal A bill to establish a “regulatory sandbox” by waiving certain obstacles for a trial period for fast-emerging financial and insurance products and services is one step closer to becoming law. It cleared the Senate Commerce and Insurance Committee on Tuesday, Sep. 21. House Bill 642 would create the regulatory sandbox, which…

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OPINON: Labor Force Shouldn’t Be Shrinking

By JOHN HOOD North Carolina’s economy has enjoyed a substantial recovery from the depths of the Great Suppression — that is, from the COVID-19 downturn of 2020. Most businesses are back up and operating. So are schools and universities. More employees than ever before are working from home. That’s had positive consequences for worker satisfaction…

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Center expands access to infusion treatment for COVID patients

WILMINGTON, NC – New Hanover Regional Medical Center, now part of Novant Health, has secured permission from the N.C. Division of Health Service Regulation to open a designated COVID-19 infusion center to treat high-risk patients who have tested positive for the illness.The outpatient monoclonal antibody infusion is a one-time treatment for newly diagnosed COVID-19 patients who are…

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Josh Hallingse named Vice President of Small Business Development and Business Retention for the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce

Wilmington, NC.— The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce welcomes Josh Hallingse as the new Vice President of Small Business Development and Business Retention. Hallingse will begin at the chamber on Monday, November 1, and report directly to the President & CEO, Natalie English. As VP of Small Business Development and Business Retention, Josh Hallingse will be overseeing the attraction,…

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UNCW Joins Statewide Consortium to Develop Human Performance Technologies and Services for Nation’s Military

WILMINGTON, N.C. — UNCW, in collaboration with more than 25 North Carolina-based academic, industry, nonprofit and state government organizations, will join the North Carolina Center for Optimizing Military Performance, a new consortium tasked with developing world-class human performance solutions for the nation’s military.  “Our university is home to a growing base of military affiliates – current…

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CFCC Announces Major Gift Supporting Nursing Students

WILMINGTON, NC — Cape Fear Community College is pleased to announce a significant expansion of support for CFCC’s nursing program and its students through the leadership gift of Dan Saklad, in memory of his wife, Sheila. Gifts to both the Cape Fear Community College Foundation and NHRMC Foundation ($400,000 in total) will support two major initiatives.…

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OPINION: Make Licensing Reform a Priority

by John Hood RALEIGH — According to the most-recent ranking I can find, North Carolina requires state-approved licenses in more occupations (nearly 200) than most other states do. North Carolina licenses twice as many occupations as Virginia does, and three times as many as South Carolina. You cannot be an auctioneer in our state unless…

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