SOUTHPORT – Andre Minor, MD has been elected Dosher Memorial Hospital’s Chief of Medical Staff for 2021-2022.  Dr. Minor, who is an internal medicine physician with Dosher primary care practice Dosher Medical – North Howe in Southport, has practiced medicine in Southport for over 30 years.  Dr. Minor was chosen by physicians and other medical…

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) increased slightly in Brunswick, Bladen, Columbus and Pender Counties in November, while New Hanover County’s rate held steady at 5.5%. Brunswick and Columbus Counties saw 0.2% increases to 7% and 7.2%, respectively, while Bladen and Pender Counties saw 0.2% increases to 6.25 and 5.4%, respectively. Statewide, unemployment…

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SOUTHPORT— On what he described as a “significant moment,” Dr. Brad Hilaman, Dosher Memorial Hospital CEO and Chief Medical Officer, was among the first of Dosher’s frontline team members to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday December 29th.   Dosher, which received their first shipment of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine last week, has scheduled sessions for employees…

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Dr. Michael Cahn announces new location: Michael L. Cahn, MD FACS DABVLM recently announced the opening of his new private practice, located at 4222 Long Beach Rd SE, Southport, NC 28461.  Locals may know the building as Dosher Medical Plaza, formerly Dosher Urgent Care.  Dr. Cahn resigned from Vein Clinics of America earlier this year…

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SUPPLY, N.C. — Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation (BEMC) is taking additional steps to protect members and employees, and ensure efficient operations as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves.  The following actions will take effect Monday, December 21 until further notice: In an effort to minimize the spread of COVID-19, all district offices will be closed to walk-in…

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“Small Business, Customer Service & Non-Profit of the Year” Southport-Oak Island, NC – In the Spring of 2020, The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce accepted nominations for its annual business awards: Small Business of the Year, Small Business Customer Service of the Year and Non-Profit Organization of the Year.  Once nominated, the qualifying business or…

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RALEIGH, N.C. – ATMC is one of 11 recipients to receive funding through the 2020 Special Supplementary Round of the Growing Rural Economies through Access to Technology (GREAT) Grant Program. ATMC was awarded four grants totaling $7.8 million dollars that will be used to expand high-speed internet service to more than 5,000 addresses across Brunswick, Columbus, Duplin…

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