Longtime Dosher Physician, Douglas Hiltz, MD, announces retirement

SOUTHPORT, N.C. — Douglas Hiltz, MD, an internal medicine physician who has practiced in Southport since 1989, announced his retirement this week. Dr. Hiltz will continue to treat patients through January 14, 2022. Hiltz graduated from Albany Medical College and completed his internship at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. After his residency at the University…

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Dosher names Dr. G. Thomas Holland Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Holland to transition into role upon Dr. Brad Hilaman’s retirement SOUTHPORT, N.C. — Dosher Memorial Hospital recently announced that Board-certified family medicine physician G. Thomas Holland, MD, has been appointed as the organization’s Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Holland will transition into this role, where he will work closely with Dosher Medical Staff leaders and…

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Turning the Tide final workshop set for Nov. 4

LELAND, N.C. — Turning the Tide, K Starr Coaching’s workshop series, will hold their final workshop at WWAY Event Space on November 4 from 3 – 5:00 p.m. Turning the Tide is for local business owners and managers who are struggling to find and keep good employees. With many businesses losing hours, revenue in sales,…

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Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams participating in 2021-22 N.C. Leadership Forum cohort

LELAND, N.C. — Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams, who also serves as President of the N.C. Association of County Commissioners, is participating in the N.C. Leadership Forum’s 2021-22 cohort. The cohort will discuss how to improve healthcare outcomes in North Carolina.   “I’m honored to have the opportunity to participate in the N.C. Leadership Forum,”…

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Weekend of celebrations for Brunswick County’s North Carolina Gullah Geechee Greenway’s Blueway Heritage Trail project

Bicyclists, National Park Service, local elected officials, and local nonprofits gather for a weekend celebration of the 30-mile-long heritage trail planned in Brunswick County. The 30-mile-long North Carolina Gullah Geechee Greenway’s Blueway Heritage Trail project, sponsored by the Brunswick County Branch of the NAACP, was recently celebrated with its first annual Brunswick Heritage Riverside Ride…

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NC Works provides work experience, searching for eligible employers

NC Works is searching for eligible employers to provide training locations for participants looking to change their career or gain more skills in a particular career pathway through a Work Experience or On-the-Job training. A Work Experience includes a state-funded fully paid training experience to the employer and hands-on knowledge and skills to the participant.…

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Dosher opens interventional pain management clinic

Dosher to partner with Premier Pain Solutions, leaders in comprehensive pain management SOUTHPORT, N.C. — Dosher Memorial Hospital recently announced the opening of a pain management clinic, which will specialize in comprehensive patient-centered pain intervention for acute and chronic pain. Dosher is partnering in the program with Premier Pain Solutions, an interdisciplinary group of interventional pain…

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Dosher Foundation Golf Classic raises over $50,000

SOUTHPORT, N.C. — Recently, the Dosher Golf Classic raised more than $50,000 for programs and services at Dosher Memorial Hospital. The Foundation thanked premiere sponsor Griffin Estep Benefit Group and 46 other sponsors for supporting the 12th annual golf tournament.  Along with the sponsors, over 40 donations were made by local businesses to support gifts,…

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ATMC Accepting Scholarship Applications

Shallotte, NC – ATMC will be offering $2,000 scholarships to five deserving high school seniors who live in our service area. Applicants and/or their legal guardians must be customers of ATMC for Internet, telephone, cable TV, or ATMC Security services. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academics, school-sponsored activities, community involvement, and interview skills. Winners of…

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