Brunswick County surpasses $2 billion in year-to-date residential sales; market ahead of record 2020 pace

“Nothing short of amazing” SHALLOTTE, N.C. — Brunswick County’s residential real estate market saw record sales last year, topping $2 billion for the first time. This year’s market is well ahead of last year’s record pace, and total sales in 2021 have already crossed the $2 billion threshold with three months to go. Year-to-date residential…

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Dosher welcomes new Foundation Board of Director

SOUTHPORT, N.C. — Dosher Memorial Hospital Foundation welcomes new Board of Director Edgar Haywood III. Haywood served as CEO and Administrator at Dosher Hospital from 1992-2012 until his retirement. The Dosher Foundation volunteer Board of Directors is made up of a broad spectrum of community members and is charged with the responsibility of managing donations and…

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Sea Trail developer Riptide Builders helps Sunset Beach Turtle Watch Program purchase X-ray machine for turtle rehab center

SUNSET BEACH, N.C. – Riptide Builders, a Sunset Beach-based residential home builder and developer of Sea Trail, recently made a contribution to the Sunset Beach Turtle Watch Program (SSBTWP). The donation will help purchase an X-ray machine for the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center. Additionally, Riptide constructed several sets of beach stake…

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43rd Annual U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament Awards Over $400,000 in Prizes

Southport, N.C. – The record-setting 43rd Annual U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament was held Oct. 1-2 at Dutchman Creek Park. It attracted the highest number of participants in the tournament’s history with 561 boats from more than nine states and awarded more than $400,000 in cash prizes. With their single-engine vessel, Bare Necessities, Captain Cameron Yow and…

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Brunswick County: Spending by Domestic and International Visitors in 2020 Totals $731.2 Million

SHALLOTTE, N.C. — Domestic and international visitors to and within Brunswick County spent $731.2 million in 2020 in the county. This data comes from an annual study commissioned by Visit North Carolina, a unit of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina. While this number represents a decrease of 1.3% from 2019, Brunswick County moved from…

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ATMC announces project to bring FOCUS Fiber Optic Broadband to all members

SHALLOTTE, N.C. — ATMC recently announced that the communications cooperative will soon begin a multi-year, $100 million-dollar construction project to replace all of its copper and coaxial cable network within its Brunswick County service area with a new 100% fiber optic network. At the conclusion of this project, every cooperative member will have access to…

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Riptide Builders team members participate in Beach Sweep

SUNSET BEACH, N.C. – Five members of the Riptide Builders team recently participated in the Beach Sweep organized by the Brunswick County Association of REALTORS® (BCAR). Riptide, a residential home builder and developer based in Sunset Beach, recently purchased all remaining undeveloped land within Sea Trail along with all developer rights. “Many members of our…

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Duke Energy provides $750,000 in grants across North Carolina for small-business revitalization

The Duke Energy Foundation today distributed $750,000 in grants to help local businesses across North Carolina – from restaurants to retailers – adapt to the unprecedented challenges caused by the pandemic. The total represents a 50% increase over the $500,000 in funding announced in April due to the breadth and quality of the funding applications. As a…

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