WILMINGTON, N.C. — Gabrielle “Gabbi” Plumez has joined WorkTok as a product marketing specialist, the company announced today. Plumez will oversee the marketing strategy of WorkTok, an employee engagement app. According to a press release, she will develop strong messaging and positioning for the app and will differentiate WorkTok from other platforms and deliver on…

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WILMINGTON, N.C. — Next Glass, a global provider of software, content, and experiences to the alcoholic beverage industry, recently announced the addition of Tisha Hulburd as the company’s first Chief Marketing Officer. A seasoned marketing professional with over two decades’ worth of experience, Hulburd will be responsible for developing strategies that optimize synergies across the Next Glass family…

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DALLAS, TX — Earlier this week, Elm Street Technology announced the acquisition of Wilmington-based Flow ROI, a provider of real estate transaction management software for real estate brokerages, teams and agents. According to a press release, the addition of Flow ROI strategically enhances Elm Street’s end-to-end Elevate platform, which provides a comprehensive suite of real estate…

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Wilmington, N.C. – The North Carolina State Ports Authority is excited to announce it is expanding capabilities to better support the North Carolina agriculture industry through a partnership with Scoular. North Carolina Ports on Tuesday received approval from the North Carolina Council of State for a land lease to develop an agricultural transload facility on the…

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WILMINGTON, NC — The Cape Fear Community College Foundation is among the five organizations to receive funds from the Full Belly Project after the local nonprofit, dedicated to developing simple tools to improve lives around the world, announced its dissolution this past December. Fully Belly Project’s gift to CFCC of $10,000 established the Full Belly Project Technology, Innovation,…

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WILMINGTON, N.C. — Alcami, a leading United States-based contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), announced an additional $2 million investment to expand its oral solid development and manufacturing capabilities in Wilmington, NC. The investment will add a Gerteis Mini-Pactor® roller compactor and low humidity suites to Alcami’s existing 140,000 square foot campus in Wilmington, NC. The expansion, which is on…

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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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WILMINGTON, N.C. — PPD, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPD), a leading global contract research organization, will present virtually at the 39th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. David Simmons, chairman and CEO, and Chris Scully, CFO, are scheduled to present on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, at 2:50 p.m. (U.S. Eastern Time). A live and archived webcast of the presentation, along with…

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Participants Key to Reaching Goal of 120 New Minority and Women-Owned Regional Businesses Wilmington, NC – Genesis Block, Wilmington’s new community collaborative working to grow minority and women-owned businesses, is recruiting now for their first small business accelerator cohort.Ten small businesses, each minority-owned, will be selected for the 16-week course. Originally developed as a $5000…

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WILMINGTON, NC – New Hanover Regional Medical Center Emergency Medical Services has received a three-year re-accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS), an achievement that places NHRMC EMS in the top one percent of EMS systems in the country. “This recognition is a testament to the expertise, dedication and drive of the paramedics and…

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