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2012-07-08 23:00:05

Karco Communications, a small business based in Wilmington, NC, has been named a prime vendor on Tactical Communications contract (TACCOM) for DHS. Wilmington,

2011-06-30 12:12:00

WILMINGTON, N.C., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With senior management in place, new vendors identified and construction close to completion, a grand opening has now been set for Wilmington's new locally-focused grocery - Carolina Farmin'.

2011-05-11 16:26:00

WILMINGTON, N.C., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The developers of Waterway Cove, a boutique coastal community located in Ocean Isle Beach, NC, are proud to announce a huge milestone in their community.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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