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2009-02-17 07:00:00

WILMINGTON, Mass., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroTherm(R) announces the successful move of its Corporate Headquarters consisting of 41 employees including management, manufacturing, sales & marketing to a new location; 30 Upton Drive, Wilmington, Massachusetts 01887. The office was previously located in Middleton, Massachusetts. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090217/NE70925LOGO ) "Our US office has more than doubled in size in the last two years and our new home...

2009-02-17 07:00:00

Second Major Expansion in 2009 Adds 50 New Jobs ATLANTA, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Nordic Cold Storage, an Atlanta-based leader in refrigerated supply chain services, announces the opening of their new Wilmington, NC frozen distribution and import / export center. This facility will create 50 new jobs when fully staffed, and provide frozen distribution services for U.S. and international companies. "The Wilmington Distribution Center expands our network and provides customers with needed...

2008-07-23 18:00:38

By Patrick Gannon, Star-News, Wilmington, N.C. Jul. 23--A private jet company plans to launch on-demand passenger service from Wilmington to northern New Jersey, Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Nassau, Bahamas. Deluge Air plans to begin booking flights Aug. 4 on two seven-seat Learjet 35 aircraft, with flights taking off about a week later. It will operate out of ISO Aero Service, one of two fixed-base operators, or FBOs, on the grounds of Wilmington International Airport, said...

2008-07-22 12:00:41

By Gareth McGrath, Star-News, Wilmington, N.C. Jul. 21--WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH -- The interlopers stepped up their pace when they recognized they had been spotted taking a shortcut through the bird preserve at the north end of this barrier island. But they couldn't move fast enough before they were intercepted by Angela Mangiameli, a conservation biologist with Audubon North Carolina. "They said they were sorry, that they didn't want to walk around," Mangiameli said as she returned to...

2008-07-17 18:00:27

By Gareth McGrath, Star-News, Wilmington, N.C. Jul. 17--With the state budget passed and legislators itching to get out of Raleigh, time appears to be eroding for supporters of legislation that would soften the state's ban on hardened structures along the coast. Faced with disappearing beaches, valuable oceanfront property teetering on the edge of the Atlantic and few options beyond pulling back threatened homes or expensive beach nourishment projects, some coastal officials have...

2008-07-16 15:00:40

By Amy Hotz, Star-News, Wilmington, N.C. Jul. 15--Feature films, television shows and commercials spent 61 percent more money last year in North Carolina than in 2006. Construction materials for sets, double lattes for stars and even portable potties rented from local companies helped contribute to an estimated $160.2 million spent in the state, according to the N.C. Film Office, part of the state Commerce Department's Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development. Those...

2008-07-16 12:00:50

ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the remaining weeks of summer, the 200-room Sheraton Atlantic Beach on North Carolina's Crystal Coast today announced that it is offering a variety of family and military appreciation promotions. The promotions begin today and continue through the end of August, with a few continuing through the end of the year. "The summer family vacation has been a quintessential American tradition since the 1950s," said Tina Purifoy, hotel...

2008-07-16 12:00:50

By Gareth McGrath, Star-News, Wilmington, N.C. Jul. 15--Stars from John Travolta in "Domestic Disturbance" to the cast of the television series "Surface" have graced the private docks at the end of Lewis Road in Hampstead. But it will take more than Hollywood magic to see the small working waterfront and occasional movie and TV set turned into the first public boat access along Pender County's fast-growing coast. County officials thought they had the funds in hand when the General...

2008-07-15 12:01:00

By Shelby Sebens, Star-News, Wilmington, N.C. Jul. 13--Dosher Medical Plaza on Long Beach Road plans to open its doors to patients the first week of August. The opening has been delayed a couple months because of confusion between the contractor and the state over fire protection requirements, Dosher Memorial Hospital CEO Edgar Haywood III said. Wednesday the state gave the hospital notice it can now occupy the building, Haywood said. "This is our first physical joint project...

2007-03-06 15:00:35

WILMINGTON, N.C., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantic Blue Developers has unveiled plans for a unique nautical community, located on the spectacular Intracoastal Waterway near Wilmington, North Carolina's historic downtown. Primary to the community's design is its focus on nautical lifestyle. Residents can easily cruise to the Atlantic Ocean via the Intracoastal Waterway. The highlight of Anchors Bend is The Marina Club, which features a protected dock and deep-water boat slips ranging in...


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