Latest Wilmington, North Carolina Stories

2011-07-14 13:38:00

WATERTOWN, Mass., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sasaki, a leading integrated planning and design firm committed to thoughtful, sustainable solutions, announced today that it has successfully completed a major landscape design project for the Port of Los Angeles (POLA). The sustainable accomplishments and innovative design of the new Wilmington Waterfront Park effectively doubles the amount of public open space available and demonstrates Sasaki's abilities as an inter-disciplinary firm,...

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'. A formal kickoff celebration will take place Thursday, August 4th through Sunday, August 7th. The store plans to conduct a soft opening just prior to the formal launch, which will help management train staff, refine processes and make any other...

2011-05-06 06:30:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MedCath Corporation (Nasdaq: MDTH) announced today it has completed the sale of its ownership interest and management agreement in Coastal Carolina Heart to New Hanover Regional Medical Center (Wilmington, North Carolina). Coastal Carolina Heart is a component of the Company's MedCath Partners division and provides certain catheterization laboratory management services to New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Pursuant to transaction terms,...

2011-05-03 07:37:00

Cucalorus Film Festival selected as "One of the 25 Film Festivals Worth The Entry Fee in 2011" by MovieMaker Magazine WILMINGTON, N.C., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 17th Cucalorus Film Festival seeks submissions from filmmakers, video artists and creative spirits. Cucalorus is a non-competitive showcase of features, shorts and documentaries from around the world being held November 10-13. The festival screens over 150 films from emerging and established artists. Cucalorus is...

Word of the Day
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'