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2009-09-09 06:50:00

WILMINGTON, N.C., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Robison has been named Managing Partner of Sanford Rose Associates - Wilmington, one of several new Sanford Rose Associates executive search offices opening in recent months.

2009-08-06 14:36:07

A judge in Wilmington, Del., has set a Dec. 7 trial date on a plan to use funds from sports betting to ease the state's budget woes, the News Journal said. Chief U.S. District Judge Gregory M.

2009-07-06 14:17:00

WILMINGTON, N.C., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a nationwide casting call, producers of 'Nation's Next Top Model Home' today announced the names of the interior designers joining the cast of this year's reality show competition.

2009-06-10 10:01:00

Newsletter Highlights Deteriorating Earnings That Threaten Dividends WILMINGTON, Del., June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite a 40% drop in stock value and analyst concerns about company performance, top executives at Wilmington Trust (NYSE: WL), received more than $8.6 million in 2008 alone and gained over $17.1 million in pension benefits, according to a newsletter issued today.

2009-03-17 13:30:00

With a green light to leverage its SiteIQ solution, Port of Wilmington Port Security boosts operational efficiency and trims compliance costs without compromising security BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, Port of Wilmington (POW) security officials received the U.S.

2009-03-06 11:07:46

A pregnant woman was carrying 73 bags of heroin hidden in her waistband when she and a companion were pulled over in Delaware, police allege. Police said Shawnett Backus, 31, was arrested Wednesday after a routine traffic stop near Wilmington led to the alleged discovery of six bags of heroin between the seats of the vehicle in which she was a passenger, The (Wilmington, Del.) News Journal reported Thursday. A police officer searched the vehicle after the vehicle's driver, Jeron Johnson, 27,...

2009-03-02 08:13:00

ANCASTER, ON, March 2 /PRNewswire/ - Protest letters are pouring in to The Provost of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington over his recent action - but he's keeping them quiet. A short time ago, he banned 14 photos in The Century Project by Frank Cordelle.

2009-02-24 07:19:00

ANCASTER, ON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ - The University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW) has banned a vital part of a well-known exhibition scheduled to appear on its campus next Monday for a week.

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.

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.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.