Latest Wilmington, North Carolina Stories

2009-09-09 09:06:00

WILMINGTON, N.C., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The organizers of the 8th Annual Wilmington Oktoberfest today announced their expanded lineup of events and activities to occur October 16 and 17, 2009, at their new location, Racine Commons Shopping Center.

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.

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