Wilmington based GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy and Bechtel form decommissioning alliance

WILMINGTON — GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and Bechtel Wednesday announced the formation of an alliance to offer decommissioning and dismantlement services for nuclear power plants in Germany and Sweden. The two companies have more than 100 years of combined nuclear industry experience and through the alliance will provide a full range of decommissioning services including […]

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Seasoned realtor Charlrean ‘Chuck’ Mapson joins Just for Buyers Realty

Charlrean Mapson

WILMINGTON- Charlrean “Chuck” Mapson has joined Just For Buyers Realty as the exclusive buyer agency’s newest broker. “We are very happy to have Chuck join us,” Just For Buyers Realty Broker-In-Charge Kathleen Baylies said. “She is a seasoned real estate professional who brings years of experience to the company. Our clients will greatly benefit from […]

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This Week in History: March 20-24, 1985

This Week in History is compiled each week for Local Shout by Wilmington resident Mike Hack. This Week in History: March 20-24, 1985 The number one movie is “The Breakfast Club.” The number one song is “We Are The World,” by USA for Africa. Hockey player Ryan Callahan was born and composer Salvador Ley died. Quote: […]

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Wilmington Municipal Services District designated as AT&T ‘Fiber Ready’

First in the Country, Designation Reflects Presence of Fiber-Based, High-Speed Internet

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington area’s growing technology reputation has scored another “first” as representatives of AT&T, the City of Wilmington and Wilmington Downtown Inc. announced that the Wilmington Municipal Services District has been designated AT&T Fiber Ready. Wilmington is the first municipal services district in the country to receive the designation. Last year, the ILM […]

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Brunswick County teachers recognized at NC Council for the Social Studies conference

BRUNSWICK COUNTY — Two talented teachers from Brunswick County Schools left their mark during the recent conference of the North Carolina Council for the Social Studies (NCCSS). Ms. Tara Cumbee, fourth grade teacher at Union Elementary School was named Social Studies Teacher of the Year. As the NCCSS winner of the 2017 Social Studies Teacher of […]

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Cape Fear Museum curator set to retire after 30 years of service

Barbara Rowe CF Museum

WILMINGTON — For more than 100 years, Cape Fear Museum has collected, preserved and interpreted objects relating to the history, science and cultures of the Lower Cape Fear. One of its most important “treasures,” Curator Barbara Rowe, will retire in this month after 30 years of service with New Hanover County. After earning a bachelor […]

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Local attorney and Habitat for Humanity team up for pro bono wills clinic

BOLIVIA — Local attorney B. Joseph (Joey) Causey Jr. participated in a pro bono wills clinic for 14 local families served by Habitat for Humanity on Saturday, March 4. Attorney Causey supervised law students from Wake Forest Law School as they interviewed and counseled clients. Kathy Rebeck and Nita Robertson from Habitat for Humanity hosted the […]

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This Week in History: March 13-17, 1977

This Week in History is compiled each week for Local Shout by Wilmington resident Mike Hack. This Week in History, March 13-17, 1977: The number one movie is Disney’s “The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh.” The number one song is “Southern Nights” by Glen Campbell. R&B singer Tamar Braxton was born and American activist […]

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