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Bring the Magic of Beekeeping to your own Backyard

There’s something really special about watching honeybees. The way they gather at the entrance of their hive - some leaving, some returning, some resting, all communicating. You can focus on each individual bee with their specific role, playing their own…

What is Next?

Whether it be because of the “Great Resignation” or “Pandemic Flux Syndrome”, so many people are experiencing a level of confusion and instability that is intolerable. People leaving their jobs are asking themselves, “What do I really want to do…

Overcoming Vein Disease with the Power of One

Venous insufficiency, also known as vein disease, is an often underdiagnosed and frequently undertreated condition. This is especially the case when it comes to individuals in their 20s, 30s, and 40s. While varicose veins and spider veins can signal issues,…

Wilmington HOTWORX Takes Center Stage

With so many new people relocating to Wilmington, it can sometimes feel as if our little corner of the world is already in the global spotlight. Our general manager Anthony Sciscento recently added to the attention that our city receives…

Simple Ways to Add Storage Space to a Home

Whether your house is large or small, chances are you’ve wished for more storage space. Luckily, creating more storage space is a fairly easy fix; one that can be accomplished without the need to add an outbuilding or build an…

Your Retirement Portfolio: Simplicity is Your Friend

Planning for retirement involves a lot of considerations – replacing your working income, navigating a sustainable withdrawal rate, planning for healthcare costs and long-term care, estate and legacy planning, as well as tax and gifting strategies (RMD-leveling, withdrawal sequencing, Roth…

Continuous Improvement: the Secret to our Success

As a non-profit community, we at Plantation Village re-invest our revenue into the services and amenities that provide our residents with the highest quality maintenance free lifestyle available in our area. It’s just one of the reasons we are #AllAboutYou!…

McKee Homes - Community Updates

We’ve Moved! Being the rapidly growing North Carolina born and bred homebuilder we are, McKee Homes has relocated our headquarters to the North Hills area of Raleigh, NC.  In addition to the new corporate office, construction is currently underway for…

Homebuying In 2021

If you have become frustrated trying to find a new home in this crazy 2021 real estate market, you are not alone. A number of factors have combined to create the “perfect storm” seller’s market leaving homebuyers scrambling to submit…

New Cremation Garden Now Complete

It is a pleasure to announce the new cremation garden at Oleander Memorial Gardens is finally complete, as the finished product is the result of many long hours of effort, time, and planning. Located at the end of Greenville Sound…

Improving Resale Value with These Easy Renovations

Between the busy real estate market and many of us still using our homes heavily for work, school, and everything in between, home renovation activity is steadily on the rise. But which improvements will increase your home’s value? Consider placing…

We Are In This Together

Hi. My name is Beth Hyjek, I am one of the co-founders of TeachingHorse, LLC. TeachingHorse is a leadership development company that offers virtual and in-person experiences with horses. Our approach to leadership development is inspired by how horses lead…

Gaining Peace Of Mind In Turbulent Times

Severe weather, political and social turmoil, unemployment, a global pandemic…this past year has been a challenge. One thing is for sure, all the time spent at home and out of our usual routines has helped us distinguish “wants” from “needs.” …

Now Serving Wilmington’s Mental Health Needs

On top of everything in normal life, the past year has been hard on many people in a variety of ways. Folks have been experiencing a range of emotions including fear, confusion, anger, and anxiety. Not to mention that isolation…

McKee Homes Brings New Communities And More To The Coast

New 2020 Collection McKee Homes is excited to announce the release of the new 2020 Floorplan Collection. The collection includes the most popular home plans with improvements and updates today’s homebuyers want to see. During 2020, recommendations and feedback from…

At Plantation Village We Are #AllAboutYou

The strength and beauty of our community, Plantation Village, is represented in part by the stories of the women who reside here. Their achievements are numerous – listen to their stories. #AllAboutCecilia Cecilia Corbett is a Wilmington native who went…

Drone Inspections Simplify Roof Maintenance

Drone technology has been increasingly popular and carries over into many different industries – including roof maintenance and repair. This technology allows homeowners and property managers to view areas of their roof that they might not otherwise get to see.…

Adding Warmth by Incorporating Outdoor Elements Indoors

Spending time outside makes most of us feel refreshed and peaceful. Bringing those natural elements into our homes helps create tranquility and warmth that pairs perfectly with any existing design. By borrowing only a few ingredients from our natural surroundings,…

HOTWORX BLENDS FITNESS TECHNOLOGY WITH FAMILY FEEL

For franchisees Craig Cadogan and Danny Richani, building their new 24-hour infrared HOTWORX fitness studio on Gordon Road the right way for the Wilmington community is essential to its success.  “We’re focused on making it a personal, family focused gym…

Unique Ways To Always Remember Loved Ones

Deciding upon a permanent place of remembrance for a loved one is not only an important part of honoring their memory but provides a place for family and friends to pay tribute for generations to come. While many people still…

Preserving The Past, Building The Future

The owner of Patriot Roofing, Stephanie Bolton, believes in the message and work that the Historic Wilmington Foundation lends to our community. Stephanie and her husband, Bill, have made it a priority to give back to our community by donating…