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Monthly Archives: September 2017

    Did You Know? History of UNCW

    By Admin | September 29, 2017

    September 4th, 2017 marked the 70th Anniversary of the University of North Carolina in Wilmington, and there are plenty of milestones to celebrate! Since they opened their doors in 1947, they’ve grown from an extension of UNC Chapel Hill with 250 students to a public institution serving over 16,000! Their high-quality programs have been nationally... Read More

    Did You Know? Camp Lejeune

    By Admin | September 26, 2017

    With the main base and six satellite facilities, Camp Lejeune and the surrounding community is home to approximately 170,000 active duty, dependent, retiree, and civilian employees, and is called the home of “Expeditionary Forces in Readiness.” The barrack’s construction officially began on May 1st, 1941, and temporary structures were immediately raised in order to accommodate... Read More

    Taylor Greene of CENTURY 21 Sweyer & Associates Achieves CENTURION Producer Award

    By Admin | September 20, 2017

    Congratulations Taylor Greene! CENTURY 21® Sweyer & Associates announced this week that Taylor Greene, REALTOR® with the Jacksonville office, recently earned the CENTURY 21® System’s CENTURION® Producer Award for closed sales. This is an unbelievable recognition which puts him in the top 2% of all CENTURY 21® agents in the world based off Gross Closed Commissions.... Read More

    Did You Know? NC Spot Festival

    By Admin | September 19, 2017

    The idea of the Spot Festival developed at a community oyster roast and the very first spot festival was held in 1963! In 1983, the festival was being held at The Hampstead Community Center. JH Lea and Sons, a Hampstead provider of fish for over 90 years, was a major sponsor for the festival until... Read More

    Did You Know? Operation Bumblebee

    By Admin | September 18, 2017

    From 1946 to 1948, Operation Bumblebee was the US Navy’s secret guided missile program located on Topsail Island. Designated after the insect, leaders hoped to create an armed, guided missile with similar controlled speed and steering.   Due to Topsail Island’s isolation and Camp Davis’ within driving distance, it was the perfect site to test... Read More

    Century 21 Newsom-Ball Merges with CENTURY 21 Sweyer & Associates

    By Admin | September 12, 2017

    CENTURY 21 Sweyer & Associates is pleased to announce the merger of Century 21 Newsom-Ball. Century 21 Newsom-Ball has a long history of success and longevity in our area.  Since 1978 they have specialized in Residential and Commercial real estate. Century 21 Newsom-Ball and its owner, Polly Purnell-Norris, will merge all operations under CENTURY 21... Read More

    Did You Know? Wilmington National Cemetery

    By Admin | September 11, 2017

    If you would like to pay your respects to the veterans of Wilmington, North Carolina, visit our National Cemetery. Located at 2011 Market Street, this final resting place is reserved for soldiers dating back to the Civil War. During the Civil War, the town of Wilmington played a key role as it was a major... Read More

    Wine & Design

    By Admin | September 8, 2017

    In recent years, it has become increasingly popular in Southeastern Carolina to enjoy a glass of your favorite Pinot Noir while receiving instructions on how to paint your own masterpiece. Wine & Design Locations in Wilmington, Leland, and Jacksonville Open every day from 1:00 – 9:00 pm Visit a paint and sip studio that allows... Read More

    Jeff Lesley Achieves DOUBLE CENTURION Award!

    By Admin | September 1, 2017

    We are proud to announce that Jeff Lesley achieved the DOUBLE CENTURION Award in August 2017! This is an unbelievable recognition which puts him in the top 1% of all CENTURY 21® agents in the world based off Gross Closed Commissions. Jeff is a multiple CENTURION® Award winner and this is his third DOUBLE CENTURION® Award. “This is an incredible... Read More

    September Events in Southeastern NC

    By Admin | September 1, 2017

    New Hanover: Peter and the Star Catcher September 1st through 3rd and 8th through 10th at 8:00 pm Thalian Hall at 310 Chestnut Street, Wilmington NC 28401 Admission: $34.00 Opera House Theatre Company presents Peter and the Starcatcher, live on stage at Thalian Hall in downtown Wilmington, NC! Based on the novel by Dave Barry... Read More