Corning Incorporated and its subsidiary, Corning Optical Communications LLC, will invest $176 million in two facilities in North Carolina to help create 410 jobs in the next two years. The company’s facility in Wilmington is not part of this expansion announcement.
For first responders, sitting at a red light could be the time they need to save lives. The Wilmington Fire Department will soon be able to change stoplights in an emergency, in a process called traffic preemption. According to Assistant Chief Frank Blackley, it will reduce response times and keep everyone safer on the road.