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Saturday, October 10, 2015
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Wilmington chosen for economic development initiative

The City of Wilmington and the Carolina Coast has been selected as one of five cities across the state to take part in an economic development initiative called InnovateNC.

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Community violence reduction
City of Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo, Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous, New Hanover County Chairman Jonathan Barfield, NHC Sheriff Ed McMahon and District Attorney Ben David spoke at a press conference on Aug. 25 about community violence reduction efforts. [Read more...]
New Hanover, Brunswick oppose sales tax legislation
New Hanover and Brunswick officials joined together to speak out against proposed legislation that would redistribute sales taxes in the state. Cities and counties with tourist destinations such as New Hanover and Brunswick counties stand to lose the most under legislation currently being considered by the NC General Assembly. The legislation would change how the state distributes a portion of sales taxes collected when people buy clothing, building materials and other goods. [Read more...]
Open house for new flood maps
There will be an open house at the New Hanover County government center from 4-6 p.m. on June 25 to review the new floodplain maps. [Read more...]
City's recycling program
Changes may be coming to how the city handles recycling after it leaves our trucks. [Read more...]
Proposed sales tax bill would bring negative impacts
Proposed legislation in the North Carolina General Assembly would have a dire impact on Wilmington and the surrounding towns. [Read more...]
Info meetings on fire study, Oct. 29
There will be two information meetings on Wednesday, Oct. 29 to discuss the fire services feasibility study recently conducted. The first meeting will take place at 2 p.m. at Halyburton Park, and the second meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at New Hanover County Government Complex. [Read more...]
City-County fire study
The City of Wilmington City Council and the New Hanover County Commissioners are currently reviewing the draft results of a feasibility study to potentially consolidate fire services. Read more to see the draft report. [Read more...]
State Historical Marker unveiling
On Friday, Oct. 3 at 11 a.m., the City of Wilmington's Commission on African American History will host an unveiling ceremony for a new State Historical marker at the intersection of 3rd & Bladen streets. [Read more...]
City’s 275th birthday celebration
The City of Wilmington is partnering with the Star News, the Arts Council of Wilmington/New Hanover County and several other organizations to host a street fair birthday celebration on Saturday, Sept. 27 to recognize the city’s 275th birthday. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Water Street. [Read more...]
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