Layout - Left Frame
Monday, May 2, 2016
News - Archives By Year


County

Expanded WPD crime fighting paying off
The Wilmington Police Department’s efforts to prevent and reduce crime in the face of a local increase in youth gang violence is paying off, according to a year-end review. In addition, several new initiatives are being planned or considered. [Read more...]
Area leaders speak out about youth violence
Wilmington Mayor Bill and several other elected and law enforcement officials held a press conference at the MLK Community Center on Feb. 22 to discuss ongoing efforts to address youth violence. Watch the video from the press conference. [Read more...]
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.

[Read more...]
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...]
Page 1 of 2First   Previous   [1]  2  Next   Last   
Layout - Right Frame
Layout - Footer Top Left Corner Layout - Footer Top Right Corner
Terms of Use  Privacy  ADA Policy  ©2002-2016 City of Wilmington 
102 North Third Street - Post Office Box 1810
Wilmington, North Carolina 28402-1810
910.341.7800
Questions, Comments? Email Us!
Login