Were you just lookin for a forum to vent your spleen? Your post has nothing to do with the article. Oh, another thing...it's like this practically everywhere in the United States. I'm guessing you've never lived anywhere else. I'm not saying it's right, but this area doesn't have a corner on the market on permits and overregulation.
One thing Wilmington (and SE NC for that matter) does lead the way on is one big collective inferiority complex.
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