The Wilmington City Council will consider the annexation of a new shopping center in the Ogden area.
4 months ago
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UPDATE: City council will consider annexation for Publix shopping center

The Wilmington City Council approved a resolution Tuesday night to consider the annexation of a new shopping center in the Ogden area.
Wilmington drops plans to add Galleria land
2 years ago
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Wilmington drops plans to add Galleria land

After the Wrightsville Beach Board of Aldermen voted last night against supporting deannexing the property, the City of Wilmington decided to drop its bid to move the property into its limits.
UPDATE: Wrightsville Beach Aldermen say no to de-annexation
2 years ago
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UPDATE: Wrightsville Beach Aldermen say no to de-annexation

The Wrightsville Beach Aldermen held a public hearing Thursday night on the de-annexation proposal.
McCrory signs Monkey Junction tax bill into law
2 years ago
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McCrory signs Monkey Junction tax bill into law

Gov. Pat McCrory has signed into a law an exemption that will keep residents in Monkey Junction from having to pay property taxes to the City of Wilmington.
STARNEWS SUNDAY PREVIEW: Without involuntary annexation, city looks at other options
2 years ago
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STARNEWS SUNDAY PREVIEW: Without involuntary annexation, city looks at other options

Recent legislation in North Carolina has effectively killed involuntary annexation by cities. So how can Wilmington now add communities and continue to grow? WWAY's Cacky Catlett sat down with StarNews reporter Julian March to talk about his story in Sunday's paper.
Wilmington looks at how to handle sweepstakes appeals, annexation requests
3 years ago
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Wilmington looks at how to handle sweepstakes appeals, annexation requests

Wilmington City Council is looking at how to handle appeals from internet sweepstakes cafes and voluntary annexation requests.
County, city leaders reach few agreements in first meeting in months
3 years ago
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County, city leaders reach few agreements in first meeting in months

From annexation to the contentious topic of baseball in the Port City, it was a war words this morning as Wilmington and New Hanover County leaders sat down at one table for the first time in months.
Oak Island property owners petitioning for annexation into Caswell Beach
3 years ago
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Oak Island property owners petitioning for annexation into Caswell Beach

Folks in the Oak Island Estates area say they feel more a part of Caswell Beach than the town they legally live in and now they are looking to change that.
Gov. Perdue won’t block forced annexation changes
3 years ago
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Gov. Perdue won’t block forced annexation changes

A bill allowing people who live in unincorporated areas to vote to halt forced annexations by towns and cities will become law now that Gov. Bev Perdue has refused to sign it.
North Carolina  stops  annexation of Monkey Junction
3 years ago
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North Carolina stops annexation of Monkey Junction

The State House of Representatives has given final approval to two bills blocking forced annexation in North Carolina. One bill overturns the annexation of Monkey Junction, areas near Southport and others across the state. That's a done deal.