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.
The Wrightsville Beach Aldermen held a public hearing Thursday night on the de-annexation proposal.
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.
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 City Council is looking at how to handle appeals from internet sweepstakes cafes and voluntary annexation requests.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The state House of Representatives has given final approval to two bills blocking forced annexation in North Carolina.