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Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 7:22am.READ MORE:
WWAY NewsChannel 3 and WHQR-FM 91.3 will co-host Wilmington's only "OFFICIAL" baseball stadium debate featuring Mayor Bill Saffo and City Councilman Kevin O'Grady along with "Vote No Stadium Tax" spokesperson Scott Harry and Jim Rafferty, who is also with the group. The debate will be TONIGHT at 7 p.m. Full story...
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 09/25/2012 - 10:24pm.READ MORE:
According to experts, there are currently 80 to 90 potentially contaminated properties in the Wilmington area, also known as brownfield sites. Two of the properties are being considered by the city to build a minor league ballpark on the land. Full story...
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 07/19/2012 - 4:47pm.READ MORE:
The City of Wilmington's talks with Mandalay and the Atlanta Braves are done for the week, but there is still no deal for the proposed ballpark. With an August 7 deadline looming, Councilman Kevin O'Grady says there is still a lot to work out. Full story...
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 07/10/2012 - 10:55pm.READ MORE:
Wilmington voters, get ready for November. City Council voted unanimously to move the baseball bond referendum forward. Also at Tuesday's meeting, the Wilmington City clerk declared the petition against a taxpayer-funded ballpark not sufficient because it lacked affidavits which are required by state law and city code according to the city attorney. Full story...
Submitted by Asha Dave on Thu, 06/21/2012 - 10:58pm.READ MORE:
The first draft of a ballpark lease agreement has some Wilmington City Council members scoffing at the deal. But some city leaders say this is simply the first step in formal negotiations. Full story...
Submitted by Asha Dave on Wed, 06/06/2012 - 2:26pm.READ MORE:
Wilmington City Council continues to work on its budget for the next fiscal year. Council held a budget workshop today the morning after a public hearing on the spending plan. Also today, Council named a City Attorney. Full story...
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Fri, 06/01/2012 - 4:02pm.READ MORE:
At closer look, the petition against a taxpayer-funded ballpark is raising some eyebrows. City leaders say the petition, could affect established area teams, and those teams are worried, too. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/01/2012 - 8:16am.READ MORE:
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 05/31/2012 - 4:02pm.READ MORE:
The City of Wilmington received a petition today with more than 4,000 signatures. If verified, it will force the city to either adopt an initiative blocking tax money for a ballpark or let voters decide. The move has city leaders fired up. Full story...
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Wed, 04/18/2012 - 2:32pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Sun, 02/26/2012 - 9:38pm.READ MORE:
Rather than a phone call or an email, voters got he unique opportunity Sunday to bring their concerns in person to area elected officials. The annual Face to Face with Your Legislators event featured representatives from Brunswick, Pender and New Hanover Counties as well as state senators and United States Congressman Mike McIntyre. Full story...