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NC Ports Authority

McCrory taps Michael Lee for NC Ports Authority Board chair

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videoGov. Pat McCrory has selected a Wilmington attorney and state Senate candidate as the new chair of the NC Ports Authority Board of Directors. Michael Lee replaces Danny McComas, also of Wilmington, who resigned the post late last month. Full story...
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McComas steps down from Ports Authority Board

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Danny McComas has stepped down as chair of the North Carolina Ports Authority Board of Directors. He informed the governor of his decision to resign in a letter dated Monday. Full story...
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Council of State approves wood pellet facility at Port of Wilmington

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The Council of State has approved a lease agreement to let a wood pellet maker build a facility at the State Port of Wilmington. The North Carolina State Ports Authority Board of Directors approved the deal with Enviva Holdings, LP last week. Full story...
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NC Ports takes step toward wood pellet business

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video New business could be burning its way into the Port of Wilmington. After months of negotiations the North Carolina Ports Authority and wood pellet company Enviva are inching closer to a partnership. Full story...
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State Ports Authority honors Merchant Mariners

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video The State Ports Authority honored Merchant Mariners who served during World War II. A wreath and flowers were tossed into the Cape Fear River on Wednesday. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Southport Alderman reconsider city's film policies

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video As Southport gets set for its starring role in "Safe Haven," city leaders are reconsidering how to handle any future movie shoots. The debate comes after some residents were not happy with some of the impacts of "Safe Haven" shooting around town last summer. Full story...
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Interim chief named for NC Ports

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videoJeff Miles has been appointed Acting Executive Director of the North Carolina State Ports Authority effective immediately. Miles, who joined the Ports in 2005 as Chief Operating Officer and was promoted to Deputy Executive Director in 2012, replaces Tom Bradshaw, who stepped down earlier this week after a year on the job. Full story...
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Bradshaw out as Ports Authority executive director

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video Tom Bradshaw is out as executive director of the NC State Ports Authority, an official confirmed on Monday. Ports authority spokeswoman Laura Blair said Bradshaw no longer works for the NC Department of Transportation, but provided no other information. Full story...
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McComas ports post could cause political domino effect

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video Longtime state Rep. Danny McComas will leave his seat earlier than expected to take over the North Carolina State Ports Authority. However, that could cause a ripple effect in state and county government ahead of November’s election. Full story...
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NC Ports Authority dinner for 15 cost about $1,500

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A spokesman says the NC State Ports Authority will develop new policies for meals and expenses after a steak house dinner for 15 cost more than $1,500 for food. Full story...
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