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Change to Urban Mixed Use regulations

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videoThe Wilmington City Council said OK to changing urban mixed use regulations Tuesday night. Full story...
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Wilmington City Council delay means city could soon be out of compliance

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videoCity Council met tonight, and the future of Wilmington was front and center. On the agenda was how to regulate the growth of Wilmington's suburban areas. A decision was made, but everyone was not in agreement. Full story...
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Council wants more feedback on Castle Street Peddler Flea Market

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video Some local businesses say the City of Wilmington cost them some valuable foot traffic after shutting down the Peddler Flea Market on Castle Street. The city shut the market down last month when it realized the market violated city ordinance. Now neighboring businesses are worried about their losing their own profits. Full story...
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Another public hearing on breweries

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videoThere's another public hearing on Breweries Wednesday evening. The Wilmington Planning Commission is considering new zoning regulations. Full story...
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Brewing questions with no answers, yet

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videoThe Wilmington Planning Commission held a workshop Wednesday to decide how to handle small breweries in the Port City. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Plan for Wilmington mosque faces opposition from neighbors

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video An office building in Wilmington might be turned into a new mosque, but the idea has some neighbors concerned. The Islamic community is growing in Wilmington and now looking for more space. They found an empty office building on Rankin Street, but rezoning is not the only obstacle they have run into. Full story...
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Brewing questions in the Port City

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videoMicrobreweries have been showing more interest in the Port City. But city code is causing a little confusion for craft brewers. Tonight the City of Wilmington held a public forum to get your thoughts. Full story...
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Owner hopes for permit to open restaurant in neighborhood where others have failed

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videoAl Snyder hopes to make his dream a reality and open Detour Deli in an old, empty building at 510 1/2 Red Cross St. Snyder says he bought the building in November, but a special use permit slowed his progress. Full story...
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Fireplace violation continues to keep Kure Beach couple out of new home

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A Kure Beach couple remains unable to move into their new home after a New Hanover County Superior Court judge upheld the town's decision to deny an occupancy permit for the property because its cantilevered fireplace extends 6 inches farther than zoning laws allow. Full story...
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City modifies zoning for gated apartments

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video Also at Tuesday night's City Council meeting a public hearing looked at a zoning ordinance off of Greenway Avenue. Full story...
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Rezoning plan has some in Carolina Beach upset

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videoCarolina Beach town leaders are bracing themselves for tomorrow night's council meeting. Council members will vote on rezoning a plot of land currently zoned residential. That has some residents upset. Full story...
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Ogden neighborhood not happy about cell tower plan

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video A new, nearly 200-foot cell phone tower is on the horizon if New Hanover County approves a special-use permit. But it won't reach the sky if some residents have anything to say about it. Full story...
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Debate continues about future of old Seabreeze community

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video A community once rich with history is now struggling to figure out its future. One group says it wants the Seabreeze community near Snow's Cut to move forward with new homes. The other says back off and leave Seabreeze the way it is. Full story...
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City council votes to add Monkey Junction to Land Use Plan

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Wilmington city council also voted in favor of amending the city's Future Land Use Plan to include the now-annexed Monkey Junction. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Despite state ban, Pender Co. to consider zoning for sweepstakes parlors

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video Pender County commissioners may roll the dice on a gray area at their meeting Monday night. A business is trying to get approval to open a sweepstakes parlor, even though the state banned the video games last year. Full story...
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