City 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.
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.
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.
Al 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.
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.