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Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 8:22am.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 WWAY on Thu, 08/09/2012 - 9:55pm.READ MORE:
A new Civitas Flash Poll shows Wilmington voters would consider replacing the current mayor and three councilmen when they go to the polls next year. And of those voters who express a preference, more are planning to vote against the incumbents than are planning to vote for them. Full story...
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 07/24/2012 - 11:14pm.READ MORE:
The City of Wilmington continues to inch closer to building a ballpark and bringing a minor league baseball team to the Port City. City leaders held a special meeting Tuesday night to set a public hearing for a bond referendum. Full story...
In an exclusive live interview, Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo talked with WWAY about the latest developments in the discussions on a ballpark for the Port City. Among the topics he discussed were the bond referendum City Council is considering to pay for the ballpark, citizen feedback and input on the plan and the rejection of a petition with thousands of signatures opposing taxpayer funding for the project.
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/11/2012 - 6:07pm.READ MORE:
In an exclusive live interview, Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo talked with WWAY about the latest developments in the discussions on a ballpark for the Port City. Full story...
Three days later, and still no response from Wilmington city leaders who did not want to answer our questions about the ballpark plan and other issues. That has lots of you sounding off as well.
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/22/2012 - 11:54pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Asha Dave on Wed, 06/06/2012 - 3:26pm.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 WWAY on Fri, 06/01/2012 - 9:16am.READ MORE:
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 05/31/2012 - 5:02pm.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 Cliff Pyron on Wed, 05/23/2012 - 5:28pm.READ MORE:
One day after Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo said the proposal for a ballpark is not a good one for the city, many of the main players who pitched the plan are MIA. We contacted the private developers, Mandalay Baseball and the Atlanta Braves and got very little response. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/22/2012 - 11:45pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Asha Dave on Fri, 05/18/2012 - 4:58pm.READ MORE:
After the state Senate voted to stop forced annexation, we wanted to hear from Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo about the city's plan. Today we finally tracked him down. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/06/2012 - 3:50pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 02/17/2012 - 5:38pm.READ MORE:
You might say the City of Wilmington is still in the first inning of the effort to bring baseball to town. City leaders say there's still a lot to be done including where to build. Full story...