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Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 01/29/2013 - 12:07am.READ MORE:
Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo admits that the issues and challenges facing his city are many, but despite those issues Saffo says that progress is being made on multiple fronts. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/28/2013 - 7:00pm.READ MORE:
Watch or read Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo's State of the City address. Full story...
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Fri, 12/07/2012 - 5:50pm.READ MORE:
Wilmington 10 members are hoping that a petition with thousands of signatures will help Gov. Bev Perdue grant them pardons. But the group also has something else up their sleeves. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/07/2012 - 10:02am.READ MORE:
Wilmington 10 member Willie Earl Vereen and a group of supporters, including many from Wilmington, will deliver more than 14,000 petition signatures requesting pardons of innocence for the Wilmington 10, to the governor's office in Raleigh today. Full story...
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 11/08/2012 - 12:24am.READ MORE:
Is it past time for the national pastime in the Port City? Since the city first pitched building a ballpark, the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce has been behind the scenes. Wednesday night, WWAY spoke with the president to find out what's next. Full story...
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Fri, 11/02/2012 - 11:59pm.READ MORE:
To build or not to build. That is the question facing Wilmington voters. A new poll released today may give us some insight into how Port City voters are leaning heading into the election. A poll from the conservative Civitas Institute shows that overwhelmingly Wilmington voters are expected to say no. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 5:10pm.READ MORE:
Thursday night WWAY NewsChannel 3 and WHQR-fm hosted the only live debate focused on the ballpark bond referendum. Mayor Bill Saffo and Councilman Kevin O'Grady represented the city and Vote Yes Ballpark. Businessmen Scott Harry and Jim Rafferty spoke on behalf of Vote No Ballpark Tax. Full story...
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 11:49pm.READ MORE:
WWAY and WHQR hosted the only baseball stadium debate Thursday night. Appropriately, with a big game comes fireworks, and the exchange was full of them. Full story...
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: