Monkey Junction
Monkey Junction residents successfully fighting annexation
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Fri, 09/23/2011 - 5:31pm.

video The New Hanover County Board of Elections needs 60% of homeowners in Monkey Junction to sign the petition against annexation if the town is going to avoid that action from the city of Wilmington. As of Thursday, the board has received 62%.

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Wild weather continues in New Hanover County
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 08/22/2011 - 9:28pm.

video The streak of wild weather continued Monday for the Cape Fear region, this time in the form of a funnel cloud.

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New Hanover Co. signs petition against Monkey Junction annexation
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 08/15/2011 - 4:30pm.

video Wilmington city leaders hope their annexation of Monkey Junction will survive a petition challenge from property owners. If so, they're not getting any help from the New Hanover County Commission.

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Anti-annexation petitions still have a long way to go
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 08/11/2011 - 3:49pm.

The New Hanover County Board of Elections sent out 2,032 letters to affected property owners. The board is now reviewing the petitions it's gotten back so far.s gotten back so far.

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Businesses have different views of Monkey Junction, annexation's impact
Submitted by Asha Dave on Thu, 08/04/2011 - 2:29pm.

video Monkey Junction has long been a hub of business in our area. It's part of why the City of Wilmington wants to annex it. Several new businesses are setting up shop there, but others that have called the crossroads home for years say it's a dead end.

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Petitions to oppose Monkey Junction annexation due Nov. 29
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 07/22/2011 - 2:44pm.

The Board of Elections wants to know what property owners in Monkey Junction think of annexation. New Hanover County sent out letters Thursday asking property owners if they want to deny Wilmington's annexation of Monkey Junction.

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Monkey Junction getting movie theater
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 3:10pm.

Wilmington is getting another movie theater. Carmike Cinemas announced today it will open a new, high-tech theater in Monkey Junction.

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Lawmakers OK major rewrite of NC annexation rules
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/17/2011 - 8:48am.

The biggest change in the law would let property owners block an annexation if 60 percent of them sign a petition of opposition. The town or city would be barred from trying again for three years.

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FIRST ON 3: State Court of Appeals upholds Wilmington's annexation of Monkey Junction
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:20am.

The NC Court of Appeals today upheld Wilmington's annexation of Monkey Junction. Opponents can still appeal to the NC Supreme Court.

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Goolsby files involuntary annexation bill
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Wed, 02/02/2011 - 11:21pm.

Legislation proposed in the North Carolina House and Senate would put a moratorium on involuntary annexations in the state.

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