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Porters Neck

Vote on permit for Porters Neck project put on hold

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video A technicality delayed a request for a special-use permit to build a mixed-use project near Porters Neck Road and Market Street, adjacent to the Lowe's Home Improvement store. Full story...
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Lack of hydrants nearby may have doomed house to fire

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videoAs the shell of the home still smolders in Porters Neck, neighbors and firefighters are openly discussing how things could have turned out differently. Despite the fact that the home on Bald Eagle Lane sits just yards from the Intracoastal Waterway, it was a lack of water that ultimately led to its demise. Full story...
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Walmart shopping center proposal approved by planning board

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video The New Hanover County Planning Board voted unanimously Thursday to move forward with a proposed shopping center in the Porters Neck area. Full story...
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Residents are concerned over Porters Neck Walmart

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video On Monday evening Walmart and Paramount Development Corporation hosted an open house at the Northeast Library to educate residents about a proposed Walmart supercenter. Full story...
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Porters Neck residents upset over proposed Walmart

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video Monday evening a community open house meeting is being held about a proposed retail center with a Walmart superstore in Porters Neck. Full story...
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Developer, DOT to hold public meeting for Market Street plans

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videoThe NCDOT and a developer that wants to build a new retail center on Market Street in Porters Neck will hold a public meeting later this month. Full story...
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Walmart plans to build store in Porters Neck area

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Walmart said Thursday that it plans to anchor Paramount Development Corp.'s proposed shopping center at 8107 Market St. in the Porters Neck area. Full story...
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Expansion in Porters Neck could mean new business

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video Tonight a Myrtle Beach developer proposed a major retail center on Market Street in Porters Neck. Paramount Development is reaching out to Walmart or a similar type tenant to be an anchor. Full story...
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Myrtle Beach developer proposing Market Street retail center

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videoA Myrtle Beach developer is proposing to build a major retail center on Market Street in the rapidly growing Porters Neck community and is reaching out to Walmart or a similar type tenant to be an anchor. Full story...
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CFPUA reports sewage spill in Porters Neck

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CFPUA Operations crews have responded to and stopped a wastewater spill in the Country Haven area adjacent to the 8000 block of Market Street. At approximately 7:45 a.m. today, CFPUA staff discovered the spill while visiting the site to conduct routine maintenance. The CFPUA crew took action to stop the flow from the pipe, which appears to have been previously damaged. Full story...
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Where is the water? Porters Neck residents worried about dried up ponds

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video Porters Neck residents have mowed back the weeds and tall grass but it's not to make their neighborhood look pretty. It's in anticipation of getting back the water in their dried out ponds. Full story...
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Board denies proposed apartment complex, rezoning in Porters Neck

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New Hanover County Commissioners voted unanimously to deny rezoning an area of Porters Neck to build a 276-unit apartment complex at 8704 Market Street. Full story...
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Wilmington council to consider developer's voluntary annexation

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video You've heard a lot lately about fights against annexation, like in Monkey Junction and Southport. But a development company wants the City of Wilmington to annex property for a future apartment complex. Full story...
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Drivers trying to round out the Porter's Neck roundabout

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video Call them roundabouts, traffic circles or rotaries. No matter the name, this circle of strife is giving drivers headaches. The perpetual pavement seems to be a particular problem in Porter's Neck. Full story...
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Porters Neck residents face water fee hike as CFPUA takes over

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videoLater this week, Porters Neck residents will become part of the Utility Authority's network, but the switch will cost residents up to 500 percent more. Full story...
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