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Wilmington Convention Center

Convention Center hotel developer asks for another extension

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videoThe developer for Wilmington's Convention Center hotel has asked the city for a third extension in its effort to get financing for the project. Full story...
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Wilmington Convention Center and Convention Visitors Bureau annual update

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videoThe Wilmington Convention Center and Convention Visitors Bureau gave their annual update at the Wilmington City Council meeting. Full story...
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Lights, camera, tourism at the Wilmington Convention Center

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videoFor the first time in over a decade the North Carolina Governor’s Conference on Tourism is meeting in Wilmington.

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Search for foreign investors could delay convention center hotel even longer

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videoAnother delay seems likely for Wilmington's Convention Center hotel. At a briefing with city leaders this morning, the developer said it needs another extension. Full story...
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Wilmington Convention Center still has room to grow

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video The City of Wilmington said if you build it, they will come about the $60 million convention center downtown, but how is the facility really doing. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Future funding for New Hanover Co. beach renourishment in question

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video Commissioners are at a point where funding beach renourishment could soon be put on the shoulders of the county. Also, it seems the Wilmington Convention Center is making it even more difficult to protect the county's beaches. Full story...
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Council votes to delay convention center hotel deal

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The city is further away from building a hotel next to the Wilmington Convention Center. Tuesday night, Wilmington City Council approved extending negotiations with the company looking to develop the hotel. Full story...
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City Council gets peek at Convention Center hotel

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Embassy Suites is on track to come to the Port City. Today Wilmington City Council got a look at the latest rendering of the hotel that will be attached to downtown's Convention Center. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Wilmington City Manager reports $1 million in extra city sales tax revenue; Wants to spend half on baseball & hotel

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In a proposal to the Wilmington City Council for their consideration Tuesday evening, City Manager Sterling Cheatham reports that the city will have an unexpected $1 million extra in sales tax revenue for this fiscal year. One line later, though, he's ready to spend half of it on further studies and legal fees for the new Wilmington Convention Center hotel and the baseball stadium. Full story...
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Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy Cape Fear Wildlife Expo

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Outdoor enthusiasts are enjoying three fun-filled days at the 4th annual Cape Fear Wildlife Expo this weekend. Full story...
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