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Wilmington Housing Authority

DWI hearing delayed for ex-head of WHA

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A court hearing on an impaired driving charge for the former head of the Wilmington Housing Authority has been continued. Full story...
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New Housing Authority CEO wants to be clear about what she's doing with your tax dollars

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video The Wilmington Housing Authority is under new leadership. Katrina Redmond starts as CEO August 4th. Redmond is looking to move forward in every aspect especially when it comes to crime. "When you look at redevelopment or developing new, crime has to be a part of your design," Redmond said. Full story...
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WHA hires new chief executive officer

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video The next chief executive officer of the Wilmington Housing Authority is Katrina Redmon. The authority's board voted to hire Redmon at a Monday morning special meeting. Full story...
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WPD and WHA differ on how much crime has decreased in public housing

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videoWe received two news releases this afternoon highlighting how much crime has gone down over the last six months in Wilmington's public housing. In the first, the Wilmington Housing Authority said it was down 74%. But then the Wilmington Police Department quickly sent a follow-up news release saying it was down 51%. Full story...
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WHA trespassing list easier to get

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videoThe Wilmington Housing Authority made its trespassing list easier to find. The move comes at the urging of many. WHA Board Chair, Jeff Hovis, says this is the first time the list has been posted online. Full story...
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WHA wants public input as CEO search nears end

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videoThe Wilmington Housing Authority Board of Commissioners wants your help as it nears the end of its search for a new chief executive officer. Full story...
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WHA: Gang heroin bust a sign of residents helping fight crime

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says six gang members are in jail charged in a heroin ring. NHSO spokesman Sgt. Jerry Brewer says in a news release the investigation intro heroin trafficking by validated members of the Blood gang started in November in partnership with Wilmington Police and the FBI Safe Streets Task Force. Full story...
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YWCA's free swim day makes a big splash

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videoKids got to enjoy swimming and splashing around, while learning some valuable lessons about swim safety. The YWCA of the Lower Cape Fear hosted the pool day to teach kids from Wilmington Housing Authority communities how to swim and how to stay safe in the water. Full story...
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Wilmington Housing Authority needs more time and money to release public records

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videoFormer City Council Candidate Napier Fuller says the Wilmington Housing Authority is still not cooperating with his requests for public records. Full story...
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WHA: Two records requests will cost more than $125,000

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videoThe Wilmington Housing Authority says two recent public records requests will cost the authority more than $125,000. As a result, the agency is asking for more specific requests. Full story...
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Formal complaint filed against Wilmington Housing Authority

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A formal complaint was filed with Attorney General Roy Cooper's office Monday against the Wilmington Housing Authority regarding lack of access to public records. Full story...
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WHA says cooperation key to grant that could change Hillcrest completely

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videoThe Wilmington Housing Authority hopes to transform the Hillcrest community from a neighborhood of crime and violence to a new mixed-income neighborhood. Full story...
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Community discussions on gang problem continue Monday

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videoThe City of Wilmington continues its series of meetings on gangs with its third community conversation Monday night. Full story...
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Krause's DWI case continued until January

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videoFormer Wilmington Housing Authority CEO Michael Krause went before a judge this morning to answer to a September DWI charge. Full story...
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New Hanover Commission approves nearly $670k for sheriff's Housing Unit

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videoNew Hanover County Sheriff Ed McMahon told county commissioners this morning he has a new plan to fight crime. It involves a seven new positions, six deputies and one sergeant, who will work side-by-side with seven Wilmington Police officers in the city's public housing projects. Full story...
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