Politics

  • Wilmington City Council will discuss spending another $46,000 on lighting for the Kenan Fountain.
Kenan Fountain could get another upgrade
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — More money could be going to protect Kenan Fountain tomorrow if Wilmington City Council gives the green light. The fountain keeps getting hit by cars especially at night. City Council is poised to discuss adding more lighting to the fountain. The idea is that the brighter the fountain is, the harder Read more... Mon, 04/20/2015 - 10:52pm
  • A StarNews analysis shows the City of Wilmington has spent about $475,000 over the past four years for consultants.
Analysis shows city spent $475,000 on consultants
The city spends big bucks hiring outside consultants to study issues before decisions are made. Mon, 04/20/2015 - 11:51am
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Supreme Court orders review of North Carolina redistricting
The Supreme Court has thrown out a North Carolina court ruling that upheld Republican-drawn electoral districts for state and congressional lawmakers. Mon, 04/20/2015 - 6:15am
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Rabon proposes state regulation of Uber
The Southport Republican's bill would take the control of the transportation network companies out of the hands of local government and hand it over to the state. Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:29pm
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Wrightsville Beach woman calling for Mayor Pro Tem to step down
A Wrightsville Beach woman said the town is no place for bigots, and that is what she and a Facebook page for her cause are calling Mayor Pro Tem Darryl Mills. Fri, 04/17/2015 - 7:06pm
  • Carolyn Justice has served as NCGOP Vice Chair since Feb. 2014
Justice won’t run for GOP vice chair again
Hampstead's Carolyn Justice says she will not run again to be NC Republican Party Vice Chair. Fri, 04/17/2015 - 5:55pm
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Exec tells McCrory IBM opposes NC ‘religious freedom’ bill
Technology giant IBM's top North Carolina executive is telling state lawmakers and Gov. Pat McCrory the corporation strongly opposes the Religious Freedom Restoration bill. Fri, 04/17/2015 - 4:00pm
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Bill shows McCrory seeking to borrow up to $3B for projects
Gov. Pat McCrory is proposing the legislature authorize up to $3 billion in debt to pay for scores of road projects and government and campus building construction should North Carolina voters agree to borrow the amounts this fall. Fri, 04/17/2015 - 2:46am
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