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Development brings people to North Fourth Street

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videoDevelopment in one downtown Wilmington district is bringing people to a section of the city that hasn't seen much action in recent past. Full story...
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Wilmington Planning Commission discusses riverfront development

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Wilmington's Planning Commission meets Wednesday night to discuss rezoning 10 acres of land on the south side of downtown, near the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge. Full story...
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No more moratorium

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The City of Wilmington received notification today that the moratorium on new building permits here has been lifted by the State Division of Water Quality. The state imposed the building moratorium because they didn't feel the City had an adequate plan to improve its leaky sewer system. Full story...
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New Hanover County loosens building permit freeze

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Some big time retailers are back in business along Wilmington's northeast interceptor. New Hanover County commissioners have loosened the building permit freeze and have agreed to issue up-fit permits. Those up-fit permits were holding a number of retailers up, such as the Pottery Barn planned for Mayfaire Shopping Center. Full story...
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Septic tanks offer sewer moratorium alternative

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You may be able to work around the sewer hook-up moratorium in New Hanover County. One alternative is septic tanks. Full story...
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Marriott backs out of convention center project

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A major bump in the road for the much talked about Wilmington convention center project: Armada Hoffler, the developer in charge of the hotel on the site, announced Marriott has backed out. Full story...
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County puts freeze on NEI building permits

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A decision by New Hanover County has local realtors concerned. The county began a freeze Thursday on new building permits for any construction project that sends waste to the northeast interceptor sewer line. Full story...
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