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David Rouzer meets Wilmington city leaders, discusses goals
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Wed, 12/17/2014 - 4:06pm.

videoUS Representative-elect David Rouzer stopped in the Port City Wednesday to discuss the priorities of the Cape Fear region with Wilmington city leaders.

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Menorah lit in Downtown Wilmington
Submitted by Chris Brown on Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:41pm.

videoThe menorah is lit in Downtown Wilmington. Hanukkah officially kicked off at sundown Tuesday. Dozens were on hand to celebrate the lighting of the first candle of the menorah to symbolize the first day of the holiday.

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Wilmington City Council hears proposals for Water Street parking deck
Submitted by Helen Holt on Fri, 12/12/2014 - 4:01pm.

video Earlier this year, Wilmington earned the title of "America's Best Riverfront" thanks to the beautiful scenery the city has to offer, but there is one location officials are hoping to improve.

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Wilmington residents approve $44M Transportation Bond
Submitted by Elizabeth Bynum on Tue, 11/04/2014 - 11:48pm.

Wilmington voters approved the city's Street and Sidewalk Bonds, a $44 million project.

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City, county leaders prioritize Garner Report
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Tue, 08/26/2014 - 5:24pm.

videoNew Hanover County Commission and Wilmington City council met at the New Hanover County Executive Development Center Tuesday to discuss a handful of strategies they want to move forward with first. This is a follow up meeting to discuss the strategies stem the 100-thousand-dollar garner report presented earlier this year.

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Wilmington to reimburse council member for going over travel budget
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:08pm.

Wilmington City Councilwoman Laura Padgett will be reimbursed for going over her travel budget. In a 5-2 vote Tuesday night, the council approved giving Padgett $450.10 back. She said she went over her $2,750 budget.

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Publix searches for Wilmington store sites
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Thu, 06/26/2014 - 5:51pm.

videoPublix, a Florida-based supermarket chain, is looking for sites to build a store in the Port City area, said Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo on Thursday.

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Film supporters rally again in Raleigh
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/25/2014 - 11:52am.

videoNorth Carolina's film industry made another appeal in Raleigh today. Workers fighting for nothing less the industry's very existance, according to advocates, who are concerned that the legislature will let film tax credits go away.

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Market St. going to 2 lanes?
Submitted by Chris Brown on Wed, 06/11/2014 - 9:19pm.

If you've ever driven down that narrow part of Market Street in Wilmington you know it may be a four lane road but it sure doesn’t feel like one. That may be changing though thanks in part to a group of concerned neighbors.

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County, city hear presentation on economic develop strategy
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Wed, 04/02/2014 - 4:34pm.

video Last August New Hanover County leaders hired an economic consultant to help the county move in a positive direction. After hearing the consultant's presentation today, Commission Chair Woody White says the $100,000 price tag was money well spent.

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