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Transcript of Mayor Saffo’s “State of the City” Address

Click here to read a transcript of Mayor Bill Saffo's "State of the City" Address from Monday night.

DOWNTOWN VIOLENCE: Mayor Saffo’s answer… bar owners should take more responsibility

The community is at odds over who should step up and help fight the ongoing violence downtown and it seems everyone is pointing a finger at someone else to come up with solutions.

ONLY ON 3: Mayor Saffo blames media for “violent downtown” perception; then apologizes

video Mayor Bill Saffo says it's the media's fault downtown has such a bad reputation these days. During a discussion about downtown ABC permits at last night's City Council meeting, Saffo went on record claiming the media is causing the problem.

FIRST ON 3: Convention Center gets hotel

video During his monthly "Ask the Mayor" appearance tonight on WWAY NewsChannel 3 at 5, Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo announced the city has selected a hotel for the Convention Center.

Saffo: “The state of the city is strong”

video The mayor gave his annual State of the City address Monday night at City Council Chambers. He says with a tough year behind, there's a lot to look forward to.

Saffo won’t seek Senate

Wilmington Mayor says he will not run for Julia Boseman's State Senate seat.

Wilmington mayoral candidate sues Star News and points finger at opposition

videoAn anonymous contributor to the Star News website alleges Paul Knight embezzled money and was sued twice for sexual harassment. Now Knight is suing the John Doe and pointing the finger at incumbent Bill Saffo.

Saffo, Haynes filing for re-election

Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo headed to the New Hanover County Board of Elections office around eleven Monday morning to file for re-election. Wilmington City Council member Margaret Haynes will also file with the board of elections Monday.

Race for Wilmington mayor starts early, Knight announcement Tuesday

The race for Wilmington mayor is getting started early this year. Paul Knight, vice president and general manager of Sea-Comm Media, which owns several radio stations, is expected to announce Tuesday he will run against Mayor Bill Saffo.

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