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City posts signs showing effects of proposed street and sidewalk bond

videoIn a little over a month, Wilmington residents will decide if a $44 million street and sidewalk bond aimed to improve walkways and roadways will pass. City officials have put up signs around the Port City to help demonstrate some of the projects impacted by the bond proposal.

Pender looking for input on $75M school bond plan

video The Pender County School Board wants to put an end to overcrowding and outdated school buildings. The school board has proposed a multi-million-dollar bond to help. That could mean a tax increase, but some say it would money well spent.

$160M bond referendum takes the next step towards November ballot

video A 160-million-dollar bond referendum takes the next step towards the November ballot in New Hanover County. A capital needs study shows New Hanover County Schools are overcrowded and need renovations. This bond would fund those projects, but not all of the commissioners want it to get passed.

School board, commission discuss millions in bond money for school repairs

video The New Hanover County School Board and County Commission met this afternoon to talk about a number of issues, including the current condition of some county schools. Commissioners and board members discussed what it will take to fix aging schools, including the possibility of hundreds of millions of dollars in bond money.

Commission chair discusses county priorities, Berger appeal

videoWith the budget process behind them, New Hanover County Commissioners are moving forward on some big issues. They're also changing the way they'll let constituents know about the state of the county.

New Hanover Co. school board could ask voters for $284 million

videoVoters in New Hanover County could face another decision on a bond referendum come November. This time, it is the county schools that could be asking for as much as $284 million.

StarNews: New Hanover school board will consider $284M bond

video A possible bond referendum for New Hanover County Schools got a price tag and projects Tuesday.

Campaigns ‘for’ and ‘against’ ballpark get underway

video Wilmington voters, the ball's in your court. Voting 'yes' or 'no' on a bond referendum in November will determine whether professional baseball will find a home in the Port City.

Ballpark agreement still not finalized, opinions remain polarized

video Though a final agreement is still hanging over their heads, Wilmington City Council members voted unanimously to place a $37 million bond referendum to pay for the stadium on the November ballot. More than a dozen people voiced their opinions to council Tuesday during a public hearing on the bond referendum.

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Preparations begin for the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo

Signs of the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo are now visible near the Wilmington International Airport, where workers began preparations on Sunday. 

Leland celebrates long-awaited completion of a multi-use path along Old Fayetteville Road

Dozens of people turned out Monday for an event years in the making, celebrating the completion of a path connecting Founders Park to North Brunswick High School. 

Commissioners clash over community violence prevention plans

Monday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting grew tense when the conversation turned to violence prevention in the Cape Fear.