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Wilmington discusses sales tax increase to fund Wave Transit improvements

The New Hanover County and Wilmington City Council held a joint session meeting this morning to discuss the possibility of a small sales tax increase to help fund city transportation. 

City of Wilmington considering eminent domain for five properties, council votes Tuesday

Happening Tuesday, the City of Wilmington will consider using eminent domain to acquire land from five homeowners for a drainage project.

Raleigh city councilman resigns amid allegations of sexual misconduct

One of the men accusing a Raleigh city council member of sexual misconduct is speaking out.

Wilmington City Council approves 2020-21 budget in first reading

While protesters marched just blocks away, Wilmington City Council held a meeting on Tuesday night to discuss the budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

City of Wilmington adds sick day pay amid coronavirus pandemic

Wilmington City Council met Tuesday night in front of a nearly empty room, following guidelines by the county that discourage gatherings of more than 10 people.

Cameras, soccer complex and Castle Street center dominate July City Council meeting

City leaders approved acquiring a new soccer park, paying for hundreds of new police cameras and granted a developer more time on a chance to turn old transit property into workforce housing and commercial space.

Whiteville City Council tours new City Hall building

Whiteville City Council members got a look Tuesday afternoon at the progress of their new City Hall, which is currently under construction.

Wilmington votes to improve housing program

Wilmington City Council says affordable housing is one of their top priorities. And they addressed it at City Hall Tuesday night.

City leaders approve rezoning for major development, officially ban the box

City council talked Arboretum projects, ban the box, and a sign of support to students a part of the March for Our Lives movement.

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Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen gave an update on COVID-19 Tuesday afternoon.

Willie Garson, ‘Sex and the City’ actor, dead at 57

In the wake of his passing, Garson's many friends and former colleagues expressed their love for the actor.

Opening of applications for CFPUA COVID Relief Program

To qualify for the program, customers’ household income must be at or below 80 percent of the Area Household Income for New Hanover County.

House OKs debt and funding plan, inviting clash with GOP

The bill now goes to the Senate, where it is likely to falter because of overwhelming GOP opposition.