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WilmingtonBiz Expo shows growing economy

videoThe Greater Wilmington Business Journal held its 5th annual Expo today with the largest turnout yet. It's opportunities like this that Cloudwyze CEO Shaun Olsen says keeps them growing.

Alice Walker will speak in Wilmington

videoThe author of The Color Purple is coming to Wilmington. The co-chair of the Civil and Human Rights Award Luncheon, Stanley Moses, says the Pulitzer Prize winners visit stems from a controversy in our area over one of her books.

Convention Center parking jam leads to review

The Wilmington Convention Center’s management is proposing parking changes following a recent bottleneck that delayed hundreds trying to exit the parking garage.

City Council meets, baseball discussed in closed session

The Wilmington City Council meet Tuesday night on the agenda a presentation on the Convention Center presented by General Manager Susan Eaton displaying awards and announcing business increases with 113 events in the past year, the convention center is on track to keep growing in 2013.

ONLY ON 3: City says taxpayers don’t need to worry about Convention Center costs

video With the City of Wilmington talking next year's budget, we wanted to find out how much it would cost to run the Convention Center and where the money would come from.

Rally against taxpayer-funded stadium Saturday

As we first told you last week, a petition is circulating around Wilmington against using tax money to build a ballpark. Organizers say they are not against the stadium in general; just the taxpayers footing the bill.

Wilmington ballpark plan could mean tax hike

video City Council will consider negotiating with Mandalay Baseball Properties and the Atlanta Braves to explore a public/private partnership. That could mean an increase in taxes.

Owner pays to clean-up lot near Convention Center

The City of Wilmington is off the hook for the clean up cost of a downtown property near the Convention Center.

Wilmington City Council selects company for Convention Center hotel

The Wilmington City Council tonight selected Harmony Hospitality to buil the long awaited Convention Center hotel. Plans call for a Sheraton.

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