Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo (left) talks with Wilmington City Council candidate Clifford Barnett as they watch election returns on Nov. 7, 2017. (Photo: Andrew James)
1 month ago
0 Comments for this article

Saffo makes history with another election win; Barnett to join council incumbents

History was made in Wilmington last night, as Bill Saffo won another race for mayor.
3 months ago
0 Comments for this article

Candidates for Wilmington City Council, mayor talk growth and housing at forum

Nine candidates from diverse backgrounds are seeking the three open seats on the Wilmington City Council.
5 months ago
0 Comments for this article

Local National Black Leadership Caucus hosts GenX forum

Discussion about GenX continued Tuesday night as one organization led a series of forums they call 'Crimes Against Humanity.' The forum was the first of a seven on their list. Tonight's event targeted the lack of communication over what the area has been experiencing with GenX.
2 years ago
0 Comments for this article

Boys and Girls Club black history month art contest winners

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington City Councilman Earl Sheridan and U.S. Cellular announced the winners of the second annual Black History Month Art competition at Brigade Boys & Girls Club. The contest invited members of Brigade Boys & Girls Club to select an influential African-American and develop his or her likeness into an original 8.5 x 11 […]
2 years ago
0 Comments for this article

Wilmington leaders talk affordable housing

The Mayor's Roundtable on Housing Affordability was held this morning featuring discussion by a number of Wilmington leaders from diverse backgrounds.
3 years ago
6 Comments for this article

Council, chief have heated discussion about race and police

A frank and, at times, heated conversation about race and policing at Tuesday night’s Wilmington City Council meeting. It happened as Police Chief Ralph Evangelous gave an update to council on that very topic.
Police talk use of force on council agenda
3 years ago
3 Comments for this article

Police talk use of force on council agenda

Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous talked use of force in front of city council tonight. The conversation was inspired by events in Ferguson, MO, where riots broke out after an unarmed black teenager was shot by a white police officer.
Wilmington not sure how much money it needs for road projects
4 years ago
5 Comments for this article

Wilmington not sure how much money it needs for road projects

Wilmington City Council has formed a committee to work on a transportation bond initiative that could help ease traffic congestion here in the Port City. But at what price?
Mandela’s influence felt in the Port City
4 years ago
4 Comments for this article

Mandela’s influence felt in the Port City

As the world mourns the loss of Nelson Mandela many in the Port City are celebrating his life by trying to further his message of peace.
Saffo, 3 council members sworn in
4 years ago
5 Comments for this article

Saffo, 3 council members sworn in

The Wilmington City Council meeting had a bit of a different feel Tuesday night as elected city officials took their oath of office.