2 months ago
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Residents worried land swap could bring more traffic and accidents

The land swap involves an ABC store in the 6000 block of Wrightsville Avenue moving to the 7000 block, bringing the liquor store closer to Wrightsville Beach.
9 months ago
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Airlie Road project receives stamp of approval from Wilmington commission

After nearly three contentious hours, the Wilmington Planning Commission ultimately decided Wednesday to recommend approval of the plans for a housing plan on Airlie Road.
Change to Urban Mixed Use regulations
3 years ago
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Change to Urban Mixed Use regulations

The Wilmington City Council said OK to changing urban mixed use regulations Tuesday night.
Wilmington City Council delay means city could soon be out of compliance
3 years ago
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Wilmington City Council delay means city could soon be out of compliance

City Council met tonight, and the future of Wilmington was front and center. On the agenda was how to regulate the growth of Wilmington's suburban areas. A decision was made, but everyone was not in agreement.
Galleria deannexation bill passes in General Assembly
3 years ago
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Galleria deannexation bill passes in General Assembly

Goodbye, Wrightsville Beach. Hello, Wilmington. A bill to allow the old Galleria property to transfer municipalities has passed in the General Assembly.
Galleria shopping center in lawmakers’ hands
3 years ago
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Galleria shopping center in lawmakers’ hands

The future of the old Galleria shopping center is now up to the General Assembly. Both the Wilmington City Council and Wrightsville Beach Board of Aldermen approved an inter-local agreement to annex the property Tuesday night.
Galleria could have new life if Wrightsville Beach lets it go
3 years ago
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Galleria could have new life if Wrightsville Beach lets it go

You might have seen the deserted Galleria shopping center on your way to Wrightsville Beach. A new developer is trying to bring the Galleria back to life if the Town of Wrightsville Beach will let it go.
Wrightsville Beach considering de-annexing Galleria
3 years ago
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Wrightsville Beach considering de-annexing Galleria

The Town of Wrightsville Beach has been contacted by the owner of the former Galleria Shopping Center with a proposal to consider not contesting the de-annexation of the approximately 12-acre parcel located within the Town’s municipal limits.
Wilmington drops plans to add Galleria land
4 years ago
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Wilmington drops plans to add Galleria land

After the Wrightsville Beach Board of Aldermen voted last night against supporting deannexing the property, the City of Wilmington decided to drop its bid to move the property into its limits.
UPDATE: Wrightsville Beach Aldermen say no to de-annexation
4 years ago
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UPDATE: Wrightsville Beach Aldermen say no to de-annexation

The Wrightsville Beach Aldermen held a public hearing Thursday night on the de-annexation proposal.