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Federal grant dollars on the way for Wilmington rail realignment project

The City of Wilmington has been awarded a grant from the Federal Railway Administration.
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Wilmington tracks ahead with possible rail-realignment project

A rail realignment is in the works for Wilmington and it could have drastic effects for the city and beyond.
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Wilmington City Council looks for input on CSX move

The City of Wilmington is looking for public input on the idea of moving the the CSX rail line from Wilmington to Brunswick County.
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Wilmington council members sworn in

Wilmington's re-elected and newly elected council members made it official Tuesday night.
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Laura Padgett will not seek reelection to Wilmington council

Wilmington City Councilwoman Laura Padgett says she will not run for re-election. Padgett has served on Wilmington City Council for five terms. She was born and raised in Louisville, KY, but has called Wilmington home for decades.

Water St. parking deck redevelopment inches forward

City Council took another step forward on plans to redevelop the Water Street Parking Deck, but not everyone is happy about it.

State and city leaders meet, discuss revenue issues

video Wilmington city leaders say they need money, and they're losing ways of generating revenue. That was the hot topic of discussion this morning with state legislators.

ONLY ON 3: Padgett wishes other council members spent more of travel budget

videoWilmington City Councilwoman Laura Padgett's spending habits are making headlines again. Padgett overspent on her travel budget for the fiscal year that just ended. She's the only council member to do so, and it's not the first time.

Wilmington to reimburse council member for going over travel budget

Wilmington City Councilwoman Laura Padgett will be reimbursed for going over her travel budget. In a 5-2 vote Tuesday night, the council approved giving Padgett $450.10 back. She said she went over her $2,750 budget.

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