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DOWNTOWN VIOLENCE: City leaders react to murder outside Rhino Club

video Violence tied to bars in downtown Wilmington has been making news for years. It's sparked a lot of debate but little action. Many folks say this proves downtown Wilmington needs a serious logistical makeover, but what exactly needs to be fixed?

Why buy artificial turf for Legion Stadium now?

video A million-dollar makeover. Legion Stadium is about to kiss its grass goodbye, and taxpayers will pick up the tab for artificial turf. With the economy still in trouble, why now?

ONLY ON 3: County Commission chair says military service justifies Gravely spending

video Together, the City of Wilmington and New Hanover County paid $50,000 to help fund the USS Gravely Commissioning. But city and county leaders say their slim budgets might not be able to support other groups looking for a boost.

ONLY ON 3: McColl named to convention center board amid concerns of conflict of interest

video Louise McColl, Co-Chairman of the recent USS Gravely Commissioning, was appointed Tuesday night to a Convention Center Advisory Board by the Wilmington City Council.

Wilmington wishlist faces challenge from Republican legislature

video Christmas is right around the corner, and many folks are getting their wishlists in order. Wilmington City Council is no different.

The city of Wilmington blames the CFPUA for not collecting unpaid bills

video The Wilmington City Council weighed in on the CFPUA's plan to flush money from some deadbeat customers Tuesday night. The water & sewer monopoly wants support from the city to okay hiring a collection agency, but some city council members can't see eye to eye with the CFPUA.

Wilmington City Council holds retreat at airport

Wilmington City Council is on a retreat. They spent all day at the Wilmington international airport discussing important issues.

Downtown Wilmington welcomes new upscale bar

video Another bar downtown? It's true and local Wilmington leaders are giving it a thumbs up. They say this new upscale wine bar brings a different taste to the downtown bar scene.

FIRST ON 3: City spending $25,000 of your money on Gravely Commissioning

video While both the City of Wilmington and New Hanover County continue the conversation of raising taxes to help make ends meet in this recession, the city agreed to give $25,000 this week to help fund the Commissioning of the USS Gravely later this year.

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Health department issues order banning church’s in-person events after COVID-19 outbreak

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