Wednesday, February 8, 2023

ICYMI: Conflicts of interest? Plus, new development, DIY toll road success in Surf City

Headlines come and go faster than ever. Check out the stories people were talking about in this week's 'In Case You Missed It.'

What happens when a Planning Commission member’s day job conflicts with a vote? It happened with this week’s CenterPoint hearing, but the Planning Commission won’t discuss it. READ MORE

Two Wilmington Planning Commissioners worked on a Military Cutoff development. They won’t talk about it

Remember the Surf City neighborhood that wanted to set up their own toll road to help pay for road repairs? Well, it went much better than many expected–and we’ve probably not seen the last of the toll. READ MORE

Organizers deem private toll road near Surf City a success

At the time of City Council’s vote, Councilman Charlie Rivenbark’s real estate firm was listed on The Avenue’s website as handling commercial property. As the day went on, stories started to change considerably. READ MORE

Why did The Avenue list Councilman Rivenbark’s firm as its realtor? No one knows

The property is zoned to allow thousands of houses and could more than triple the population of Surf City. READ MORE

With more homes than RiverLights and Landfall, Surf City development underway

The latest in a series of complaints against Wilmington’s red-light camera system alleges that the city’s cameras were illegally installed. READ MORE

State board investigating whether Wilmington’s red-light cameras were illegally installed

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