Thursday, December 1, 2022

ICYMI – New CBD lounge, new NCDOT projects, plus developer issues and costly fixes

Some area CBD companies have run into trouble with the DEA in the past over confusing state and federal laws regarding non-psychoactive cannabis products. But the recent Farm Bill has cleared things up, and this new business hopes that will pave the way for an alternative to opiates. READ MORE

New CBD and hemp lounge Tree BD to open in Wilmington after Farm Bill legalization

A major mixed-use development planned for the area immediately inland from the Port City Marina will break ground in several weeks. READ MORE

Pier 33 groundbreaking bringing 300 ‘luxury’ apartments, commercial space, parking garage to Wilmington riverfront

An issue that’s been on the radar for a while: an apparent inequity between how the city treats developers and how it treats individual residents. Mayor Bill Saffo addressed the issue, saying the city has taken efforts to correct that disparity. READ MORE

Wilmington mayor addresses tree fines for developers, says city has mitigated fines for individuals, too

It appears the city agreed to ignore the issue for at least a year, and likely would have continued to do so if the state and county had not intervened. READ MORE

Did Wilmington ‘look the other way’ on developer code violations before county and state investigated?

Since its construction, the water tower has failed to perform as expected. Now Leland hopes to fix the issue — but it will be more costly than expected. READ MORE

Leland to vote on Brunswick Forest water tower pressure fix at $135,000 over anticipated cost

The NCDOT ferries that serve the county’s coastal regions received a significant chunk of the funding, but money was earmarked for other projects as well. READ MORE

NCDOT assigns priority, here are projects in Brunswick County that received funding

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