Monday, July 22, 2024

ICYMI – ‘Raise the age,’ Leland growth, and more

A new law taking effect this month will keep many more — but not all — juvenile offenders from being charged as adults. Get details on how the law works here.

We’re still investigating what, exactly, caused dozens of cars to get towed from downtown Wilmington. In the meantime, catch up on the story here.

Putting the spill in context shows two things. On the one hand. the spill was bad — worst non-storm-related spill in CFPUA’s history. On the other hand, spills like this are rare for CFPUA, which has fewer spills than industry and state standards require.

Thom Goolsby sits on the UNC Board of Governors and is a lobbyist for the New Hanover Regional Medical Center. The recent disciplinary action by the State Bar is not the first time a state agency has rebuked him.

Leland’s explosive growth has meant trying to keep up with rapidly increasing demand for water and sewer utilities — and that costs a lot of money.

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