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Wilmington council set to vote on millions in gap financing for Starway affordable housing project

Wilmington City Council will consider allocating $3.5 million in American Rescue Plan funds for an incoming affordable housing project. (Port City...

New job training program would diversify film crews, Wilmington likely to commit initial funds

Former secretary of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources Susi Hamilton (left) and Wilmington Regional Film Commission Director Johnny...

Plans switch up for Masonboro Loop Road lot, proposed townhomes face opposition

Instead of offices and residences, upscale townhomes are now planned for a vacant property on Masonboro Loop Road in Wilmington. (Port...

Last chance to weigh in on Wilmington’s new land development code

WILMINGTON –– Wilmington City Council is slated to completely upend its entire land development code (LDC) for...

Wilmington is backtracking on proposed rule that would have limited car washes

H2 Turbo Express Wash currently operates one location on Oleander Drive. It is looking to expand to a property on Carolina...

After staff and planning commission denial, council OKs car wash on Carolina Beach Rd.

The Wilmington Planning Commission narrowly recommended denial of a conditional district modification to allow for a new car wash at Independence...

City of Wilmington offices to close at 4 p.m. Thursday

The City of Wilmington administrative offices will close at 4 p.m. Thursday in anticipation of extreme weather. 
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How Wilmington’s new development code could save trees, polish aesthetics

On the left, greenery around the site of a Walmart in Wilmington is scarce. On the right, trees are abundant at...

$573K garbage hauler may be first of many electric vehicles for city, compost bins coming for residents

Electric vehicle charging stations in one of the parking decks in downtown Wilmington. (Port City Daily photo/file) WILMINGTON...

2020 was a record low year for Wilmington crime, despite high homicide rate

Wilmington police reported decreasing crimes for another year, but its homicide rate in 2020 was alarming. (Port City Daily/Michael Praats)