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‘I get things done’: Bill Saffo, city’s longest-serving mayor, eyes an eighth term

WILMINGTON –– Mayor Bill Saffo has helmed the Wilmington City Council for 15 years, managing to maintain...

Harper Peterson talks why he wants his old job back after 20 years

Former state senator and one-time mayor of Wilmington Harper Peterson is running for his mayoral spot back, 20 years later. (Port...

Outgoing Councilman Steve Shuttleworth gets nod to fill Mayor’s vacated seat in Carolina Beach

Members of the next Town Council for Carolina Beach took their seats for the first time on Tuesday. (Port City Daily/Michael...

Wilmington’s 2019 mayoral election: Interviews, questionnaires, campaign videos [Free read]

WILMINGTON --- On Tuesday, Wilmington residents will head to the polls to vote for three city council seats. They'll also vote for mayor ---...
Current Mayor Bill Saffo is running for reelection in Wilmington. (Port City Daily photo / Courtesy New Hanover County Board of Elections)

Elections 2019 Candidate interview: Mayor Bill Saffo running for reelection [Free read]

WILMINGTON --- Mayor Bill Saffo is running for mayor against challenger Devon Scott. Note: Candidate interviews are published largely without editing (besides minor typographical corrections)...
Wilmington entrepreneur Devon Scott is running against sitting Mayor Bill Saffo in this year's municipal elections, (Port City Daily photo / NHC Board of Elections)

Elections 2019 Candidate interview: Devon Scott running for Wilmington Mayor [Free read]

WILMINGTON --- Devon Scott is running for mayor of Wilmington against incumbent Mayor Bill Saffo. Note: Candidate interviews are published largely without editing (besides minor...
Southport Mayor Jerry Dove is seeking a third term in office. (Port City Daily photo/Courtesy Jerry Dove)

Mayor Jerry Dove seeks third term on Southport’s Board of Alderman [Free read]

SOUTHPORT --- Southport Mayor Jerry Dove is seeking his third term on the Southport Board of Alderman. Dove was first elected as the city's...

Candidate interview: Tom Ellicson Carolina Beach mayoral candidate [Free read]

CAROLINA BEACH --- The Town of Carolina Beach has several candidates running for multiple positions including Mayor as well as Town Councilmembers. Port City Daily...

Oak Island mayoral candidate says he hasn’t voted in years. Records say otherwise.

OAK ISLAND --- Oak Island mayoral candidate Kenneth Wayne Thomas agrees he's never voted in Brunswick County. But in an interview, Thomas said he...

Podcast August 31 – Surf City campaign gets ugly and weird; New Hanover school issues continue

We devote this week to two major stories: the increasingly bizarre events around the Surf City mayoral race and the steady flow of potentially...