The Town of Carolina Beach has brought in millions of dollars’ worth of revenue from Freeman Park without owning the vast majority of the land at the North End. But the land the town does claim ownership over has been questioned in the past and was, at one point, disputed by the county.
For months now, the Town of Carolina Beach has struggled to pass proposed regulations that would restrict floating homes in town waters. Now, it appears town staff are ready to move forward with a new ordinance.
Each year, Freeman Park in Carolina Beach attracts thousands of visitors bringing in millions in revenue, and each year, after the busy season, town leaders review the previous season and decide on any changes that need to happen when it comes to running the park.
Living in Downtown Wilmington has its perks, but it also comes with its challenges, one of which includes finding parking. In an effort to accommodate homeowners the city created the residential parking permit program which limits certain blocks to permit parking only and time restrictions for those
The Town of Carolina Beach has finally come to an agreement to settle a lawsuit brought against it for allegedly collected unlawful ‘Facility Fees’ from developers between August 2016 and June 2018, and has agreed to pay up to $850,000 in the class action suit.
Homeowners in Wilmington hoping to rent their properties out as short-term rentals will have to wait a few more weeks to see if the city plans on appealing a judge’s decision that would prohibit the enforcement of current short-term rental regulations.
Following months of nationwide protests over police brutality, politics, and COVID-19 regulations, the Bladen County Commissioners approved a vote on a new ordinance regulating how, and where, people can protest in the county.
In yet another move to slow down traffic on Pleasure Island, the Town of Kure Beach is set to approve another speed limit lowering, this time, on Fort Fisher Boulevard stretching from Alabama Avenue to N Avenue.
A developer is making an unusual request to the Town of Carolina Beach, $43,000 to help pay for a private development. The reasoning – because of poor communication from the town and increased infrastructure costs.
Last month the City of Wilmington’s Historic Preservation Committee voted to deny a request that would have allowed a mural painted on the stairwell wall leading to a local bar, the Pour House, claiming the artwork was a violation of city code and is considered a sign.
Since 2012, Fermental has been a staple in Ogden but according to owners Steve and Kristen Gibbs, the bottle shop and live music space is at risk of being sold by landlords unless they can figure out a way to match the offer.
Now that New Hanover County has given it’s approval to move forward with the sale of New Hanover Regional Medical Center to Novant Health for billions of dollars, the fate of those funds are being discussed by County Commissioners.
UNCW is making changes to rules regulating free expression and the placement of Black Lives Matter banners that have been placed on buildings around campus. Chancellor Jose Sartarelli announced on Saturday that new policies would see banners placed on campus buildings moved to an art exhibit.
Although town staff in Carolina Beach is recommending a change to town zoning ordinances that would prohibit floating structures in the town waters, neighbors in the Oceana Subdivision that asked for the changes might not get what they ultimately wanted — the removal of a vessel at the Carolina Beac
A Wilmington businessman facing repercussions for painting a mural on the outside of his bar in Downtown is appealing the violations to the city’s Historic Planning Commission (HPC) and requesting a certificate of appropriateness (COA) be issued after the fact.
The Hugh Morton Amphitheater (also known as Greenfield Lake Amphitheater) could soon be under new management if the Wilmington City Council moves forward with plans to award a 10-year contract to Live Nation.
When the City of Wilmington first decided to regulate short-term rentals it faced resistance from residents and homeowners who had purchased properties with the intent of renting them out. There have been appeals made to the city regarding the strict regulations, but for the most part, the city has
The move by Trillium Health Resources to go with a different provider for the heavily debated treatment center ‘The Healing Place’ drew ire from one county commissioner Monday morning and hesitation from county staff to enter into an agreement with Trillium.