Wilmington and New Hanover County are moving forward with a Garner report recommendation to extend water and sewer to the 421 Corridor. The return on investment will depend on the county’s business recruitment efforts.
The price tag to further this infrastructure development is nearly 12 million dollars. A full return on investment is expected in sixteen years, and the most optimistic estimate is as little as ten years.
Our first Friends of WHQR Meet Up was a blast, so we are ready for round two! Please join us at Palate on North Fourth Street, Thursday, May 7 for another chance to meet other HQR and NPR fans in our area. With so many great new places opening in and around downtown, we figured why not meet new friends while hanging out at a new bar! Come down to Palate, meet other HQR and NPR fans, and see all the great new things going on in the Brooklyn Arts District. Also, take a second to check out the slideshow above from our last amazing meet up!
The Spring 2015 WHQR Survey is your chance to tell us what you like -- and don't like -- about WHQR. At WHQR your opinion counts. Help make the station even better by taking our quick online Spring Listener Survey. All participants will be entered to win a Smooth LandingsGuest DJspot!
Visit whqr.org and click on the survey…but hurry, the survey closes Wednesday at 5pm. Thank you for helping make WHQR all that it can be.
On the Next CoastLine: We're hosting a business roundtable. How is the region balancing the needs of industry and technology? What advice from an economic growth report are local leaders putting into use? Join us Wednesday, April 29 at noon.
This Week's Guests Include:
Connie Majure-Rhett, President and CEO of the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce
Jonathan Barfield, Jr., New Hanover County Board of Commissioners Chairman
Brett Martin, Founder and CEO of Castle Branch
Remember this is a call-in show and we would love to hear from you:
On Saturday April 26th the Wilmington Symphony and the UNC Wilmington Opera Outreach Program (UNC WOOP) will present a fully-staged production of Mozart's The Magic Flute. Associate Professor of Music Nancy King is the stage manager and freshman tenor Daniel Papparozzi is Prince Tamino. They were the guests on this edition of Midday Interview. They discussed
When President Obama opened portions of the Atlantic seaboard to drilling, the Interior Department established a buffer of fifty-miles to protect fishing and tourism. But Governor Pat McCrory strongly criticizes that restriction.
The Governor spoke before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources last week. He says the fifty-mile buffer zone unnecessarily restricts development: