Wilmington, NC – It's an audacious idea -- to actually end a problem many see as an inevitable part of urban life. But that's exactly what a massive committee of government agencies, non-profit groups, and community leaders is currently working on: a plan to get all the region's homeless off the streets and into housing in the next ten years.
Wilmington, NC – Members of the Coastal Carolina Virginia Tech Alumni Association will take a moment of silence at noon Tuesday to remember those killed Monday on campus.
Channing King is Co-Chair of the alumni association. She says students never worried about their safety on campus.
We just kind of floated around campus. We didn't really think about somebody actually bringing a gun on campus, but to kill that many people, that would have been the very farthest thought from our minds.
That's the question behind a slew of bills in the General Assembly to extend the power of counties to tax real estate. The majority would allow specific counties to levy real estate transfer taxes, but several would provide the option of impact fees, billed to developers instead of individual property owners.
Wilmington, NC – In honor of the American Institute of Architects 150th anniversary, Wilmington is getting a 12.5 mile long birthday present. AIA chapters around the country are celebrating the big year by designing public projects for their communities and here in Wilmington, that has local architects on the move.
When members of the local chapter of the American Institute of Architects put their thinking caps on, those caps turned out to be bike helmets.
Wilmington, NC – District Attorney Ben David says criminal charges will not be filed against Wilmington Police officers involved in the April 5th shooting death of Phillipe McIver.
The State Bureau of Investigation says just before the shooting, McIver was fighting with several young men and witnesses described him as acting strange. He then made his way to Princess Place Drive where police found him.