Wilmington, NC – New Hanover County Elections officials say some voters are complaining about aggressive campaigning happening outside the elections office.
Early voters have been casting ballots at the county office for the last two weeks.
There is a 50-foot buffer zone from the Election Board's front door, and campaigners for candidates such as Nick Rhodes and Al Roseman have been standing outside that zone approaching voters as they walk to the booths.
Wilmington, NC – Plans for a medical center on Market Street in Scotts Hill will roll out before the New Hanover County Planning Board Thursday night.
Senca Properties is a group of doctors aiming to get nearly 50 acres on Market Street near the Pender County line rezoned.
Senca wants nearly 27 acres rezoned so New Hanover Regional Medical Center can build a hospital annex. Senca also wants the county to re-zone nearly 19 acres for a medical center with retail and restaurants.
Wilmington, NC – All this week WHQR is asking candidates in two state house races five questions on some of the most pressing issues facing North Carolina. Focusing on the 18th District House race, this hour WHQR asks the candidates about funding highway projects.
Republican Frankie Roberts stepped into the race with less than one hundred days to campaign after his wife stepped out of the race for personal reasons.
Wilmington, NC – WHQR this week is asking candidates in two state house races five questions on some of the most pressing issues facing North Carolina. Looking at the 17th District House race, WHQR asks the candidates about funding highway projects.
Democrat Allan Dameron is challenging Republican Bonner Stiller for the seat in the 17th District.
Dameron is a Brunswick County resident for the last 16 years and runs his own real estate company.
Wilmington, NC – CNN MONEY dot COM and Business 2.0 have named Wilmington the 7th best market for real estate appreciation.
The article says Wilmington real estate values will jump by 37% in five years, but warns that Wilmington has a high number of prospectors with non-resident investors making up more than a quarter of homeowners.
The article also warns about hurricanes but credits mild weather and great golf for reasons to invest in Wilmington.
Some might know that Ulysses Grant's war horse was named Cincinnati, or that Stonewall Jackson's mere was Little Sorrel. Commentator Nan Graham says every Civil War bugg knows that Traveller was Robert E. Lee's ride through the war years, but not his only horse.
By Nan Graham
Wilmington, NC – Nan Graham's book In A Magnolia Minute, a collection of WHQR commentaries on life in the south, is available at bookstores.