Wilmington, NC – Last Saturday was the last day to ride the Hurricane or eat cotton candy and popcorn at the Pavilion in Myrtle Beach.
The 58-year-old amusement park turned out the lights, making way for a new development on the Grand Strand. WHQR freelance producer Joel Fernando was there for the last ride, and has this audio postcard of what is now just a memory.
Wilmington, NC – Angry parents addressed the Board's October meeting, saying they were frustrated to learn through the district's website that their neighborhood school assignments had changed.
The complicated course to the current school boundaries started at a work session in June, when the School Board adopted a redistricting plan that would send most elementary students in New Hanover County to the school nearest their house.
Wilmington, NC – New Hanover County Commissioners are scheduled to make a decision tonight on whether a current road stub can be turned into an actual road paving the way for a new development called Nautical Greens.
Protesting the road are residents who say they've been promised that it would never be made a promise that alleviated their concerns about future traffic and prompted them to build even closer to where the road could now travel.