Chris Coudriet

Local
5:53 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Proposed Change to Special Use Permit Language in NHC Raises Questions Among Stakeholders

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Proposed changes to New Hanover County’s Special Use Permit are the subject of heated discussion among stakeholders on all sides. 

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Local - January 8
2:31 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

NHC to Host Public Hearing on Special Use Permits

Tonight, New Hanover County’s planning department is holding a public hearing about some newly-proposed changes to the special use permit. 

At a November work session, the planning department offered a draft that would require applicants to address their long-range impact on the community and environment.  

The latest changes are meant to clarify requirements, but some are saying the new language also stands to modify them. 

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Local - August 19
1:59 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

County May Strip WAVE of its Authority to Implement New Bus Routes

Route maps courtesy of Wave Transit

Citizens who rely on WAVE transit to reach the beach communities, as well as northern New Hanover County destinations such as Cape Fear Community College, Laney High School and the VA facility, will soon know for sure whether they need to make new travel plans. On October third, WAVE’s board of directors will meet with the county commissioners to decide the fate of the two bus routes that stand to be closed as a result of WAVE receiving less county funding this year. In addition, the county may also strip WAVE of its powers to implement new routes moving forward.

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local
5:09 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

NHC Commissioners develop legislative agenda

Legislative leaders caucus, January 3, 2013, in downtown Wilmington

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Representatives Rick Catlin, Susi Hamilton, Ted Davis and State Senator Thom Goolsby have asked officials from New Hanover and Brunswick Counties, the City of Wilmington, and surrounding beach towns for input as the General Assembly prepares to reconvene at the end of January. 

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Local
11:04 pm
Mon January 7, 2013

School resource officers to protect every NHC elementary school through this school year

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The December massacre at a Newtown, Connecticut elementary school shook the nation – and caused school boards across the country to re-think elementary school security. 

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