Mayor Bill Saffo

Local
11:00 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

Candidate Profile: Bill Saffo, Mayor of Wilmington

Mayor Bill Saffo
City of Wilmington

Listen to the audio version here.

Mayor Bill Saffo is running unopposed this season for what will be his fifth term serving the City of Wilmington. 

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StoryCorps Wilmington
12:52 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

From the StoryCorps archives: The Saffo family comes to America

Just over two years ago, the StoryCorps mobile soundbooth came to Wilmington and recorded rich stories of family, heritage, and personal struggle. WHQR News is thrilled to bring this wonderful catalog of Wilmington back for a second look.

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Local
5:00 am
Fri October 26, 2012

Wilmington City officials say baseball stadium deal is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity

A crowd packed WHQR’s MC Erny Gallery last night to hear a debate on whether a publicly-funded baseball stadium is a good idea for Wilmington. 

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Local
1:52 pm
Wed October 17, 2012

WHQR and WWAY Newschannel 3 co-host Baseball Forum October 25th

October 25th Forum on taxpayer-funded baseball stadium
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WWAY NewsChannel 3 and WHQR-FM 91.3 are excited to announce that we will be co-hosting Wilmington's only "OFFICIAL" baseball stadium debate featuring Mayor Bill Saffo and City Councilman Kevin O'Grady along with "Vote No Stadium Tax Referendum" spokesperson Scott Harry and Jim Rafferty, who is also with the group.

This will be the only debate featuring both the mayor and the anti-tax funded stadium group.

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Baseball
11:15 am
Thu September 20, 2012

Mayor Bill Saffo Talks Baseball

Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo

After 9 months of negotiations and hearty public debates, the Wilmington City Council approved a Memorandum of Understanding last night with Mandalay and the Atlanta Braves, bringing a minor league baseball team and a new multi-purpose stadium one step closer to the Port City. With a public vote two months away on whether or not to fund the project, WHQR’s Sara Wood spoke with Mayor Bill Saffo about what it could bring to Wilmington.

Local
7:22 am
Fri September 14, 2012

City reaches agreement on baseball stadium

A deal on a baseball stadium is set to go before Wilmington’s  City Council at its next meeting on Tuesday night. 

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Local
4:51 pm
Tue January 31, 2012

Wilmington City Council to Vote on Exploring Baseball Stadium, Convention Center Hotel

Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo

Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo made two major announcements at a press conference at City Hall Tuesday regarding agenda items that city council will consider at next week’s meeting.

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Local
6:22 am
Tue January 31, 2012

Mayor Saffo Delivers State of the City Address

Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo spoke last night at City Hall downtown to deliver his State of the City Address.

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