Wilmington

Local - December 12
5:55 am
Thu December 12, 2013

WHA Hoping to Build New Low-Income Senior Facility

Wilmington's Robert R. Taylor Senior Development
Wilmington Housing Authority

It’s a busy time of year for most, but especially for the Wilmington Housing Authority. Not only is the Authority gearing up to apply for a massive federal grant to revitalize areas of the city surrounding the Hillcrest community, but it’s also angling for competitive state tax credits to enable new construction. These credits, reports WHQR’s Katie O’Reilly, would provide housing for a burgeoning low-income demographic: senior citizens.

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Soup to Nuts Live!
5:15 pm
Fri April 19, 2013

Jeanne Jolly Returns to a Full House at STNL!

Jeanne Jolly

There's no mistaking the voice. Or the songwriting. Once again, Jeanne Jolly brought the whole package to WHQR's Soup To Nuts Live! in Wilmington NC on Thursday, April 18, 2013. 8-string guitarist (and Jeanne's producer) Chris Boerner and drummer Nick Baglio painted a wonderfully melodic backdrop for Jeanne's performance.

You can discover more about Jeanne Jolly at www.jeannejolly.com.

Local
4:03 pm
Fri August 3, 2012

Baseball stadium deal still in progress; announcement to come Monday

WilmingtonCity officials are still working on the details of a final agreement with Mandalay and the Atlanta Braves on building a minor league baseball stadium at the riverfront. 

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Local
10:02 am
Mon July 9, 2012

Nuclear watchdog group requests ASLB open final GE-Hitachi review to public

The Forrestal Building, United States Department of Energy headquarters

GE-Hitachi’s subsidiary, Global Laser Enrichment, is facing the last regulatory hurdle before a 40-year license is granted to enrich uranium in Castle Hayne – just outside of Wilmington.   Judges with the Atomic Safety Licensing Board have closed the final hearing to the public in its entirety.  But as WHQR’s Rachel Lewis Hilburn reports, one nuclear watchdog group is urging officials to reconsider that closed-door decision.

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Local
6:33 am
Fri July 6, 2012

GE-Hitachi uranium enrichment final license review to be private meeting

General Electric

One of the final regulatory hurdles before GE-Hitachi receives a 40-year license to enrich uranium in Castle Hayne will happen behind closed doors. 

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Local
5:00 am
Mon May 28, 2012

Community coalition pushes for Public Access Channel in Wilmington

courtesy: WFAVs

In 2009, Time Warner Cable made a business decision to shut down Wilmington’s public access channel, which mainly broadcast programming from area churches.

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Local
6:36 pm
Mon May 21, 2012

Weekend pro-baseball rally draws crowd

By Tage Olsin

On Saturday, around 100 people showed up at Innis Park, next to City Hall to support a baseball stadium coming to Wilmington.

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Local
3:49 pm
Thu March 22, 2012

UNCW Partnering with Art for the Masses

In the Cultural Arts building at UNCW, Chancellor Gary Miller announced that the university will now be housing the Wilmington event Art for the Masses.

UNCW will be the permanent home for a Wilmington tradition called Art for the Masses.

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Local
11:56 am
Fri March 16, 2012

250 Protesters Gather After NHCo. Commission Balks

About 250 people showed up at River Front Park in downtown Wilmington yesterday for a protest. They took issue with the New Hanover County Commission’s unanimous rejection of an almost $9,000 family planning grant from the state earlier this week. 

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Local
7:07 pm
Thu March 8, 2012

Local Girl Scouts Celebrate 100th Anniversary

By en:United States Post Office Department (scanned stamp) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Saturday morning 700 girls from New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick counties will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts and its founder, Juliette Gordon-Low. 

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