Guest Post: 4 years after Florence, N.C. is building a flood-resilient future

By: Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo and Pender County Commissioner Jackie Newton Six years after Hurricane Matthew and four years after Hurricane Florence, strong storms and the floods they spark continue to batter Eastern North Carolina. Such storms, combined with rising seas, will only increase in the future.  As flooding in Eastern Kentucky showed last month, it’sContinue reading “Guest Post: 4 years after Florence, N.C. is building a flood-resilient future”

Council Recap: Pair Of Affordable Housing Projects Move Forward, and more

Fresh off the Labor Day weekend, Wilmington City Council holding the first regular meeting for the month of September. First up, Council approved a resolution to enter into a contract for Phase 1 design of the Downtown Trail. The 2.2 mile segment begins at 3rd Street, and runs to the Love Grove bridge, providing aContinue reading “Council Recap: Pair Of Affordable Housing Projects Move Forward, and more”

Follow These Tips For A Safe and Enjoyable Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day is near, and it marks the unofficial end to the summer season. For this holiday weekend, whether you’re going to the beach or enjoying a backyard cookout, remember to keep these safety tips from the American Red Cross in mind. DRIVING SAFETY Be well rested and alert, use your seat belts, observe speedContinue reading “Follow These Tips For A Safe and Enjoyable Labor Day Weekend”