Titan America representatives attempted unsuccessfully this week to have lawmakers insert language into the Castle Hayne incorporation bill to help the company get around proposed changes to New Hanover County’s zoning rules regarding industrial properties, Wilmington-area legislators and other sources said.
In a bid to refocus public attention on a cold case, Gov. Beverly Perdue’s office is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who killed Wilmington native Priscilla Rogers.
The General Assembly voted Thursday to establish a commission to study reforming how property insurance rates are set. Home builder and Realtor lobbyists have called for reforms in the wake of huge property rate increases for coastal homeowners.