Originally published in encore magazine, June 3, 2020 At national and state levels, politics and science have continuously been at odds throughout this global pandemic. It’s a disconcerting fact as North Carolina enters phase two of reopening businesses, and Wilmingtonians look to leaders to lead them out of this mess in a safe and informed way. “[City of Wilmington] decisions are always based on facts … Continue reading #healthyILM: Mayor Saffo and NHRMC exec create campaign for healthy and safe reopening
Hosted by City of Wilmington and sponsored by Wrightsville Beach Brewery, Jam to Help the Kids features three bands at GLA. Continue reading COMMUNITY IN CONCERT: Jam to Help the Kids will rock GLA this Saturday for United Way Cape Fear and NourishNC
People call for citizen’s law-enforcement review board and repeal of HB 1083. Continue reading POWER AND TRANSPARENCY: ILM citizens call for a review board focused on law enforcement
Shannon Gentry reports back from last week’s Wilmington City Council meeting, regarding HB2. Continue reading ILM STANDS AGAINST HB2: Wilmington City Council calls for the repeal of House Bill 2
Carolina Farmin’ 2101 Market Street Grand Opening Party: 8/4-7 Free! The Wilmington community shares pride in the constant efforts to support local venues, farms and other businesses for the sake of progress and local economy. For years Wilmingtonians have awaited a locally owned grocer placed in a convenient downtown location, which not only offers farmers’ markets products but also everyday needs that oblige customers to … Continue reading The New Downtown Grocer:
NC Fourth of July Festival Naturalization Ceremony July 3, 4 p.m. • Free Fort Johnston Garrison Lawn Southport • http://www.nc4thofjuly.com As July fourth approaches, Americans prepare to celebrate their independence and patriotism by way of fireworks, red, white and blue flag cakes, and tons of hamburgers and hot dogs. However, countless Americans-to-be will celebrate their first Independence Day as official U.S. citizens and rejoice in … Continue reading Let Freedom Ring!