New Hanover County residents should start cleaning out the garage!
Friday, March 29 is Hazardous Waste Collection Day. It’s slated for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wilmington International Airport in front of the Customs Building (1987 Hall Drive, Wilmington). This is a rain-or-shine event for New Hanover County residents only.
Examples of acceptable hazardous waste include: Car batteries, electronics – such as TVs and computers, motor oil, anti-freeze, household cleaners, and pesticides. Business waste and paint are prohibited.
Everyone knows that you can’t turn a ship on a dime. A steady hand on the helm, however, can bring it around.
The financial status of the North Carolina ports, similarly, has taken time to improve, said the Ports Authority’s acting executive director Jeff Miles. Speaking at Tuesday evening’s meeting of the Cape Fear Economic Development Council, Miles said he expected the N.C. Ports Authority to end its current fiscal year June 30 with a $2 million balance – a big contrast to the ports’ $5.9 million loss at the end of FY 2010.
March 27, 2013 By Jenny Callison Everyone knows that you can't turn a ship on a dime. A steady hand on the helm, however, can bring it around. The financial status of the North Carolina ports, similarly, has taken time to improve, said the Ports Authority's acting executive director Jeff Miles.
A new affiliation between UNCW and the Fayetteville VA Medical Center opens the door for students, researchers and VA staff to work collaboratively. The agreement, signed Monday, is a collaboration that aims to improve health care for veterans.
Getting a handle on where the state tax reform discussion is heading has been a particular challenge during the first quarter of 2013. Whether income taxes -– personal and corporate -- will be completely swept away and North Carolinians will find themselves paying more for goods and services is still a wide-open question. A new, bi-partisan piece of legislation, however, might force the debate into a broader public forum.