The Newsroom: Wilmington's challenges, public-private projects, and the Northside Food Co-Op
Hosted by Ben Schachtman, Managing Editor of HQR News, the program is an opportunity for local officials and reporters -- the people who make news and the people who report it -- to talk about the issues that affect our community. Expect deeper dives and candid conversation.
On this episode of The Newsroom:
Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo, on challenges facing the city, including public transportation and affordable housing.
WECT Journalist Michael Praatsand WHQR Journalist and Producer Rachel Keith, unpacking the complicated world of public-private partnerships, like Project Grace, the New Hanover County Government Center, and Riverplace.
Cedric Harrison and Evan Folds, discussing the Northside Food Co-Op’s plans to build a cooperative grocery store in one of the region’s key food deserts.
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