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NC DOT wants public comments

The North Carolina Department of Transportation wants to hear the public’s feedback on their transportation needs. With the region population continuously developing, traffic in the area will only increase to more of a headache. The DOT will be hosting an open house in Brunswick, Duplin, New Hanover, Onslow, Pender and Sampson counties. The meeting will […]

Riverwalk progress in Belville

It began as a vision, “This time last year I would drive by this site and think, what an opportunity,” said Joe Breault, Project Manager of the Brunswick Riverwalk at Belville Project. Belville is looking to enrich the beauty of the Brunswick River Park for their community. On January 2nd, 2014 Belville Board of Commissioners […]

New walking trail in Burgaw

Residents of Burgaw have a new way to keep in shape. The Osgood Canal Green way Trail opened Sept. 1 in the downtown area of Burgaw. The 2.2 mile track is helping citizens take the initiative when it comes to their health. There is no charge to use the trail and it’s easily accessible to […]

Residents share their ideas at FOCUS discussions

Increase blue collar jobs… build energy efficient homes…more bike paths. All of these ideas were shared by community members at the FOCUS public discussion series, hosted at locations around the greater Wilmington area. “These ideas could be a reality for the region with the proper framework,” said one attendee. FOCUS gathered with community residents in […]

FOCUS Public Meetings Coming Up!

FOCUS is hosting a series of public discussions. Each discussion will focus on one of four livability principles, including opportunity, health, the environment and housing. These discussions are designed to give the community a voice on topics that will impact our region as we plan for the horizon year of 2040. Participants will be registered […]

Surf City has joined the Consortium

Surf City, in Pender County has joined the Lower Cape Fear Sustainable Communities Consortium on Sept. 4. The Lower Cape Fear Consortium banded together to support the planning efforts that integrate housing, land use, economic and workforce development, transportation and infrastructure investments. The members recognize the importance of the creation of a consortium for the […]

FOCUS Public Launch

On behalf of the team who have been working on developing this project for over a year, we are excited to kick off FOCUS with a public launch at the Wilmington Convention Center tomorrow at 10:30.We’re excited by the buzz in the community already! We are thrilled to have launched this website in time to […]