The Beginning of the End at 22nd and Mission

first_img Tags: Fires Share this: FacebookTwitterRedditemail,0% 0% The contractor working on Thursday at 10:41 a.m. said that the first priority is removing the asbestos. The demolition will start Monday morning.The facade, he said,  will be taken down “by hand” because it is leaning badly and is very unstable.Photo by Michael JohnsonPhoto by Michael Johnsonlast_img

Two 5Story Housing Projects Planned for Mission Street

first_img 0% Two housing developments may be coming to Mission Street in the next few years — one at the site of a burned discount store and the other rising above a ground-floor retail spot that has been vacant for more than a year. The two 5-story projects, which would together bring 24 units to Mission Street between 22nd and 23rd streets, are in the preliminary planning stages. The developers are still in conversations with the Planning Department to iron out details in both projects.The first would go in at 2630 Mission St., the site of a 5-alarm fire that engulfed the Big House discount store there in September 2014. Demolition began on the building shortly afterwards, and the lot has been vacant since.The project is being sponsored by Gabriel Ng + Architects, which also designed a 4-story, 12-unit market-rate project at 2421 16th St. If plans are approved, it would be the site of a 5-story, 16-unit project that would rise to 60 feet, more than double the height of the mostly 2-story buildings that surround it,  but less than the 65-foot height limit for the lot. The building would have a ground-floor retail space and no off-street parking. Eight of the units would be 500 square foot one-bedrooms and the other eight would be 900 square foot two-bedrooms. There would be four apartments on each floor. Tenants would share access to a 700 square foot roof deck.The market-rate building would be required to either build on-site affordable housing units, off-site units, or pay a fee to the city. Project sponsors did not immediately return requests for comment. The other project is down the block at 2610 Mission St. near 22nd Street at the site that once housed Anna’s Linens, which filed for bankruptcy in mid-2015. Socketsite reported in March that the master tenant in the building had accepted a buy-out on their 99-year lease in the building, which still had 30 years left.That project would also rise to five stories, but with only eight units in the four stories above a ground-floor retail space. The single-story storefront on-site now would be renovated, and housing built on top.The market-rate project will not need to build any affordable units or pay a fee, since it falls below the 10-unit city threshold for paying into affordable housing. It does not require approval from the Planning Commission and would likely not break ground until the summer of 2017, said Warner Schmalz, an architect and the project sponsor who was behind a contentious plan to develop market-rate housing next to the Brava Theater. “This is pretty early,” he said. center_img Share this: FacebookTwitterRedditemail,0%last_img read more

COME and join us at Langtree Park to England take

first_imgCOME and join us at Langtree Park to England take on the creme of Europe in the Euros 2012.Enjoy Pie, Peas and a Bottle of Beer for £5 per person or book for all three game for £12.50.There will be Large Screens and a Cash Bar available too.You can call the Saints team direct on 01744 455 057 or book here (Click on the season ticket tab) .last_img

KEIRON Cunningham said Saints had to dig deep to p

first_imgKEIRON Cunningham said Saints had to dig deep to progress to the Semi Finals of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup.Down by two points after an hour Kyle Amor scored a vital try to set his side on the way to a 36-20 victory.“We had to dig deep and it wasn’t the greatest performance,” he said. “Sometimes you have to win ugly and that is what we did.“Widnes did a great job on us and I thought they played the referee better than we did. I have watched all the games this weekend and I thought the referees did a great job. Widnes played the referee better than we did and we were mugged in the ruck.“We were always on the back foot as a result even though we scored some great tries. It burned us and at times our middles looked shot to pieces.“We hung on in there went in up and the break but came out in the second half and made a meal of it.“All credit to my halves though and Jon Wilkin, they really brought us home well. The final 30 minutes was up there with the Wigan and Warrington games. We completed 13 sets in a row kicked it long and rolled our sleeves up.“That wins you Cup games, doing the dirty stuff, getting our head down and completing sets.”He continued: “When Percy came back we got that stability with our edges and middles. Mose Masoe’s second stint was outstanding. Jon Wilkin was superb too. He led from the front.”The win set up a tie with Leeds in the Semi Finals.“Any draw would be tough,” he added. “If you have any ambition to win competitions you have to play great teams. You couldn’t pick a draw really as all sides are playing well.”last_img read more

Then if youre a 2018 Member you can take advantag

first_imgThen if you’re a 2018 Member you can take advantage of FREE coach travel.Simply call into the Ticket Office at the Totally Wicked Stadium or telephone 01744 455 052 to take advantage!Non Members can also access discounted coach travel for just £5, and this is available online.Tickets are priced at £21 for adults, £15 concessions (65 and over) and £5 juniors and Junior Members must exchange their vouchers before gameday.Seated tickets are available by calling 01924 211 611 and are priced at a £2 upgrade.All ticket prices increase by £3 on matchday.last_img read more

The shirts were worn during the warm up of Jonnys

first_imgThe shirts were worn during the warm up of Jonny’s Testimonial match against Hull FC, and are signed by the individual player who wore them.These shirts were produced in a very small quantity and cannot be purchased as a retail product, so grab one these while you can!Bids can be submitted by emailing your bid amount, the shirt which you wish to bid on and your name and contact details to – keepmeupdated@saintsrlfc.com. Bids with incomplete information cannot be accepted.Shirt bids will be updated at intervals throughout the bidding period. The closing date for bids is 5pm, Wednesday 20th February, only bids submitted before this time will be considered.Shirts available to bid on: Latest bid is displayed below, please note bids must be submitted in denominations of £5, tied bids will be decided on the earliest bid received being given preference.Lachlan Coote – £105 Tommy Makinson – £130 Kevin Naiqama – £120 Mark Percival – £95 Regan Grace – £100 Kyle Amor – £100 Danny Richardson – £100 Luke Douglas – £150 James Roby – £175 Luke Thompson – £150 Alex Walmsley – £125 Jack Ashworth – £90 Zeb Taia – £75 Dominique Peyroux – £80 Joseph Paulo – £85 Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook – £145 Theo Fages – £110 Morgan Knowles – £100 Matty Lees – £100 Matty Costello – £80 Adam Swift – £65 Jack Welsby – £55 Aaron Smith – £60,The shirts were worn during the warm up of Jonny’s Testimonial match against Hull FC, and are signed by the individual player who wore them.,Bids can be submitted by emailing your bid amount, the shirt which you wish to bid on and your name and contact details to – keepmeupdated@saintsrlfc.com. Bids with incomplete information cannot be accepted.Shirt bids will be updated at intervals throughout the bidding period. The closing date for bids is 5pm, Wednesday 20th February, only bids submitted before this time will be considered.Shirts available to bid on: Latest bid is displayed below, please note bids must be submitted in denominations of £5, tied bids will be decided on the earliest bid received being given preference.Lachlan Coote – £105 Tommy Makinson – £130 Kevin Naiqama – £120 Mark Percival – £95 Regan Grace – £100 Kyle Amor – £100 Danny Richardson – £100 Luke Douglas – £150 James Roby – £175 Luke Thompson – £150 Alex Walmsley – £125 Jack Ashworth – £90 Zeb Taia – £75 Dominique Peyroux – £80 Joseph Paulo – £85 Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook – £145 Theo Fages – £110 Morgan Knowles – £100 Matty Lees – £100 Matty Costello – £80 Adam Swift – £65 Jack Welsby – £55 Aaron Smith – £60last_img read more

Pender County deputy resigns after accused of fraudulent transactions

first_img Sheriff’s Office Lt. Jerry Brewer says Cullifer returned the TV to the store for a refund, which the Burgaw store processed.Cullifer at the time was a Pender County Sheriff’s deputy assigned to the uniform patrol division. The alleged fraud happened on January 10th and law enforcement reached out to the Pender County Sheriff’s Office. They confronted Cullifer who then issued his resignation Saturday.Cullifer was then charged with the fraud in New Hanover County and released on bond.Related Article: Third suspect arrested in Navassa assaultHe was nearing 5 years of service with the Pender County Sheriff’s Office. At the time of his resignation, Cullifer was receiving a salary of $35,351.86. He had no reported suspensions, dismissals, or demotions during his time with the Sheriff’s Office. NEW HANOVER COUNTY/BURGAW, NC (WWAY) — A Pender County Sheriff’s deputy has resigned after law enforcement say he fraudulently returned TVs to Walmart in Porter’s Neck and Burgaw.According to the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, Jordan Beale Cullifer, 39, purchased a TV from the Walmart in Porter’s Neck. He then took it home and replaced it with his current TV. He returned to the store and reported to them there was a used TV in the packaging. The Sheriff’s Office says the store gave him a new TV to replace it and that’s when he took it to the Walmart in Burgaw.- Advertisement – last_img read more

Nearly 500 Duke Energy customers without power Thursday morning

first_img New Hanover County Dispatch said they had a call about an accident around 1 a.m. at the intersection of 41st St. and Oleander Drive. No injuries were reported.As of 5 a.m., estimated power restoration time was scheduled for 6:15 a.m. (Photo: Duke-Energy.com) WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Some Duke Energy customers in Wilmington lost power early Thursday morning because a vehicle damaged equipment near Oleander Drive.According to Duke Energy’s outage map, around 475 customers were affected in the area between Floral Parkway and College Rd.- Advertisement – last_img read more

Wilmington man convicted of selling heroin

first_img The District Attorney’s Office said on October 17, 2017 a confidential informant working on behalf of the Wilmington Police Department purchased ten bindles of heroin from Claiborne for $100 on North 7th Street in Wilmington. Claiborne was also found with heroin in his car on a separate offense occurring in Wrightsville Beach on December 25, 2018. Claiborne has also been convicted of multiple narcotic offenses in the past.“Repeat offenders such as this defendant must be brought to justice, especially those whoare dealing heroin,” Assistant District Attorney Brad Matthews said.“As long as the distribution of heroin continues to plague this community, our office will continue seek harsh sentences for defendants who push this poison in our streets,” District Attorney Ben David said. Lamar Claiborne (Photo: District Attorney’s Office) WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY)– A Wilmington man has pled guilty to selling heroin, among other charges.According to District Attorney Ben David,  Lamar Claiborne, 35, of Wilmington pled guilty on Thursday in the New Hanover County Superior Court to one count of selling heroin, one count of possession with intent to sell and deliver heroin and one count of possession of heroin. Claiborne was sentenced to a minimum of 55 months and maximum of 93 months behind bars.- Advertisement – last_img read more

Swamp Thing could spend 85 million in Wilmington area

first_img “It kind of snuck up on me,” Griffin said Thursday. “We’ve been in kind of a rut, and the needle didn’t move a lot. But then you look at what we’re doing now and what’s confirmed to be coming our way and it’s big. It’s in the neighborhood of $100 million.”The three projects confirmed are the currently filming television series “Swamp Thing” from Warner Bros. and for the DC Universe streaming service; the upcoming Hulu revenge drama series “Reprisal,” which will start filming in June; and a quietly brewing independent film from Alan Ball called “Uncle Frank.”Read more here. Virginia Madsen, center, stands prior to the filming of a scene for the TV services “Swamp Thing” next to the Riverwalk in downtown Wilmington on March 28, 2019. (Photo: Matt Born/Star News) WILMINGTON, NC (Star News) — Two television projects and a new independent film could spend upward of $100 million in the Port City this year — and there’s a chance that figure could swell.Johnny Griffin, director of the Wilmington Regional Film Commission, told the Wilmington City Council last week that the triple-digit spend for the local film industry is the more than what was spent in 2017 and 2018 combined. It is also the most spent in a single year in five years.- Advertisement – last_img read more