ILM Reveals 5 year Plan
The Wilmington International Airport announced plans for another round of massive expansions. Earlier this month Airport Director Jeff Bourk gave the airport authority board an overview of the facility’s new vision for a new terminal and parking deck to meet growth and demand. In 2023, ILM is expecting to serve an increase of 150,000 passengers. All improvements will cost about $165 million with the latest round of improvements expected to be finished by 2027.
Burgaw’s First Brewery to Open on St. Patrick’s Day
The long-awaited opening of Burgaw Brewing is scheduled to take place this week. Doors will open on the downtown Burgaw location on March 17. All of the business’s 12 taps will initially feature guest brews from the Cape Fear region, with its own creations debuting in the upcoming weeks. Burgaw Brewing will be located at at 103 S. Wright Street across from the Pender County Courthouse.
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New Neighborhood Between Bolivia and Shallotte gets First Approval
The Brunswick County Planning Board unanimously approved plans for a new neighborhood to be located off Highway 17. The development known as“Hall Tract” will be located just east of Brunswick Community College. The approved plans outline 136 single-family homes with 85 acres dedicated to open space and more than eight acres reserved for recreation space. The next step is for final approval to come from the Brunswick County Board Commissioners.
Wilmington Reopens Portia Mills Hines Park
The Wilmington Parks and Recreation department held a grand reopening ceremony this month for the Portia Mills Hines Park. The park, located at 400 N 10th Street, went through at recent $754,000 update including new restrooms, lighting for the playground and basketball courts, new sidewalks and additional parking spaces.