Emma Dill, StarNewsOnline

Emma Dill


Wilmington, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Emma:

Debate continues over Wilmington's new short-term rental rules as market evolves

Wilmington amended its rental rules to comply with an April court ruling, but there could be room for other types of regulation. → Read More

Wilmington's historic Murchison building sold in $8.25 million deal

The historic Murchison building was sold this week for $8.25 million to a company with development ties. → Read More

Wilmington man pleads guilty in 2020 home invasion case that left one dead

A Wilmington man pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree murder, attempted armed robbery and first-degree kidnapping in a 2020 incident. → Read More

Wilmington arts district could see 94 new apartments and a restaurant

Developers submitted plans for the apartment complex and restaurant to the city of Wilmington last week. → Read More

Arrest order temporarily lifted for New Hanover County Commissioner Julia Olson-Boseman

Julia Olson-Boseman's arrest order has been temporarily lifted as she works to hand over financial documents to the State Bar. → Read More

Done soon? Wilmington's biggest road projects see new construction schedule

The N.C. Department of Transportation released a new plan that shifts construction schedules for Wilmington roads. → Read More

Headed to downtown Wilmington this summer? Here's what you need to know about construction

Construction in along Wilmington's N. Front Street is set to continue through the summer as tourists and locals flock downtown. → Read More

Wilmington council member goes to court next week for drunk driving charge

Charlie Rivenbark is set to appear before a judge in Brunswick County for his first appearance on June 27. → Read More

More than three years into its orbit, a bread loaf-sized UNCW satellite enters new chapter

The satellite, which was launched in 2018, began taking images of the Earth's surface a year ago this week. → Read More

Downtown Wilmington shooting: Man hospitalized as suspect leads police on car chase

The shooting early Monday left a man in the hospital as a suspect led police on a multi-county car chase. → Read More

Wilmington's riverwalk looks to grow as development stretches away from downtown

As plans for a new development come up, Wilmington officials are exploring the idea of extending the city's iconic riverwalk. → Read More

As Wilmington's riverfront evolves, developers plan for more than 550 upscale apartments

Developers are looking to rezone riverfront land in Wilmington for two separate apartment projects. → Read More

Meet the new top planner slated to lead Wilmington's continued growth

Following a nationwide search, city leaders have selected Linda Painter to lead the 24-person planning department. → Read More

Seeing more green? Wilmington developers tap nature and cottage-style projects

Wilmington area developers are increasingly turning to cottage-style development. → Read More

'Fight every step of the way': Myrtle Grove residents oppose townhome project

Developers say the project's added density will address New Hanover's housing shortage, but residents say it exacerbates existing concerns. → Read More

Wilmington, New Hanover leaders eye proposed budgets: Here are 5 things you need to know

Leaders are seeing increasing property and sales taxes coupled with a demand for higher wages for workers. → Read More

Kure Beach incident draws law enforcement and closes several roads

The incident drew multiple law enforcement agencies and closed several roads in Kure Beach on Tuesday. → Read More

Next in line: Leland names new police chief, following resignation of Brad Shirley

Leland has chosen a new police chief just over a month after the department's former leader resigned. → Read More

Independence Boulevard could see influx of apartments, cottages, townhomes with rezoning

The proposed 50-acre development site is just a portion of the more than 300 acres rezoned for the Barclay West development. → Read More

'Challenging circumstances' still face firefighters as they contain Brunswick blaze

A stretch of Highway 211 in Brunswick County has remained closed as firefighters work to contain a nearby wildfire. → Read More