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Wilmington Councilwoman Rysheema Dixon resigns during meeting

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Councilwoman Rysheema Dixon/Photo Wilmington City Council Wilmington City Councilwoman Rysheema Dixon, a Democrat, resigned from office during Thursday’s council meeting. The at-large council member said she’d be taking time to focus on her community development consulting business, RD Innovative Planning, which she said is rapidly expanding within the United States and even internationally. Prior to her departure, Dixon served as …

Wilmington gears up for heat warning. Here’s the details

Betsy Price Headlines, Health

  City pools and spray parks will be open and the city is given away fans to senior citizens to help residents cope with the excessive heat warning issued for Monday through Wednesday by the National Weather Service. An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures and high humidity will lead to dangerously hot conditions …