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3 hrs ago | WWAY-TV Wilmington

One suspect in custody for Sunday shooting, second still sought

The New Hanover County Jail website shows Hykeem Quintell Durant, 24, was arrested some time yesterday.

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8 hrs ago | Lumina News

Treatment available for inmates with mental illness

Claims made in New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger's pending probation violation case may shine a spotlight on mental health treatment for inmates in the New Hanover County jail, but officers from the sheriff's department and detention facility maintain the issue of receiving health care as well as medication while in the jail is commonly ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Man charged with indecent liberties has already been deported once

Officials at Immigrations and Customs Enforcement placed an ICE detainer on Carlos Perez-Dominguez following his arrest.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform

WECT-TV Wilmington

Teachers asking parents to get more involved in schools

Some New Hanover County teachers are going door to door in Wilmington to get parents involved in their children's education.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, NC, Kids, Family

StarNewsOnline.com

New Hanover County Commissioner tapped for leadership

New Hanover County Commissioner Thomas Wolfe was elected to serve as the president-elect of the North Carolina Association of ABC Boards.

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Related Topix: Greensboro, NC, Tar Heel, NC

WECT-TV Wilmington

Kids learn about teamwork at GREAT Summer Camp

Dozens of children joined the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office and Fire Rescue Wednesday morning for GREAT Summer Camp.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Jacksonville Daily News

Barfield named chairman of social services board

Barfield succeeds Evelyn Bryant, an appointee of the N.C. Social Services Commission, who has served since July 2008 and has been chairwoman since 2011.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, NC

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Little free libraries popping up in New Hanover County

The sign on the Little Free Library at Kings Grant Park tells readers to "take a book" and "leave a book."

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Related Topix: Libraries

WLOS

4 arrested for shoplifting $4K in merchandise

Police in Wilmington have arrested four people who they say went on a shoplifting spree and took $4,500 in merchandise from a variety of stores.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, NC, Robeson County, NC

WECT-TV Wilmington

NHCSO deputies need the public's help to find missing woman

Cynthia "Cindy" LaForest was last seen Tuesday morning leaving her apartment. She may be driving a silver 2013 Toyota Corolla.

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WWAY-TV Wilmington

ABC drama 'Secrets & Lies' continues filming in Wilmywood

Wilmington was the backdrop for the pilot, and now the Sagewood community near US 17 in northern New Hanover County is again being used for the 10 episode series.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, NC

WECT-TV Wilmington

Human Trafficking suspect faces charges in Brunswick County

A man accused of human trafficking now faces more charges. According to Deputy Brothers with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office, Drequan Dugar was temporarily transferred to the Brunswick County Detention Center for misdemeanor larceny charges.

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Related Topix: Brunswick County, NC

WECT-TV Wilmington

Police arrest four people over $4,500 shoplifting spree

Police arrested four people from Robeson County after they allegedly stole $4,500 worth of merchandise from various retailers around Wilmington Monday.

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Related Topix: Robeson County, NC

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Only on 3: Deputy's wife sues another deputy for alienation of affection

New Hanover County Sheriff Ed McMahon demoted two deputies last month for conduct unbecoming.

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Kinston Free Press

A look back at July 29

W.O. Bodell, pastor of the Universalist church, announced today that the congregation will occupy the handsome new edifice at Lenoir and Independent streets next Sunday evening.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Washington, NC, Kinston, NC, Lenoir County, NC, La Grange, NC

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

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HB 1224 is a bill designed to limit the total local government sales and use tax rate to 2.5 percent.

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A jury in New Hanover County indicted Hovey Pope Monday for embezzlement, according to the SBI.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, NC, Wrightsville Beach, NC

Bladen Journal

Banquet to feature scholarship recipients7:26 pm

Men and Women United for Youth and Families, CDC will be hosting its annual Awards Banquet and Scholarship Ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 2, at the Ransom Activity Center, located at 2694 General Howe Hwy., Riegelwood.

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Related Topix: Riegelwood, NC, Faison, NC, Pender County, NC, Rose Hill, NC, Sandyfield, NC

WECT-TV Wilmington

NC teachers gather to learn government matters

Teachers from across North Carolina gathered Monday in New Hanover county for a local government seminar.

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Related Topix: Chapel Hill, NC

WECT-TV Wilmington

Crews put out fire on Shoemakers Lane

Fire crews have put out a structure fire in the southern portion of New Hanover County that started Sunday night.

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