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40 min ago | WWAY-TV Wilmington

Rally for film industry slated for May 4

As the General Assembly heads back to session next month, supporters of North Carolina's film industry hope to make a statement with a rally supporting the state's tax incentives for TV and movie projects.

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1 hr ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

Deputies arrest woman accused of breaking and entering

A woman was arrested Tuesday after deputies with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to a report of a breaking and entering in progress in the 4400 block of Amelia Court.

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3 hrs ago | Lumina News

North end bird posting maintenance criticized

Concerns have been voiced to New Hanover County staff and officials after multiple weeks without maintenance of the bird sanctuary postings on the north end of Wrightsville Beach, posing wildlife entanglement risks.

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Related Topix: Wrightsville Beach, NC

7 hrs ago | Lumina News

Unfair permit fees amended by county

Building permits and inspections in Wrightsville Beach could go down due to an amendment passed by the New Hanover County Board of Commission during an April 21 meeting.

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Related Topix: Wrightsville Beach, NC

12 hrs ago | Lumina News

Candidates weigh in on county issues

Incumbents Don Hayes, from left, and Ed Higgins, and challenger Bruce Shell discuss the issues involved in the race for New Hanover County Board of Education during a candidate forum held by the League of Women Voters of Lower Cape Fear Thursday, April 17 at the Senior Resource Center.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

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NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC The New Hanover County School system is closely monitoring a developing story out of Greensboro, to determine what action needs to be taken locally in order to protect teacher pay.

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Related Topix: Greensboro, NC, Guilford County, NC, Education Etc.

WECT-TV Wilmington

Sheriff's deputies investigating shooting

Deputies from the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office are on the scene of a shooting that happened near Castle Hayne.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Castle Hayne, NC

Lumina News

Online Update: Michael Lee named ports authority board chair

Wilmington lawyer Michael Lee will replace Danny McComas as chair of the N.C. State Ports Authority Board of Directors.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, NC, Pat McCrory, US Governors

WECT-TV Wilmington

New facility to house all gang-related agencies for better service

The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday they will be partnering with the Wilmington Police Department to house both deputies and officers that deal with gangs and gang prevention in the same building.

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WECT-TV Wilmington

Spruce up your resume, dozens of employers to be part of job fair

Are you looking for a job or a career change? Spruce up your resume and bring it to a job fair Thursday hosted by Cape Fear Community College.

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WWAY-TV Wilmington

Only on 3: Sutton Plant coal ash could head to New Hanover Co. landfill

The solution to getting rid of coal ash at Duke Energy's Sutton Plant may be a short trip down the road to the New Hanover County Landfill.

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WECT-TV Wilmington

New Hanover Co. Relay for Life is set to kick-off Friday

Thousands of people, including many cancer survivors, are expected to participate in the event being held at Ashley High School.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

StarNewsOnline.com

The Meal: A toast to The Bard

Cuisine has certainly changed over the years, but Francine Segan's 2003 cookbook "Shakespeare's Kitchen: Renaissance Recipes for the Contemporary Cook" gives us a peek at a collection of meals he might have enjoyed.

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Related Topix: Life, Recipes, Food

WECT-TV Wilmington

NHC staff recommends funding Carolina Beach nourishment project

The town of Carolina Beach got some good news today regarding beach nourishment.

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Related Topix: Carolina Beach, NC

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Castle Branch ahead of schedule on new building, incentives goals

Castle Branch says it is ahead of schedule on its headquarters expansion in Wilmington and reaching goals needed for incentives approved last year by the state, New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, NC

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Only on 3: McMahon & Causey - Who should be candidate for sheriff? Tonight at

When New Hanover County Sheriff Sid Causey retired five years ago, he let it be known that his Chief Deputy, Ed McMahon, was the heir apparent.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Lumina News

Online Update: Solid Waste Debate Gets Murkier

An April 21 work session brought New Hanover County Commissioners no closer to a permanent solution for the county's solid waste problem.

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WECT-TV Wilmington

ILM Airport Authority defends removal of hangar business

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC The ILM Airport Authority met with the New Hanover County Board of County Commissioners Monday.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies

StarNewsOnline.com

Works by the late Gail Henderson celebrated at WHQR's MC Erny Gallery

It's clear that land-, sea- and skyscapes hold influence on the colorful abstract paintings of Wilmington artist Liz Hosier and the late Gail Henderson, a former Wilmington artist who passed away in Nov. 2013.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, NC

WWAY-TV Wilmington

New Hanover County likes its booze according to CDC survey

New Hanover County's excessive drinking rate staggers at around 18 percent. That's 5 percentage points higher than the state average and could be attributed to the county's beach lifestyle.

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