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3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | 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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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Sampson Independent

Reflections of Clinton's past

Mr. Floyd Rawls, wearing the bow tie, stands with others in front of his Wall Street jewelry store, ca.

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Related Topix: Clinton, NC, Sampson County, NC, Wilmington, NC, Brunswick, NC

Sat Jul 26, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Police investigate suspicious situation

Police in Wilmington are investigating a suspicious situation involving a possible written bomb threat.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, NC

Island Gazette Newspaper Online

Editorial: Freeman Park Needs More Enforcement; Management

Not to say that Carolina Beach employees don't already work hard towards managing Freeman Park, but if it were a business they would be visibly understaffed.

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Related Topix: Carolina Beach, NC, Opinion

Island Gazette Newspaper Online

County Commissioners Delay Funding Beach Nourishment Project In Carolina Beach

Click image for larger view: Beach renourishment project in Carolina Beach, 2013.

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Related Topix: Carolina Beach, NC

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

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Lawmakers in Raleigh gave final approval to a proposal to help pay for tourism projects in New Hanover County Friday.

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Related Topix: Carolina Beach, NC

Island Gazette Newspaper Online

WAVE Transit Request Carolina Beach Help Fund Route To Island

Wave Transit is asking the Town of Carolina Beach to contribute $8,500.00 a year to Route 301 which serves the Carolina Beach area connecting to routes throughout Wilmington, New Hanover County and surrounding areas.

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Related Topix: Carolina Beach, NC

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Visitation for 2-year-old boy run over by car Friday; Likely no charges filed

The visitation for a 2-year-old boy killed over the weekend was held Friday night in New Hanover County.

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Related Topix: Hampstead, NC, Pender County, NC

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Lumina News

Rip current research could lead to new understanding

Buoyant and light, the drifters seem pretty ordinary as they bob up and down along the shore, but equipped with GPS to track movements and designed to float like a person, the simple technology will help researchers understand deadly rip currents and inform the public of the safest way to enjoy the beach.

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Related Topix: University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC, Wrightsville Beach, NC

WECT-TV Wilmington

K9 Search and Rescue team first of its kind for New Hanover County

A new, privatized search and rescue team with an emphasis on finding lost children, adults, and evidence is the first of its kind in New Hanover County.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, NC

Lumina News

N.C. Moral Mondays film series concludes

The Black Arts Alliance and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People New Hanover County chapter are teaming up once again for the conclusion of the Moral Mondays Film Series with the film "Inequality For All."

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Related Topix: UC Berkeley, Clinton, NC, Asheville, NC

Lumina News

Commissioners uphold tree-removal ordinance

The modification request was made by L.P. Britton Jr. Britton hired a professional tree-removal company to clear trees from a 5-acre lot he intended to develop on Chesterfield Drive in January 2014 without first securing a permit.

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Lumina News

New surveillance cameras highlighted in chief's chat

Around six citizens came to Wrightsville Beach Police Chief Dan House's Thursday, July 17, Chat with the Chief at Wrightsville Beach Town Hall.

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Related Topix: Wrightsville Beach, NC, Wilmington, NC

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Pender Co. woman recovers from copperhead attack

"All of a sudden I feel some heat on the back of my leg and it felt like my leg was on fire," said Swencki.

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Lumina News

Sheriff reveals no wrong-doing in Hewett death

Information was released July 22 by New Hanover County Sheriff Ed McMahon from the internal affairs investigation conducted by his department following the July 12 death of former Brunswick County Sherriff Ron Hewett in the county's detention facility.

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Related Topix: Brunswick County, NC, 9, US News, ATF

StarNewsOnline.com

Tony Rivenbark on Thalian Hall

We noted a few weeks back that Arcadia Publishing of Charleston, S.C., has released "Maritime Wilmington," a portrait of the Port City's port, waterfront and many of the vessels who called or homeported here.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, NC, Libraries, Theater, Arts

WECT-TV Wilmington

Truck crashes into car dealership parking lot, damaging vehicles

At least two vehicles were hit by a truck that crashed into the Seaport Auto Sales parking lot near the intersection of College Road and Park Avenue in Wilmington Wednesday.

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Lumina News

Bergera s probation violation case postponed

New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger's probation violation case, scheduled for a July 22 hearing, was postponed after a forensic mental evaluation found him incapable to proceed.

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Related Topix: Avery County, NC

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