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10 hrs ago | Lumina News

Leaders want fair access to inlet dredging funds

Before local communities can tap funds recently designated to offset the cost of inlet dredging, authorities must agree how the money can be used.

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Related Topix: Wrightsville Beach, NC, Carolina Beach, NC

14 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

New Hanover School Board expresses concern with new Ap Us History course framework

Members of the New Hanover County School Board passed a resolution Tuesday night demanding a delay and rewrite of College Board's new advanced placement U.S. history curriculum framework.

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18 hrs ago | StarNewsOnline.com

Little free library opens at Poplar Grove

As we've reported, the little boxes are spreading all over the Brooklyn and Northside neighborhoods.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Hampstead, NC, Holden Beach, NC, Pender County, NC

19 hrs ago | Lumina News

Softened Read to Achieve standards push students through

"A lot has changed. It's a constantly moving target," said Cynthia Shields, county supervisor of language arts, during an Aug. 18 update on the standards to the New Hanover County Board of Education.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Lee to take oath of office for NC Senate

Michael Lee will take the oath of office to serve in the 9th District NC Senate seat during a ceremony at 1:30 p.m. at Wilmington City Council Chambers.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

County installing fire hydrants, neighbors say it's overdue

New Hanover County Fire Services and Cape Fear Public Utility Authority are installing 30 fire hydrants in several county neighborhoods.

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Related Topix: Silver Lake, NC

Carolina Beaches

North Carolina Coastal Federation Report: A Sustainable Economic Development Vision for New Hanover

The N.C. Coastal Federation, in partnership with Cape Fear River Watch and local business leaders, has scheduled a media event at the Wilmington Riverfront Park at the corner of Market and Water Streets on Thursday August 21 from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. This news conference is to unveil a collaborative effort to work with diverse groups and ... (more)

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Wilmington, NC, Garner, NC, Holly Ridge, NC

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Video phone system latest security upgrade for New Hanover Co. Schools

This fall many parents of kids in kindergarten through middle school will see new intercom phones at the front entrances to their schools in New Hanover County.

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WECT-TV Wilmington

4th grader collects 400 shoes for children in need

According to school officials, there are 757 homeless children in New Hanover county schools, 70 homeless children in Pender county and more than 100 in Brunswick.

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Related Topix: Pender County, NC, Brunswick, NC, Wilmington, NC, Brunswick County, NC

Jefferson Post Online Edition

Ashe/Alleghany, most dangerous for traffic in High Country

AAA Carolinas recently released its annual rankings of the most dangerous counties for traffic in North Carolina, and Ashe clocks in at number three in the state in terms of the best chance for tractor-trailer drivers to be involved in a fatal crash.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Alleghany County, NC, Alexander County, NC, Pitt County, NC

WECT-TV Wilmington

Suspect arrested for stabbing at restaurant parking lot in Wilmington

Police arrested a man who they say is responsible for a stabbing in the parking lot of Katy's Grill and Bar that sent one man to the hospital.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, NC

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Man arrested after stabbing another in the chest outside restaurant

A Wilmington man is in jail after police say he stabbed another man in the chest in front of a College Road restaurant.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, NC

Sat Aug 16, 2014

StarNewsOnline.com

A glitch in the library's e-book system

Rachel Langlois of the New Hanover County Public Library writes that the library system is experiencing "technical difficulties" with the holds queue on its Axis 360 system, one of the online portals it uses to let library card-holders download e-books to their various devices.

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Island Gazette Newspaper Online

Carolina Beach Awards Contract For Boardwalk Project

The Carolina Beach Town Council unanimously awarded a bid for construction of a project to improve the wooden boardwalk along the oceanfront in the downtown district during their Tuesday August 12th, meeting.

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Related Topix: Carolina Beach, NC

Island Gazette Newspaper Online

Proposed Independence Blvd. Raised Highway Extension

At the Wilmington City Council's agenda briefing on August 4th, the Council heard a presentation from the North Carolina Department of Transportation regarding their proposed Independence Boulevard extension project.

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Related Topix: Martin Luther King, Jr., Wilmington, NC

Island Gazette Newspaper Online

Lunar Tide, Rain, Strong Winds Cause For Recent Flooding; Erosion

The New Hanover County area has received around 6 inches of rain since August 1st, on top of approximately 11 to 12 inches in July.

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Related Topix: Weather, Hampstead, NC, Wilmington, NC, Carolina Beach, NC

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

New radio link system saves NHC Sheriff's Office more than $300,000

Sgt. Jerry Brewer with the sheriff's office said he developed the link system over the last year with Sea Coast Communications, a company from Wilmington.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, NC

WCTI

AAA releases ranking of most dangerous counties for traffic

Out of the 100 counties in North Carolina, Pitt County is ranked number one as the county where traffic collisions are mostly likely, according to AAA Carolinas' 20th annual ranking released Friday.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Pitt County, NC, Vance County, NC, Stanly County, NC, Gaston County, NC

StarNewsOnline.com

Brunswick County tourism spending saw increase in 2013

Brunswick County saw one of the highest increases in spending from tourists in 2013, according to numbers released by the N.C. Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development.

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Related Topix: Brunswick County, NC, Pat McCrory, US Governors, Mecklenburg County, NC

WECT-TV Wilmington

New Hanover County ranks 2nd in likelihood of being in a crash

Three people on average die every day from a traffic crash in North Carolina, according to AAA Carolina's 20th annual ranking of the state's most dangerous counties for traffic.

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Related Topix: Bladen County, NC

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