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1 hr ago | WITN

Local Actresses, Directors Worry About Loss Of Film Tax Incentive

The film industry is a booming market in certain parts of our state. Movies filmed in North Carolina were receiving a 25% tax incentive, but this year's state budget takes that incentive away.

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Related Topix: Iron Man 3, Pat McCrory, US Governors

4 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Skate Nation opens doors in Jacksonville

That's what Lindsay Lawler had in mind when she, her mother, her father and her sister-in-law, opened Skate Nation this summer so customers can strap on their skates and glide on the rink.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, NC, Family, Kids

8 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

N. Topsail aldermen slated to meet

North Topsail Beach planning officials are recommending that the Board of Aldermen postpone a meeting this week for public comment on its natural-disaster-preparedness plan until other Onslow County municipalities advance their portions of the county document, Town Clerk Carin Faulkner said.

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Related Topix: North Topsail Beach, NC, Topsail Beach, NC, Holly Ridge, NC, Richlands, NC

8 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Overqualified and underpaid

Underemployment is defined by Merriam-Webster as the "condition in which people in a labor force are employed at less than full-time or regular jobs or at jobs inadequate with respect to their training or economic needs."

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville, NC

12 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Schools expect mostly civilian new enrollments

Student-population growth for decades was the norm at Onslow County schools - and officials expect the trend to continue this year.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Nominations being accepted for Golden Rule Awards

Volunteer Onslow and Jones-Onslow EMC will sponsor the 14th annual Golden Rule Awards, which provides an opportunity to nominate outstanding volunteers in the local community.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Looking for a good home

This gray and white domestic longhair male 1-year-old cat, ID No. A078320, and Prince, a yellow retriever mix neutered 1-year-old dog, ID No.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, NC

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Port City Java opens in Jacksonville

The Port City Java in Jacksonville invites you to a Grand Opening Celebration from September 4th through 8th.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, NC, Drink, Coffee, Wilmington, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Glow run to benefit nonprofit

The 5k race, which participants can walk or run, lets people create their own light by holding glow sticks and donning glow jewelry.

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Related Topix: Entertainment

Topsail Advertiser

Sneads Ferry community weighs in on future of village

Residential growth on N.C. 210, N.C. 172 and Old Folkstone Road and commercial newcomers along N.C. 172 has left unblemished the historic fishing village - which he calls "the old Sneads Ferry" - and its waterfront heritage.

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Related Topix: Sneads Ferry, NC

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WITN

DEPUTIES: Men Try To Get Into Same ATM Three Times This Month

Onslow County deputies released bank photos from the Marine Federal Credit Union ATM in Richlands.

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Related Topix: Richlands, NC

WCTI

Onslow County Schools enrollment could reach over 300 new students

Southwest Elementary School near Jacksonville and this is an area where the district is seeing some of the most growth in enrollment.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, NC, Education Etc.

Topsail Advertiser

Concept released for new Dixon Middle School

The concept is simple: a big-box building with vinyl-tile and polished-concrete floors, and two classroom levels, for the future Dixon Middle School at N.C. 210 in Sneads Ferry.

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Related Topix: Sneads Ferry, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Traffic stop leads to drug charges

At approximately 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, officers of the Jacksonville Police Department conducted a traffic stop on Turtle Shell Road.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Richlands, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Unemployment rates increase in area

Unemployment rates increased in 95 North Carolina counties in July, including Onslow, Carteret, Duplin and Jones, according to information released this week by the N.C. Department of Commerce.

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Related Topix: Carteret County, NC, Jones County, NC, Duplin County, NC, Scotland County, NC, Currituck, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Zoning approvals issued for firing ranges, sand mine

Two proposed firing ranges and a sand mine passed initial review by Onslow County Zoning Board of Adjustment this week.

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Related Topix: Guns, Beulaville, NC, Hobgood, NC, Jacksonville, NC

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WCTI

Former deputy chief of Richlands EMS accused of fraud, ID theft

A former deputy chief of Richlands Volunteer EMS Rescue is accused of using the squad's fuel card for personal gas purchases.

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Related Topix: James Bell

Jacksonville Daily News

Death certificate released in inmate death

A retired Marine who died in custody at Onslow County Jail this month succumbed to "asphyxia hanging," according to a cause of death listed in a newly released death certificate.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, NC

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Three arrested in Jones County meth bust

Three people are in custody after officers with the Jones County Sherriff's Office found methamphetimine at a residence near Phillips Crossroads.

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Related Topix: Jones County, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Approval of short-term leases for VA facilities moving forward

The future site of U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Outpatient Clinic at 4006 Henderson Drive Tuesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, NC, Medicine, Nursing, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat

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