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  1. Some road construction projects end, others beginRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Lumina News

    Those orange barrels on Market Street between Bayshore and Porters Neck are supposed to be gone soon, but drivers in Wilmington will be dealing with construction on other busy roads. The inside lanes of Market Street from Marsh Oaks Drive to Porters Neck Road are scheduled to be closed through at least April 27. The N.C. Department of Transportation is adding a median and making other improvements to Market Street near where the new Walmart will be.

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  2. Prospective lifeguards vie for WBOR spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Lumina News

    Between 40 and 50 prospective Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue lifeguards will complete an ocean swim, a beach run, two mock rescues and an interview to earn a spot on the 2015 squad. Tryouts will be held April 26 and May 2 at 8:30 a.m. beside Crystal Pier.

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  3. Key to getting roads built is cooperation, Padgett saysRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Lumina News

    Cooperation is the key if the Cape Fear region is to score funding for major transportation projects, Wilmington City Councilwoman Laura Padgett told the board that oversees local transit planning Wednesday. "We cannot have if we plan one city or town at a time," said Padgett, who chairs the local Transportation Advisory Committee.

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  4. County may earn from recyclingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Lumina News

    Instead of paying someone to take recyclables off its hands, New Hanover County may soon be making money on the deal. The county commissioners approved an agreement Monday paving the way for a South Carolina company to set up a recycling facility in the shuttered WASTEC plant.

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  5. Some road construction to end soon; other projects just beginningRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Lumina News

    Those orange barrels on Market Street between Bayshore and Porters Neck are supposed to be gone soon, but drivers in Wilmington will be dealing with construction on other busy roads. The inside lanes of Market Street from Marsh Oaks Drive to Porters Neck Road are scheduled to be closed through at least April 27. The N.C. Department of Transportation is adding a median and making other improvements to Market Street near where the new Walmart will be.

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  6. County may make money on recyclingRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Lumina News

    Instead of paying someone to take recyclables off its hands, New Hanover County may soon be making money on the deal. The county commissioners approved an agreement Monday that paves the way for a South Carolina company to set up a recycling facility in the shuttered WASTEC plant.

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  7. Trolley tours take in Pedestrian Art piecesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Lumina News

    Trolley tours will visit 12 Wilmington public art installations as part of International Sculpture Day, April 24. The sculptures are part of the Pedestrian Art program and were installed last month by the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County, in collaboration with Tri-State Sculptors.

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  8. pipelineRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Lumina News

    A luncheon at 11 a.m. for $45 and a dinner at 6 p.m. for $55 will benefit Wilmington Domestic Violence Shelter and Services. Local celebrities, community leaders and others will walk the runway displaying clothes available at nonprofit Vintage Value stores.

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  9. Diaper drive to benefit Tileston Outreach, working poorRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Lumina News

    Six Wrightsville area churches are joining together Sunday, April 19 to finalize a spring diaper drive to benefit working families with young children. The Local Community Diaper Drive has been collecting large-sized diapers - sizes 3, 4, 5, 6 for children aged 9 months to 2 A1 2 years - to donate to Tileston Outreach in Wilmington.

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  10. All-girls charter school proposed for WilmingtonRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Lumina News

    During a recent tour of the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders in Austin, Texas, Todd Godbey met a 10th grader who was the first in her family to ever finish elementary school. As president of the Leadership Academy of Young Women, a proposed local charter school, he hopes to be telling similarly inspiring stories about Wilmington-area students soon.

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  11. UNCW surf team clinches second in East Coast championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Lumina News

    The University of North Carolina Wilmington surf team again asserted itself as one of the top teams on the East Coast with a strong showing in the National Scholastic Surfing Association East Coast Regional Championships in New Smyrna Beach, Fla., April 9-11. The team won the event for six consecutive years, 2009-2014.

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  12. Preservation tax credit bill may falter in SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Lumina News

    A bill to revive the state historic preservation tax credit faces possible death in the N.C. Senate despite Gov. Pat McCrory's robust support. State tax credits encouraging preservation of historic buildings helped Historic Wilmington Foundation Although the tax credits passed 98-15 in the N.C. House last month, a powerful Senate leader sy say they won't take up the bill, which would provide a more limited tax credit than the program that lawmakers allowed to expire in December.

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  13. Wilmington Fashion Week: an outlet for talentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Lumina News

    The second annual Wilmington Fashion Week concluded Saturday, April 4 with its Designer Showcase at the Wilmington Convention Center. Models, designers, media and more filled the exhibit hall for the meeting and melding of one of Wilmington's untapped art communities.

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  14. Steamroller print festival to leave big markRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Lumina News

    Regional professional artists, art students and teachers will create large-scale prints April 18 using an unexpected method: the street and a 2-ton construction paving roller. Artists will bring 14 4-foot by 6-foot hand-carved wooden printing blocks to the parking lot of the University of North Carolina Wilmington's Cultural Arts Building for the second annual Print Big! Steamroller Print Festival.

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  15. Myrtle Beach biz buys Lumina StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Lumina News

    A four and one-half acre Eastwood Road trailer park purchased in 1995 for $425,000 became the site for Lumina Station, the Phase I flagship retail, restaurant and office destination, which sold last week for $8.739 million. It was almost 20 years to the day, recalled Lumina Station's managing partner Joel Tomaselli, that the LLC's documents were filed with the N.C. Secretary of State's office.

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  16. Energy officials try to ease concerns over seismic testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Lumina News

    In a state with roughly 300 miles of coastline, it is no surprise the prospect of seismic oil and gas exploration in the Atlantic Ocean has North Carolina residents worried about potential harm to fish and marine mammals. The Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management tried to ease those fears Tuesday during a drop-in session at the Hilton Wilmington Riverside that allowed people to talk to regulators and federal experts.

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  17. 2015 Azalea Festival Calendar of EventsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Lumina News

    Iconic country singer and songwriter Alan Jackson will play hits from his 25-year repertoire. The outdoor venue is standing room only.

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  18. New Hanover County seeks applicants for boardsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Lumina News

    Several boards and committees have openings and are seeking New Hanover County residents willing to give their time and energy in service to the community. Appointments are available to the New Hanover Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees, the Lower Cape Fear Water and Sewer Authority, the Board of Equalization and Review and the Adult Home Care Advisory Committee.

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  19. Wilmington Fashion Week sashays down runwayRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | Lumina News

    The second annual Wilmington Fashion Week is currently underway, showcasing local talent from the designer community. Tonight coastal outfitters and surf shops from the area will display their summer wears for 2015 and Friday evening Wilmington retailers will present their best looks for nightlife.

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  20. The bunny trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Lumina News

    "Rabbits are not the simple, easy little pets the media and the public generally think they are," Paula Watkins said. Watkins is a House Rabbit Society volunteer educator.

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