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  1. Transportation bond rollout months awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Lumina News

    City of Wilmington residents may have approved the Wilmington Streets and Sidewalks bond in the Nov. 4 election but physical signs of work on the projects could be months away. Currently there is no schedule set for which projects will begin, but city staff is in the middle of developing the prioritization plan.

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  2. Signs and WondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Lumina News

    Buddy and Maude Dawson are the founders and directors of the River of Life Worship Center, 3504 Carolina Beach Rd., Wilmington, NC. therolwc.org/buddydawson@ec.rr.com Most of these verses were written by David who had learned to be thankful, no matter what circumstances he faced.

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  3. Hometown Hires aims to break povertyRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Lumina News

    Connecting those stuck in chronic unemployment or intergenerational poverty to the employers that can help break that cycle is the mission of Hometown Hires, a campaign founded in 2014 by New Hanover County District Attorney Ben David and Live Oak Bank CEO Chip Mahan. While he began forming an idea for the campaign during his experiences handling a growing number of violent and gang-related crimes, David said the program is not just designed for those who have criminal backgrounds.

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  4. First N.C. Flotilla ignited a sparkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Lumina News

    Thirty-one years ago, Martha Lee sat with a group of around 20 others in a Wilmington restaurant called the Pepper Mill. Their mission was to inject some of the vibrant activity from Wrightsville Beach's summer months into the dark, cold winter season.

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  5. police blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Lumina News

    Wrightsville Beach Police officers responded to reports of an assault by a bouncer at Red Dogs around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, after 21-year-old Charles Wright and 22-year-old Matthew Feigler reported the incident. Wright and Feigler claimed the bouncer, 25-year-old Cedrick Baker-Boney, assaulted them.

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  6. Vertex announces 1,300 jobs for WilmingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Lumina News

    During a press conference at the old Terex Corporation facility on Raleigh Street Thursday, Nov. 13, Governor Pat McCrory and Vertex Rail Technologies LLC CEO Donald Croteau announced Vertex would spend $55 million-$60 million establishing a rail car production facility in the space. Croteau said the company would spend the next 10 months refitting and renovating the building that has remained unoccupied since Terex closed in 2011.

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  7. Signs and wondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Lumina News

    Over the years that I have been serving Jesus, whenever sickness and disease would come upon my body, usually because I ignorantly allowed it, I have one primary line of offense. Since faith comes by hearing and hearing by the word of God, I like to speak [pray]out loud several times a day what I call the Goss-pills.

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  8. For the birdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Lumina News

    As many as 1 billion birds suffer head trauma and die from flying into buildings each year, leading Audubon North Carolina to team up with the U.S. Green Building Council in a statewide initiative to minimize threats to birds in the built environment. Kim Brand, project coordinator of Audubon North Carolina's new Bird-Friendly Communities initiative, detailed building characteristics that create problems for birds and offered solutions for architects to consider during a Nov. 18 lunch and learn hosted by the Cape Fear Provisional Branch of the U.S. Green Building Council's North Carolina chapter.

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  9. Coming full circleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Lumina News

    It's a wrap. The 20th annual Cucalorus independent film festival showcased talented independent filmmakers from around the world and honored the late Dino De Laurentiis, the man who brought film to Wilmington 30 years ago.

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  10. Sutton coal ash to be used as fill in N.C. clay minesRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | Lumina News

    Duke Energy announced plans to close coal ash basins at the Sutton Plant near Wilmington today, which involve recycling 2 million of the site's 7.3 million tons of ash for use as structural fill. The plans were submitted two days before the Nov. 15 deadline stipulated in the Coal Ash Management Act of 2015, which outlines a plan for the company to close more than 30 coal ash basins around the state following the spill of 39,000 tons of coal ash into the Dan River earlier this year.

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  11. Uncovering the past, informing the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Lumina News

    What began as a school assignment morphed into a project preserving a forgotten piece of New Hanover County's story by giving tens of thousands of slaves a claim in history. So far, students turned archivists Christine Ingram Hockaday and Billy Koch have documented only a fraction of the county's enslaved population using property records stored in dozens of books in the register of deed's office.

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  12. pipelineRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Lumina News

    The Cherry Poppin' Daddies will perform their signature blend of swing, ska, funk and punk rock, playing selections from their latest album, "Please Return the Evening," which celebrates the music of the Rat Pack. For more information, call 910-962-3500 or email mancusos@uncw.edu Celebrated photographer Leeta Harding's work has appeared in galleries and museums throughout the United States and Europe.

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  13. Outside the boxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Lumina News

    More than 100 people gathered at Wrightsville Beach to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Preservation North Carolina with tours of four historic cottages and the Midcentury Modern Blockade Runner Beach Resort Nov. 9. Gareth Evans, executive director of the Preservation North Carolina-owned Bellamy Mansion Museum, said he wanted to host one of a handful of events organized statewide at Wrightsville Beach to showcase the diversity and scope of preservation efforts. "It's not one monolithic thing," Evans said, listing statewide preservation projects ranging from shotgun houses to abandoned mills.

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  14. Fat bikers race to claim king titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Lumina News

    Staff photo by Emmy Errante. Taylor Milleson rides a fat bike near Bike Cycles in Mayfaire Town Center Friday, Nov. 7. A biathlon like no other will be held Saturday, Nov. 15 as competitors race on the beach strand vying for the title of King of Wrightsville Beach.

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  15. Diligence celebrates 50 years in serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Lumina News

    Often a fixture of the downtown Wilmington Riverfront, the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Diligence VI celebrated its 50th anniversary last weekend, Nov. 8 - 9. Hundreds of visitors climbed aboard the 210-foot ship moored at Water and Princess streets for a tour of its decks and compartments. USCG Ensign John DeCastra said many are surprised at the age of the ship and the fact that it is still a fully operational cutter.

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  16. Coal ash impact concerns expressed through art, filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Lumina News

    The voices and experiences of communities impacted by coal ash pollution will be elevated for reflection through a pairing of art and film during the Cucalorus Film Festival Nov. 13-15. Working Films collaborated with Wilmington-born, New York-based artist Greg Lindquist and journalist and filmmaker Rhiannon Fionn to spark conversation and community engagement on the issue, said project leader Kristin Henry, in an effort that started with screenings of four short films in eight locations across the state this summer, including a June 19 stop in Wilmington.

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  17. police blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Lumina News

    The victim of a larceny on Coral Drive contacted Wrightsville Beach Police Department around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, about a larceny that occurred in October. The victim had been out of town and his neighbors informed him their homes had been broken into and suggested he check all of his belongings as well.

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  18. McCrory announces battleship commission appointmentsRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 6 | Lumina News

    North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory announced appointments to the USS North Carolina Battleship Commission Thursday, Nov. 6. Retired Navy captain and military historian Wilbur D. Jones Jr. was appointed chairman of the commission. Fifth district judge Sandra Ray, who serves New Hanover and Pender counties, was appointed commissioner.

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  19. Wrightsville Sound going upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Lumina News

    The two largest parcels of land at some stage in the development process are the Galleria property on Wrightsville Avenue, which was annexed into the City of Wilmington in June 2014, and The Sidbury mixed-use development near the foot of the Heide Trask Drawbridge. After the 12.2 acres of the Galleria property were annexed into the City of Wilmington from Wrightsville Beach, the landowner, State Street Properties of Charlotte, was granted a demolition permit Aug. 29 from New Hanover County.

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  20. Uber cruises into Wilmington regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Lumina News

    Uber has been making waves in Wilmington, especially with the tech-savvy crowd, as the fifth city in the state to launch the ride-sharing service. Founded in 2009 in San Francisco, Calif., the company has since expanded into 45 countries and is currently valued around $18 billion.

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