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  1. Polar Pack is backRead the original story

    Thursday | Lumina News

    Motorists on the way to Wrightsville Beach can once again fuel up at the Polar Pack gas station on Wrightsville Avenue. The gasoline pumps, which have been out of order since early September, are up and running again this week.

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  2. The Forum hosts new faces, moves, expansionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Lumina News

    Across Military Cutoff Road from the continually expanding Mayfaire Community Center, multiple tenants of The Forum shopping center are expanding their services and new ones are setting up shop. The newest addition to The Forum will be a 1,800-square-foot Fleet Feet, a locally owned specialty active footwear and apparel franchise set to open in mid November.

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  3. Film crews shoot scenes of "The Choice" on the Hanover Seaside Club's sounded dock Monday, Oct. 20.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Lumina News

    Nicholas Sparks' latest adaptation to the movie screen started filming in October in and around Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach. Based on his 2007 novel "The Choice," scenes for the movie are being filmed at various locations, including the Hanover Seaside Club.

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  4. Signs and wondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Lumina News

    Have you ever heard these questions from unbelievers: "If there is a God, why is there so much evil in the world? If God is in control of everything why is there so much suffering? If God is a loving God why did He create diseases like ebola, cancer and AIDS?" Perhaps you have had some of these same questions yourself. I believe it is almost impossible to have a trusting and loving relationship with our creator when these questions go unanswered.

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  5. Shucking and jiving at Airlie GardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Lumina News

    In 1905, the Jones family held an autumn oyster roast on their Airlie Gardens property. More than 100 years later, guests still gather in the scenic gardens the third Friday in October around steaming buckets of oysters.

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  6. Police identify man found dead on beach strandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Lumina News

    While the cause of death remains unknown pending an autopsy report from the North Carolina Medical Examiner's office, the dead man discovered on the beach strand at Wrightsville Beach Friday, Oct. 17, was identified as Daniel G. Lloyd. Wrightsville Beach Police Chief Dan House issued a statement Monday, Oct. 13, stating Lloyd was a 50-year-old man.

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  7. pipelineRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Lumina News

    Admission is $5-$7 and proceeds benefit the Pretty in Pink Foundation. For hours and a complete schedule of events, call 910-395-6658 or visit www.breaktimetenpin.com Wilmington movers and shakers are invited to a two-day dance competition hosted by the 5001 Nightclub.

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  8. police blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Lumina News

    A .45 caliber Colt pistol was stolen from the top dresser drawer in a unit at 15 Coral Dr. Monday, Oct. 13, when the suspect found the back door unlocked. Wrightsville Beach Police Department investigators later identified the suspect as an employee of Wrightsville Beach Plumbing, who was working nearby.

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  9. Clyde Edgerton named 2015 Azalea Festival ArtistRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Lumina News

    Critically-acclaimed national author, college professor, talented musician and modern-day Renaissance man, Clyde Edgerton, has been selected as the 2015 North Carolina Azalea Festival featured artist. His painting for the Azalea Festival was unveiled during the official unveiling sponsored by Wilmington Health at The Terraces on Sir Tyler, Thursday, Oct. 16. "I'm honored to be this year's Azalea Festival artist, especially in view of the fact that all sorts of excellent but little-recognized artists perform and work in our community," Edgerton said.

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  10. Leaders learn from school tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Lumina News

    Visitors wore shocked expressions as Wrightsville Beach Elementary School principal MaryPaul Beall led a tour through cramped classrooms and staff support spaces in the school's main building to a cluster of tan trailers behind the school, connected by a maze of metal ramps. "This is it?" said Margaret Robison, Cape Fear Community College vice president for institutional advancement, as she looked around the school library, where four staff members have desks tucked behind bookshelves and crammed into corners.

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  11. Groups gather to support clean industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Lumina News

    Chants of "More film, less frack" and "Take pride in a clean tide" could be heard as approximately 100 protesters looped around the Hanover Street cul-de-sac beside the Wilmington Convention Center Oct. 9, where Gov. Pat McCrory was preparing to speak about offshore energy exploration at the 2014 Coastal Energy Summit hosted by the Greater Wilmington Business Journal. Wilmywood Daily blogger Sheila Brothers was one organizer behind the rally.

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  12. Elite athletes race the iron distanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Lumina News

    Elite athletes from around the world will gather at the south end of Wrightsville Beach before dawn Saturday, Oct. 25 for the seventh PPD Beach2Battleship iron distance triathlon. Iron distance athletes will begin with a mass beach start at 7:30 a.m. and have 17 hours to complete the 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and 26.2-mile marathon run, finishing at the USS North Carolina Battleship.

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  13. WHQRa s MC Erny Gallery to showcase new works by Netop the rescue dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Lumina News

    "Through Our Eyes: Netop the Painting Pooch and Jacqueline Karch"opens Friday, Oct. 24 at the MC Erny Gallery inside WHQR 91.3fm Public Radio studios on the third floor of the Warwick Building at 254 N. Front Street, Wilmington. The opening, planned for 6 - 9 p.m., during Fourth Friday Gallery Night, will include live painting by reclusive canine artist, Netop, a dog, and a reception for his followers.

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  14. Groups gather to support clean industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Lumina News

    Chants of "More film, less frack" and "Take pride in a clean tide" could be heard as about a hundred protesters looped around the Hanover Street cul-de-sac beside the Wilmington Convention Center on Oct. 9, where Gov. Pat McCrory was preparing to speak about offshore energy exploration at the 2014 Coastal Energy Summit. Wilmywood Daily blogger Sheila Brothers was one organizer behind the rally.

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  15. pipelineRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Lumina News

    Cinematique of Wilmington presents an exclusive pre-benefit screening by filmmaker Daniel Baldwin, who also stars. A Q-and-A with Baldwin and other special guests follows.

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  16. En plein air artists paint the townRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Lumina News

    Moments in time and scenes from around Wrightsville Beach will be preserved and showcased during the first Wrightsville Beach Museum of History en plein air art show and wet paint sale Saturday, Oct. 11, from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Museum director Madeline Flagler said the idea for a Wrightsville Beach en plein air art show and wet paint sale came to her after a similar event was hosted at the Latimer House in May. Beginning Friday, Oct. 10, the 30 entered en plein air painters will stop by the museum to register their blank canvases and then have until 2 p.m. Saturday to complete up to five works.

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  17. police blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Lumina News

    Wrightsville Beach Police clocked a Volkswagen traveling 40 mph in a 25 mph zone northbound on North Lumina Avenue and initiated a traffic stop around 11 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 2. The officer approached the car, driven by 18-year-old Wilmington resident Cameron Andrews. Upon opening the door, the officer saw a Pabst Blue Ribbon beer can in the cup holder.

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  18. City leaders at odds on Independence Boulevard extensionRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Lumina News

    With a lack of consent among members of Wilmington City Council, the vote on a resolution supporting the extension of Independence Boulevard to Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard was postponed during council's Tuesday, Oct. 7 meeting. The resolution on council's agenda would have supported a number of items, including keeping the extension on the Wilmington Metropolitan Planning Organization's long-range transportation plan, encouraging the North Carolina Department of Transportation to complete a draft environmental impact statement on the project and selecting a preferred corridor for the extension.

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  19. Smith services set for Wednesday, Oct. 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Lumina News

    Services for Joseph Lansing Smith Sr. will be held 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8 at Andrews Mortuary on Market Street. Smith, of Wilmington, died Friday, Oct. 3 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice.

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  20. City convention center hotel land sale delayedRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Lumina News

    The City of Wilmington and Harmony Hospitality, LLC, have agreed to extend the deadline for closing on sale of the 0.76 acres of land for the Wilmington Convention Center hotel until November 30, 2014. City Council approved the sale of an approximate 33,000-square-foot unimproved parcel to Harmony for $578,820 Feb. 5, 2014.

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