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The News & Observer
Rip currents on NC coast may have lessened a bit – but they still pose dangersdeaths in summer 2017 | News & Observer Lifeguard Bryan Veals, left, swims out
The News & Observer / Posted 8 hours ago
deaths in summer 2017 | News & Observer Lifeguard Bryan Veals, left, swims out to help a girl caught in a rip current at Carolina Beach on Monday. Courtesy of Kirk Ross Lifeguard Bryan Veals, left, swims out to help a girl caught in a rip... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Town leaders discuss ways to improve Freeman ParkTrash left at Freeman Park was one of the main topics of discussion during the
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 9 hours ago
Trash left at Freeman Park was one of the main topics of discussion during the Carolina Beach Town Council's workshop Tuesday morning. "When I came on board here all I heard was that Freeman Park was the wild, wild west," Town Manager Michael Cramer... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
New syringe exchange program in Carolina Beachon July 11 2016, the day Governor McCrory signed House Bill 972 into law. Ever
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 11 hours ago
on July 11 2016, the day Governor McCrory signed House Bill 972 into law. Every Tuesday Randy Evans of Walking Tall is in Carolina Beach, with brown paper lunch sacks filled with needles, cookers, cotton swabs, and tourniquets -- everything an... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Carolina Beach looks to partner with church on location for water storage tankCarolina Beach officials are taking the first steps toward building a new three
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 13 hours ago
Carolina Beach officials are taking the first steps toward building a new three million-gallon ground water storage tank. Town Manager Michael Cramer updated town council members on the project during a workshop Tuesday morning. The town is... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Dine & Dish: Local marinara sauce hits shelvessensations like grab-and-go spinach and artichoke dip. Their new location on Ma
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 14 hours ago
sensations like grab-and-go spinach and artichoke dip. Their new location on Masonboro Loop Road features all the favorites Carolina Beach residents used to hog for themselves. Salsas, pimento cheeses and really any dip you can think of. Local dairy... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
The diners, drive-ins and dives we think should be on Fieri's listare dipped in a sugary glaze in large batches pumping the air with doughnut mol
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 15 hours ago
are dipped in a sugary glaze in large batches pumping the air with doughnut molecules that waft out into the streets of Carolina Beach. This place screams, "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives." What Fieri would say: "I've died and gone to doughnut... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
State parks offer activities and natural beautywhich to choose and within an easy drive. From Fort Macon State Park in Atlanti
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted yesterday
which to choose and within an easy drive. From Fort Macon State Park in Atlantic Beach to Hammocks Beach near Swansboro and Carolina Beach or inland parks such as Cliffs of the Neuse and Goose Creek, nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts have... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Wilmington couple wins $1 million scratch-off gameWinning $30 ticket was purchased at the MJ Pit Stop on Carolina Beach Road. By
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
Winning $30 ticket was purchased at the MJ Pit Stop on Carolina Beach Road. By Hannah DelaCourt StarNews Staff WILMINGTON -- A Wilmington couple won $1 million playing the Extreme Millions scratch-off game, according the a release from the N.C.... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
State parks offer activities and natural beautywhich to choose and within an easy drive. From Fort Macon State Park in Atlanti
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted yesterday
which to choose and within an easy drive. From Fort Macon State Park in Atlantic Beach to Hammocks Beach near Swansboro and Carolina Beach or inland parks such as Cliffs of the Neuse and Goose Creek, nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts have... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
State parks offer activities and natural beautywhich to choose and within an easy drive. From Fort Macon State Park in Atlanti
Kinston Free Press / Posted yesterday
which to choose and within an easy drive. From Fort Macon State Park in Atlantic Beach to Hammocks Beach near Swansboro and Carolina Beach or inland parks such as Cliffs of the Neuse and Goose Creek, nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts have... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Wilmington couple wins $1 million lottery prizemillion playing the Extreme Millions scratch-off game. Joseph and Susan Nemec
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
million playing the Extreme Millions scratch-off game. Joseph and Susan Nemec bought the $30 ticket at the MJ Pit Stop on Carolina Beach Road. The couple claimed the prize Monday at lottery headquarters in Raleigh. They had the choice of taking a... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
'Junior Reserves' to rally at Fort Fisherthe site's Spencer Theatre. The program is made possible with support from the
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted yesterday
the site's Spencer Theatre. The program is made possible with support from the Friends of Fort Fisher, New Hanover County, Carolina Beach and Kure Beach. Fort Fisher is located off U.S. 421 south of Kure Beach. For information, call the site at... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
'Junior Reserves' to rally at Fort Fisherthe site's Spencer Theatre. The program is made possible with support from the
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
the site's Spencer Theatre. The program is made possible with support from the Friends of Fort Fisher, New Hanover County, Carolina Beach and Kure Beach. Fort Fisher is located off U.S. 421 south of Kure Beach. For information, call the site at... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Reports filed July 13 through July 19July 13 Property damage -- 3:22 a.m., 2302 Wrightsville Ave. Obtaining proper
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
July 13 Property damage -- 3:22 a.m., 2302 Wrightsville Ave. Obtaining property by false pretenses -- 3:35 a.m., 5601 Carolina Beach Road. Property damage -- 4:29 a.m., 5102 S. College Road. Property damage -- 8:14 a.m., 119 Horn Road. Auto... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Yard sales July 22- Miller Motte College Community Everything is 50 cents for the students and t
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
- Miller Motte College Community Everything is 50 cents for the students and the community 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. 7500 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington - Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church Hot water heater, gas range cooking stove, all types of... Read more
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Daily Mail
The birth of an island: NASA reveals North Carolina's newest landmassfishing hooks are lurking in the sands as it's a popular spot with anglers. Me
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
fishing hooks are lurking in the sands as it's a popular spot with anglers. Meanwhile, Bill Smith, president of the North Carolina Beach Buggy Association, says that five-foot-long sharks and stingrays 'as large as the hood of a truck' have been... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Candidate filing ends for municipal electionsdecided to seek a seat on the town council to continue working on efforts to op
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
decided to seek a seat on the town council to continue working on efforts to oppose offshore drilling and seismic testing. Carolina Beach will feature contests for mayor and council. Mayor Dan Wilcox has been challenged by Joe Benson, while six... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Races take shape in Wilmington, NHC beach town electionsto file to run for mayor along with Chris Hall. Incumbent commissioner Jim Duga
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
to file to run for mayor along with Chris Hall. Incumbent commissioner Jim Dugan did not file to seek another term. Carolina Beach Mayor Dan Wilcox will have an opponent in the General Election. Joseph Benson filed as a candidate seeking the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
67th Wilmington Regional Safety and Health School starts July 27year and is getting ready to kick off the 67th annual Health and Safety School
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
year and is getting ready to kick off the 67th annual Health and Safety School on July 27-28 at the Marriott Courtyard in Carolina Beach. This year’s school will address a variety of topics from new rules and regulations from OSHA to strategies to... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Town of Leland approves 'brunch bill'a.m. on Sundays instead of noon. The final decision on whether or not to approv
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
a.m. on Sundays instead of noon. The final decision on whether or not to approve the bill is up to each city. Wilmington, Carolina Beach, Wrightsville Beach, and Surf City have already approved the change. Kure Beach Town Council will hold a... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Leland approves earlier alcohol sales on Sundayon Sundays for brunch. Following in the footsteps of several other cities and
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
on Sundays for brunch. Following in the footsteps of several other cities and towns in the area, including Wilmington, Carolina Beach, Surf City and even New Hanover County, the ordinance was passed unanimously. The N.C. General Assembly... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Cape Fear area sex offendersBrunswick jail PHOTOS: Sex offenders in 28425-Burgaw and St. Helena areas, Pen
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
Brunswick jail PHOTOS: Sex offenders in 28425-Burgaw and St. Helena areas, Pender CI PHOTOS: Sex offenders in 28428/449-Carolina Beach, Sea Breeze, Kure Beach PHOTOS: Sex offenders in 28429 - Castle Hayne area PHOTOS: Sex offenders in... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Coast guard medevacs man from boat off Carolina BeachA boat was launched from the Wrightsville Beach station around 1:45 a.m. By Ha
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
A boat was launched from the Wrightsville Beach station around 1:45 a.m. By Hannah DelaCourt StarNews Staff CAROLINA BEACH -- A Coast Guard crew from the Wrightsville Beach station medevaced a 60-year-old man Thursday morning from a boat 9 miles... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Florida man shoots AT&T trucks parked outside his houseCoast Guard medevacs fisherman from boat off of Carolina BeachCoast Guard medev
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
Coast Guard medevacs fisherman from boat off of Carolina BeachCoast Guard medevacs fisherman from boat off of Carolina Beach A 60-year-old man on a fishing boat about nine miles southeast of Carolina Beach was medevaced by the Coast Guard early... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Coast Guard medevacs fisherman from boat off of Carolina BeachSOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA (WECT) - A 60-year-old man on a fishing boat about
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA (WECT) - A 60-year-old man on a fishing boat about nine miles southeast of Carolina Beach was medevaced by the Coast Guard early Thursday morning. According to officials, the watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Waterspout causes minor damage in Surf City after coming onshore as a tornadoit's very infrequent that they move onshore," Pfaff said. "The last one that mo
Hawaii News Now / Posted 5 days ago
it's very infrequent that they move onshore," Pfaff said. "The last one that moved onshore was back in August of 2011 in Carolina Beach, where one caused some damage there as well." The tornado moved over a house on the beach, then crossed South... Read more
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WALB Albany
Waterspout causes minor damage in Surf City after coming onshore as a tornadoit's very infrequent that they move onshore," Pfaff said. "The last one that mo
WALB Albany / Posted 5 days ago
it's very infrequent that they move onshore," Pfaff said. "The last one that moved onshore was back in August of 2011 in Carolina Beach, where one caused some damage there as well." The tornado moved over a house on the beach, then crossed South... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Waterspout causes minor damage in Surf City after coming onshore as a tornadoit's very infrequent that they move onshore," Pfaff said. "The last one that mo
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 5 days ago
it's very infrequent that they move onshore," Pfaff said. "The last one that moved onshore was back in August of 2011 in Carolina Beach, where one caused some damage there as well." The tornado moved over a house on the beach, then crossed South... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Waterspout causes minor damage in Surf City after coming onshore as a tornadoit's very infrequent that they move onshore," Pfaff said. "The last one that mo
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 6 days ago
it's very infrequent that they move onshore," Pfaff said. "The last one that moved onshore was back in August of 2011 in Carolina Beach, where one caused some damage there as well." The tornado moved over a house on the beach, then crossed South... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
#WCW Lisa Giacomelli enjoys staying in middle schoolshe took to it quickly and the team has placed in the top five teams at the sta
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
she took to it quickly and the team has placed in the top five teams at the state level the past two years. Lisa moved to Carolina Beach from her small town home in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, with her husband. Aside from teaching she loves being... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Brunch bill passes in Wilmingtonbill" Tuesday night. Wilmington's decision follows other local municipalities
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 7 days ago
bill" Tuesday night. Wilmington's decision follows other local municipalities such as Surf City, Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach and New Hanover County, that all passed the measure in the last two weeks. Gov. Roy Cooper signed what is... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Wilmington City Council approves 10 a.m. alcohol sales on Sundaygiving local governments the option of approving ordinances allowing the earlie
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 7 days ago
giving local governments the option of approving ordinances allowing the earlier sales. Leaders in Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach and Surf City have already approved similar ordinances and are allowing the earlier sales. The issue is also... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Residents concerned about commercial traffic in neighborhoodNeighbors off of Bertram Drive in Carolina Beach are concerned about a planned
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 7 days ago
Neighbors off of Bertram Drive in Carolina Beach are concerned about a planned business park in the area. George Connett has lived in the neighborhood for 16 years, and said he welcomes the park, but has issues with the proposed site plan. Plans... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
New Hanover approves earlier Sunday alcohol salesto sell alcohol or mixed drinks before noon on Sundays. The ordinance applies
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 8 days ago
to sell alcohol or mixed drinks before noon on Sundays. The ordinance applies to unincorporated areas of the county. Carolina Beach and Wrightsville Beach have approved 10 a.m. Sunday sales, while Wilmington and Kure Beach are expected to... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
3 adults, 1 child struck by lightning at SC beachISLE OF PALMS, S.C. — Four people were taken to the hospital after a lightning
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 8 days ago
ISLE OF PALMS, S.C. — Four people were taken to the hospital after a lightning strike at a South Carolina beach Sunday afternoon. Three adults, including one woman holding a child, were hit by the strike while on a boardwalk at the Wild Dunes resort... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Reports filed July 6 through July 12Sheriff's Office from July 6 through July 12. Thursday, July 6 Commercial bur
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 10 days ago
Sheriff's Office from July 6 through July 12. Thursday, July 6 Commercial burglary of Jamaica House -- 3:59 a.m., 2206 Carolina Beach Road. Theft of two bicycles -- 8:28 a.m., 543 Commons Way. Assault. An arrest was made -- 9:19 a.m., 807... Read more
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The News & Observer
This Johnston County roadway project will pave a better way to the beachUS 70 Johnston County road projects: North Carolina beach traffic will benefit
The News & Observer / Posted 11 days ago
US 70 Johnston County road projects: North Carolina beach traffic will benefit projects | News & Observer Wilson’s Mills residents stare at a map of coming changes to U.S. 70 during a public meeting in February of last year. File photo by Drew... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
On a hot day, Da Howlies bring cool tunesThey'll be at the Ocean Grill in Carolina Beach on July 20 and at Anne Bonny's
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 12 days ago
They'll be at the Ocean Grill in Carolina Beach on July 20 and at Anne Bonny's Bar & Grill in downtown Wilmington on July 23. By John Staton StarNews Staff On a blasting-hot July day, Wilmington Hawaiian band Da Howlies brought some cool summer... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Investigators suspicious of fire at condemned Carolina Beach condosCrews were called early Thursday morning to respond to a fire at a Carolina Bea
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 12 days ago
Crews were called early Thursday morning to respond to a fire at a Carolina Beach condominium building that was condemned June 30. A criminal investigation is underway due to suspicious circumstances surrounding the fire. Firefighters were able to... Read more
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The News & Observer
As a teen, he held an integrated party – and was run out of town. Now, he’s back as a superhero.and raised in North Carolina, it felt like home. Weekdays meant filming, while
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
and raised in North Carolina, it felt like home. Weekdays meant filming, while weekends meant boating and Jet Skiing at Carolina Beach and Wrightsville Beach. “Wilmington at that time . . . it was sort of an interesting mixture of Hollywood... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Carolina Surf Condos fire being investigated as arsonBuilding was condemned last month over structural concerns. By Hunter Ingram S
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 12 days ago
Building was condemned last month over structural concerns. By Hunter Ingram StarNews Staff CAROLINA BEACH -- A early-morning fire Thursday at the Carolina Surf Condos, which was condemned two weeks ago for structural concerns, is being... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Best Wilmington live music, July 13-19band plays old-school country covers, both classic and obscure. Details: 7-9 p.
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 12 days ago
band plays old-school country covers, both classic and obscure. Details: 7-9 p.m. Thursday, 1211 S. Lake Park Blvd., Carolina Beach. Free. July 13 @ Juggling Gypsy Squidco presents this New York City minimalist improvisational duo -- David... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Tourists curious about GenXheard about the unregulated chemicals found in the Cape Fear River. WECT spoke
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 14 days ago
heard about the unregulated chemicals found in the Cape Fear River. WECT spoke with several tourists walking along the Carolina Beach Boardwalk Tuesday and asked if they knew about GenX before coming to the area. While some said they aren't... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Parolee, 2 others arrested in Carolina Beach burglariesZachary Chase Thompson, 20, is charged with eight counts in auto and home burgl
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 14 days ago
Zachary Chase Thompson, 20, is charged with eight counts in auto and home burglaries. CAROLINA BEACH -- A 20-year-old parolee with dozens of breaking and entering convictions was arrested Monday in a Jeep stolen from West Virginia following... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Condemned condos a reminder of coast's corrosive elementssafe structures. By Hunter Ingram StarNews Staff SOUTHEASTERN N.C. -- More th
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 15 days ago
safe structures. By Hunter Ingram StarNews Staff SOUTHEASTERN N.C. -- More than a week after Carolina Surf Condos in Carolina Beach was condemned and evacuated over concerns extensive corrosion could cause its collapse, the building still... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Jenkins, KY man drowns at Holden Beach, NCA preliminary investigation points to rip currents causing the death of an East
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 15 days ago
A preliminary investigation points to rip currents causing the death of an Eastern Kentucky man at a North Carolina beach on Sunday. The body of Richard Mullins, 24, of Jenkins, was found just after 10:30 p.m. Sunday in the surf on the east end of... Read more
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The News & Observer
Man goes missing while swimming at North Carolina beach | News & Observer Authorities in North Carolina are searching for a missing s
The News & Observer / Posted 15 days ago
| News & Observer Authorities in North Carolina are searching for a missing swimmer. Holden Beach Police Chief Wallace Layne says a Hispanic man in his 20s was reported missing around 3:30... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
This date in history, July 9, 2017Morning Star reported there was large attendance the day before at the opening
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 16 days ago
Morning Star reported there was large attendance the day before at the opening of a New Hanover Seaside Club clubhouse at Carolina Beach. The crowd arrived on the steamer Wilmington, despite disagreeable weather. In 1980, the New Hanover County... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Reports filed June 29 through July 5of a fabric wallet and credit cards -- 10:17 a.m., 3501 Converse Road. Recover
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 17 days ago
of a fabric wallet and credit cards -- 10:17 a.m., 3501 Converse Road. Recovered stolen phone -- 10:45 a.m., 5302 Carolina Beach Road. Shoplifting from Wal-Mart in which two phone cases were stolen. An arrest was made -- 11:50 a.m., 5135... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Yard sales for Saturday, July 8Moments, New in Box Barbies Dolls, plus miscellaneous household items, and book
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 17 days ago
Moments, New in Box Barbies Dolls, plus miscellaneous household items, and books. 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Sunday also) 5941 "F" Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington Dinette w/china cabinet, tables and chairs, mirrors, accessories, household items, lamps,... Read more
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