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The Wilmington Star-News
Katrina's lessonsAs Tropical Storm Erika takes aim at South Florida, we had forgotten that 10 ye
Katrina's lessons
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 13 minutes ago
As Tropical Storm Erika takes aim at South Florida, we had forgotten that 10 years ago Hurricane Katrina also came ashore there, killing six people. That was only a taste of the death and destruction the massive storm was about to unleash Four days... Read more
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Local Red Cross leader was on front lines during Hurricane KatrinaThe tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina brings back strong memories for the
Local Red Cross leader was on front lines during Hurricane Katrina
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 hours ago
The tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina brings back strong memories for the head of the Red Cross of Eastern North Carolina. That’s because a decade ago, Vickie LaBelle supported the largest disaster response the organization had ever... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Deputies search for girl missing since MondayLeah Diane Baysden was last seen leaving her home Monday, according to a news r
Deputies search for girl missing since Monday
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 hours ago
Leah Diane Baysden was last seen leaving her home Monday, according to a news release from the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office. Baysden's parents had not seen the car before and they believe their daughter took enough clothing with her to last... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Detectives seeking help to locate missing teenDetectives with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office are seeking the public'
Detectives seeking help to locate missing teen
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 hours ago
Detectives with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office are seeking the public's help finding a missing teenage girl. Leah Diane Charistine Baysden, 15, reportedly left her home on August 24. She was last seen in a white car her parents had not... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Police Identify Woman, Man Killed in Southern NJ AccidentNew Jersey State Police Sgt. Jeff Flynn said Friday the accident happened about
Police Identify Woman, Man Killed in Southern NJ Accident
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 8 hours ago
New Jersey State Police Sgt. Jeff Flynn said Friday the accident happened about 2 p.m. Thursday along southbound U.S. 206 in Southampton when the pickup truck being driven by Patrick Miller, of New Hanover, struck Allison McGinnis as she jogged along... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
5 lessons Katrina taught local first respondersWhile Wilmington was no stranger to hurricanes before the devastating storm, lo
5 lessons Katrina taught local first responders
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 12 hours ago
While Wilmington was no stranger to hurricanes before the devastating storm, local emergency management officials were able to learn a few lessons from how Louisiana and the nation responded to the emergency. Those lessons could save lives if such a... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Have you seen this robbery suspect?The incident happened at 9:30 p.m. at the Dollar General, 2523 Castle Hayne Roa
Have you seen this robbery suspect?
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 13 hours ago
The incident happened at 9:30 p.m. at the Dollar General, 2523 Castle Hayne Road, according to a New Hanover County news release. The man gave money to the clerk to purchase candy, but when the clerk opened the register, the man brandished a gun and... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
PHOTOS: Detectives hope to identify accused armed robberDetectives with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office are trying to determine
PHOTOS: Detectives hope to identify accused armed robber
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 13 hours ago
Detectives with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office are trying to determine who allegedly robbed a Dollar General Thursday night at gunpoint. According to the sheriff's office, a man about 40 years old went to the Dollar General on Castle Hayne... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Detectives: Man buying candy robs Dollar General at gunpointNEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Deputies are looking for help identifying a man
Detectives: Man buying candy robs Dollar General at gunpoint
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 14 hours ago
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Deputies are looking for help identifying a man who they say robbed a New Hanover County Dollar General store at gunpoint Thursday night. New Hanover County Sheriff’s detectives say it happened at the Dollar General... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Grandparents' day, teens need help, bunch benefit, grief programWILMINGTON — Did you know that in 1978 the United States Congress and President
Grandparents' day, teens need help, bunch benefit, grief program
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 22 hours ago
WILMINGTON — Did you know that in 1978 the United States Congress and President Jimmy Carter proclaimed that Sept. 13 is National Grandparents' Day? Children are invited to make cards with their own personal messages to their grandparents. Craft... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Gardening - Garden success lies in the soilCoastal soil: a short history The formation of our coastal soils began million
Gardening - Garden success lies in the soil
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 22 hours ago
Coastal soil: a short history The formation of our coastal soils began millions of years ago when oceans covered much of what is now North America. Constant reforming of land created the landscape that we know as modern-day North Carolina. But it... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Area employers urge workers to report threats, concernsJack Stein, the safety and risk manager for the City of Wilmington, said an inc
Area employers urge workers to report threats, concerns
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 22 hours ago
Jack Stein, the safety and risk manager for the City of Wilmington, said an incident like the shootings Wednesday can be hard to predict and prevent. However, if city workers report instances they perceive to be a threat or harassment, his office can... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Conway crushes South Brunswick in Thursday night football clashMYRTLE BEACH, SC (WWAY) — The Conway Tigers scored on their first offensive pla
Conway crushes South Brunswick in Thursday night football clash
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 23 hours ago
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WWAY) — The Conway Tigers scored on their first offensive play from scrimmage against South Brunswick on Thursday in the first game of the Derrick Law Firm Carolina’s Kickoff Clash in Myrtle Beach. The ensuing two-point conversion... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
VA plumbing mess is hurting veteransThe Veterans Access, Choice, Accountability Act of 2014 was supposed to have ma
VA plumbing mess is hurting veterans
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
The Veterans Access, Choice, Accountability Act of 2014 was supposed to have made sure veterans have timely access to health care by allowing them to get health care in the community if they live more than 40 miles from a Department of Veterans... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Wilmington man convicted in shooting that paralyzed teenGregory Adams, 32, was sentenced to 20 to 26 years in prison and also convicted
Wilmington man convicted in shooting that paralyzed teen
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
Gregory Adams, 32, was sentenced to 20 to 26 years in prison and also convicted of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, according to a news release from the New Hanover County District Attorney's Office. Adams testified the shooting was in... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Brunswick officials mostly positive about rail planWilmington officials have said they're willing to pay $100,000 for a feasibilit
Brunswick officials mostly positive about rail plan
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
Wilmington officials have said they're willing to pay $100,000 for a feasibility study looking at moving the track, with an estimated additional $200,000 coming from Wilmington's planning organization and the N.C. Department of Transportation. There... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Employees urged to report concernsJack Stein, the safety and risk manager for the City of Wilmington, said an inc
Employees urged to report concerns
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
Jack Stein, the safety and risk manager for the City of Wilmington, said an incident like the shootings Wednesday can be hard to predict and prevent. However, if city workers report instances they perceive to be a threat or harassment, his office can... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
New Hanover County builds its first "live roof"New Hanover County is building its first "live roof." The roof of the county a
New Hanover County builds its first "live roof"
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
New Hanover County is building its first "live roof." The roof of the county administrative building at 320 Chestnut Street will be covered in plants, grasses, benches and pavers so those who are working in the building can enjoy the outdoor... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Inmate Shuffle: Counties work together to house inmatesGetting arrested in a certain county does not necessarily mean that is where yo
Inmate Shuffle: Counties work together to house inmates
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
Getting arrested in a certain county does not necessarily mean that is where you will be spending your time behind bars. Every year, hundreds of inmates in southeastern North Carolina are swapped or sent to neighboring county jails. “When you are... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
The Tailgate Week 2: Taking your chance

GAME OF THE WEEK: New Hanover (1-0) vs. Socastee (0-1)<

The Tailgate Week 2: Taking your chance
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday

GAME OF THE WEEK: New Hanover (1-0) vs. Socastee (0-1)

Burke Estes knows about making one shot count.

As a junior in 2014, the New Hanover quarterback knew his chances of overtaking Ward Coleman for the starting... Read more

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The Wilmington Star-News
Wave drivers will strike Sept. 4 if no agreement reachedDuring the Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority's meeting, Wave drivers wi
Wave drivers will strike Sept. 4 if no agreement reached
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
During the Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority's meeting, Wave drivers with Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1328 told board members they have not reached an agreement with management company First Transit to fix bus maintenance problems. The... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Columbine story fuels mental health programSeveral weeks later, while eating her lunch outside in the grass, the charismat
Columbine story fuels mental health program
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
Several weeks later, while eating her lunch outside in the grass, the charismatic 17-year-old was the first murder victim of the Columbine High School massacre. After discovering her essay and other writings in diaries after her death, her father,... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
TBT: The origins of Hollywood EastWILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington has many nicknames. Wilmywood, Filmington, H
TBT: The origins of Hollywood East
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington has many nicknames. Wilmywood, Filmington, Hollywood East. So what is the film history of the Port City? Screen Gems played a big role in Wilmington’s place on the silver screen. After Firestarter was filmed in and... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
#TBT - Lighting the wayFrom customs house to Cotton Exchange In this photo from the 1920s, two gigant
#TBT - Lighting the way
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
From customs house to Cotton Exchange In this photo from the 1920s, two gigantic lamps can be seen on each side of the steps that lead to the Water Street entrance of Wilmington�s old customs house. Photo courtesy of the Dr.... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Alleged sandwich shop robber jailedJonathan David Lashin, 26, is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon in t
Alleged sandwich shop robber jailed
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
Jonathan David Lashin, 26, is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon in the 8:39 p.m. heist at Subway, 700 N. Lake Park Blvd., New Hanover County jail records show. According to the Carolina Beach Police Department, Lashin, who was armed with... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Carolina Beach Subway robbery suspect arrestedNEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Carolina Beach Police arrested a man who they s
Carolina Beach Subway robbery suspect arrested
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Carolina Beach Police arrested a man who they say robbed a restaurant with a knife earlier this week, according to New Hanover County deputies. Police arrested Jonathan David Lashin, 26, late Wednesday night after... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
12 to Watch - Staying busy

The 12 to Watch didn't slack off this summer.

Jana Jones Halls added

12 to Watch - Staying busy
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday

The 12 to Watch didn't slack off this summer.

Jana Jones Halls added a new summer program for rising ninth-graders to the Blue Ribbon Commission's offerings. At Skywatch Bird Rescue, Amelia Mason and her team of volunteers received 20 to 30... Read more

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WECT 6 Wilmington
Carolina Beach police arrest Subway robbery suspectCarolina Beach police have arrested the man they say robbed a Subway with a kni
Carolina Beach police arrest Subway robbery suspect
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
Carolina Beach police have arrested the man they say robbed a Subway with a knife Monday night. According to the New Hanover County Jail website, Jonathan David Lashin, 26, was taken into custody Wednesday, and charged with robbery with a dangerous... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Wednesday’s high school roundup on WWAY – August 26WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — New Hanover High shutout East Bladen 7-0 in a boys socc
Wednesday’s high school roundup on WWAY – August 26
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — New Hanover High shutout East Bladen 7-0 in a boys soccer game on Wednesday night at Legion Stadium. Senior captain Jack Kiernan scored twice. Junior Foster Willis had a goal and two assists. ——————— Wednesday’s High School... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
High School Roundup - Wednesday, Aug. 26Topsail 3, Pender 2 The Pirates gave their home crowd a come-from-behind thril
High School Roundup - Wednesday, Aug. 26
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
Topsail 3, Pender 2 The Pirates gave their home crowd a come-from-behind thriller against the Patriots on Thursday night. After losing the first two sets, the Pirates dominated the final three sets. Payton Shoenleber led the Pirates with 26 assists,... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Arrest warrant issued in Carolina Beach Subway robberyThe Carolina Beach Police Department issued an arrest warrant for Jonathan Davi
Arrest warrant issued in Carolina Beach Subway robbery
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
The Carolina Beach Police Department issued an arrest warrant for Jonathan David Lashin, 26, who is wanted in connection with the holdup at the Subway on North Lake Park Boulevard. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken in the robbery, a police... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
NHC high schools overcrowded, leaders discuss futureMany of your students’ schools are bursting at the seams. Every high school in
NHC high schools overcrowded, leaders discuss future
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
Many of your students’ schools are bursting at the seams. Every high school in New Hanover County is over capacity. Laney High School has the largest population and is overcapacity by 747 students and has a total of 2,242 students. The second... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Sheriff’s Office sees increase in gun thefts from unlocked carsMore people in New Hanover County own guns, according to the New Hanover County
Sheriff’s Office sees increase in gun thefts from unlocked cars
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
More people in New Hanover County own guns, according to the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office. As a result, officials said they are seeing an increase in gun thefts from unlocked cars. “We have seen an uptick in the theft of weapons,” said Lt.... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Bones, asbestos delay county building renovationThe building was originally supposed to be completed by this month, but work wa
Bones, asbestos delay county building renovation
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
The building was originally supposed to be completed by this month, but work was slowed last year when workers uncovered bones of an estimated 10 people and when workers found additional asbestos not removed during pre-construction phases, said Kevin... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Woman explores movie-star father's Wilmington historyDaryn and her brother, Darby, and sister, Darcy, grew up in Beverly Hills, lead
Woman explores movie-star father's Wilmington history
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
Daryn and her brother, Darby, and sister, Darcy, grew up in Beverly Hills, leading the privileged life as children of then popular actor Edgar Latimer Hinton II of Wilmington. Their neighbor was Zsa Zsa Gabor and their godparents included Charlton... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Virtual charter school provides Wilmington family with flexibilityMorgan Heath doesn’t know what she wants to be when grows up, but she’s got a g
Virtual charter school provides Wilmington family with flexibility
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
Morgan Heath doesn’t know what she wants to be when grows up, but she’s got a goal. “I want to make a lot of money to make a free hotel for people that have no homes, no money, no nothing,” she said. But first she has to get through second grade at... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
2 intrepid writers take on 14 galleries in three hoursFourth Friday Gallery Nights has been a thing in downtown Wilmington since 2003
2 intrepid writers take on 14 galleries in three hours
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
Fourth Friday Gallery Nights has been a thing in downtown Wilmington since 2003, when a group of gallery owners organized a monthly event similar to the art walks that take place in other cities. The original owners of Bottega took over for a while,... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Testimony expected to continue Wednesday in attempted murder trialTestimonies is expected to resume Wednesday in an attempted murder trial in New
Testimony expected to continue Wednesday in attempted murder trial
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
Testimonies is expected to resume Wednesday in an attempted murder trial in New Hanover County. The two were neighbors and had known each other almost all of Daniels' life. Daniels was 15 years old at the time of the shooting, now at almost 18, he... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Former New Hanover running back killed in motorcycle crashWILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — 2009 New Hanover High graduate Tray Brown died on Monda
Former New Hanover running back killed in motorcycle crash
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — 2009 New Hanover High graduate Tray Brown died on Monday at New Hanover Regional Center after being transported to the hospital after he crashed his motorcycle on River Road in New Hanover County. Brown turned 25 years old... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Tuesday’s high school roundup on WWAY – August 25TOWN CREEK, NC (WWAY) — South Brunswick hosted Cape Fear Academy on Tuesday for
Tuesday’s high school roundup on WWAY – August 25
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
TOWN CREEK, NC (WWAY) — South Brunswick hosted Cape Fear Academy on Tuesday for a boys soccer game. The game wasn’t played at South Brunswick though. They played the non-conference affair at Town Creek Park in Brunswick County instead. South... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Wildcats play to strengths against ScorpionsThe Wildcats' effort was on display through the last point of the match. Paris
Wildcats play to strengths against Scorpions
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
The Wildcats' effort was on display through the last point of the match. Paris Backston made a dig on what seemed a sure point by the Scorpions, then rotated to the opposite side of the court to get the winning kill, capping the final set at 25-15... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
City officials call on residents to step up to end violenceWilmington Mayor Bill Saffo, left, and District Attorney Ben David, center, att
City officials call on residents to step up to end violence
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo, left, and District Attorney Ben David, center, attend a news conference at Wilmington City Hall on Tuesday where...StarNewsOnline.comAugust 25, 2015 2:47 PM

WILMINGTON – Local leaders and law enforcement officials... Read more

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WECT 6 Wilmington
Virtual charter school provides local family with flexibilityMorgan Heath doesn’t know what she wants to be when grows up, but she’s got a g
Virtual charter school provides local family with flexibility
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
Morgan Heath doesn’t know what she wants to be when grows up, but she’s got a goal. “I want to make a lot of money to make a free hotel for people that have no homes, no money, no nothing,” she said. But first she has to get through second grade at... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Seabreeze community added to Gullah Geechee corridorA National Parks Service goal is to recognize the folkways and contributions of
Seabreeze community added to Gullah Geechee corridor
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
A National Parks Service goal is to recognize the folkways and contributions of enslaved Africans and their descendants who settled along the East Coast and adjoining communities from Southeastern North Carolina to Jacksonville, Fla. These areas... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Police chief announces $5,000 reward after girl shot"No one wins when we keep silent," he said. Evangelous and Mayor Bill Saffo jo
Police chief announces $5,000 reward after girl shot
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
"No one wins when we keep silent," he said. Evangelous and Mayor Bill Saffo joined other leaders Tuesday afternoon during a news conference to address the wave of violence in the community. On Wednesday, after two men were found dead from gunshot... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Flood advisory issued for Pender, New Hanover counties Published: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 2:43 p.m.Last Modified: Tuesday, Augus
Flood advisory issued for Pender, New Hanover counties
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
Published: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 2:43 p.m.Last Modified: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 2:43 p.m. WILMINGTON -- A flood advisory was issued shortly after 2 p.m. today by the National Weather... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Testimonies begin in Wilmington teen attempted murder trialTestimonies began in a New Hanover County courtroom Tuesday in an attempted mur
Testimonies begin in Wilmington teen attempted murder trial
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
Testimonies began in a New Hanover County courtroom Tuesday in an attempted murder case. The two were neighbors and had known each other almost all of Daniels' life. Daniels was 15 years old at the time of the shooting, now at almost 18, he is... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Judicial annex repairs progressingThe work, which started in June 2014, was needed on the building after inspecti
Judicial annex repairs progressing
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
The work, which started in June 2014, was needed on the building after inspections found extensive construction defects that resulted in water frequently getting into the building. Built in 2002 next to the historic county courthouse on Third... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Community leaders ask for more Alzheimer's researchWILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — U.S. Representative David Rouzer visited the Wilmington
Community leaders ask for more Alzheimer's research
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — U.S. Representative David Rouzer visited the Wilmington area Monday to speak to constituents about Alzheimer’s Disease. Residents met the congressman at the New Hanover County Senior Resource Center to talk about their... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Leaders announce school bond projects on two high schoolsWILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A spokeswoman with the New Hanover County Schools has r
Leaders announce school bond projects on two high schools
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A spokeswoman with the New Hanover County Schools has released future plans for two schools. The additions and renovations are part of projects in the county funded by the 2014 bond referendum. The spokeswoman said both... Read more
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