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The Wilmington Star-News
You don't have to be a 'Beverly Hillbilly' to make your yard bird-friendlyyour questions via the Ask an Expert link, or contact your local Cooperative Ex
You don't have to be a 'Beverly Hillbilly' to make your yard bird-friendly
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 12 minutes ago
your questions via the Ask an Expert link, or contact your local Cooperative Extension center Pender County 910-259-1238; New Hanover County 910-798-7660; Brunswick County 910-253-2610. You can also find great local information at... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Burr introduces amendment to return Brunswick Co. to Wilmington MSAfollowing the 2010 Census. “All of these folks live in North Carolina and an o
Burr introduces amendment to return Brunswick Co. to Wilmington MSA
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 17 hours ago
following the 2010 Census. “All of these folks live in North Carolina and an overwhelming majority work in Brunswick and New Hanover counties,” Burr explained. “Businesses use this data when deciding where to locate. A bureaucratic record keeping... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Spanish-immersion parents anxious about Gregory Elementary moveAfter a mother witnessed a shooting, some consider leaving the New Hanover scho
Spanish-immersion parents anxious about Gregory Elementary move
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 18 hours ago
After a mother witnessed a shooting, some consider leaving the New Hanover schools program. WILMINGTON -- On a Wednesday morning, Laura arrived at Gregory Elementary School to pick up her sick child. As she and her 9-year-old son walked across the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
NHRMC EMS & UNCW athletic training partner with Emergency Care responseFrom UNCW WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW Athletics recently partnered with
NHRMC EMS & UNCW athletic training partner with Emergency Care response
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 18 hours ago
From UNCW WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW Athletics recently partnered with New Hanover Regional Medical Center EMS (NHRMC-EMS) to provide prompt, efficient care to student-athletes during Seahawk athletic events on campus. The UNCW athletic... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Local highschooler starts Blue Bag Initiative to help Male cancer patientsBag initiative. He said over 300 bags have been delivered to the male oncology
Local highschooler starts Blue Bag Initiative to help Male cancer patients
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 20 hours ago
Bag initiative. He said over 300 bags have been delivered to the male oncology patients at the Zimmer Cancer Center at New Hanover Regional Hospital since he started the organization in the fall of 2014. The bags include things like lotion and... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
New Hanover Schools open several school libraries during summerNew Hanover County Schools is offering a summer program that opens up several s
New Hanover Schools open several school libraries during summer
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 20 hours ago
New Hanover County Schools is offering a summer program that opens up several school libraries throughout the summer. "Libraries aren't just for books," said Leashea Seales, who's the media coordinator at Snipes Academy. "They're a place that opens... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Help - Questions answeredof those taken into custody by local law enforcement. Booking information has b
Help - Questions answered
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 23 hours ago
of those taken into custody by local law enforcement. Booking information has been collected from the Bladen, Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender counties jail systems. Mug shots are presented chronologically by booking date and remain online for a... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
ContactFinance Manager Controller Finanical Analyst Accounting Specialist Accounti
Contact
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 23 hours ago
Finance Manager Controller Finanical Analyst Accounting Specialist Accounting Specialist District Manager - New Hanover County Customer Care Manager District Manager - Brunswick County Circulation/Production Director Lead... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Pupils embark on #LongWalkToEducation marchSabelo Nsele, The Witness Pupils get ready to take part in #LongWalkToEducatio
Pupils embark on #LongWalkToEducation march
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Sabelo Nsele, The Witness Pupils get ready to take part in #LongWalkToEducation which started in New Hanover and will finish in Pietermaritzburg (Supplied) Pietermaritzburg - Members of Equal Education began a protest march from New Hanover, 38... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Throwback Thursday -- Water and Grace streetsTuesday, June 28, 2016 at 10:36 a.m. Northeast corner of Water and Grace stree
Throwback Thursday -- Water and Grace streets
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 10:36 a.m. Northeast corner of Water and Grace streets in downtown Wilmington. Scene Magazine/New Hanover County Library Every Thursday, StarNews photographers will bring a bit of area history back to life with our... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Castle Hayne man charged in Orange Street shootingis charged with discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling/moving vehicle
Castle Hayne man charged in Orange Street shooting
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
is charged with discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling/moving vehicle and damage to personal property. He was booked into New Hanover County Jail under a $20,000 bond, but Lindsay said as of 7 p.m. Wednesday he... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Seniors participate in resource fairlearn about topics such as healthcare and social security (Photo: Madison Morga
Seniors participate in resource fair
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
learn about topics such as healthcare and social security (Photo: Madison Morgan/ Reporter) WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — New Hanover County seniors got a chance to do some learning through a resource fair Wednesday. The program is part of a... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
New Hanover school retirees award scholarshipNEW HANOVER COUNTY — The New Hanover County Retired School Personnel awarded a
New Hanover school retirees award scholarship
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
NEW HANOVER COUNTY — The New Hanover County Retired School Personnel awarded a $500 scholarship to Margaret M. McSteen, an employee of Codington Elementary School. McSteen, is working on getting her degree from the University of North Carolina... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
UNCW Tennis stays close to home with latest recruitthe roster was from North Carolina – but that’s changing next year. Warren gre
UNCW Tennis stays close to home with latest recruit
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
the roster was from North Carolina – but that’s changing next year. Warren grew up in Wilmington and just graduated from New Hanover High School, with offers from UNC Asheville, App State, Old Dominion and more. Despite some of those schools... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Sunset Beach deannexation bill diesbe sneaking it out -- it would be hard-pressed to pass muster on the House floo
Sunset Beach deannexation bill dies
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
be sneaking it out -- it would be hard-pressed to pass muster on the House floor," Steinburg said. Rep. Susi Hamilton, D-New Hanover, said the bill seemed rushed. "This seems awfully complicated right now to make a snap decision affecting local... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
New Hanover Regional Medical Center's new emergency entrance to openWILMINGTON – The new entryway to New Hanover Regional Medical Center’s Emergenc
New Hanover Regional Medical Center's new emergency entrance to open
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
WILMINGTON – The new entryway to New Hanover Regional Medical Center’s Emergency Department opens at 7 a.m. Thursday. The recently renovated facility opened on June 1, but a temporary entry door had been in use since construction began. The new... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Heritage tour explores Wilmington's rich African American historyslavery and became pastor of St. Stephen A.M.E. Church. Mildred Bethea grew up
Heritage tour explores Wilmington's rich African American history
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
slavery and became pastor of St. Stephen A.M.E. Church. Mildred Bethea grew up in a home next door to Thomas C. Miller, New Hanover County's first black deputy, and across from the original Davis Funeral Home on North Sixth Street. The homes... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
New Emergency Department entrance to open ThursdayWILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The new emergency department entrance and parking lot a
New Emergency Department entrance to open Thursday
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The new emergency department entrance and parking lot at New Hanover Regional Medical Center’s main campus will open at 7 a.m. Thursday, June 30. According to a press release from NHRMC, the temporary entrance will no longer... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Wilmington man charged in 2009 shooting death pleads guiltypleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter�Wednesday in the Jan. 29, 2009, shooti
Wilmington man charged in 2009 shooting death pleads guilty
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter�Wednesday in the Jan. 29, 2009, shooting death of 20-year-old Alton Corey Vann in New Hanover County. Gonzales, 53, entered a plea deal in New Hanover County Superior Court, where he received a three- to... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Fourth of July - closingsoffices: Closed

WAVE: No service

Trash pick-up: Regular schedule

Fourth of July - closings
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
offices: Closed

WAVE: No service

Trash pick-up: Regular schedule

County offices

New Hanover: Closed

Public library: Closed. All branches are also closed Sunday.

Brunswick: Closed

Pender:... Read more

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WECT 6 Wilmington
Teen accused of killing Ben Privott indicted by grand juryA New Hanover County grand jury indicted the teen accused of murdering 39-year-
Teen accused of killing Ben Privott indicted by grand jury
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
A New Hanover County grand jury indicted the teen accused of murdering 39-year-old Benjamin Privott on several charges Monday. Cory Sullivan, now 16, was indicted on charges of first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon, according to... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Wilmington man faces new sexual offense chargesNEW HANOVER, NC (StarNews) — A Wilmington man charged in March with several sex
Wilmington man faces new sexual offense charges
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
NEW HANOVER, NC (StarNews) — A Wilmington man charged in March with several sexual offenses against a 9-year-old girl is facing new charges. Marcus Jamal Dent, 27, recently was charged with first-degree sexual offense with a child. The offense date... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Teen, 16, indicted on first-degree murder charge in Privott slayingWILMINGTON -- Cory Grant Sullivan, 16, of New Hanover County was indicted this
Teen, 16, indicted on first-degree murder charge in Privott slaying
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
WILMINGTON -- Cory Grant Sullivan, 16, of New Hanover County was indicted this week by a New Hanover County grand jury on first-degree murder and robbery with dangerous weapon charges, according to court records released Wednesday. Sullivan will be... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Teen, 16, indicted on first-degree murder charge in Privott slayingWILMINGTON -- Cory Grant Sullivan, 16, of New Hanover County was indicted this
Teen, 16, indicted on first-degree murder charge in Privott slaying
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
WILMINGTON -- Cory Grant Sullivan, 16, of New Hanover County was indicted this week by a New Hanover County grand jury on first-degree murder and robbery with dangerous weapon charges, according to court records released Wednesday. Sullivan will be... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
NHRMC's new emergency department entrance set to openNew Hanover Regional Medical Center's new emergency department entrance and par
NHRMC's new emergency department entrance set to open
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
New Hanover Regional Medical Center's new emergency department entrance and parking lot on 17th Street will be open for visitors starting at 7 a.m,, Thursday, June 30. The temporary entrance will no longer be in use. According to officials, the new... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Man pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter in Corey Vann killingA New Hanover County man has pleaded guilty in connection to the 2009 death of
Man pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter in Corey Vann killing
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
A New Hanover County man has pleaded guilty in connection to the 2009 death of Corey Vann. Larry Karl Gonzales, 53, entered a plea deal Wednesday in a New Hanover County court to voluntary manslaughter. He was sentenced to 3-5 years in prison and... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Man pleads guilty in roommate's shooting deaththe side of River Road with a gunshot wound to the head in January of 2009. Gon
Man pleads guilty in roommate's shooting death
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
the side of River Road with a gunshot wound to the head in January of 2009. Gonzales was arrested in Texas in 2014. In a New Hanover County courtroom Wednesday morning, Gonzales pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter. He was sentenced to... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Food for thought - 5 things you learn eating summer school lunchKhalia McCants, 7, eats an apple that was included in her lunch at Gregory Elem
Food for thought - 5 things you learn eating summer school lunch
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
Khalia McCants, 7, eats an apple that was included in her lunch at Gregory Elementary School as part of New Hanover Schools' summer lunch program. ...StarNewsOnline.comJune 29, 2016 10:40 AM

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The Wilmington Star-News
5 things to know heading into the Fourthpeople everywhere"

The July 4 weekend for the

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The Wilmington Star-News
CLUB NEWS— The Cape Fear Bonsai Society will hold its regular monthly meeting, 7-9 p.m.
CLUB NEWS
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
— The Cape Fear Bonsai Society will hold its regular monthly meeting, 7-9 p.m. July 5 in the auditorium of the New Hanover County Arboretum, 6206 Oleander Drive. Presentation topics are tree specifics on Ulmus parvifolia (Chinese elm)... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
State Secretary of Commerce discusses jobs, Vertex Rail layoffsthe future of jobs in the Cape Fear he said he is optimistic. He talked with u
State Secretary of Commerce discusses jobs, Vertex Rail layoffs
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
the future of jobs in the Cape Fear he said he is optimistic. He talked with us about what’s happening with Vertex Rail in New Hanover County. Last month Vertex announced they were laying off workers while at same time expanding its... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
New Hanover Co. library goes into e-publishing, seeks entriesThe New Hanover County Public Library wants to publish your essays, stories or
New Hanover Co. library goes into e-publishing, seeks entries
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
The New Hanover County Public Library wants to publish your essays, stories or poetry. This fall, the library plans to release an ebook about the county it serves. According to librarian Dorothy Hodder, the project is loosely inspired by "27 Views... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Rep. Davis among lawmakers working on bill related to HB2among lawmakers working on bill related to HB2 Rep. Ted Davis (R-New Hanover)
Rep. Davis among lawmakers working on bill related to HB2
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
among lawmakers working on bill related to HB2 Rep. Ted Davis (R-New Hanover) says he is one of a small group of lawmakers working on a possible resolution to parts of HB2. (Source:... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
NC works program helps military veterans get jobs after serviceback to school to get a degree, if they want. Here is a list of NC works Caree
NC works program helps military veterans get jobs after service
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
back to school to get a degree, if they want. Here is a list of NC works Career Centers in Southeastern North Carolina: New Hanover County: 717 Market Street Wilmington, NC 28401 (910) 251-5777 Brunswick County: 5300-7 Main... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Heritage tour explores Wilmington's rich African American historyinto slavery and became pastor of St. Stephen AME Church. Mildred Bethea grew
Heritage tour explores Wilmington's rich African American history
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
into slavery and became pastor of St. Stephen AME Church. Mildred Bethea grew up in a home next door to Thomas C. Miller, New Hanover County's first black deputy, and across from the original Davis Funeral Home on North Sixth Street. The homes... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Editorial, June 29: No surprises on school calendars, pleaseFortunately, a proposal in the General Assembly that would have disrupted year-
Editorial, June 29: No surprises on school calendars, please
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
Fortunately, a proposal in the General Assembly that would have disrupted year-round schools in New Hanover County and other districts is dead. Unfortunately, The Honorables make too many decisions that disregard the full effect on citizens, or are... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
5 things to know heading into the Fourthpeople everywhere"

The July 4 weekend for the

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The Wilmington Star-News
BACK THEN -- 1956: Paper gives Althea Gibson short shriftBad lighting in area schools made front page news on this date after a Lions Cl
BACK THEN -- 1956: Paper gives Althea Gibson short shrift
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
Bad lighting in area schools made front page news on this date after a Lions Club study found 242 of the 603 classrooms in New Hanover County had “very poor” lighting. Superintendent H.M. Roland said the school system had long been aware of the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
New Hanover Co.'s Vector Control offers advice on mosquito controlAs part of National Mosquito Control Awareness Week, New Hanover County Health
New Hanover Co.'s Vector Control offers advice on mosquito control
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
As part of National Mosquito Control Awareness Week, New Hanover County Health Department's Vector Control is spreading the word on what residents can do to help control the area's mosquito population. “Artificial containers are the biggest threat... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
DSS to use predictive softwareNEW HANOVER COUNTY – The county’s Department of Social Services is piloting a p
DSS to use predictive software
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
NEW HANOVER COUNTY – The county’s Department of Social Services is piloting a project it hopes will help agencies across the state be better alerted to at-risk children. With an $800,000 grant from The Duke Endowment, the department, along with... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Barnhill talks jobs, film, HB2NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- Health care, political opportunity, film incentives and t
Barnhill talks jobs, film, HB2
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- Health care, political opportunity, film incentives and the controversial House Bill 2 law were among the host of topics thrown at Democratic state Senate candidate Andrew Barnhill during a town hall event Monday... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Law enforcement contract fees increaseWILMINGTON -- To make overtime security contracts more attractive to city and c
Law enforcement contract fees increase
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
WILMINGTON -- To make overtime security contracts more attractive to city and county law enforcement, the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office and Wilmington Police Department will increase their fees. Companies contracting with local law enforcement... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Lawmakers drop year-round school provision from budgetNEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Monday night, Senator Michael Lee said the prov
Lawmakers drop year-round school provision from budget
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Monday night, Senator Michael Lee said the provision in the budget that could have eliminated year-round schools in New Hanover is gone. The provision included a year-round definition in the budget that would only... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Fentanyl: deadly dope you can buy onlinethe synthetic narcotic on the “Dark Web” and getting it delivered right to thei
Fentanyl: deadly dope you can buy online
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
the synthetic narcotic on the “Dark Web” and getting it delivered right to their door. Narcotics agents in Brunswick and New Hanover counties have been finding fentanyl mixed into bags of heroin. Some bags being sold as heroin turn out to be... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Letters to the Editor, June 28remove posters from utility poles, and retrieve old open-house and political si
Letters to the Editor, June 28
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
remove posters from utility poles, and retrieve old open-house and political signs. It is my understanding that the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office has or had a volunteer program called VIPR. I am not aware of any such program in the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Brunswick girl, 8, to compete in Little Miss North CarolinaI happened to be off, so I said, ‘Let’s check it out and see what we can do,’”
Brunswick girl, 8, to compete in Little Miss North Carolina
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
I happened to be off, so I said, ‘Let’s check it out and see what we can do,’” said Kaiya’s mom, Tanya Royall, a nurse at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. The open call required filling out an application and taking part in an interview. Not... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Legislators to make 'correction' to protect year-round schoolsNEW HANOVER COUNTY -- State legislators are calling "do-over" on a budget provi
Legislators to make 'correction' to protect year-round schools
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- State legislators are calling "do-over" on a budget provision that would have forced local year-round schools to a traditional calendar.� The provision, added by the N.C. Senate, would define a year-round school as�a... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Seven-floor house on the water had everything couple was looking forsalesman, and Laura, a Wilmington dermatologist, were living at Tangle Oaks off
Seven-floor house on the water had everything couple was looking for
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
salesman, and Laura, a Wilmington dermatologist, were living at Tangle Oaks off Myrtle Grove Road in southern New Hanover County. Kevin was browsing the newspaper's classifieds when he ran across an ad under “resort properties,” a... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
British car lovers also dig gardensthe program. Being softies we decided to reschedule to June 8. British cars ca
British car lovers also dig gardens
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
the program. Being softies we decided to reschedule to June 8. British cars came from all over the area to meet at the New Hanover County Arboretum to enjoy the beautiful gardens (Brits love their gardens you know). Warren and Stancy Bender... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
One man injured in Wilmington shooting SundayWILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington police are investigating gun shots reported
One man injured in Wilmington shooting Sunday
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington police are investigating gun shots reported Sunday evening that injured one person. New Hanover County telecommunicators said the call came in just before 7:15 p.m. about gunfire near Park Ave. and 39th St. A... Read more
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