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The Wilmington Star-News
High School Standout Performers: Aug. 7-18first two weeks of the season, Robison has six goals in four games. He has scor
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 8 hours ago
first two weeks of the season, Robison has six goals in four games. He has scored in every contest. Mary Davis Thompson, New Hanover girls tennis: Started off her freshman year with two wins at No. 1 singles, dropping only three games. She also... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Accused New Hanover child kidnapper found with homemade weapon in jailwith a battery casing fashioned into a blade By Hannah DelaCourt StarNews Staf
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 hours ago
with a battery casing fashioned into a blade By Hannah DelaCourt StarNews Staff CASTLE HAYNE — A man being held in the New Hanover County jail facing charges in the September abduction of a 6-year-old girl was found in possession of a handmade... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Affordable housing crunch in New Hanover CountyCounty asked to do its share after Wilmington funds initiative By Tim Buckland
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 15 hours ago
County asked to do its share after Wilmington funds initiative By Tim Buckland StarNews Staff NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- Following criticism that New Hanover County wasn't living up to its commitment to address affordable housing, county commissioners... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Numbers are in: Check out how many pets were adopted during Clear the Sheltersthis year shattered the previous record of 22 in one day, set last year during
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 15 hours ago
this year shattered the previous record of 22 in one day, set last year during the 2016 Clear the Shelter event. The New Hanover County Shelter had 11 dogs and six cats adopted. Pender County had 26 cats and 17 dogs adopted. 43 adoptions... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
High School Roundup for Saturday, Aug. 19Recap of Saturday's action in boys soccer and volleyball ***Upcoming High Scho
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
Recap of Saturday's action in boys soccer and volleyball ***Upcoming High School Schedule*** BOYS SOCCER New Hanover 2, Sanderson 1 The Wildcats scored a pair of unanswered goals in the second half to earn the victory at the Battle at the Beach... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Fight for clean water continues at city hallin attendance. Brockovich's production team was there . Speakers did include t
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
in attendance. Brockovich's production team was there . Speakers did include the Cape Fear River Watch, the NAACP, the New Hanover Chapter of the National Black Leadership Caucus, and Brunswick Environmental Action Team among others. Joshua... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
HS Football Rewind: Hoggard defense shines in openerstop until he reached the end zone. The first play from scrimmage in the second
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
stop until he reached the end zone. The first play from scrimmage in the second half was a sign of things to come for New Hanover in Thursday's 62-21 victory at Greenville Rose. Following the ensuing kickoff, nose guard Gerrick Turner... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
2 charged in rash of Wilmington vehicle break-inscharges in which firearms were stolen, and in 2014, he was convicted of three c
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
charges in which firearms were stolen, and in 2014, he was convicted of three counts of possession of firearm by a felon in New Hanover County. Graham is now charged with 26 counts of breaking-and-entering motor vehicle, nine counts of larceny and... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Reports filed Aug. 10 through Aug. 16The following is a sampling of reports taken by the Wilmington Police Departmen
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
The following is a sampling of reports taken by the Wilmington Police Department and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office from Aug. 10 through Aug. 16. By Hannah DelaCourt StarNews Staff The following is a sampling of reports taken by the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Yard sales August 19 New Hanover County 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. 20 South Cardinal Drive, Wilmington Hom
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
New Hanover County 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. 20 South Cardinal Drive, Wilmington Home décor, furniture, jewelry, clothing & accessories, household, crafting items and much more 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. 628 McGinnis Lane, Wilmington Moving... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
High School Roundup for Friday, Aug. 18Ashley, New Hanover and Hoggard boys soccer all earn victories at the Battle at
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
Ashley, New Hanover and Hoggard boys soccer all earn victories at the Battle at the Beach tournament BOYS SOCCER Ashley 1, White Oak 0 The Screaming Eagles (2-0) kicked off Battle at the Beach on a high note with a shutout win over the Vikings... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
NC legislators to talk toxic GenX during Wilmington visitR-Rockingham, in a joint statement. Wednesday’s meeting, which is open to the
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
R-Rockingham, in a joint statement. Wednesday’s meeting, which is open to the public, will convene at 1:30 pm at the New Hanover County Government Center. Rep. Chris Millis, R-Pender, is a member of the commission, and Reps. Holly Grange,... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Castle Hayne Elementary to host community for solar eclipseasking parents and directing parents you have to supervise and guide your child
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
asking parents and directing parents you have to supervise and guide your children through the event,” Glenn said. Several New Hanover County Schools will dismiss early for the event, and Glenn said they are welcoming everyone to join them. Glenn... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Man shot on Greenfield Streetstreets, according to the Wilmington Police Department. A report of shots fire
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
streets, according to the Wilmington Police Department. A report of shots fired came in around 3:15 p.m., according to New Hanover County dispatch. Linda Thompson, a spokesman for the police department, said the man was shot while leaving a... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
WPD: One person injured in afternoon shootingsomeone started shooting at him, Thompson said. He then ran around the corner
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
someone started shooting at him, Thompson said. He then ran around the corner and got into a car before being taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center for treatment. The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries, Thompson said. No... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Technology helps protect local K-9 officers from deadly heatthe back of police cruisers. “In North Carolina, we’re experiencing a very hot
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
the back of police cruisers. “In North Carolina, we’re experiencing a very hot summer,” said Sgt. Justin Stegall, with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department. “When the heat index gets above 100 degrees, our car stays hot. The AC’s running... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Florida woman allegedly curses angler, bites fishing line, swims away with lureReview Committee to investigate GenX The Environmental Review Committee will c
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
Review Committee to investigate GenX The Environmental Review Committee will convene Wednesday afternoon in New Hanover County to investigate the discharge of GenX into the Cape Fear River. The Environmental Review Committee will... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Environmental Review Committee to investigate GenXThe Environmental Review Committee will convene Wednesday afternoon in New Hano
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
The Environmental Review Committee will convene Wednesday afternoon in New Hanover County to investigate the discharge of GenX into the Cape Fear River. Public officials from the lower Cape Fear region are invited to attend Wednesday's hearing,... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Trot Nixon is still spending time on the field, but now as a dad and coach (1on1 with Jon Evans podcast)foul balls. Nixon had a lot of success prior to his days as a member of the Bos
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
foul balls. Nixon had a lot of success prior to his days as a member of the Boston Red Sox, when he wore the uniforms of New Hanover High School and American Legion Post 10. Christopher Trotman Nixon was perhaps the most decorated high school... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Garden Smart: Proper preparation can lead to gardening nirvanavia the ‘Ask an Expert’ link, or contact your local cooperative extension cente
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
via the ‘Ask an Expert’ link, or contact your local cooperative extension center: in Pender County call 910-259-1238; in New Hanover County, 910-798-7660 and in Brunswick County, 910-253-2610. You can also find great local information at... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
High School Roundup for Thursday, Aug. 17High School Schedule*** ***MORE: Laney volleyball rallies for five-set victory
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
High School Schedule*** ***MORE: Laney volleyball rallies for five-set victory over Coastal Christian*** FOOTBALL New Hanover 62, Greenville Rose 21 Blake Walston threw three touchdowns and ran for another in an electric first half as the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Driver charged in wreck that killed 2-old: 'I'm not a monster'boy last November. Just one day after his bail was dropped from $59 million to
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
boy last November. Just one day after his bail was dropped from $59 million to $2 million, Jonathan Hayes spoke from the New Hanover County Detention Center. "There isn't a day that goes by that I don't feel remorse for the Williams and... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Marine accused of shooting man in stomach with shotgunfound Kevin Tamayo, a 21-year-old white man who had been shot in the stomach wi
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
found Kevin Tamayo, a 21-year-old white man who had been shot in the stomach with a shotgun. Tamayo was transported to the New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington for treatment, according to OCSO. Detectives responded and during the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Football in 5: What to watch as high school football beginsare ready to go. High school football season is back. Barring inclement weathe
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
are ready to go. High school football season is back. Barring inclement weather -- the threat of it in Greenville moved New Hanover's game at Rose to Thursday -- most area action gets underway Friday with all games beginning at 7 p.m. Here are... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Erin Brockovich meets with local leaders about GenXGenX in the Cape Fear River. Beth Markesino with Wilmington's Stop GenX in our
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
GenX in the Cape Fear River. Beth Markesino with Wilmington's Stop GenX in our Waters said Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo, New Hanover County Commissioner Woody White, Governor Roy Cooper and other local and state leaders were invited to... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Brunswick, Pender schools to release early for eclipsePenderlea School will release students early Monday. By Cammie Bellamy StarNew
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
Penderlea School will release students early Monday. By Cammie Bellamy StarNews Staff SOUTHEASTERN N.C. -- A day after New Hanover County Schools announced it would release some schools early ahead of Monday's solar eclipse, Brunswick and... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Several schools to dismiss early for solar eclipseNew Hanover County Officials with New Hanover County Schools announced Wednesd
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
New Hanover County Officials with New Hanover County Schools announced Wednesday that some schools in the district will be dismissing early on Monday, Aug. 21 for the solar eclipse. Students at the following year-round elementary and middle schools... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Former Marine charged with shootingfound Kevin Tamayo, a 21-year-old white man who had been shot in the stomach wi
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
found Kevin Tamayo, a 21-year-old white man who had been shot in the stomach with a shotgun. Tamayo was transported to the New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington for treatment, according to OCSO. Detectives responded and during the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
What's the status of GenX investigations, lawsuits?Civitas and the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA), which is the main p
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
Civitas and the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA), which is the main public water provider for Wilmington and New Hanover County, have both notified Chemours of their intention to sue the chemical company. Both organizations in early... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
What to watch as high school football beginsare ready to go. High school football season is back. Barring inclement weathe
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
are ready to go. High school football season is back. Barring inclement weather -- the threat of it in Greenville moved New Hanover's game at Rose to Thursday -- most area action gets underway Friday with all games beginning at 7 p.m. Here are... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
High School Roundup for Wednesday, Aug. 16and 9 digs from Alleigh Himes, while Jordyn Rascoe stood out with 15 digs. Alis
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
and 9 digs from Alleigh Himes, while Jordyn Rascoe stood out with 15 digs. Alisa Maldonado added 6 assists and 10 digs. New Hanover 7, Terry Sanford 2 The Wildcats improved to 2-0 on the season with a decisive nonconference win at Terry... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
3 undocumented immigrants indicted on reentry chargesThe three were found in New Hanover County. By Hannah DelaCourt StarNews Staff
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
The three were found in New Hanover County. By Hannah DelaCourt StarNews Staff NEW HANOVER COUNTY – Three undocumented immigrants found in New Hanover County were indicted Wednesday and charged with illegal reentry of a deported alien, according to... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
3 undocumented immigrants indicted on reentry chargesThe three were found in New Hanover County. By Hannah DelaCourt StarNews Staff
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
The three were found in New Hanover County. By Hannah DelaCourt StarNews Staff NEW HANOVER COUNTY – Three undocumented immigrants found in New Hanover County were indicted Wednesday and charged with illegal reentry of a deported alien, according to... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Wilmington Confederate statues vandalizeda vehicle into a crowd of counter-protestors, killing a woman. Delegation resp
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
a vehicle into a crowd of counter-protestors, killing a woman. Delegation response -- or not State Rep. Deb Butler, D-New Hanover, said she had a hard time coming to terms with the events around the Civil War, saying her ancestors were slave... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Wilmington Confederate statues vandalizeda vehicle into a crowd of counter-protestors, killing a woman. Delegation resp
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
a vehicle into a crowd of counter-protestors, killing a woman. Delegation response -- or not State Rep. Deb Butler, D-New Hanover, said she had a hard time coming to terms with the events around the Civil War, saying her ancestors were slave... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Wilmington Confederate statues vandalizeda vehicle into a crowd of counter-protestors, killing a woman. Delegation resp
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 4 days ago
a vehicle into a crowd of counter-protestors, killing a woman. Delegation response -- or not State Rep. Deb Butler, D-New Hanover, said she had a hard time coming to terms with the events around the Civil War, saying her ancestors were slave... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Wilmington Confederate statues vandalizeda vehicle into a crowd of counter-protestors, killing a woman. Delegation resp
Kinston Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
a vehicle into a crowd of counter-protestors, killing a woman. Delegation response -- or not State Rep. Deb Butler, D-New Hanover, said she had a hard time coming to terms with the events around the Civil War, saying her ancestors were slave... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Three men who entered country illegally found in New Hanover CountyA man found in New Hanover County could get a maximum of 20 years in prison for
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
A man found in New Hanover County could get a maximum of 20 years in prison for re-entering the country illegally, and two others also caught in New Hanover face illegal reentry charges. According to a US Department of Justice news release on... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Meeting scheduled to discuss Eastwood-Military Cutoff intersectionimprovements at the intersection of U.S. 74/Eastwood Road and Military Cutoff R
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
improvements at the intersection of U.S. 74/Eastwood Road and Military Cutoff Road in Wilmington. At the meeting in the New Hanover County Northeast Regional Library's Oleander Room, people can view a map displaying the location and design of... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Chick-fil-A in Falcons' new stadium won't open on Sundaysproposed improvements at the intersection of U.S. 74/Eastwood Road and Military
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
proposed improvements at the intersection of U.S. 74/Eastwood Road and Military Cutoff Road in Wilmington. UPDATE: Missing New Hanover Co. woman found safeUPDATE: Missing New Hanover Co. woman found safe The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Cape Fear region faces shortage of eclipse glassesare also sold out, along with Learning Express Toys of Wilmington, which previo
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
are also sold out, along with Learning Express Toys of Wilmington, which previously had glasses for sale. Libraries in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties are also out. Watching the Aug. 21 solar eclipse directly without proper eye... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Wilmington man pleads guilty to drug, gun chargesof 5 1/2 years in prison By Hannah DelaCourt StarNews Staff WILMINGTON -- A W
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
of 5 1/2 years in prison By Hannah DelaCourt StarNews Staff WILMINGTON -- A Wilmington man pleaded guilty Tuesday in New Hanover County court to drug and gun charges, according to a release from the district attorney’s office. The release... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Several schools to dismiss early for solar eclipseOfficials with New Hanover County Schools announced Wednesday that some schools
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
Officials with New Hanover County Schools announced Wednesday that some schools in the district will be dismissing early on Monday, Aug. 21 for the solar eclipse. Students at the following year-round elementary and middle schools will be dismissed... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
New Hanover schools to release early for eclipseschools will send students home at noon Monday to view the celestial phenomenon
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
schools will send students home at noon Monday to view the celestial phenomenon By Cammie Bellamy StarNews Staff NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- Kids in New Hanover County will leave school early Monday, thanks to the solar eclipse. Students in... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Bond lowered to $2.5 million for driver charged in wreck that killed 2-oldAttorney Ben David confirmed that Jonathan Alexander Hayes' bond was lowered, w
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
Attorney Ben David confirmed that Jonathan Alexander Hayes' bond was lowered, with pretrail release conditions, in a New Hanover County courtroom Wednesday morning. Officials said that Hayes was weaving in and out of his lane while traveling... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Safety urged as solar eclipse day nearsDepartment of Transportation. Collier said they expect to see traffic coming t
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Department of Transportation. Collier said they expect to see traffic coming through highways like U.S. 17 and I-40 into New Hanover County. And with the eclipse falling on a Monday, early traffic to these destinations will also mix with weekend... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Sheriff's office searching for Castle Hayne womanHeather Michelle Baldwin, 31, was reported missing Tuesday afternoon. NEW HANO
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
Heather Michelle Baldwin, 31, was reported missing Tuesday afternoon. NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a woman last seen Sunday morning in Castle Hayne. Heather Michelle Baldwin, 31, was reported... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Second man charged in June murderRedd. James Alexander Ray, 21, of Wilmington, is charged with first-degree mur
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
Redd. James Alexander Ray, 21, of Wilmington, is charged with first-degree murder. He made a first appearance Wednesday in New Hanover County Superior Court, where he was appointed capital Defender Rick Miller. Ray is being held without bail. He... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Boat retailers, marina cashing in on more ownersUnited States and in North Carolina are up, thanks to the economy and disposabl
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
United States and in North Carolina are up, thanks to the economy and disposable income. By Hunter Ingram StarNews Staff NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- Investing in a boat is on an upswing and local businesses are feeling the wake. In 2016, the National... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
High School Roundup for Tuesday, Aug. 15High School Schedule*** ***MORE: Ashley boys soccer opens season with 2-0 win
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
High School Schedule*** ***MORE: Ashley boys soccer opens season with 2-0 win over Richlands*** BOYS SOCCER New Hanover 3, Croatan 0 Paul Horning scored the game’s first goal in the second half, assisted by Anthony King, while... Read more
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