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WECT 6 Wilmington
Yard sales for Saturday July 23 New Hanover County 7a.m. - 12p.m. Weimaraner Court, Wilmington (Quail Woods
Yard sales for Saturday July 23
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 hours ago
New Hanover County 7a.m. - 12p.m. Weimaraner Court, Wilmington (Quail Woods subdivision) Several families selling men's and women's clothes and shoes, purses, wooden bunk beds, never used portable massage table,... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
2nd Annual Kris Clark-Tamera Young 3 on 3 Kill Cancer Tournament coming upcan I better myself by losing my father at a young age.” Clark has several year
2nd Annual Kris Clark-Tamera Young 3 on 3 Kill Cancer Tournament coming up
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 9 hours ago
can I better myself by losing my father at a young age.” Clark has several years of pro basketball under his belt. The 2003 New Hanover High graduate recently played a pro basketball season in Boliva, South America. The former Utah State standout... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Child fatalities higher than ever in New Hanover CountyNew Hanover County has seen an increase in child fatalities over the last year.
Child fatalities higher than ever in New Hanover County
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 14 hours ago
New Hanover County has seen an increase in child fatalities over the last year. Since May of 2015 6 children have died tragically. "In the last 6 months we have averaged one child a month that has died and we have looked into those circumstances,"... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
StarNewsVarsity fundraiser helps Wilmington area teensit will open its fourth in-school health clinic at Hoggard later this year, giv
StarNewsVarsity fundraiser helps Wilmington area teens
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 16 hours ago
it will open its fourth in-school health clinic at Hoggard later this year, giving all four public high schools in New Hanover County a place for students to go. Coastal Horizon’s outreach goes well beyond Wilmington, stretching to multiple... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
One year after coma, Jevanie Green to swim with dolphinshour, Smith's SUV hit Green. What should’ve been a simple walk home turned int
One year after coma, Jevanie Green to swim with dolphins
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 16 hours ago
hour, Smith's SUV hit Green. What should’ve been a simple walk home turned into a nightmare, as Green was transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center with severe, life-threatening injuries. “I thought we were going to lose him when I... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
New Hanover Schools hopes virtual program brings back home-schoolersE-Academy at Mosley Performance Learning Center would let students take their e
New Hanover Schools hopes virtual program brings back home-schoolers
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 18 hours ago
E-Academy at Mosley Performance Learning Center would let students take their entire high school course-load online. NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- Once a family decides to home-school their child, most would assume that’s the last school officials hear from... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Investigation leads to trafficking charges against Wilmington manA joint investigation led to the arrest of a Wilmington man on drug trafficking
Investigation leads to trafficking charges against Wilmington man
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 19 hours ago
A joint investigation led to the arrest of a Wilmington man on drug trafficking charges by the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office on Thursday. After receiving information from an out-of-county agency that a 'buy' was going to occur in New Hanover... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
The Buzz, July 22speech Would be nice if S/N could have adult postings separate from those whos
The Buzz, July 22
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 20 hours ago
speech Would be nice if S/N could have adult postings separate from those whose comments are childish name calling... New Hanover school board gave principals sizable salary increase, but no increase for assistant principals, who do the grunt... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
29 swimmers rescued at Wrightsville BeachWRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, New Hanover County - Ocean rescue crews in Wilmington had
29 swimmers rescued at Wrightsville Beach
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted yesterday
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, New Hanover County - Ocean rescue crews in Wilmington had their work cut out for them Thursday. Media outlet WWAY in Wilmington reported that officials saved 29 swimmers who got caught in rip currents. Thursday started with a... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
NHSCO investigating breaking and enteringNEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is aski
NHSCO investigating breaking and entering
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help investigating a breaking and entering and larceny of boat parts. According to a release, Marker 17 Marine at 7722 Market Street was broken into... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Phoenix Hometown Hires places 100th person in a jobcommunity.” Travis was one of the 100 individuals who got a job with the help
Phoenix Hometown Hires places 100th person in a job
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
community.” Travis was one of the 100 individuals who got a job with the help of Pheonix this year. After graduating from New Hanover High School he went to work for his uncle's company, but when work got to slow he started selling drugs to make... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Bradley jury to hear testimony about prior murder, discovery of bodylearned it was Elisha Tucker, 35, another Wilmington woman missing since August
Bradley jury to hear testimony about prior murder, discovery of body
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
learned it was Elisha Tucker, 35, another Wilmington woman missing since August 2013. In a three-day hearing in April, New Hanover County District Attorney Ben David asked Judge Paul Jones to allow jurors in the Van Newkirk killing to hear... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Family of fatal US 17 crash victim: 'Her dream was to be a police officer'hit their 1998 Pontiac head on. Tighe, from Hampstead, died at the scene while
Family of fatal US 17 crash victim: 'Her dream was to be a police officer'
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
hit their 1998 Pontiac head on. Tighe, from Hampstead, died at the scene while Bradley and Blanks were transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center. On Tuesday, troopers say Blanks turned himself in to authorities—the same day Tighe was... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
WPD robot has same capabilities as one used in Dallas attackcould possibly get hurt. Would we use Sheila in that situation? Absolutely.” T
WPD robot has same capabilities as one used in Dallas attack
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
could possibly get hurt. Would we use Sheila in that situation? Absolutely.” The WPD bomb squad works closely with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office bomb squad, covering five counties: New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender, Bladen and... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Detectives seek information on break-in at Market Street businessThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to find
Detectives seek information on break-in at Market Street business
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to find those responsible for a break-in at a business on Market Street earlier this week. According to officials, the incident happened at Marker 17 Marine located at 7722... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Wilmington man pleads guilty to trying to kill his wife with a hammerto trying to kill his wife with a hammer during a domestic incident in 2015. R
Wilmington man pleads guilty to trying to kill his wife with a hammer
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
to trying to kill his wife with a hammer during a domestic incident in 2015. Robert Burton Walker, 50, pleaded guilty in New Hanover County Superior Court Thursday to attempted first-degree murder. The case was being tried by a jury at the... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Man pleads guilty in wife’s attempted murderWILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A New Hanover County man is spending at least ten years
Man pleads guilty in wife’s attempted murder
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A New Hanover County man is spending at least ten years in prison following a guilty plea in a brutal attack. Robert Burton Walker pleaded guilty to attempted first degree murder and was sentenced to between 10 and 14 years... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Wilmington Post 10 baseball uses experience for another state tournament tripThe team, made up of players throughout New Hanover County, returns to the Amer
Wilmington Post 10 baseball uses experience for another state tournament trip
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
The team, made up of players throughout New Hanover County, returns to the American Legion state event for the eighth time in nine years Wilmington Post 10 coach Scott Sandlin was in the beginning stages of finding summer collegiate baseball teams... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
NEW DETAILS: Inmate still missing in New Hanover CountyNEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Escaped inmate Stephen Singleton is still missi
NEW DETAILS: Inmate still missing in New Hanover County
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Escaped inmate Stephen Singleton is still missing after he escaped from the New Hanover County Correctional Center. Keith Acree with the Department of Public Safety said Singleton was accounted for at a bed check at... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Bomb robot for Wilmington police has same capabilities as one used to end Dallas attackcould possibly get hurt. Would we use Sheila in that situation? Absolutely.” T
Bomb robot for Wilmington police has same capabilities as one used to end Dallas attack
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
could possibly get hurt. Would we use Sheila in that situation? Absolutely.” The WPD bomb squad works closely with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office bomb squad, covering five counties: New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender, Bladen and... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
North Carolina news in briefof the conviction last year. Small's request is scheduled to be heard Aug. 8.
North Carolina news in brief
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
of the conviction last year. Small's request is scheduled to be heard Aug. 8.

Authorities look for escapee from New Hanover prison

RALEIGH — Authorities are searching for an inmate who they believe climbed a fence and escaped... Read more

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WECT 6 Wilmington
Man shot during Lumberton robbery attempt booked in New HanoverA man who Lumberton police said was shot while attempting to rob a mini mart ha
Man shot during Lumberton robbery attempt booked in New Hanover
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
A man who Lumberton police said was shot while attempting to rob a mini mart has been arrested after a stay at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Franklin D'Andre McLaurin, 22, has been charged with attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon. He... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Man arrested in stabbing, attempted robbery in Carolina Beachserious bodily injury. Taylor, who Carolina Beach Police Department officials s
Man arrested in stabbing, attempted robbery in Carolina Beach
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
serious bodily injury. Taylor, who Carolina Beach Police Department officials said is homeless, is being held in the New Hanover County Jail under a $400,000 bond. Carolina Beach officers responded to the scene of a traffic accident where... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Stabbing victim drives to get help, crashes carCAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — A homeless man is in the New Hanover County jail ch
Stabbing victim drives to get help, crashes car
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — A homeless man is in the New Hanover County jail charged with stabbing someone who then got into a car crash Tuesday night in Carolina Beach. Carolina Beach Police said the victim was doing maintenance on a washing... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Man arrested for stabbing a man in an attempt to rob himand assault with a deadly weapon with the intent to kill inflicting serious bod
Man arrested for stabbing a man in an attempt to rob him
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
and assault with a deadly weapon with the intent to kill inflicting serious bodily injury. Taylor is being held in the New Hanover County Jail under a $400,000 bond. The victims injuries were non-life threatening and he has be released from... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
New playground accessible to all kids opens at Hugh MacRae parkNEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A new inclusive park is open in New Hanover Cou
New playground accessible to all kids opens at Hugh MacRae park
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A new inclusive park is open in New Hanover County accessible for all kids. The new park at Hugh MacRae Park is a part of the “Play Together Construction Grant for Accessible Playgrounds” created by Triullium Health... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Authorities look for escapee from New Hanover prisonRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Authorities are searching for an inmate who they believe c
Authorities look for escapee from New Hanover prison
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Authorities are searching for an inmate who they believe climbed a fence and escaped from the New Hanover Correctional Center. N.C. Department of Public Safety spokesman Keith Acree said in a news release that 34-year-old... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Authorities look for escapee from New Hanover prisonRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Authorities are searching for an inmate who they believe c
Authorities look for escapee from New Hanover prison
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Authorities are searching for an inmate who they believe climbed a fence and escaped from the New Hanover Correctional Center. N.C. Department of Public Safety spokesman Keith Acree said in a news release that 34-year-old... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Fire dept. response time likely not major factor in destruction of Leland homecrash. In all, 27 Leland Firefighters arrived to fight the fire on Nightingale
Fire dept. response time likely not major factor in destruction of Leland home
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
crash. In all, 27 Leland Firefighters arrived to fight the fire on Nightingale Court. Additionally, crews from Winnabow, Boiling Spring Lakes, Navassa and New Hanover County responded to provide mutual aid. Copyright 2016 WECT. All rights reser... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
FD response time likely not major factor in destruction to Leland Homecrash. In all, 27 Leland Firefighters arrived to fight the fire on Nightingale
FD response time likely not major factor in destruction to Leland Home
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
crash. In all, 27 Leland Firefighters arrived to fight the fire on Nightingale Court. Additionally, crews from Winnabow, Boiling Spring Lakes, Navassa and New Hanover County responded to provide mutual aid. Copyright 2016 WECT. All rights reser... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
WPD investigating after man shot in legWilmington Police Department, a man was shot in the leg around 10:20 a.m. at th
WPD investigating after man shot in leg
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
Wilmington Police Department, a man was shot in the leg around 10:20 a.m. at the intersection of 8th and Campbell streets. The male victim was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center for the injuries. There’s no word on a suspect at this... Read more
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KIVI Boise
How A Teenage Shark Attack Survivor Became An Advocate For Amputeeskind of hit my arm. That was the first time I saw it — when it was biting up my
How A Teenage Shark Attack Survivor Became An Advocate For Amputees
KIVI Boise / Posted 2 days ago
kind of hit my arm. That was the first time I saw it — when it was biting up my left arm," Treschl said while recovering at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. One year after the attack, Newsy's partners at KMGH report the teenager, who will be... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
BACK THEN -- 1956: Attitudes toward Elvis were mixedjust before Elvis’ birth). July 9, 1956: Is that anyway to treat a future NFL
BACK THEN -- 1956: Attitudes toward Elvis were mixed
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
just before Elvis’ birth). July 9, 1956: Is that anyway to treat a future NFL Hall of Famer? Duke quarterback and former New Hanover star Sonny Jurgensen was pictured helping crews prepare stumps to be blasted off the Duke Golf Course with... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Inmate scales fence, escapes N.C. correctional centerCorrections and law enforcement officers are seeking inmate Stephen Singleton w
Inmate scales fence, escapes N.C. correctional center
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 days ago
Corrections and law enforcement officers are seeking inmate Stephen Singleton who escaped from New Hanover Correctional Center Wednesday morning. Singleton was discovered missing after a 5 a.m. count and is believed to have scaled a fence to leave... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Man seeks overturn of Wilmington murder conviction after witness recantsJohnny Small was 16 years old on April 7, 1989, when a New Hanover County jury
Man seeks overturn of Wilmington murder conviction after witness recants
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
Johnny Small was 16 years old on April 7, 1989, when a New Hanover County jury found him guilty in the brutal execution-style slaying of Pamela Dreher, 32. He was sentenced to life in prison. Dreher’s body was found on the evening of July 13, 1988,... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Inmate escapes from NC correctional centerHands holding prison bars (Thinkstock) WILMINGTON, N.C. — Officials are search
Inmate escapes from NC correctional center
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 3 days ago
Hands holding prison bars (Thinkstock) WILMINGTON, N.C. — Officials are searching for an inmate who escaped from the New Hanover Correctional Center Wednesday morning. 34-year-old inmate Stephen Singleton was reported missing after officials... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Officers searching for escaped inmate in New Hanover CountyWILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Officers are searching for an inmate who escaped from t
Officers searching for escaped inmate in New Hanover County
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Officers are searching for an inmate who escaped from the New Hanover County Correctional Center. A North Carolina Department of Public Safety spokesman said in an email that Stephen Singleton, 34, was discovered missing... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
For artists in New Elements exhibit 'Reflections,' there's something in the water"On Paper" at ACES Gallery, 221 N. Fifth Ave. ACES Gallery, the headquarters of
For artists in New Elements exhibit 'Reflections,' there's something in the water
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
"On Paper" at ACES Gallery, 221 N. Fifth Ave. ACES Gallery, the headquarters of the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County, presents an exhibition of new works by Acme Art Studios artist Angela Rowe. "On Paper" opens with a... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
UNCW men’s tennis welcomes trio of players including Wilmington’s Marshall WarenN.C.) Top 10 Ranked Junior In North Carolina…Ranked Top 200 by Tennisrecruiting
UNCW men’s tennis welcomes trio of players including Wilmington’s Marshall Waren
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
N.C.) Top 10 Ranked Junior In North Carolina…Ranked Top 200 by Tennisrecruiting.net…Went undefeated his senior year for New Hanover High School…Voted All-Area and Star News Player of the Year… Chose UNCW over Old Dominion, UNC Asheville,... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Fight at party leads to attempted murder chargesleft the party, but shortly after was arrested at another home on the same stre
Fight at party leads to attempted murder charges
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
left the party, but shortly after was arrested at another home on the same street. He is charged with attempted first-degree murder and was booked in the New Hanover County Detention Center under a $50,000 bond. No one was injured during the fi... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Leland home destroyed in firesaid. The storm even did some damage to the Scotchman on Highway 133. The gas
Leland home destroyed in fire
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
said. The storm even did some damage to the Scotchman on Highway 133. The gas station pumps are blocked off because of the damaged awning. Crews from Winnabow, New Hanover County, and Wilmington assisted with calls in the Leland area Tuesday nig... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
School district comments on missing iPadsWILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — New Hanover County School leaders are explaining what’s
School district comments on missing iPads
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — New Hanover County School leaders are explaining what’s being done about thousands of dollars worth of missing iPads. WWAY found out last week, the county is missing 89 iPads that were at D.C. Virgo Middle School. Deputy... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Brunswick, New Hanover Counties see increase in teacher turnoverto last year, with a 23% increase in retirements, that speaks volumes as to why
Brunswick, New Hanover Counties see increase in teacher turnover
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
to last year, with a 23% increase in retirements, that speaks volumes as to why our rate increased this year,” Oates said. New Hanover County’s turnover rate was around 12%. Deputy Superintendent Rick Holliday said the board is looking for... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Man seeks overturn of Wilmington murder conviction after witness recantsJohnny Small was 16 in 1989 when a New Hanover County jury found him guilty in
Man seeks overturn of Wilmington murder conviction after witness recants
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
Johnny Small was 16 in 1989 when a New Hanover County jury found him guilty in the slaying of Pamela Dreher. WILMINGTON -- A Wilmington man convicted 27 years ago as a teenager in the killing of a pet store owner is asking that his conviction be... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
NWS issues Severe Thunderstorm and Flood Warning for New Hanover, BrunswickBreaking First Alert Forecast: round of storms ahead of a brief 'cool' downFir
NWS issues Severe Thunderstorm and Flood Warning for New Hanover, Brunswick
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
Breaking First Alert Forecast: round of storms ahead of a brief 'cool' downFirst Alert Forecast:... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Wilmington man pleads guilty to check fraud schemeto prison after pleading guilty to running a check fraud scheme in 2014. Travi
Wilmington man pleads guilty to check fraud scheme
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
to prison after pleading guilty to running a check fraud scheme in 2014. Travis Vaughn Nickelson, 48, pleaded guilty in New Hanover County Superior Court Tuesday to four counts of obtaining property by false pretense. He was sentenced to 4-7... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Wilmington man pleads guilty to heroin traffickingto trafficking heroin and was sentenced to seven and half to 10 years in prison
Wilmington man pleads guilty to heroin trafficking
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
to trafficking heroin and was sentenced to seven and half to 10 years in prison, according to a news release from the New Hanover County District's Attorney's Office. Seandell Robinson, 27, pleaded guilty to trafficking in heroin by... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
NWS issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for northeast New Hanover CountyBreaking The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a Severe Thunde
NWS issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for northeast New Hanover County
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
Breaking The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for northeast... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Back to class for New Hanover's year-round studentsshowtime," said office manager Michael Mitchell, leading faculty in a round of
Back to class for New Hanover's year-round students
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
showtime," said office manager Michael Mitchell, leading faculty in a round of applause. While traditional schools in New Hanover County have another six weeks before the first day of class, the district's year-round schools opened their doors... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Wilmington heroin dealer sentenced to prison for sales of hundreds of doseseight previous felony drug convictions dating to 1992. He was sentenced to 7.8
Wilmington heroin dealer sentenced to prison for sales of hundreds of doses
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
eight previous felony drug convictions dating to 1992. He was sentenced to 7.8 to 9.8 years in prison. According to the New Hanover County District Attorney’s Office, in July and August 2014 during five separate meetings, Nixon sold a total of... Read more
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