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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Wilmington restaurant owner honored for heroismWILMINGTON, NC (AP) — A New Hanover County restaurant owner is being honored by
Wilmington restaurant owner honored for heroism
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 8 minutes ago
WILMINGTON, NC (AP) — A New Hanover County restaurant owner is being honored by patrons after he helped pull a woman from her burning car. Media outlets report that Sunday morning, Jay Muxworthy pulled Melissa Henderson from her car after it crashed... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Smoking could be banned in Brunswick County parkscomplaints from park users and is the�latest example of how public attitudes ab
Smoking could be banned in Brunswick County parks
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 15 minutes ago
complaints from park users and is the�latest example of how public attitudes about smoking have shifted over time. At New Hanover and Pender county parks, smoking is allowed only in parking lots. As Brunswick leaders study the issue, some... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Smoking could be banned in Brunswick County parkscomplaints from park users and is the latest example of how public attitudes ab
Smoking could be banned in Brunswick County parks
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 15 minutes ago
complaints from park users and is the latest example of how public attitudes about smoking have shifted over time.

At New Hanover and Pender county parks, smoking is allowed only in parking lots. As Brunswick leaders study the issue, some... Read more

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The Wilmington Star-News
Flaming Amy's patrons honor owner Jay Muxworthy after heroic rescuenear Snows Cut. Published: Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 4:44 p.m.Last Modified:
Flaming Amy's patrons honor owner Jay Muxworthy after heroic rescue
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 15 minutes ago
near Snows Cut. Published: Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 4:44 p.m.Last Modified: Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 4:44 p.m. NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- Customers to Flaming Amy's locations in Wilmington and Carolina Beach are honoring restaurant owner... Read more
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York Daily Record
Hanover greets manager, sets fireworks locationnew manager and determine a final location for Independence Day fireworks Coun
Hanover greets manager, sets fireworks location
York Daily Record / Posted 3 hours ago
new manager and determine a final location for Independence Day fireworks Council members welcomed Michael O'Rourke as the new Hanover Borough manager after unanimously voting to hire him on an interim basis. Council members Henry McLin and Dan... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Wilmington restaurant owner honored for heroismWILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A New Hanover County restaurant owner is being honored
Wilmington restaurant owner honored for heroism
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 4 hours ago
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A New Hanover County restaurant owner is being honored by patrons after he helped pull a woman from her burning car. Media outlets report that Sunday morning, Jay Muxworthy pulled Melissa Henderson from her car after it... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Wilmington restaurant owner honored for heroismWILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - A New Hanover County restaurant owner is being honored
Wilmington restaurant owner honored for heroism
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 4 hours ago
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - A New Hanover County restaurant owner is being honored by patrons after he helped pull a woman from her burning car. Media outlets report that Sunday morning, Jay Muxworthy pulled Melissa Henderson from her car after it... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Wilmington restaurant owner honored for heroismWILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - A New Hanover County restaurant owner is being honored
Wilmington restaurant owner honored for heroism
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 hours ago
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - A New Hanover County restaurant owner is being honored by patrons after he helped pull a woman from her burning car. Media outlets report that Sunday morning, Jay Muxworthy pulled Melissa Henderson from her car after it... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Dispatchers: Person taken to hospital after ShotSpotter alertNC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police are on the scene where a ShotSpotter alert went o
Dispatchers: Person taken to hospital after ShotSpotter alert
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 5 hours ago
NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police are on the scene where a ShotSpotter alert went off early Friday, according to dispatchers. New Hanover County Dispatch said the activation went off around 2:45 a.m. in the area of Orange Street and Gores Row. A... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Want your garden to smell sweet? Try gardenias, ClethraThey will grow well in full sun but may have some discolored leaves during cold
Want your garden to smell sweet? Try gardenias, Clethra
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 8 hours ago
They will grow well in full sun but may have some discolored leaves during colder winters. The Japanese garden at the New Hanover County Arboretum and Gardens uses false holly as a screen that is pruned to resemble mountains.� A trip to the... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Thursday's high school roundup: girls soccer, boys tennis & track and fieldMideastern Conference boys tennis tourney on Thursday at Empie Park. On top of
Thursday's high school roundup: girls soccer, boys tennis & track and field
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 9 hours ago
Mideastern Conference boys tennis tourney on Thursday at Empie Park. On top of that we stopped at the county track meet for New Hanover at Laney. We also checked out a competitive girls soccer match between the top two teams in the area. Laney and... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Vikings sweep meetNew Hanover County Track Championship From left, Hoggard's Josh Jones, New Han
Vikings sweep meet
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 10 hours ago
New Hanover County Track Championship From left, Hoggard's Josh Jones, New Hanover's Carroll Brisbon and Ashley's Caleb Parker compete in the 4 by 2 relay race at the track and field meet at Laney High School on Thursday. For more... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Thursday, April 28BOYS TENNISHoggard, New Hanover win MEC 4A titlesHoggard junior Eddie Janosko w
Thursday, April 28
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 10 hours ago
BOYS TENNISHoggard, New Hanover win MEC 4A titlesHoggard junior Eddie Janosko won three matches en route to the singles title at the Mideastern Conference 4A boys tennis tournament on Thursday at Althea Gibson Tennis Complex. Janosko had no trouble... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Education nonprofit group to shut downand principals at local schools has plans to close. North Carolina New Schools
Education nonprofit group to shut down
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 10 hours ago
and principals at local schools has plans to close. North Carolina New Schools has worked with districts including New Hanover and Brunswick County Schools. The organization helped develop early college high school programs in those... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Recommended county budget calls for 5.5 cent tax increaseNEW HANOVER COUNTY -- New Hanover County Manager Chris Coudriet said Thursday t
Recommended county budget calls for 5.5 cent tax increase
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 11 hours ago
NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- New Hanover County Manager Chris Coudriet said Thursday that last year's smaller-than-recommended tax hike means a proposed increase of the county's tax rate by 5.5 cents for the 2016-17 fiscal year. Last year, commissioners... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Special Report: Keyboard Mafiais considered cyber bullying,” said Judy Stubblefield the behavior specialist a
Special Report: Keyboard Mafia
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 12 hours ago
is considered cyber bullying,” said Judy Stubblefield the behavior specialist and bullying prevention coordinator for New Hanover County Schools. A term first used over a decade ago, cyber bullying has now become something taught in schools,... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Tax hike proposedNEW HANOVER COUNTY -- New Hanover County Manager Chris Coudriet said Thursday t
Tax hike proposed
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 13 hours ago
NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- New Hanover County Manager Chris Coudriet said Thursday that last year's smaller-than-recommended tax hike means a proposed increase of the county's tax rate by 5.5 cents for the 2016-17 fiscal year. Last year, commissioners... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Duke Energy to implode another Sutton Plant boiler May 1Duke Energy will implode another boiler at the New Hanover County's Sutton Plan
Duke Energy to implode another Sutton Plant boiler May 1
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 15 hours ago
Duke Energy will implode another boiler at the New Hanover County's Sutton Plant on Sunday, May 1 at 8:30 a.m., according to a post on Brunswick Count's Twitter page. Those residents living in northern Brunswick County may be able to hear the... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
#TBT: Southport Ferryfor the #ThisIsThePlace Roadtrip, so today we’re throwing it back to the Southp
#TBT: Southport Ferry
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 16 hours ago
for the #ThisIsThePlace Roadtrip, so today we’re throwing it back to the Southport Ferry which connects Brunswick and New Hanover Counties. The NC DOT established the Southport Ferry landing in 1966 and it provides a 35 minute straight shot... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
The Life: Who is buying prostitutes?floored by the response," Watson explained of her undercover post online. Her
The Life: Who is buying prostitutes?
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 16 hours ago
floored by the response," Watson explained of her undercover post online. Her timing wasn't off. Prostitutes working in New Hanover and Brunswick Counties will tell you their phones ring around the clock, usually starting before dawn for the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Betty Lewis, who helped build Lewis Farms, dead at 89was born Feb. 19, 1927, in Wilmington, the daughter of Francis Marion Foy and M
Betty Lewis, who helped build Lewis Farms, dead at 89
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 17 hours ago
was born Feb. 19, 1927, in Wilmington, the daughter of Francis Marion Foy and Margaret Mary Rafter Foy. She graduated from New Hanover High School and worked for a time for Peoples' Savings and Loan. In 1949, she married Calvin Everette Lewis, a... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Flaming Amy's patrons honor owner after heroic rescueNEW HANOVER COUNTY -- Customers to Flaming Amy’s locations in Wilmington and Ca
Flaming Amy's patrons honor owner after heroic rescue
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 17 hours ago
NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- Customers to Flaming Amy’s locations in Wilmington and Carolina Beach are honoring restaurant owner Jay Muxworthy, who remains in a Chapel Hill hospital recovering from second- and third-degree burns. On Sunday morning,... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Preschoolers raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital with Trike-A-Thon4-yr-olds learning what to do at a stop sign/intersection; excited about helpin
Preschoolers raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital with Trike-A-Thon
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 17 hours ago
4-yr-olds learning what to do at a stop sign/intersection; excited about helping @StJude! pic.twitter.com/xgrVLgPRKG The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office also sent several deputies to help with the program. They held safety session with the... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Project to repave, relane area at Isabel Holmes Bridge nearing endto turn right on US 421 North have been reduced to three. You now only have one
Project to repave, relane area at Isabel Holmes Bridge nearing end
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 18 hours ago
to turn right on US 421 North have been reduced to three. You now only have one lane to turn right and head to northern New Hanover County. For drivers turning right to get on the bridge, there’s now a concrete barrier to separate those lanes... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
NHRMC recognized for work with NAS patientsNew Hanover Regional Medical Center's Betty H. Cameron Women's and Children's H
NHRMC recognized for work with NAS patients
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 20 hours ago
New Hanover Regional Medical Center's Betty H. Cameron Women's and Children's Hospital was recently recognized for its care of patients with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS). The hospital has been designated as a Center of Excellence on Education... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Army Corps - 'Why remove The Rocks?'The removal language made it into the budget last year after a bill on the issu
Army Corps - 'Why remove The Rocks?'
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 23 hours ago
The removal language made it into the budget last year after a bill on the issue, co-sponsored by Sen. Michael Lee, R-New Hanover, stalled in the N.C. General Assembly. Before the Rocks are removed, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
North Carolina news in briefPrivott was found stabbed to death in a yard near his home early last Friday mo
North Carolina news in brief
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 23 hours ago
Privott was found stabbed to death in a yard near his home early last Friday morning.

Media outlets report that New Hanover County District Attorney Ben David said during a Tuesday news conference he will seek to have the juvenile who is... Read more

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The Wilmington Star-News
This art was made for walkin' - Map your tour for PedArt“It's kind of unexpected,” said Rhonda Bellamy, executive director of the Arts
This art was made for walkin' - Map your tour for PedArt
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
“It's kind of unexpected,” said Rhonda Bellamy, executive director of the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County. “You don't expect to happen upon this type of art.” Bellamy is talking about the new installation of Pedestrian Art... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
What happened to the Dixie Pig drive-in on Carolina Beach Road? - MyReporter.comlittle is said about the Carolina Beach Road Dixie Pig “number one.” Joe Sheppa
What happened to the Dixie Pig drive-in on Carolina Beach Road? - MyReporter.com
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
little is said about the Carolina Beach Road Dixie Pig “number one.” Joe Sheppard with the North Carolina Room at the New Hanover County Library did track down some handwritten notes on index cards. Sheppard said Dixie Pig “number one” opened... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Wednesday, April 27Bladen (4-8, 3-7) was led by Emily Scott and Faith Johnson, who went a combined
Wednesday, April 27
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
Bladen (4-8, 3-7) was led by Emily Scott and Faith Johnson, who went a combined 4-for-7. South Brunswick 10, New Hanover 6 Senior Alex Fabb pitched a complete game, striking out five to pick up a win in her final home game. Fellow... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Flower Launch celebrates those who help childrenWILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The New Hanover County Child Abuse Prevention Coalition
Flower Launch celebrates those who help children
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The New Hanover County Child Abuse Prevention Coalition hosted the 12th Annual Flower Launch tonight. It took place at the Henrietta Dock in downtown Wilmington. Each flower honors those who nurture and protect local... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Lower Cape Fear Hospice honored for quality careNEW HANOVER COUNTY — Lower Cape Fear Hospice has been named a 2016 Hospice Hono
Lower Cape Fear Hospice honored for quality care
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
NEW HANOVER COUNTY — Lower Cape Fear Hospice has been named a 2016 Hospice Honors recipient for its New Hanover in-home hospice care. Hospice Honors is awarded annually by Deyta Analytics to hospices that continuously provide the highest level of... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Want your garden to smell sweet? Try gardenias, ClethraThey will grow well in full sun but may have some discolored leaves during cold
Want your garden to smell sweet? Try gardenias, Clethra
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
They will grow well in full sun but may have some discolored leaves during colder winters. The Japanese garden at the New Hanover County Arboretum and Gardens uses false holly as a screen that is pruned to resemble mountains. A trip to the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Space, safety among concerns at New Hanover student advisory breakfastinstructional space, information about safety concerns and communication about
Space, safety among concerns at New Hanover student advisory breakfast
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
instructional space, information about safety concerns and communication about student policies are what some students in New Hanover County say they want to see in their schools. Wednesday morning, students from all seven of New Hanover’s public... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Charges pending after crash that killed 13-month-old on River RoadNew Hanover County District Attorney Ben David says charges are pending after a
Charges pending after crash that killed 13-month-old on River Road
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted yesterday
New Hanover County District Attorney Ben David says charges are pending after a crash that killed 13-month-old James Andrews III along River Road. According to state troopers, Andrews was buckled into a child restraint behind the driver's seat. The... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Whooping cough case confirmed at Castle Hayne Elementary SchoolHAYNE -- A case of pertussis, commonly known as "whooping cough," has been conf
Whooping cough case confirmed at Castle Hayne Elementary School
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
HAYNE -- A case of pertussis, commonly known as "whooping cough," has been confirmed at Castle Hayne Elementary School. New Hanover County Health Department officials are investigating the infection,and parents with children at the schools have... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Pertussis case identified in New Hanover County schoolWILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The New Hanover County Health Department is investigati
Pertussis case identified in New Hanover County school
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The New Hanover County Health Department is investigating a confirmed case of pertussis, also called “whooping cough,” at an elementary school in the county, according to a school district news release. The district says... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Driven by rise in diagnoses and the under-insured, breast cancer care is evolvingto evolve, with preemptive mastectomy a growing option for women who test posit
Driven by rise in diagnoses and the under-insured, breast cancer care is evolving
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
to evolve, with preemptive mastectomy a growing option for women who test positive for a gene mutation called BRCA1. New Hanover Regional Medical Center recently added a piece of sophisticated imaging equipment that precisely detects blood... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
State seeks to have teen charged as adult in musician deathBenjamin Privott was found stabbed to death in a yard near his home early last
State seeks to have teen charged as adult in musician death
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
Benjamin Privott was found stabbed to death in a yard near his home early last Friday morning. Media outlets report that New Hanover County District Attorney Ben David said during a Tuesday news conference he will seek to have the juvenile who is... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
State seeks to have teen charged as adult in musician deathBenjamin Privott was found stabbed to death in a yard near his home early last
State seeks to have teen charged as adult in musician death
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
Benjamin Privott was found stabbed to death in a yard near his home early last Friday morning. Media outlets report that New Hanover County District Attorney Ben David said during a Tuesday news conference he will seek to have the juvenile who is... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
State seeks to have teen charged as adult in musician deathBenjamin Privott was found stabbed to death in a yard near his home early last
State seeks to have teen charged as adult in musician death
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
Benjamin Privott was found stabbed to death in a yard near his home early last Friday morning. Media outlets report that New Hanover County District Attorney Ben David said during a Tuesday news conference he will seek to have the juvenile who is... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
DA to ask that boy charged in Ben Privott's stabbing death be tried as adultof Bracken Fern Road. He'd been stabbed in the chest and died at the scene. Du
DA to ask that boy charged in Ben Privott's stabbing death be tried as adult
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
of Bracken Fern Road. He'd been stabbed in the chest and died at the scene. During a press conference Tuesday morning, New Hanover County SheriffEd McMahon announced a 15-year-old boy was taken into custody and charged with first-degree murder... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Latest works in public sculpture series going up downtown“It's kind of unexpected,” said Rhonda Bellamy, executive director of the Arts
Latest works in public sculpture series going up downtown
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
“It's kind of unexpected,” said Rhonda Bellamy, executive director of the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County. “You don't expect to happen upon this type of art.” Bellamy is talking about the new installation of Pedestrian Art... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Big night for West Brunswick/West Columbus baseball and Topsail softball– WEST BRUNSWICK 0 WEST BLADEN 9 – PENDER 7 WHITEVILLE 18 – SOUTH ROBESON 4
Big night for West Brunswick/West Columbus baseball and Topsail softball
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
– WEST BRUNSWICK 0 WEST BLADEN 9 – PENDER 7 WHITEVILLE 18 – SOUTH ROBESON 4 BASEBALL TRASK 9 – EAST BLADEN 3 BASEBALL NEW HANOVER 5 – ASHLEY 0 NORTH BRUNSWICK 5 – DIXON 1 SOUTH BRUNSWICK 12 – LANEY 1 SOUTH COLUMBUS 10 – RED SPRINGS 0 WEST... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Wilmington Jewish Film Festival serves up screenings, discussionof Lies." The based-on-fact drama follows a young prosecutor pursuing Nazi war
Wilmington Jewish Film Festival serves up screenings, discussion
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
of Lies." The based-on-fact drama follows a young prosecutor pursuing Nazi war criminals in Frankfurt in the early 1960s. New Hanover County District Attorney Ben David will introduce the program with a look at legal aspects of the Holocaust,... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Dad surprises kids at lacrosse practice with early homecomingDad surprises kids at Roland-Grise Middle School with early homecoming (Photo:
Dad surprises kids at lacrosse practice with early homecoming
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
Dad surprises kids at Roland-Grise Middle School with early homecoming (Photo: Hannah Patrick/ WWAY) NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A family in New Hanover County is getting to squeeze their dad for the first time in seven months tonight. Sgt.... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Tuesday, April 266-0 while Landon Scharf and JR Johnston won in three sets from the No. 2 and No
Tuesday, April 26
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
6-0 while Landon Scharf and JR Johnston won in three sets from the No. 2 and No. 3 slots, respectively.

<>New Hanover 6, Ashley 3

The Wildcats won five singles matches to move past conference rival... Read more

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The Wilmington Star-News
Friends, family pray for Spears' safe returnSpears' family the search for her would not desist. "There are time when there
Friends, family pray for Spears' safe return
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
Spears' family the search for her would not desist. "There are time when there are no words we can say to comfort," said New Hanover County SheriffEd McMahon. "I know that God knows where she is at and the God that knows the very hairs on our... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Tuesday, April 26won in three sets from the No. 2 and No. 3 slots, respectively.

Tuesday, April 26
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
won in three sets from the No. 2 and No. 3 slots, respectively.

New Hanover 6, Ashley 3

The Wildcats won five singles matches to... Read more

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The Wilmington Star-News
State monument to honor African Americansmen to look up to," Everington said. "They are the two sergeants to remember."
State monument to honor African Americans
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
men to look up to," Everington said. "They are the two sergeants to remember." Deborah Dicks Maxwell, president of the New Hanover County Chapter of the NAACP, said the 1898 massacre -- in which members of the Democratic Party overthrew the... Read more
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