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The Wilmington Star-News
Heavy traffic expected during UNCW graduationsK. Through Saturday, Cape Fear Public Utility Authority crews will be working
Heavy traffic expected during UNCW graduations
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 hours ago
K. Through Saturday, Cape Fear Public Utility Authority crews will be working on South College Road from Oleander Drive to Wrightsville Avenue which may cause additional congestion. Friday ceremonies: Cameron School of Business, 2 p.m.; Watson... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Spanish mackerel makes first appearance of seasonBottom fishing is�producing catches of black sea bass and other assorted bottom
Spanish mackerel makes first appearance of season
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 10 hours ago
Bottom fishing is�producing catches of black sea bass and other assorted bottom fish. Source:�Eastern Outfitters. WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH Tex Grissom reports inshore fishing is producing catches of red drum and black drum. Spanish�mackerel are... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Lara Trump excited about possible Donald Trump presidencyOn Tuesday, the Wrightsville Beach native stood prominently behind her father-i
Lara Trump excited about possible Donald Trump presidency
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 10 hours ago
On Tuesday, the Wrightsville Beach native stood prominently behind her father-in-law, Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump, as he delivered a victory speech to Indiana supporters after clinching a win in the state's primary. Less than... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
#ThisIsThePlace Roadtrip heads to Whitevilleto win a Nest thermostat installed in your home by Roadtrip sponsor Fulford Hea
#ThisIsThePlace Roadtrip heads to Whiteville
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 11 hours ago
to win a Nest thermostat installed in your home by Roadtrip sponsor Fulford Heating and Cooling. Click here to enter and to find out more about our roadtrip! Future #ThisIsThePlace Roadtrip stops include Wrightsville Beach, Leland and Carolina Bea... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Editorial, May 6: Keep Fort Fisher dam rock solidshould we also fill in Snow’s Cut (carved out in 1929), and reopen Moore’s Inle
Editorial, May 6: Keep Fort Fisher dam rock solid
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 12 hours ago
should we also fill in Snow’s Cut (carved out in 1929), and reopen Moore’s Inlet, which separated Shell Island from Wrightsville Beach until 1965? We’re still puzzled by the necessity for Lee’s request. And we’re not alone in our... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Dutch group looks for family of Wilmington soldier killed in action during WWIIof Dutch citizens have adopted American war graves, tending them sometimes for
Dutch group looks for family of Wilmington soldier killed in action during WWII
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 15 hours ago
of Dutch citizens have adopted American war graves, tending them sometimes for decades. Filmmaker Brenda Hughes of Wrightsville Beach and her Wetbird Productions followed one such story in the documentary "Thank You, Eddie Hart," following... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Beach towns push to be accessible to allBut on Tuesday, the 38-year-old dipped her toes in the ocean at Wrightsville Be
Beach towns push to be accessible to all
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 15 hours ago
But on Tuesday, the 38-year-old dipped her toes in the ocean at Wrightsville Beach, her journey to the water's edge made possible by a beach-friendly wheelchair owned by the town. New Hanover County beach towns have made their shores more... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Kill Devil Hills officer resuscitates man with NARCAN two hours after completing trainingit. Kill Devil Hills Police say Sgt. Rodney Rawls and Lt. John Towler were sen
Kill Devil Hills officer resuscitates man with NARCAN two hours after completing training
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 17 hours ago
it. Kill Devil Hills Police say Sgt. Rodney Rawls and Lt. John Towler were sent to the intersection of Calvin Street and Wrightsville Avenue around 1 p.m. Wednesday afternoon after a Pennsylvania man noticed someone slumped over in the driver’s... Read more
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York Daily Record
Fire siren in Wrightsville sparking controversyDenise and Hank Feltenberger and their three children live in a home on Fourth
Fire siren in Wrightsville sparking controversy
York Daily Record / Posted 20 hours ago
Denise and Hank Feltenberger and their three children live in a home on Fourth Street in Wrightsville, and when a nearby fire siren wails, the children hold their ears and run for relief. "If you don't muffle your ears, you can't tolerate it,"... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Killer in courtroom, witness insistswhether she would be allowed to appear as a witness. Giles testified that on s
Killer in courtroom, witness insists
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
whether she would be allowed to appear as a witness. Giles testified that on several occasions while visiting Jones at the Wrightsville unit she had seen Henderson talking to him. Giles said Henderson had been at the prison to visit Henderson's... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Wrightsville neighbors sound off on sirenWRIGHTSVILLE, YORK COUNTY, Pa. -- Some neighbors say there's something wrong ab
Wrightsville neighbors sound off on siren
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted yesterday
WRIGHTSVILLE, YORK COUNTY, Pa. -- Some neighbors say there's something wrong about an emergency siren in Wrightsville, York County. One man took his concerns about the noise the siren makes to the borough's council, which heard him loud and... Read more
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York Daily Record
In 'Nam, he traded shirts with an Aussie soldierthan four decades later, they have forged a friendship – over a shirt. They we
In 'Nam, he traded shirts with an Aussie soldier
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
than four decades later, they have forged a friendship – over a shirt. They were both small-town boys, Tim Blessing from Wrightsville and Colin Gibson from Pinjarra, a small logging community of maybe 4,000 on the southwestern coast of Australia,... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Plans up in the air for business destroyed by fire in Wrightsville BeachWILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The Wrightsville Beach planning board held a meeting to
Plans up in the air for business destroyed by fire in Wrightsville Beach
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The Wrightsville Beach planning board held a meeting tonight to discuss future changes to part of the town’s commercial district. Tonight the board discussed plans for more commercial parking as well as a new restaurant to go... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
City council postpones rezoning decisionso to speak, we certainly would welcome that opportunity." As of 9:30 p.m., co
City council postpones rezoning decision
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
so to speak, we certainly would welcome that opportunity." As of 9:30 p.m., council had yet to address rezonings at 6317 Wrightsville Ave. and 3701 South College Road. Reporter Adam Wagner can be reached at 910-343-2389... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
City council postpones rezoning decisionso to speak, we certainly would welcome that opportunity." As of 9:30 p.m., co
City council postpones rezoning decision
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
so to speak, we certainly would welcome that opportunity." As of 9:30 p.m., council had yet to address rezonings at 6317 Wrightsville Ave. and 3701 South College Road. Reporter Adam Wagner can be reached at 910-343-2389... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Woman caught “huffing” dust cleaner, arrested after leading police on high speed chaseanother vehicle head on. Police discontinued their pursuit when speed exceeded
Woman caught “huffing” dust cleaner, arrested after leading police on high speed chase
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 2 days ago
another vehicle head on. Police discontinued their pursuit when speed exceeded 70 miles per hour. With assistance from a Wrightsville Borough Officer, police were eventually able to box in Lindstrom’s car when she slowed for stopped traffic at... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Chief releases update on King's fireA look at King's storefront on April 29. (Photo: Hannah Patrick/WWAY) WRIGHTSV
Chief releases update on King's fire
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
A look at King's storefront on April 29. (Photo: Hannah Patrick/WWAY) WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WWAY) — The Wrightsville Beach Fire Chief has released new information in a fire next to the Johnnie Mercer’s Pier. Fire Chief Glen Rogers said the cause... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Wrightsville Beach development in aftermath of fireCrews are still in the process of hauling away ash and rubble after King's in W
Wrightsville Beach development in aftermath of fire
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
Crews are still in the process of hauling away ash and rubble after King's in Wrightsville Beach caught on fire Friday, April 29. This is just the sight, resident Brittney Coleman wanted to see with her two young boys. “They were here with the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Proposed Aldi and Dockside rezonings up for debatethough staff recommended denying the proposal. Staff also recommended denying
Proposed Aldi and Dockside rezonings up for debate
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
though staff recommended denying the proposal. Staff also recommended denying a proposed rezoning of a lot at 6317 Wrightsville Ave. that would allow for four residential lots on the property, up from two. "If you set this one as a... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Wilmington Wine & Food Festival highlights week's dining eventswill be lots of German beer, mint juleps and a Derby hat contest for the ladies
Wilmington Wine & Food Festival highlights week's dining events
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
will be lots of German beer, mint juleps and a Derby hat contest for the ladies. Admission is free. San Juan Caf�, 3314 Wrightsville Ave. in Wilmington, is typically closed on Sunday, but it will offer a special Mother's Day Brunch 11 a.m.-2... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Library ex-chief Bobby Roberts gives gifts at own partyat more favorable rates. The library system has branches in Jacksonville, Litt
Library ex-chief Bobby Roberts gives gifts at own party
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
at more favorable rates. The library system has branches in Jacksonville, Little Rock, Maumelle, Perryville, Sherwood and Wrightsville. As a saxophonist played on a patio overlooking a small swamp behind the children's library on Sunday, a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Library ex-chief gives gifts at own partyat more favorable rates. The library system has branches in Jacksonville, Litt
Library ex-chief gives gifts at own party
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
at more favorable rates. The library system has branches in Jacksonville, Little Rock, Maumelle, Perryville, Sherwood and Wrightsville. As a saxophonist played on a patio overlooking a small swamp behind the children's library on Sunday, a... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
5 ways utility work will impact College Road trafficSaturday, Cape Fear Public Utility Authority crews will be working on South Col
5 ways utility work will impact College Road traffic
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
Saturday, Cape Fear Public Utility Authority crews will be working on South College Road from Oleander Drive to Wrightsville Avenue, replacing a failing 50-year-old manhole at the Park Avenue intersection. And with crews working 24 hours... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
New Hanover Co. participating in National Travel & Tourism Weekwith the hospitality industry and local elected officials. ●Visitor Informatio
New Hanover Co. participating in National Travel & Tourism Week
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
with the hospitality industry and local elected officials. ●Visitor Information Centers in Wilmington, Carolina Beach, and Wrightsville Beach will display “Welcome! Thanks for Visiting” banners and desk posters, and distribute free postcard... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Suspect behind Pulaski Co. buttocks shooting arrestedWRIGHTSVILLE, Ark. (KTHV) - The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office has arrested th
Suspect behind Pulaski Co. buttocks shooting arrested
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 4 days ago
WRIGHTSVILLE, Ark. (KTHV) - The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office has arrested the person responsible for shooting a man in the buttocks Saturday night. Durell Childress, 23, was arrested at around 10: 45 p.m., just hours after the shooting took... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Letters to the Editor, April 30they stand on their soap boxes and cry foul. Rob Aune Paying at park? I rece
Letters to the Editor, April 30
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
they stand on their soap boxes and cry foul. Rob Aune Paying at park? I recently learned that the governing officials of Wrightsville Beach are now planning to establish metered parking in the parking area of Wrightsville Beach Park. This is... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Fire guts Wrightsville Beach businessA fire gutted a Wrightsville Beach business near Johnnie Mercer's Pier Friday a
Fire guts Wrightsville Beach business
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
A fire gutted a Wrightsville Beach business near Johnnie Mercer's Pier Friday afternoon. According to dispatch, the fire was first reported at King's on E. Salisbury Street around 12:15 p.m. Numerous firefighters responded to the scene as heavy... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Richard R. Cover Jr.late Richard R. Sr. and Arlene (Nissley) Cover. Surviving are three sisters: Pa
Richard R. Cover Jr.
Altoona Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
late Richard R. Sr. and Arlene (Nissley) Cover. Surviving are three sisters: Pamela A. Cook and Ruth B. Shickley, both of Wrightsville and Julie A. Brubaker of Altoona. There will be no public funeral service. Arrangements are by The Stevens... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Clean up begins after fire destroys Wrightsville Beach businessWRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Crews spent Saturday cleaning up what was left
Clean up begins after fire destroys Wrightsville Beach business
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Crews spent Saturday cleaning up what was left of King’s after a large fire broke out Friday afternoon. Crews are using a excavator to move debris on the property into dumpsters. Officials say they will begin a... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Kings Beach Store demolished after fireof Saturday afternoon, investigators had not determined a cause of Friday's fir
Kings Beach Store demolished after fire
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
of Saturday afternoon, investigators had not determined a cause of Friday's fire, according to Garrett McQueen of the Wrightsville Beach Fire Department. The midday blaze destroyed the gift shop near Johnnie Mercers Fishing Pier but did not... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Emergency repairs start on College RoadDriving on College between Oleander Drive and Wrightsville Avenue will be slow-
Emergency repairs start on College Road
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
Driving on College between Oleander Drive and Wrightsville Avenue will be slow-going for a week as Cape Fear Public Utility Authority crews work around the clock to replace the manhole, located on the right side of the northbound lane of South... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Police blotter -- Reports filed April 21 through April 27Breezewood Drive.

Commercial burglary at Launch Pad Inc. in which $700 in

Police blotter -- Reports filed April 21 through April 27
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
Breezewood Drive.

Commercial burglary at Launch Pad Inc. in which $700 in loose change was stolen -- 9:40 a.m., 5001 Wrightsville Ave.

Property obtained by false pretenses -- 1:18 p.m., 516 Linksider Drive.

Theft of NC license... Read more

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The Wilmington Star-News
Fire guts Wrightsville Beach gift shopFirefighters battle a fire at Kings Beach Store at 21 E Salisbury Ave. behind J
Fire guts Wrightsville Beach gift shop
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
Firefighters battle a fire at Kings Beach Store at 21 E Salisbury Ave. behind Johnnie Mercer's Fishing Pier in Wrightsville Beach. Matt Born/StarNewsStarNewsOnline.comApril 29, 2016 7:18 PM

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH -- A midday fire gutted the Kings... Read more

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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
'Uncle Joe's' in Ina wins national BBQ sauce titlethe boat could only watch in despair as her cruise ship pulled away from shore,
'Uncle Joe's' in Ina wins national BBQ sauce title
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 6 days ago
the boat could only watch in despair as her cruise ship pulled away from shore, her three children aboard. Fire guts Wrightsville Beach businessFire guts Wrightsville Beach business A fire gutted a Wrightsville Beach business near Johnnie... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Fire guts Wrightsville Beach businessA fire gutted a Wrightsville Beach business near Johnnie Mercer's Pier Friday a
Fire guts Wrightsville Beach business
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 6 days ago
A fire gutted a Wrightsville Beach business near Johnnie Mercer's Pier Friday afternoon. According to dispatch, the fire was first reported at King's on E. Salisbury Street around 12:15 p.m. Numerous firefighters responded to the scene as heavy... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Protestors rally against City of Jackson furloughsin the couple's home near Monroe, WA, on Thursday. The wife then shot the attac
Protestors rally against City of Jackson furloughs
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 6 days ago
in the couple's home near Monroe, WA, on Thursday. The wife then shot the attacker, who died at the scene. Fire guts Wrightsville Beach businessFire guts Wrightsville Beach business A fire gutted a Wrightsville Beach business near Johnnie... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
100 plus years of live celebrated and rememberedin the couple's home near Monroe, WA, on Thursday. The wife then shot the attac
100 plus years of live celebrated and remembered
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 6 days ago
in the couple's home near Monroe, WA, on Thursday. The wife then shot the attacker, who died at the scene. Fire guts Wrightsville Beach businessFire guts Wrightsville Beach business A fire gutted a Wrightsville Beach business near Johnnie... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
JPD investigates 21-old shot dead in streetin the couple's home near Monroe, WA, on Thursday. The wife then shot the attac
JPD investigates 21-old shot dead in street
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 6 days ago
in the couple's home near Monroe, WA, on Thursday. The wife then shot the attacker, who died at the scene. Fire guts Wrightsville Beach businessFire guts Wrightsville Beach business A fire gutted a Wrightsville Beach business near Johnnie... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Man cited for bringing loaded gun in carry-on bag at Norfolk airportguardians will have 90 days after they're informed by a police officer of their
Man cited for bringing loaded gun in carry-on bag at Norfolk airport
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 6 days ago
guardians will have 90 days after they're informed by a police officer of their child's behavior to intervene. Fire guts Wrightsville Beach businessFire guts Wrightsville Beach business A fire gutted a Wrightsville Beach business near Johnnie... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
FEMA to offer rebuilding advice for flood and severe weather victimsguardians will have 90 days after they're informed by a police officer of their
FEMA to offer rebuilding advice for flood and severe weather victims
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 6 days ago
guardians will have 90 days after they're informed by a police officer of their child's behavior to intervene. Fire guts Wrightsville Beach businessFire guts Wrightsville Beach business A fire gutted a Wrightsville Beach business near Johnnie... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
BREAKING: Lake City investigating possible murderguardians will have 90 days after they're informed by a police officer of their
BREAKING: Lake City investigating possible murder
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 6 days ago
guardians will have 90 days after they're informed by a police officer of their child's behavior to intervene. Fire guts Wrightsville Beach businessFire guts Wrightsville Beach business A fire gutted a Wrightsville Beach business near Johnnie... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
BREAKING: Paragould Fire Department working fireguardians will have 90 days after they're informed by a police officer of their
BREAKING: Paragould Fire Department working fire
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 6 days ago
guardians will have 90 days after they're informed by a police officer of their child's behavior to intervene. Fire guts Wrightsville Beach businessFire guts Wrightsville Beach business A fire gutted a Wrightsville Beach business near Johnnie... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Craighead County Hazard Mitigation Plan available for reviewguardians will have 90 days after they're informed by a police officer of their
Craighead County Hazard Mitigation Plan available for review
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 6 days ago
guardians will have 90 days after they're informed by a police officer of their child's behavior to intervene. Fire guts Wrightsville Beach businessFire guts Wrightsville Beach business A fire gutted a Wrightsville Beach business near Johnnie... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Fire guts Wrightsville Beach businessguardians will have 90 days after they're informed by a police officer of their
Fire guts Wrightsville Beach business
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 6 days ago
guardians will have 90 days after they're informed by a police officer of their child's behavior to intervene. A fire gutted a Wrightsville Beach business near Johnnie... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
On stand, former D.A. Reed admits to mistakes with campaign financesguardians will have 90 days after they're informed by a police officer of their
On stand, former D.A. Reed admits to mistakes with campaign finances
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 6 days ago
guardians will have 90 days after they're informed by a police officer of their child's behavior to intervene. Fire guts Wrightsville Beach businessFire guts Wrightsville Beach business A fire gutted a Wrightsville Beach business near Johnnie... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Byrd High school mourns the loss of a former Yellow Jacketguardians will have 90 days after they're informed by a police officer of their
Byrd High school mourns the loss of a former Yellow Jacket
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 6 days ago
guardians will have 90 days after they're informed by a police officer of their child's behavior to intervene. Fire guts Wrightsville Beach businessFire guts Wrightsville Beach business A fire gutted a Wrightsville Beach business near Johnnie... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Nacogdoches residents, students relieved about Starr Ave. reopeningguardians will have 90 days after they're informed by a police officer of their
Nacogdoches residents, students relieved about Starr Ave. reopening
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 6 days ago
guardians will have 90 days after they're informed by a police officer of their child's behavior to intervene. Fire guts Wrightsville Beach businessFire guts Wrightsville Beach business A fire gutted a Wrightsville Beach business near Johnnie... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Fire guts Wrightsville Beach businessA fire gutted a Wrightsville Beach business near Johnnie Mercer's Pier Friday a
Fire guts Wrightsville Beach business
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 6 days ago
A fire gutted a Wrightsville Beach business near Johnnie Mercer's Pier Friday afternoon. According to dispatch, the fire was first reported at King's on E. Salisbury Street around 12:15 p.m. Numerous firefighters responded to the scene as heavy... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Fire guts Wrightsville Beach businessA fire gutted a Wrightsville Beach business near Johnnie Mercer's Pier Friday a
Fire guts Wrightsville Beach business
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 6 days ago
A fire gutted a Wrightsville Beach business near Johnnie Mercer's Pier Friday afternoon. According to dispatch, the fire was first reported at King's on E. Salisbury Street around 12:15 p.m. Numerous firefighters responded to the scene as heavy... Read more
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York Daily Record
Gurgling all the way from Texas to New JerseyUSO at York County Academy's former gymnasium, York's Salem Square soldiers mon
Gurgling all the way from Texas to New Jersey
York Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
USO at York County Academy's former gymnasium, York's Salem Square soldiers monument, the Cookes House, York's rowhouses, Wrightsville's monuments, the Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge, memorial trees along highways.) P.S. A colleague wondered where... Read more
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