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WECT 6 Wilmington
Family, friends react to death of teenage shooting victimsaw a male running from the parking lot. There is no other suspect information
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 hours ago
saw a male running from the parking lot. There is no other suspect information at this time. According to officials with New Hanover County Schools, White was attending the alternative school program housed at the Moseley Performance Learning... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Food Truck Rodeo Sunday, Oct. 29 at Hugh MacRae ParkProceeds from the event will benefit New Hanover County Parks By Ashley Morris
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 10 hours ago
Proceeds from the event will benefit New Hanover County Parks By Ashley Morris StarNews Staff A food truck rodeo will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29 at Hugh MacRae Park. A number of local food trucks will serve their famous dishes... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Teen shot at Jungle Rapids diesis saying they believe the victim knew the shooter and that detectives are "pur
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 10 hours ago
is saying they believe the victim knew the shooter and that detectives are "pursuing strong leads." According to New Hanover County Schools, White was a a student, but was withdrawn from the district on December 20, 2012. He was 14 years... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
What community issues should be addressed?distributed that asks interested citizens what they believe is the most importa
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 11 hours ago
distributed that asks interested citizens what they believe is the most important issue facing the City of Wilmington and New Hanover County. “The community is facing some tough issues and these conversations are essential so that all voices are... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Sheriff's deputy involved in car crash; roads reopenedfiled, but the incident is under investigation. Eyewitnesses reported the depu
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
filed, but the incident is under investigation. Eyewitnesses reported the deputy’s car was on fire and according to the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, the deputy was able to escape the vehicle. Both lanes of the bridge were shut down and... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Brunswick County Opioid Task Force asks county commissioners for more resourcesfacilities in the county. Flattery said people struggling with addiction in Bru
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
facilities in the county. Flattery said people struggling with addiction in Brunswick County often need to seek help in New Hanover County, or travel to South Carolina. Flattery added that lack of accessible public transportation creates a... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Military official says Tuesday night’s explosion sound likely caused by artillery firehear a loud explosion sound, do not hesitate to call 911, said Matt Langley, tr
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
hear a loud explosion sound, do not hesitate to call 911, said Matt Langley, training coordinator with emergency management and 911 in New Hanover County. Loud explosion sounds in the future may or may not be accompanied by an advisory, Sawyer s... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
First Presbyterian to mark bicentennialdaughter churches, representatives of other area Presbyterian churches and memb
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
daughter churches, representatives of other area Presbyterian churches and members of the Wilmington City Council and New Hanover County Commissioners. A multimedia program will follow the procession at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary, detailing the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Blue Cross Blue Shield Customers see health insurance premiums doublesaying their already steep monthly health insurance premiums will close to doub
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
saying their already steep monthly health insurance premiums will close to double in many cases starting January 1st. New Hanover County resident Deborah Conard said she got one of those notices on Tuesday, and the premiums for her and her... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Talking transportation improvements in Hampstead$152.2 million project up by five years, officials have said. The southern hal
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted yesterday
$152.2 million project up by five years, officials have said. The southern half of the bypass, from N.C. 210 south into New Hanover County, remains unfunded. If built, that segment would link with an extension of Military Cutoff Road -- which is... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Talking transportation improvements in Hampstead$152.2 million project up by five years, officials have said. The southern hal
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
$152.2 million project up by five years, officials have said. The southern half of the bypass, from N.C. 210 south into New Hanover County, remains unfunded. If built, that segment would link with an extension of Military Cutoff Road -- which is... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
New Hoggard gymnasium dedicated to sports pioneer Sheila Boleseight times. In 1999, Boles was appointed athletic director at Hoggard, becomi
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
eight times. In 1999, Boles was appointed athletic director at Hoggard, becoming the first female to hold that job in New Hanover County. Now her name will never be forgotten since Hoggard named its gym the Sheila E. Boles Gymnasium. “I... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Hoggard holds ribbon cutting for Sheila Boles Gymnasiuma handful of Boles' former players. It capped the end of a busy three year proc
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
a handful of Boles' former players. It capped the end of a busy three year process that began when voters approved the 2014 New Hanover County Bond Referendum for Education. "It was tough to get through those few words I said without breaking down,... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
StarNews buries time capsule for 150th anniversaryyou or like what you write about us, but it is very important to our democracy
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
you or like what you write about us, but it is very important to our democracy and nation.” Woody White, chairman of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners, spoke directly to the assembled Winter Park students about the history of the land... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Early voting starts ThursdayCounty and 22 percent of voters in Pender County voted in the municipal electio
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
County and 22 percent of voters in Pender County voted in the municipal elections. Turnout was even more scarce in New Hanover County, where just 10.45 percent of registered voters cast a ballot. "A significant portion of the population... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
LETTERS, Oct. 18: Grange has confused prioritieswe have learned that other unwanted chemicals are also present in our water. Th
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
we have learned that other unwanted chemicals are also present in our water. They were identified and measured by non-New Hanover County agencies. The notion that CFPUA and UNCW are capable of getting on top of this general issue and staying... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Wilmington delays vote on police protest gearthe Cape Fear River. During a downtown Wilmington march by the Revolutionary Bl
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
the Cape Fear River. During a downtown Wilmington march by the Revolutionary Black Panther Party in January, members of the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office peacefully disarmed several protesters who came with firearms. But sometimes-violent... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
2 NY women wanted for stabbing, shooting man arrested in Wilmingtonwas taken to St. Barnabas Hospital in critical condition. Police arrested one
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital in critical condition. Police arrested one man at the scene. Gilmore and Vellon were both charged with possession of a stolen vehicle and booked into the New Hanover County Jail under $100,00... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Historic houses to feature Halloween horror storiesShipyard Boulevard. Details: 8 p.m., Fridays-Sundays through Oct. 29 and Oct. 3
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
Shipyard Boulevard. Details: 8 p.m., Fridays-Sundays through Oct. 29 and Oct. 31. $15 admission. Haunted Basement at the New Hanover County Public Library: Local teens named the Scare Squad have designed this haunted attraction that asks guests... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Taste the best of what Wrightsville Beach has to offerSaturday, Oct. 21, on the waterfront at MarineMax from 5 to 8 p.m. The event,
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
Saturday, Oct. 21, on the waterfront at MarineMax from 5 to 8 p.m. The event, in its fifth year, will raise money for the New Hanover County Weekend Meals on Wheels program and Wrightsville Beach projects, including the Wrightsville Beach Sea... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Troopers keeping an extra eye on school buses this weekSgt. M. King said that in just the first six weeks of the school year, troopers
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
Sgt. M. King said that in just the first six weeks of the school year, troopers have issued 10 citations to drivers in New Hanover County who failed to stop for stopped school buses. Those citations don’t include the number of tickets that may... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
What to know about pneumoniajust one way to get pneumonia. “There are many, many different causes,” said L
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
just one way to get pneumonia. “There are many, many different causes,” said Larry Grimsley, a registered nurse with the New Hanover County Health Department. Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs that can be mild or severe, or somewhere in... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
County, city help fund Habitat for Humanity projectThrough funding approved by New Hanover County's Board of Commissioners, 27 new
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
Through funding approved by New Hanover County's Board of Commissioners, 27 new homes to be built in Wilmington by Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity will have new sewer and water services. The energy-efficient homes are planned to go up along Daniel... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Officials discuss undercover operation that led to arrest of six on drug, gun chargesin Charge Christopher Hyman, New Hanover Assistant District Attorney Tim Severo
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
in Charge Christopher Hyman, New Hanover Assistant District Attorney Tim Severo, Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous, New Hanover County Sheriff Ed McMahon, and Brunswick County Sheriff John Ingram. On June 4, Dorm and another suspect, James... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Young volunteers donate to Mother HubbardVoice Correspondent Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard serves groceries to around 2,500
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
Voice Correspondent Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard serves groceries to around 2,500 people each month. The people come from New Hanover county and surrounding areas. Donations of food and money come from local individuals, organizations and... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Racer Dale Earnhardt Jr., wife Amy expecting baby girloperation leads to arrest of six on drug, gun charges Victor Eugene Dorm, left
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
operation leads to arrest of six on drug, gun charges Victor Eugene Dorm, left, and James Flowers. (Source: New Hanover County Jail) Six men, including one who is reportedly a violent, high-ranking member of the Bloods street gang... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Mya Carr of Trask Middle is Student Achiever of the Weekthem proud. Educational goals: Getting all As. Career goal: Becoming a meteor
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
them proud. Educational goals: Getting all As. Career goal: Becoming a meteorologist. Each week, this feature from the New Hanover County Schools honors a student from grades K-12 from a different school, selected by that school. Students are... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Program aims to bring medical providers to rural areasof the year. She hopes the program will keep top doctors and nurses from looki
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
of the year. She hopes the program will keep top doctors and nurses from looking other places. "When you are looking at New Hanover County, which is right adjacent to us, it has higher paying jobs and opportunities for these health care... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
WPD requesting $41K for new protest response unitthe department wants to be trained on de-escalation techniques to mitigate or d
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
the department wants to be trained on de-escalation techniques to mitigate or defuse tense situations. In our area, the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has a civil disturbance unit. Wilmington City Council will vote on the approval of the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
CFPUA files suit against Chemours, DuPont over toxic GenXlegal options to determine whether related expenses should be reimbursed by oth
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
legal options to determine whether related expenses should be reimbursed by others.” CFPUA serves Wilmington and most of New Hanover County. At the first meeting of the N.C. Senate Select Committee on N.C. River Water Quality earlier this month,... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Health Matters: Dispose of unnecessary medications in your homeEvent to collect expired drugs to be held Oct. 28. Many community-minded organ
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
Event to collect expired drugs to be held Oct. 28. Many community-minded organizations in Wilmington, New Hanover County and neighboring counties are working toward reducing the opioid dependency problem in our area. You can help by properly... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Active shooter exercise planned at New Hanover County's Government CenterNew Hanover County authorities are planning to hold a large-scale simulation an
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
New Hanover County authorities are planning to hold a large-scale simulation and active shooter exercise at the county's Government Center on Thursday, Oct. 19. Officials said the public shouldn't be alarmed by the numerous emergency vehicles and... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
More people discovering beauty of AirlieBen Steelman StarNews Staff Somebody at Airlie Gardens has been doing somethin
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
Ben Steelman StarNews Staff Somebody at Airlie Gardens has been doing something right. In a report Monday to the New Hanover County Commissioners, Teddy Davis III, board president of the Airlie Gardens Foundation, reported that attendance... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
High School Standout Performers: Oct. 7-13South Brunswick and West Brunswick by finishing with a time of 17:55. Natalie
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
South Brunswick and West Brunswick by finishing with a time of 17:55. Natalie Tyner, Laney girls cross country: Won the New Hanover County Championship for the third consecutive year, setting a new course record with a time of 17:55.05. Tyner... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
5 lessons you learn in the first month as a teacherMurrisky-Hayes said. "It's, 'they worked really hard, they earned these ... rew
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
Murrisky-Hayes said. "It's, 'they worked really hard, they earned these ... rewards'." 2. ... And your support staff: New Hanover County Schools and many other districts have special support programs for beginning teachers, including mentors... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Senior Tar Heel Legislature convenesof older adults by convening a forum modeled after the North Carolina General A
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
of older adults by convening a forum modeled after the North Carolina General Assembly. Please feel free to contact your New Hanover County delegate, Elizabeth Grace at elizabeth.grace81@gmail.com; Brunswick delegate Audie Lowrimore at... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Man dies following South 6th Street shootingor anonymously submit a tip via Text-A-Tip. Send “Tip708” and the information t
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
or anonymously submit a tip via Text-A-Tip. Send “Tip708” and the information to 274637 (CRIMES). To contact the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office call 910-798-4162 or visit http://www.newhanoversheriff.com/submit-a-crime-tip to send a... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Man shot on South 6th Streetor anonymously submit a tip via Text-A-Tip. Send “Tip708” and the information t
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
or anonymously submit a tip via Text-A-Tip. Send “Tip708” and the information to 274637 (CRIMES). To contact the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office call 910-798-4162 or visit http://www.newhanoversheriff.com/submit-a-crime-tip to send a... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Teen scream: Wilmington students spook up Halloween funis spookier than ever, thanks to the twisted creativity of 50 local teens. The
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
is spookier than ever, thanks to the twisted creativity of 50 local teens. The Haunted Basement at the main branch of the New Hanover County Public Library opens Halloween weekend, beckoning the brave-of-heart into the depths of the building. The... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Art & the Bloom exhibition is in JanuaryClubs. NHGC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization . Proceeds from this event wi
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
Clubs. NHGC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization . Proceeds from this event will support NHGC's Hands On programs in New Hanover County. Some of these projects include restoring gardens at Davis Health and Sherwood Manor Rest home, planting a... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
StarNews, local officials to bury time capsule10 a.m. Wednesday. The ceremony will feature speakers from across the region i
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
10 a.m. Wednesday. The ceremony will feature speakers from across the region including Wilmington Mayor Bill ,Saffo New Hanover County Commissioners chairman Woody White, Brunswick County Commissioners chairman Frank Williams and Pender... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Yard sales October 14 New Hanover County 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. 5501 North Warrendale Court, Wilmington
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
New Hanover County 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. 5501 North Warrendale Court, Wilmington (off of Foxwood Drive) Multi family, wide variety of items for sale. 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. 914 Arnold Road, Wilmington (Monkey Junction) Tons of XL... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Community holds vigil remembering those killed by law enforcementin Wilmington. Officials said Brandon Smith shot a detective in the Creekwood
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 6 days ago
in Wilmington. Officials said Brandon Smith shot a detective in the Creekwood community a few days before he was killed. New Hanover County District Attorney Ben David said the shooting was justified and the State Bureau of Investigation cleared... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Driver who hit pedestrians with his vehicle gets prison timeafternoon news release, Vince Alfonse Sauro, 26, pleaded guilty to aggravated f
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 6 days ago
afternoon news release, Vince Alfonse Sauro, 26, pleaded guilty to aggravated felony serious injury by vehicle on Friday in New Hanover County Superior Court. He was sentenced to 24-41 months in prison. In the late afternoon of Aug. 5, 2016, New... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Man sought in Rocky Point assaultman being sought in Pender County for allegedly assaulting a woman after breaki
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
man being sought in Pender County for allegedly assaulting a woman after breaking into her home Oct. 2, turned himself into New Hanover County authorities last week, according to the Pender County Sheriff’s Office. Miguel Romera Lechuga, 41, was... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
New Hanover, UNCW team up to solve teacher shortageTeachers Career Academy (FTCA) will open at Wilmington's Isaac Bear Early Colle
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
Teachers Career Academy (FTCA) will open at Wilmington's Isaac Bear Early College High School. A joint project between New Hanover County Schools (NHCS) and the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW), FTCA will prepare high schoolers to... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
CHARGED: Pender Co. man accused of assaulting woman during home break-ininitially announced Friday morning Lechuga was wanted in connection to the inci
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 6 days ago
initially announced Friday morning Lechuga was wanted in connection to the incident, officials later said he surrendered to New Hanover County authorities on Friday, Oct. 6. "The assigned detective was not contacted regarding the arrest," a... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Cigar smoked by Churchill sells for $12Kto prison for child porn charges in New Hanover Co. A Florida man pleaded guil
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 6 days ago
to prison for child porn charges in New Hanover Co. A Florida man pleaded guilty to child pornography charges in a New Hanover County courtroom Thursday. A Florida man pleaded guilty to child pornography charges in a New Hanover County... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Florida man sentenced to prison for child porn charges in New Hanover Co.A Florida man pleaded guilty to child pornography charges in a New Hanover Coun
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 6 days ago
A Florida man pleaded guilty to child pornography charges in a New Hanover County courtroom Thursday. James Hadley Lynch, 31, pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and 12 counts of third-degree sexual... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Garden Smart: Join the 'No More Shears' movementquestions via the ‘Ask an Expert’ link, or contact your local Cooperative Exten
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
questions via the ‘Ask an Expert’ link, or contact your local Cooperative Extension center Pender County at 910-259-1238; New Hanover County at 910-798-7660; Brunswick County at 910-253-2610. You can also find great local information at... Read more
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