MARKING HISTORY: James Dudley
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MARKING HISTORY: James Dudley

James Dudley was born into slavery in Wilmington in 1859. He grew up in the household of Edward Dudley, who was governor of the state in the 1830s. His childhood was marked by the Civil War and great change, but as the dust settled James began to go to school.
BSL neighbors battle over level of Spring Lake
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BSL neighbors battle over level of Spring Lake

It looks like the spring is not the only thing boiling in Boiling Spring Lakes. So are tempers. Neighbors are battling over just how high the city should let Spring Lake be.
Landfill, neighbors seeing results in battle with birds
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Landfill, neighbors seeing results in battle with birds

After being pooped on a number of times, workers at the New Hanover County Landfill are taking aim at their avian enemies. After getting a federal permit in may allowing the landfill to cull their seagull population, workers say they are seeing results.
Lt. Gov. Forest talks about big issues from legislative session
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Lt. Gov. Forest talks about big issues from legislative session

Lt. Gov. Dan Forest stopped by our studios this afternoon ahead of a town hall meeting he's hosting tonight in Wilmington. From abortion regulation to voter ID, we asked the lieutenant governor about controversial issues.
‘Eastbound & Down’ shoots at two downtown locations
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‘Eastbound & Down’ shoots at two downtown locations

Crews from HBO's "Eastbound & Down" filmed at Manna on Princess Street in Downtown Wilmington today. The show also filmed today what looked like a Christmas scene at the Wilmington Convention Center.
Dunn hotel shut down because of bedbug complaints
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Dunn hotel shut down because of bedbug complaints

Health officials in Harnett County have ordered the closing of a Dunn hotel after discovering bedbugs.
Supporters rally at Goolsby’s office to say thanks
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Supporters rally at Goolsby’s office to say thanks

Protestors have recently targeted Sen. Thom Goolsby, but today there was a different kind of rally outside of his downtown law office. Supporters thanked the Goolsby for keeping the promises he made during the election.
Public hearing scheduled for proposed Bladen Co. biomass energy facility
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Public hearing scheduled for proposed Bladen Co. biomass energy facility

The state has scheduled a Sept. 4 public hearing to gather comments on an air quality permit for a proposed biomass energy plant in Bladen County.
Ex-Camp Lejeune Marine sentenced for crash that killed sister in Maine
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Ex-Camp Lejeune Marine sentenced for crash that killed sister in Maine

A former Camp Lejeune Marine has been sentenced to four years in prison for a drunken-driving crash that killed his sister and her boyfriend in Maine.
Biofuels Center of NC closing doors after funding cut in state budget
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Biofuels Center of NC closing doors after funding cut in state budget

A nonprofit the state created five years ago to develop locally grown biofuels will close its doors Oct. 31.