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Carolina Beach hires new fire chief
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/27/2012 - 4:42pm.

Carolina Beach has a new fire chief. Alan Griffin will start April 23.

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Grooms case goes to jury
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/27/2012 - 3:13pm.

video A jury is deciding the fate of a man accused of hitting and killing a father and son cycling on River Road last year. Thomas Grooms took the stand in his own defense during his murder trial. He is accused of killing David and Trey Doolittle last April.

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Lenon Fisher steps down at East Bladen
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 03/27/2012 - 2:57pm.

East Bladen head football coach Lenon Fisher wanted to wait until Thursday to announce his retirement plans, but word slipped out today that the veteran coach will step down as the Eagles head football coach. Fisher has been the football coach in Elizabethtown since 1980.

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New method to stop forced annexation blocked
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 03/27/2012 - 2:52pm.

video The fight over forced annexation in North Carolina continues, after a judge struck down a law giving property owners a voice in the process.

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"Garden & Gun" magazine features Wilmington
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 03/27/2012 - 2:46pm.

video "Garden & Gun" is an unlikely sounding magazine. It focuses on telling stories of the south, and this month the magazine set its sights on Wilmington. The Port City is the feature of an eight-page spread in "Garden and Gun," which combines gardening with outdoor sports in a decidedly southern flavor.

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Brunswick Co. Sheriff fires deputy cleared in shooting
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/27/2012 - 2:40pm.

Brunswick County Sheriff John Ingram has fired a deputy cleared last month in a shooting investigation.

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JUST ADD HOPE: Educators spread love of literacy
Submitted by Asha Dave on Tue, 03/27/2012 - 2:32pm.

video The ability to read is a ticket to success. That’s why two Brunswick County educators are forming the Juna Foundation. It’s a project all about getting books in the hands of kids in honor of two women who battled cancer and both had a love for literature.

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School board member upset over loss of web domain
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 03/27/2012 - 2:17pm.

video A New Hanover County School Board member has learned what could happen if you let a domain expire. Elizabeth Redenbaugh discovered she could not re-register her website because someone else owned it. She was surprised to find out who the new owner is.

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