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New Hanover County gets four new fire trucks

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There are four new fire engines in New Hanover County. Wrightsboro Volunteer Fire Department is kicking their 1965 model engine 13 to the curb. It's replacement is a 2007 Pierce Dash fire truck. Full story...
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Affordable Brunswick County housing discussed at community meeting

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Many people who work to protect and serve Brunswick County cannot afford to live there. That's according to a study done by the Association of Community Development Corporations. Friday the ACDC met with locals to see what can be done. Full story...
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Monkey Junction business owners criticize DOT

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Drivers now cannot make a left into the shopping center because of a new center median. The median is designed to allow for extra traffic flow that will be generated by the new Home Depot, opening soon. Full story...
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Charges dropped against former police officer

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Ashley Freeman was working as an officer for the Wrightsville Beach Police Department in April when he was accused of being in a fistfight at the Dubliner, a bar off Carolina Beach Road. Full story...
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One dead, five injured in fiery I-40 wreck

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One person is dead and five others are injured in a fiery accident involving a tractor-trailer on Interstate 40 near Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Full story...
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Fishers gearing up for King Mackerel Tournament

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Registration began Friday for the Greater Wilmington King Mackerel Tournament. Organizers started setting up Friday morning. Registration began at noon. Full story...
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Local couple arrested, charged with child abuse after attempted drug purchase

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Wilmington Police say Harry and Kristine Harris were trying to buy crack in a bowling alley parking lot on Shipyard Boulevard with their one-year-old child in the car. Full story...
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Fire damages apartment complex

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Fire officials responded to Canterbury Woods around 11:45 p.m. after a resident called police. Officials say none of the apartments were destroyed, but eight of them will need extensive repairs. Full story...
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Hurricane summit prepares residents

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videoWe're nearly two months into hurricane season, but are you prepared? Thursday night, Brunswick County residents gathered to learn more about keeping their families safe, in the event a storm hits. Full story...
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Local team goes to League World Series

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The ten-year-old Leland boys all-star team is the first Leland team to ever go to their league's World Series. Full story...
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Scientists stress importance of barrier islands

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videoLocal scientists are working to let the public know just how important barrier islands are. Without barrier islands like Bald Head Island we'd get hit even harder than we already do by hurricanes. Full story...
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Intern preserves sea turtles at Fort Fisher

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videoEach year, the state accepts applications from North Carolina college students competing for paid summer internships with state agencies. Hundreds applied and 98 placements were awarded. One young woman got a position at Fort Fisher that starts daily at dawn. Full story...
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Affordable housing lacking in our area

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videoA new report reveals a lack of affordable housing in our area. The report concluded that the lack of workforce housing had several negative impacts, particularly on teachers, police officers, and healthcare workers. Full story...
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Peyton Strickland memorialized at CFCC

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videoA memorial to remember Peyton Strickland is being set up at Cape Fear Community College's welding department. A plaque will be revealed memorializing Strickland through a scholarship program set up in his name. Strickland was killed in December by a sheriff's deputy trying to serve a search warrant. Full story...
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Heart of Hurricane Season just around the corner

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videoWe're now almost two months into hurricane season, one that's been forecast to be an active year. Just because the tropics have been quiet so far, it's no reason to let your guard down. Full story...
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