Archive - 2007
Topsail Exxon sells winning lotto ticket
Submitted by on Fri, 12/28/2007 - 6:44pm.

videoSomeone who bought a Merry Millionaire lottery ticket at the Topsail Exxon in Hampstead is now just that.

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NC troops head home in 2008
Submitted by Jolene Reilly on Fri, 12/28/2007 - 6:42pm.

It has been a quiet year on North Carolina military bases, with thousands of troops deployed in Iraq in Afghanistan. But that is expected to change in 2008.

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Local Establishments Stock Up for New Year's Eve
Submitted by Jolene Reilly on Fri, 12/28/2007 - 6:37pm.

Many bars around town are trying to make sure their patrons get home safely this "party" weekend.

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Law Enforcement Officers Ready for Party Weekend
Submitted by Jolene Reilly on Fri, 12/28/2007 - 6:26pm.

North Carolina Highway Patrol officers say the roads this weekend may well be more dangerous than New Years Eve.

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An American Perspective from Pakistan
Submitted by on Fri, 12/28/2007 - 5:44pm.

The violence and protests that have erupted following Benazir Bhutto's assassination across Pakistan are not affecting the entire country. American journalist Robert Yuna is in Lahore, a city of nine million people in the Punjab province.

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Christmas treecycling
Submitted by on Thu, 12/27/2007 - 6:50pm.

According to the National Christmas Tree Association, more than 30 million Christmas trees are sold in North America Each Year. As for the trees that didn't make it into local homes this year, they may make it into local gardens.

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No housing crisis in Wilmington
Submitted by on Thu, 12/27/2007 - 6:21pm.

Data from the Wilmington Regional Association of Realtors show that the median home price in the area is up by close to five percent. That's significant when the rest of the country is down 6.2 percent.

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Holiday Recycling
Submitted by on Thu, 12/27/2007 - 2:21pm.

What to do with/how to properly discard your Christmas trees, wrapping paper, boxes, etc.

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