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Archive - Nov 2, 2009

As temperatures drop, heating becomes a concern for some families

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videoWith the temperatures dropping, it is time to start thinking about heating our homes. It can be costly, but there is help available for those who qualify. Monday was the first day for families to register for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program. Full story...
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Early voting numbers higher than expected

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Tuesday is Election Day and early voting numbers suggest a better turnout than expected. Despite a slow start, New Hanover County Board of Elections Director Bonnie Williams said more people came out to vote than in the last municipal election. Full story...
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Brunswick County kids learn core values with First Tee program

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Brunswick County kids are learning core values while playing golf. This fall, students at six Brunswick County schools are spending part of the school day at Cinghiale Creek Golf Course as part of the First Tee program. Full story...
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Holden Beach may be too sandy

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Holden Beach town officials have an interesting conundrum. Some parts of the beach have too much sand. In order to comply with town and state regulations, homes on the beach front are supposed to have walkways... Full story...
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NHC School Board, AT&T plan construction of cell tower behind elementary school

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videoPlans to build a cell phone tower near a local elementary school have parents hung up with health concerns. Monday, Murrayville Elementary School parents and neighbors are calling on county commissioners to stop AT&T from building the tower. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach begins plan for annual NC Holiday Flotilla

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With Halloween behind us, folks are getting ready for the next set of holiday celebrations. In Wrightsville Beach, that means the annual North Carolina Holiday Flotilla. Full story...
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Researchers claim they have the winning combination to quit smoking

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Smokers trying to quit have a number of products to choose from: the patch, gum, lozenges, even a nicotine inhaler, but which one works best? Researchers from the University of Wisconsin claim to have the winning combination. Full story...
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Owners can now be fined for not picking up after their pets

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The City of Wilmington is now cracking down on waste; in the name of cleaner storm water. A new ordinance went into effect Sunday. Full story...
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