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Archive - Feb 26, 2009

Hickman announces retirement from CFCC

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After the 35 years of working behind the scenes of Cape Fear Community College, the executive vice president is retiring. Dan Hickman has served under the leadership of four CFCC presidents. Since 1974, Hickman held a wide variety of positions at the college, starting out as a class supervisor. Full story...
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Stimulus money helps area schools, but cuts still need to be made

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videoThanks to the president's stimulus plan, schools in our five counties will get nearly 30 million dollars. Despite the financial shot in the arm, New Hanover County Schools will still have to cut each department's budget by five percent. Full story...
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New Hanover County students show off exhibits

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New Hanover County students celebrated diversity today as part of Human Relations Month. Student projects reflected this year's theme, "diverse cultures, one family." Full story...
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Man found guilty for undersized flounder

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videoA Pender County jury had to decide the case of the undersized flounder on Thursday. James Jones, a commercial fisherman for twenty-five years, was on trial for catching an undersized flounder. Full story...
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Troopers encourage teens to Drive to Live

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The North Carolina Highway Patrol is paying special attention to teen drivers this week. As part of operation Drive to Live, troopers are concentrating on the roadways near high schools. Full story...
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Print postage from home and avoid the lines at the post office

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videoYou may never need to wait in line at the post office again. A website called stamps.com allows you to buy and print postage directly from your computer. Full story...
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Four suspects arrested in crime spree

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A collaborative investigation between three local law enforcement agencies has cracked six armed robbery cases. Full story...
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Wave Transit plans with stimulus dollars

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Wave hopes spending the money will stimulate our local economy while advancing the region's public transportation system. Full story...
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Theory of Intelligent Design explains origin of species

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videoDarwin's Theory of Evolution is widely accepted by scientists, but some bio-chemists support another theory explaining the origin of species. Doctor Michael Behe has written two books on the Theory of Intelligent Design. The theory suggests elements in nature can be better explained by a purposeful design. Full story...
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Fire destroys abandoned restaurant near Snow's Cut Bridge

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New Hanover County fire fighters are investigating a fire that destroyed an abandoned restaurant last night. Full story...
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Whats Happening: February 27 - March 1

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videoIt is pageant weekend. In one, men put their best foot forward; in the other, young ladies vie for a top spot in the Azalea Festival. But it is not all about tiaras. Full story...
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Southeastern Center planning how to properly spend state's dollars

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videoPeople involved with the Southeastern Center for Mental Health have money on the mind It has been a rough year for the area's mental health services, but they are looking ahead to see where available money can best be used. Full story...
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Laney Real Estate purchases Burroughs & Chapin

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Laney Real Estate has purchased Borroughs & Chapin Realty, Inc’s North Carolina Prudential real estate offices and assumed management of them on February 24, 2009. Full story...
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Perdue has concerns over state's budget as problems get worse

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Yesterday she told most state agencies to cut nine percent of their budgeted amounts for the current fiscal year. Last month, she had asked for cuts up to seven percent.

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