Archive - Feb 2009
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Hickman announces retirement from CFCC
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/26/2009 - 6:30pm.

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.

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Stimulus money helps area schools, but cuts still need to be made
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/26/2009 - 6:06pm.

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.

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New Hanover County students show off exhibits
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/26/2009 - 5:52pm.

New Hanover County students celebrated diversity today as part of Human Relations Month. Student projects reflected this year's theme, "diverse cultures, one family."

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Man found guilty for undersized flounder
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/26/2009 - 5:31pm.

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.

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Troopers encourage teens to Drive to Live
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/26/2009 - 5:15pm.

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.

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Print postage from home and avoid the lines at the post office
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/26/2009 - 5:14pm.

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.

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Four suspects arrested in crime spree
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/26/2009 - 5:07pm.

A collaborative investigation between three local law enforcement agencies has cracked six armed robbery cases.

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Wave Transit plans with stimulus dollars
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/26/2009 - 4:34pm.

Wave hopes spending the money will stimulate our local economy while advancing the region's public transportation system.

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