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Archive - Jan 2011

Gravely crew to help next Honor Flight

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Two months after coming to town for the commissioning of their Navy destroyer, the crew of the USS Gravely is giving back to our community. Full story...
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Consumer spending up 0.7 percent in December

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Americans increased their spending sharply in December and consumer purchases for all of 2010 rose at the fastest pace in three years. Full story...
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Fallen soldier's funeral unites Columbus County

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video Army PFC Amy Sinkler was laid to rest Saturday afternoon in Columbus County. She died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. Full story...
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Civil rights icon key speaker at Black History Month celebration

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video On Tuesday, Americans will start celebrating Black History Month, but on Sunday, the fifteenth annual North Carolina Black History Month celebration jump started the month. John Lewis, the special guest at the event, is often referred to as "one of the most courageous persons in the Civil Rights Movement ever produced." Lewis represents Georgia's 5th Congressional district. Full story...
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Student attacked with hammer at Laney High School

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A New Hanover County spokesperson says two students got into a fight this morning. He says one student pulled out a hammer and hit the other student in the head near his eye. The 17-year-old went to the hospital. No charges have been filed yet. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Michael Jordan leads initial induction class for Laney High School Hall of Fame

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The first class of the Laney High School Hall of Fame will include Michael Jordan. The induction ceremony is Friday at Laney. Full story...
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Dozens of police break up brawl at church

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A dispute over leadership at a Henderson County church has turned from angry words to fist fights. About 30 police officers from five agencies were called to break up fights Sunday at Greater New Zion Baptist Church in Fletcher. Full story...
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Hit-and-run kills horse, injures riders

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A hit-and-run driver has killed a horse and injured its riders in a collision near Cherryville. Full story...
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