Archive - Feb 21, 2011
High School Hoops: State Playoffs Round One
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 02/21/2011 - 11:37pm.

video Except for one postponement round number one of the state playoffs is complete. Round number two is set for Wednesday night.

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Crews keep eye on big Pender Co. fire
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 02/21/2011 - 4:59pm.

video Much of North Carolina is under a burn ban, and for good reason. The combination of wind, low humidity and warm temperatures made Pender County ripe for wildfires this weekend.

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Wilmington swimmer breaks LSU school record, headed to NCAA championship
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 02/21/2011 - 4:47pm.

Cari Blalock is certainly making a name for herself in her first year on the LSU swim team. Breaking a long-standing school record tends to do that. The Wilmington resident now has her focus on the upcoming NCAA Championship.

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Whiteville native Chester McGlockton will be inducted into SC Sports Hall of Fame
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 02/21/2011 - 4:31pm.

Whiteville has a rich history of producing outstanding athletes. Chester McGlockton is certainly close to the top of the list. In his playing days Chester clearly did his talking on the field. In fact he turned out to be a first round NFL draft pick.

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Azalea Festival looking for worship groups to participate in PraiseFest
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Mon, 02/21/2011 - 4:04pm.

The North Carolina Azalea Festival at Wilmington is seeking area church worship groups for the second annual Azalea PraiseFest to be held on Friday, April 8th at Riverfront Park Stage on Water Street.

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NC officials warn about wildfires in dry weather
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/21/2011 - 2:12pm.

The National Weather Service recommended that people postpone outdoor burning until Wednesday or later.

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