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Archive - Feb 2011

Wilmington swimmer breaks LSU school record, headed to NCAA championship

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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. Full story...
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Whiteville native Chester McGlockton will be inducted into SC Sports Hall of Fame

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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. Full story...
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Azalea Festival looking for worship groups to participate in PraiseFest

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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. Full story...
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NC officials warn about wildfires in dry weather

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The National Weather Service recommended that people postpone outdoor burning until Wednesday or later. Full story...
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Stepmom indicted in Zahra's death

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The stepmother of a disabled North Carolina girl has been indicted on a murder charge in the child's death. Full story...
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Roger Bacon archery team shoots for nationals

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Some youngsters were trying to get on target this morning in Wilmington. Full story...
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New Hanover Animal Control hosts second Love a Pet Fair

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The New Hanover County Government Center went to the dogs today. New Hanover County Animal Control hosted its second annual Love a Pet Fair today. Full story...
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By George, it's Presidents' Day! (or is it?)

When it comes to this third Monday in February, some confusion often comes into play! This mix-up is in the name.

Leland fire is contained but continues to burn

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video Wildfires have popped up all across North Carolina in the past few days. According to fire services, the dry and windy conditions lead to nearly 300 fires on Saturday, burning through 3,000 acres across the state. Full story...
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Brunswick Town brings history back to life

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The festivities, held at the Brunswick Town Historic Site, were in commemoration of the 146th anniversary of the Civil War battle at Fort Anderson and the 245th anniversary of the Stamp Act resistance. Full story...
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UPDATE: Pender and Brunswick wildfires contained

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Extremely dry air and gusty winds lead to numerous fires throughout the weekend. Crews will continue to monitor the fires as winds continue to shift. Full story...
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Seahawk women's basketball team notches 20th victory of the season

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Cynthia Cooper Dyke's team led from start to finish against Northeastern on Sunday afternoon at Trask Coliseum. The Seahawks are now assured of a first round bye in the conference tournament in March. Full story...
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Homecoming loss stings for Seahawks

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UNCW senior guard Chad Tomko admits UNCW overlooked Charleston Southern. UNCW head coach Buzz Peterson appreciates Chad's honesty. CSU's head coach admits it may have been CSU's best game of the season. It all adds up to a five point loss on "Homecoming Night" at UNCW. Full story...
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Firefighter injured battling wildfire

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A Sunset Beach firefighter suffered a minor injury while battling a wildfire Saturday. Full story...
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