Archive - May 17, 2011
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FIRST ON 3: Stars: 'One Tree Hill' coming back for season 9
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/17/2011 - 10:55pm.

"One Tree Hill" is coming back for at least part of a ninth season. Stars Sophia Bush and Austin Nichols Tweeted Tuesday afternoon that the CW has ordered 13 new episodes for next season.

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Pender County inmates to be tracked with GPS ankle monitors
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 05/17/2011 - 10:53pm.

Some inmates in Pender County will soon be allowed to walk around freely before going to trial.

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Brunswick County faces big tax rate hike
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 05/17/2011 - 10:50pm.

videoThe Brunswick County Manager suggested the county go revenue neutral in order to make up for the county's depreciated property value. Although this means property tax bills may stay the same from some, other folks may see a considerable hike.

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Few turn out for Wilmington City Council public hearing on budget
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 05/17/2011 - 10:40pm.

Wilmington City Council met tonight to talk money. The purpose of the meeting was to allow public input for the upcoming budget. But the public didn't seem too keen to offer input. The meeting was sparsely attended to be polite, and those who did address the council were mainly from other public sector and civic organizations.

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Currituck county commissioners reject hotel and shops building plan
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 05/17/2011 - 10:37pm.

Currituck County commissioners have rejected a request to allow a hotel and shops to be built in a four-wheel-drive area where about 100 wild horses roam.

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FIRST ON 3: Wilmington Chamber of Commerce advocating more taxes
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/17/2011 - 10:20pm.

The Greater Wilmington Chamber of Commerce sent out the following email today, encouraging people to sign a petition to extend a one cent sales tax to fund schools.

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Pender County Board of Health operational with just four members
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/17/2011 - 9:47pm.

videoAnother member of the Pender County Board of Health has resigned. That makes six board members that have left now. The four remaining health board members met Tuesday night.

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SECC Rams win region ten baseball title
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 05/17/2011 - 7:38pm.

The Southeastern Community College baseball team will be playing in the national junior college baseball tournament later this month. They earned their invitation by claiming the region ten title on Monday in Morehead City.

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