Archive - Jun 25, 2011
Couple celebrates 70 years of love
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 06/25/2011 - 9:19pm.

video In a time when divorce is almost a norm, one Wilmington couple is celebrating 70 years of love and marriage. The inside of Ernie and Dee Young's wedding bands say "Come grow old with me; the best is yet to be," and family and friends say they live that out each day.

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Canetuck Rosenwald School gets new life as community center
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 06/25/2011 - 9:15pm.

video A part of national and Pender County history is the Canetuck Rosenwald School. It's one of the original Rosenwald schoolhouses set up to educate African American children in the early 1900's. The Rosenwald School is nearly 100 years old, and now, it's getting new life as the Canetuck Community Center.

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Skaters beat the heat on the ice
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 06/25/2011 - 6:54pm.

Now that summer has officially begun, and temps are really warming up, everyone is finding a different way to beat the heat. One group is escaping the rays by getting on the ice.

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Gov. Perdue declares State of Emergency in eastern NC
Submitted by WWAY on Sat, 06/25/2011 - 12:42pm.

Gov. Bev Perdue has declares a State of Emergency for much of eastern North Carolina because of wildfires and the threat of continued dry conditions.

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Pender County water advisory lifted
Submitted by WWAY on Sat, 06/25/2011 - 12:39pm.

The watermain break that impacted customers of the Rocky Point/Topsail Water District of Pender County on Friday has been repaired and all bacteriological sample results collected and tested show no coliform bacteria present.

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Chris Rock's mom cancels Brunswick County seminar
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 06/25/2011 - 9:49am.

Rose Rock, the mother of movie star/comedian Chris Rock and author of "Mama Rock Rules" has canceled her Brunswick County speaking date.

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