Archive - Aug 24, 2011
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Wilmington Tigers postpone Saturday's game
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 08/24/2011 - 10:44pm.

The Wilmington Tigers don't want to take any chances. They've postponed Saturday's football game at Legion Stadium.

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Wilmington Cape Fear Coast re-branded Wilmington N.C. Historic River District & Island Beaches
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 08/24/2011 - 9:39pm.

video The greater Wilmington area was branded as the Cape Fear Coast in the late 1980's and eventually became the Wilmington Cape Fear Coast, but now that name is being left behind and the region is moving forward with the name Wilmington N.C. Historic River District & Island Beaches.

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Boy bitten by a shark at Holden Beach
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 08/24/2011 - 9:25pm.

A 10-year-old boy was bitten by at shark in the water at Holden Beach Wednesday afternoon.

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High School Football Week Two Preview
Submitted by Jesse Jones on Wed, 08/24/2011 - 9:16pm.

videoRather than getting sacked, local football teams have moved their games up to Thursday due to Hurricane Irene. In just the second week of the season, coaches and players have one less day to prepare.

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Hurri-cakes make Irene threat a little sweeter
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 08/24/2011 - 5:06pm.

While everyone in our area hunkers down for Irene, a Wilmington dessert store is looking at the sweeter side of things.

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Thousands wait to see if Irene means soccer tourney canceled
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 08/24/2011 - 4:14pm.

A youth soccer tournament scheduled for this weekend predicted to bring more than $1 million dollars in tax money to the Wilmington area may be canceled because of Hurricane Irene.

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Pender Co. prepares for Irene as tourists decide what to do
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Wed, 08/24/2011 - 4:10pm.

video The threat of the Hurricane Irene has people keeping a close eye on the storm, including vacationers and emergency management in Pender County.

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Generators in high demand as Irene approaches
Submitted by IE on Wed, 08/24/2011 - 3:30pm.

While it looks like the worst of Hurricane Irene should stay off the coast, we're not in the clear yet. Many in the Cape Fear are ready to batten down the hatches.

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