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Archive - Nov 13, 2012

Sanderson Farms backs out of proposed NC plant

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Sanderson Farms says it won't build a chicken processing operation in southern Nash County. The company said on its website Tuesday that the decision was made in collaboration with Nash County officials and is a result of "various timing issues," which company officials wouldn't discuss. The statement said the decision will not affect the timing of its next poultry complex. Full story...
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Audit: NC Education Lottery netted $1.5B in sales

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An audit of the North Carolina Education Lottery shows the agency took in $1.5 billion in sales in fiscal 2012. Full story...
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Commission approves drive thru selling beer and wine

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video The New Hanover County Commissioners met in a lengthy session Tuesday. The agenda included a public hearing regarding a special use zoning permit to build a drive-thru convenience store on Carolina Beach road near Monkey Junction. Beer and Wine would be sold at a drive-thru window. Full story...
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Police investigating death of elderly woman in Longwood Community

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video The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of an elderly woman in the Longwood Community. Full story...
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Building History: City Club at de Rosset

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video Have you seen the large home at Second and Dock Streets in Downtown Wilmington? It's the one that sits high on a hill with a great view. That's the City Club, offering private dining and accommodations, and they want you to come in. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Amy Kyle

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video It was a rainy Tuesday but we found a bright spot at Holly Shelter Middle School. We learned that Amy Kyle's students love her and love to read. Full story...
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Secession petitions gather support in NC, across country

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video The United States are not so united tonight as rumors that history may repeat itself circulate. Petitions on the White House's website suggest that citizens across the country are not happy with the way things in Washington are going and want a major change. Full story...
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New Hanover commissioner approve more jail staff, ABC CEO bonus

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video The New Hanover County Detention Center will soon have more deputies staffed to help with growing safety issues. Commissioners also approved a bonus for the ABC Board CEO. Full story...
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Three charged in Bladen Co. drive-bys

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video Bladen County deputies have arrested three men in connection to two drive-by shootings. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach reposts town manager job

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video After interviewing seven candidates for the open town manager post, the Wrightsville Beach Board of Aldermen unanimously agreed recently to repost the job for 30 more days. Full story...
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Dead spots plague Columbus Co. emergency radios

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video After years of research, Columbus County upgraded its antiquated emergency radio system two years ago. But is the county getting its money's worth from the million-dollar system really worth it? Two years after the digital trunk system went into service, emergency workers are still struggling with static. Full story...
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Former Navassa cop keeps his K9

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video A former Navassa police officer was in court this morning fighting to keep the police dog he says is more like a member of his family. Full story...
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New traffic lights up on N. 3rd St. as project nears end

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New traffic lights are up and running on North 3rd Street in Wilmington. They're part of the North 3rd Street Improvement Project. Full story...
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Distinguished WWII veteran mourned

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Family and friends paid final respects today to a distinguished World War II veteran. Morton Salk of Wilmington died Saturday. He was 93. Full story...
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Woman robbed while taking out trash

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video The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says a woman was confronted and robbed in her own home this afternoon. Deputies say the victim was taking out her trash on Christa Lane south of Monkey Junction, when a woman with a gun approached her. Full story...
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