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Archive - Nov 14, 2012

Reduced Carolina Beach town council looking for replacements

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video Mayor Pro Tem Steve Shuttleworth says Planning and Development Director Ed Parvin will act as the town manager for a few days as council looks for a more permanent replacement. The reduced Carolina Beach Town Council says they are looking for candidates to fill the three newly vacated leadership positions. Full story...
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NC trooper's cruiser hits, kills 80-year-old man

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An N.C. Highway Patrol trooper is on administrative duty after the patrol cruiser he was driving hit and killed an 80-year-old Clinton man. Patrol spokesman Sgt. Jeff Gordon said Trooper Emory T. Brown was driving north on N.C. 242 near Salemburg Tuesday night when his vehicle struck Ottis Parker as he crossed the road. Full story...
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Closed section of NC 12 reopens to some traffic

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N.C. 12 on Pea Island is open again to four-wheel-drive vehicles, but authorities warn that rapidly changing weather conditions could force them to close it again with little notice. State Department of Transportation engineer Jerry Jennings says high tides and strong winds could force another closure of the road. Full story...
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Coleman wants more ballots counted in race

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Lieutenant governor candidate Linda Coleman says potentially thousands of legally registered voters in North Carolina are poised to not have their ballots counted, but her opponent says she's making the accusation because she is behind. Full story...
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UPDATE: Former Navassa cop says town is wrongfully withholding pay

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video A day after a Brunswick County judge ordered he can keep his K9, former Navassa police officer Kevin Smith says the town is withholding compensation owed to him out of retaliation. Full story...
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Air Force: NC Air Guardsmen killed while fighting wildfires flew into wind burst

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Four crew members aboard a North Carolina Air National Guard plane fighting Western wildfires were killed last summer because the crew misjudged conditions and flew into a wind burst that slammed them to the ground, an Air Force crash report says. Full story...
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Randy to the Rescue: Thanksgiving dinner place settings

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video Thanksgiving is just eight days away, so Randy Aldridge stopped by our studio and talked with Ashley Jacobs about getting the table ready. If you're looking for some ideas on how to make your place settings extra special this Thanksgiving, here's Randy to the Rescue. Full story...
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Community input wanted for new traffic patterns at Wrightsville Beach

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video The Town of Wrightsville Beach is considering some changes to the flow traffic on the island and want your feedback. They will hold a meeting Thursday to discuss the Community Transportation Plan. Full story...
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Carolina Beach mayor, manager, councilman resign

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video Two elected leaders and the town manager in Carolina Beach quit last night. Mayor Ray Rothrock says he and Councilman Lonnie Lashley quit along with Town Manager Tim Owens. Full story...
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Given a second chance, Berger misses first meeting back

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video Nearly a year after being removed from all of the committees he served on due to his tardiness New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger is back. But his first committee meeting as a member of the CFPUA Board didn't exactly go as planned. Full story...
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