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Archive - Dec 12, 2012

New carpet costs Calabash mayor official powers

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videoA Brunswick County mayor no longer has any official powers. Last night members of the Calabash Town Commission voted to strip the mayor of her duties for what they say is a spending ordinance violation. She says she did nothing wrong. Full story...
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County settles with former Animal Control Director for $120k

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video New Hanover County has reached a settlement with its former Animal Control Director. According to an item in the consent agenda for the County Commission meeting Monday, the county's insurer settled an administrative appeal filed by Jean McNeil, who was fired in January. Full story...
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NC police investigating fire where 3 found dead

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North Carolina officials say a 25-year-old woman and her two children were found dead in a house fire in Fayetteville. Full story...
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NC Democratic Party chairman won't seek 2nd term

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The chairman of the North Carolina Democratic Party won't seek another term leading the party after a year of internal turmoil related to a sexual harassment claim at headquarters involving two former employees. Full story...
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NC Senate's majority leader to become budget chair

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Brown will join the trio of top budget writers in the North Carolina Senate for the next two years once the Legislature reconvenes next month. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: New Hanover commission may consider ABC Board chair for open seat

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video New Hanover County Commissioners have called a special meeting Friday, where they may consider the chair of the county's ABC Board to fill an open commission seat. Full story...
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This Day in NC History: A house fire that led to historic preservation

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On December 12, 1989, the ca. 1751 Palmer-Marsh house at Historic Bath caught fire, but what could have been a tragedy was turned out to be a win for preservationists. Full story...
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STATE PORT PILOT: Town of Oak Island, former manager reach settlement for firing

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In a sudden and mostly unexplained change of course, Oak Island Town Council agreed Tuesday night to settle a lawsuit by former manager Jerry Walters, who was fired last year but not paid the year’s salary called for in his contract. Full story...
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Berger sworn into CFPUA Board

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video New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger was sworn in as a member of the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority Board of Directors this morning. Full story...
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CFA student's anti-bully music video goes viral

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A Wilmington student's anti-bullying music video has reached over 1 million views on YouTube. Full story...
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