Archive - Apr 15, 2012
Azalea Festival boxing is a knockout
Submitted by wway news on Sun, 04/15/2012 - 11:04pm.

Sports have always been a feature of the Azalea Festival - particularly

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Will Buzz Peterson leave UNCW for SMU?
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sun, 04/15/2012 - 10:33pm.

Times have been better in Seahawk basketball land. It appears UNCW will be banned from post-season play next season due to previous academic difficulties. Three players recently transferred. On Sunday might a Dallas newspaper reported UNCW head coach Buzz Peterson may be heading to SMU as an assistant coach if Larry Brown is awarded the vacant head coaching job for the Mustangs.

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Soldier's family speaks out about shooting
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Sun, 04/15/2012 - 9:42pm.

The parents of a staff sergeant at Fort Bragg facing more than a dozen counts of attempted first-degree murder say their son thought he was shooting at Afghan insurgents when he fired on police and firefighters earlier this year.

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NC Democratic Party Exec. Director resigns
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Sun, 04/15/2012 - 9:37pm.

The executive director of the North Carolina Democratic Party has resigned in the wake of frustrations by party activists over high turnover at the party headquarters and harassment allegations there.

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Elizabethtown Baptist Church rebuilt after devastating tornadoes last year
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Sun, 04/15/2012 - 9:31pm.

videoOne year ago tomorrow marks the anniversary of a string of deadly tornadoes that tore through Bladen County. Those storms heavily damaged the Elizabethtown Baptist Church. Since then the church has rebuilt and is now rejoicing.

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UPDATE: Pender wildfire contained
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Sun, 04/15/2012 - 9:22pm.

For the second spring in a row, there is a wildfire burning in the Holly Shelter Game Land. This time it's significantly smaller and continues to weaken.

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