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Archive - Apr 9, 2013

Carolina Beach one step closer to community pool

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videoCarolina Beach is one step closer to getting a community swimming pool. Town Council voted Tuesday night to approve the community pool pending it fitting into the town’s annual budget. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - April 9

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videoOn Tuesday we had wall to wall coverage of high school sports from around the region. We featured the top boys lacrosse team in Wilmington, Cape Fear Academy, the defending state champion baseball team from Whiteville along with baseball, softball and soccer involving Ashley and New Hanover. Full story...
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Brunswick teacher rallies against school performance bills

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videoThe Brunswick County Board of Education got a lesson on new bills in Raleigh that would grade schools based on performance grades. Teachers feel they would be penalized and could lose pay under the system. Full story...
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Commission's tactic to remove Berger last worked in 1935

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video New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger has had a history of run-ins with his fellow commissioners. It appears after last night's meeting they have finally had their fill. Now they're moving to censure him and remove him from office after a 40-minute public argument. That run-in may have been one of Berger's last thanks to a little-known law. Full story...
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Carolina Beach Mayor gives State of the Town address

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videoCarolina Beach Town Mayor, Bob Lewis gave the State of the Town Address Tuesday evening. Full story...
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NC man jailed after hidden drugs discovered

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A Mocksville man is in jail after going to great lengths to try and hide the drugs he was carrying. Full story...
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Bill stops NC cities, counties from pop limits

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Some legislators say just because New York wants to ban supersized sodas and other sugary drinks doesn't mean North Carolina cities and counties can try it, too. Full story...
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Former Wilmington mayor Ben Halterman, 87, dies

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Ben Halterman, who as mayor of Wilmington worked to heal the city's racial rifts and helped launch the city's downtown revival, died Tuesday morning at the age of 87. Full story...
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17th annual Pleasure Island Chowder Cook-off Saturday afternoon

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videoThe Chowder Cook-Off is all about delicious food, good music, and family fun, so bring the kids along to this family-oriented event. Chefs from southeast North Carolina’s finest restaurants will prepare the region’s best seafood chowder recipes. Full story...
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Wilmington man arrested on drug charges

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A search warrant served on Monday resulted in the arrest of a Wilmington man on numerous drug charges. Full story...
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Republican Rouzer readies for repeat run for Congress

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video Just months after losing a tight race for Congress, Republican David Rouzer is ready to run again. Rouzer says he's better known now, which should make another campaign easier. Full story...
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Your new jeans could help Rape Crisis Center

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video A number of shops around town are donating some of their sales to the Rape Crisis Center's Jeans for Justice campaign. Tomorrow they'll donate 50 percent of purchases of denim items toward the campaign. Full story...
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Azalea Festival concerts ready to go rain or shine

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video There was more progress today as crews set up downtown for this weekend's Azalea Festival concerts. Organizers say the concerts will go on rain or shine. With the concerts moving outdoors after years at Trask Coliseum, organizers are preparing for the worst. Full story...
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CFCC plant sale offers cheap way to start spring garden

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video Cape Fear Community College is helping you save some money on your spring garden. The school's annual plant sale this week is a fundraiser for its landscaping program. Full story...
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NHHS class of '58 celebrates 55th reunion

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videoIt was a special day for members of the New Hanover High School class of 1958. The group celebrated their 55th high school reunion today. Full story...
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