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Archive - May 24, 2013

GE Foundation presents surprise check for $175K

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video GE Foundation presented a surprise check for $175,000 to New Hanover Community Health Center. The grant money is a part of GE's Developing Health effort in support of providing quality healthcare to underserved residents. "This donation was huge. It was absolutely huge for us because we want to continue to provide services for the uninsured and the underinsured so it was a major event for us today," New Hanover Community Health Center CEO Aganette Young said. Full story...
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Columbus County man accused of beating dog with hammer

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videoInvestigators in Columbus County have charged a man after they say he beat his dog in the head with a hammer. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - May 24 Funeral for Jack Holley; Titans, Scorps & Seahawks fall

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videoLegendary high school football coach Jack Holley was buried on Friday in Duplin County. Legion Stadium in Wallace was packed to the top of the stands for Holley's memorial service. North Brunswick and Trask both lost in the high school state playoffs. UNCW takes an early exit from the CAA Baseball Championship. Full story...
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Authorities break up NC ATM theft ring, arrest 10

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Local and federal authorities say they've broken up a crime ring that stole checkbooks from cars and homes in North and South Carolina and used the checks to make fraudulent deposits into the suspects' own bank accounts. Full story...
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Martin says he'll run for NC chief justice in 2014

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The senior associate justice on North Carolina's Supreme Court says he'll run for the chief justice's post in next year's statewide election. Full story...
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Small, private plane lands short of NC runway

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Two people walked away from a small, private plane that came down short of the runway at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Full story...
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Downtown Sundown concert series kicks off

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video A good crowd gathered at the river front for the season kick off of the Downtown Sundown concert series Friday night. Full story...
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Elderly bicyclist struck and killed by vehicle

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A 74-year-old man was struck while riding his bicycle on Old Fayetteville Road near Woodburn Avenue in Leland. Full story...
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High school football player's body found after N. Topsail Beach drowning

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videoSouthwest Onslow County High School is mourning a football star after he drowned at North Topsail Beach yesterday. Search crews say they found the body of 19-year-old Shak Pershey early this morning after hours of searching the water. Full story...
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Summer fun gets started in Carolina Beach

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It's beginning to look like summer at Carolina Beach. Full story...
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