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New Hanover County News

CFCC celebrates Black History Month

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The celebration included African-American art and literature. CFCC students and staff played songs and put on skits that depicted how the Harlem Renaissance played a part in history. Full story...
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Port City nation's first 'Smart City'

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video The plans for how to use so-called white spaces were unveiled today. They're gaps in the broadcasting spectrum left over from old analog TV. These gaps can be used for pretty much anything, and we're the guinea pigs Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: See the new redistricting map

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The middle school district line map is available for public view on the district’s web site... Full story...
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NAACP leader contradicts himself on redistricting plan

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video Wilmington NAACP president Harold Beatty says the New Hanover County School Board should have redistricted middle schools to create socioeconomic balance and not to keep students at schools close to their homes, but he said he doesn't think busing was the solution. Full story...
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Governor spends day in Wilmington

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video After she spoke to state mayors, Gov. Perdue took a tour of the GE Hitachi plant in Castle Hayne. The governor says she plans to focus on sources of alternative energy to help create jobs in North Carolina. Full story...
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TV pilot coming to Wilmington

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The series is tied to executive producer John Wells, famous for his shows "ER" and "The West Wing." Full story...
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WFD dive team helps WPD search

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The fire department says the dive team often helps law enforcement conduct searches for evidence. Full story...
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60th Anniversary Camellia Show

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On Saturday, February 27, 2010, the Tidewater Camellia Club will proudly presents its 60th anniversary camellia show at the Arab Shrine Club. Full story...
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School board finally decides on redistricting plan

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By a four to three vote, New Hanover County will go ahead with a revised version of map 2C. Full story...
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Ticketed bus driver not oldest in county

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video Last week's school bus accident involving 80-year-old bus driver Otis Hames raised some concerns on our website. According to New Hanover County Schools, Hames is not the only bus driver in his 80s. Now some lawmakers say maybe the laws should be changed. Full story...
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UPDATE: Worker killed at welding company

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New Hanover County Sheriff’s Deputies are on the scene of a workplace fatality at Watson Portable Welding, located at 5679 Carolina Beach Road. Full story...
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Rotarians ring bell for polio awareness

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Although the disease is no longer in the United States, it remains in Pakistan, Afghanistan, India and Nigeria. Full story...
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NHRMC lifts young visitors ban

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Now that the Swine Flu threat has abated, the hospital is again allowing visitors under the age of 18. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: GlenCare responds to state investigation

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The GlenCare Assisted Living Facility has responded to a state investigation by following up with a required letter - and we've obtained a copy. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Sheriff McMahon reverts additional $150k to school board

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Sheriff Ed McMahon plans to revert an additional $150,646 to the New Hanover County Board of Education. This decision follows a preliminary decision in January which reverted $172,883.15 to the Board. Full story...
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