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New Hanover County News

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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Wrightsboro parents concerned about mold

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Mold in Wrightsboro Elementary School has parents concerned for the health of their kids. The school held an informational session Monday night to answer questions. Full story...
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Group presents petition against redistricting plan

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More than 850 members of the community have signed the petition. The group says the current neighborhood school map separates socioeconomic groups. Full story...
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Former teacher says Wrightsboro mold problem years old

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video Last week an environmental study showed mold in the ceilings of the 300 and 400 buildings of Wrightsboro and found air quality issues in one classroom. All students were moved out of the affected buildings Full story...
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Art group going under

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Creative Wilmington allows local artists to post their work and upcoming events. It's also the force behind those sculptures you see around Mayfaire and Downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Invista to cut jobs

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video In 2007 New Hanover County Commissioners approved a $3 million incentive package for Invista contingent on the company investing $200 million in the plant and creating 50 new jobs, but the deal never went through. Full story...
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UNCW hosts around-this-world event

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More than 500 people were treated to food, dances and music, as well as arts and crafts. The goal is to promote cultural awareness. Full story...
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Students compete in regional science fair

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video Students from third through 12th grades from all over Southeastern North Carolina put their science projects on display for the public and the judges. Full story...
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Volunteers help feed Haitian earthquake victims

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video More than one hundred people in Wilmington packed thousands of meals for Haitains, still suffering after last month's earthquake. Full story...
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NHSO: Citizen complaint leads to cocaine bust

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Detectives with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Vice & Narcotic Division, conducted a three week investigation within the Deerfield Subdivision. The investigation led to the arrest of two men for multiple drug violations, to include trafficking in cocaine. Full story...
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Volunteers pack meals for Haiti

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Event organizers raised more than $5,000. With the help of the national organization Stop Hunger Now, volunteers plan to pack about 20,000 meals. Full story...
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Parent says mold an old problem at Wrightsboro Elementary

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video The school will host an informational session for parents Monday night at 6:30, but one parent says the cleaning is long overdue. Tonight at 6 we'll hear from that parent, who says school employees have known about the mold problem for months. Full story...
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Suspended bus driver at gym when we came knocking

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WWAY's Nadine Maeser tried to speak with the driver Otis Hames at his home today. Full story...
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