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Hankins resigns from Wilmington Housing Authority

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The Chairwoman of the Wilmington Housing Authority has announced her resignation. Lethia Hankins, a former Wilmington City Council member and retired teacher... Full story...
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Carolina Beach woman delivers Christmas early

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videoChristmas came a little early for some folks, thanks to a Carolina Beach woman. Cyndi Farmer spent some of her money, countless hours and one long night to put toys under the tree for local kids this Christmas. Full story...
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20th Anniversary of Wilmington's Winter Wonderland

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videoThursday marks the 20th anniversary of the snowstorm that dropped nearly two feet of snow on Wilmington. It was Christmas Eve 1989. Watch as WWAY's John Rendleman provides his perspective of the winter wonderland. Full story...
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Two men arrested in connection with Kerr Ave. robbery

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New Hanover County deputies have arrested two men have after a mini mart robbery on North Kerr Avenue Wednesday afternoon. Full story...
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Let your kids skate while you shop

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Waiting for a lake to freeze in Wilmington is pretty much pointless. Lucky for us, we have the Wilmington Ice House. Full story...
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Christmas spirit, dogs fill the halls of New Hanover Regional Medical Center

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videoThe sounds of the season rang through the halls of New Hanover Regional Medical Center Tuesday night. WWAY's John Rendleman was there as volunteers and pet therapy dogs shared the Christmas spirit with patients. Full story...
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Michael Lee to run for seat in State Senate

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There is a new name in the hat to represent New Hanover County in the State Senate. Attorney Michael Lee, a Republican, announced this week that he will once again run for the seat... Full story...
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Holiday tipping etiquette

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video 'Tis the season for giving, but to whom should you give? Your mailman or hairdresser may deserve a little bonus for their year of hard work, but that can be tough, especially during a time when many folks are strapped for cash. Full story...
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Day One: Time Warner Cable Girl's High School Basketball Classic

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videoDay one of the Time Warner Cable Girl's High School Basketball Classic is over. Each first round game pitted a Wilmington team versus an out-of-town squad. Full story...
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Williston students "rock out" for special trip

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Some Williston Middle Schoolers spent part of their holiday break rocking out. The orchestra students sat in rocking chairs all day long to raise money for their trip to New York City. Full story...
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Drug bust lands Wilmington man in jail, $125,000 in drugs seized

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A big drug bust has landed a Wilmington man behind bars. After a two month investigation, deputies seized more than $125,000 worth of drugs and paraphernalia. Full story...
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Body at Carolina Beach State Park identified

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Detectives have identified the man whose body was found in Carolina Beach State Park. Twenty-six-year-old Joshua Bryant Hines was found dead... Full story...
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"Women Build" home dedicated to deserving family

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videoBack in the summer we brought you a story about Habitat for Humanity's “Women Build" project. Four months later, the women have finished the house. Over the weekend, they dedicated the home. Full story...
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State Supreme Court steps in on release of two convicted killers

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The State Supreme Court stepped in Friday night, moments before two convicted killers were set to go free. Full story...
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Welcome Home Angel helps local teenager cope with illness

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videoJust in time for Christmas: A Wilmington teenager and her family are celebrating an important gift. Courtney Causey has a new bedroom, thanks to the Welcome Home Angel organization. Full story...
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