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New Hanover County News

Packing 150,000 books a one-woman job

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videoThere is less than a month, more than 150,000 books and only one person to pack them. Gwenyfar Rohler has begun the daunting task. Full story...
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Drill lets cops, teachers practice school safety

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videoDeputies, officers and school faculty spent at least five hours learning how to react when a gunman enters the building and starts shooting. Full story...
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Musical honors Motown anniversary

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Watch Good Morning Carolina this week for your chance to win tickets. Full story...
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UNCW kicks off Intercultural Week

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The biggest event is the Intercultural Festival Saturday, on campus. Hundreds gather to appreciate music, dance, and food from around the world. Full story...
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NHSO: Three arrested on marijuana & cocaine trafficking

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New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Vice & Narcotic Unit arrested three men and charged them with numerous counts of drug trafficking. Full story...
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Carolina Beach looking for pier funding

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Town Manager Tim Owens asked the New Hanover County Commission for $1.4 million to help offset the cost of the land. Full story...
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Water slides could join Carolina Beach amusements

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video The Carolina Beach Planning and Zoning Commission recommended the Town Council approve a conditional use permit for a water park a few blocks from the beach. But nearby property owners are worried that replacing the sounds of the ocean with screaming kids could hurt their property value and their health. Full story...
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State stops GlenCare admissions

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The state Department of Health and Human Services told owner Glen Kornegay he could no longer accept new residents, and, more importantly, the state intends to revoke his license. Full story...
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Artifacts unearthed Burgwin-Wright House

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Site manager Anthony Small helped unearth the artifacts when he was making repairs in the sub-basement. He thinks the artifacts are from the early 1700s. Full story...
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City considers draft comprehensive annexation policy

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the Wilmington City Council discussed what elements to include in a comprehensive annexation policy that, if approved, would guide future city annexations. Full story...
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WWAY EXCLUSIVE: Enchanting Airlie

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videoWWAY's Kevin Wuzzardo was the only photographer allowed inside Airlie Gardens after the snow fell. He captured rarely seen images of the majestic Airlie Oak and the Bottle House blanketed in snow you can see only here. Full story...
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Snow Sights: Sledders find a hill

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videoSnow storms along the coast can cause many problems. For the young at heart perhaps the biggest problem is where to find a big enough hill to go sledding. Full story...
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Snow Sights: Surf, sand, snow at Wrightsville Beach

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videoProof that the Valentine's weekend storm was a coastal storm: the four inches of snow we measured on Johnnie Mercer's Pier at Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
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Deputy finds long-lost family

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video It was good news last weekend for a New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy. First Sgt. Joe Sigman was united with his sister after searching for her and his birth mother for more than 10 years. Full story...
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Crews already busy ahead of storm

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video In New Hanover County crews have been on a 24-hour operation at the main DOT facility in Castle Hayne since early yesterday morning. Full story...
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