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New Hanover County News

ONLY ON 3: Parents of hit and run victim plead for driver to come forward

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video The NC Highway Patrol is still looking for the driver of a vehicle that struck and seriously injured 22-year-old Joseph Earl Jones, Jr. on the southbound side of Carolina Beach Road late Thursday night. The parents of Jones spoke to WWAY and want the driver to come forward. Full story...
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Seahawks fall to 0-4 with home loss to Davidson

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The UNC Wilmington men's basketball team played a nip and tuck game on Saturday afternoon against the Davidson Wildcats. The loss drops UNCW to 0-4 on the season. Full story...
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Shoppers say local all the way on Small Business Saturday

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video For the second year in a row, American Express urged shoppers to participate in Small Business Saturday and stay local when crossing off their Christmas lists. Full story...
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After technical difficulties, the downtown Wilmington tree lights up for big crowd

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The lighting of the Christmas tree in downtown Wilmington started off with some technical difficulties. As the crowd chanted, "Three, two, one," there were no lights to be found. Folks laughed off the technical glitch and waited around for the tree to light up. Full story...
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Downtown Wilmington gives gift of free on-street parking

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To kick off the holiday season, downtown on-street parking was free both on Thanksgiving day and Friday. Full story...
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Black Friday shoppers scour Wilmington stores for best deals

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video While many were sleeping off the turkey and stuffing from Thanksgiving, thousands of Wilmington shoppers had already been out for hours looking for the best Black Friday deals. Full story...
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O, Christmas tree! Real tree lovers say fake ones can't compete

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While many families have moved toward artificial trees, many still find joy in picking out that favorite fir. Whether you prefer a 10-footer or a Charlie Brown-style tree, you can find it all this season. Full story...
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Wilmington shoppers line up on Thursday for Black Friday

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video The day after Thanksgiving is considered one of the busiest shopping days of the year. A lot of bargain hunters in Wilmington lined up hours in advance to stand in line for stores that open once the clock strikes midnight or even Thursday night for Black Friday. Full story...
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Local church serves Thanksgiving meal to those in need

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A local church held a free Thanksgiving lunch for anyone who attended the 11:30 a.m. service and to any less fortunate folks that couldn't have a Thanksgiving meal. Full story...
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Hundreds burn calories in Turkey Trot

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video Hundreds of people gathered at Wrightsville Beach Park this morning to burn off some calories before putting them on with their Thanksgiving meal. Full story...
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