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New Hanover County News

Shell retiring as New Hanover Co. Manager

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Bruce Shell is retiring from his job as New Hanover County Manager. Shell made the announcement Monday afternoon during a New Hanover County Commission meeting. His last day will be June 30. Full story...
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County adopts plan to replenish Carolina Beach sand

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New Hanover County Commissioners put a new plan into place to make sure the sand on Carolina Beach will be replenished after a project cooperation agreement with the government runs out. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Former Penn St. football player remembers JoePa

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video Seventy-four days after being fired by Penn State legendary college football coach Joe Paterno died at the age of 85. One Wilmington man played for Paterno during the 1960s and had an emotional reaction to today's news. Full story...
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UNCW women beat ODU for first time; UNCW men also win this weekend

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The Old Dominion women's basketball team had beaten UNCW 42 times in a row until Sunday afternoon. Cynthia Cooper-Dyke's team beat ODU on the road on Sunday. Buzz Peterson's UNCW men's basketball team also picked up a road win this weekend. Full story...
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New waterproof hearing aid lets local girl enjoy life on the coast

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video Living on the coast, playing in the water is something we often take for granted; same goes for the gift of hearing. One young lady in our own community can now do both thanks to a hearing aid manufacturing company that has come up with a waterproof digital hearing aid. Full story...
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Kids of all ages solve 'Mystery at the Museum'

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A Cape Fear Museum gardener found a pile of interesting things buried in the ground when he tried to plant a tree Saturday. Fortunately, hundreds of families helped him solve the ‘Mystery at the Museum.’ Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: African-American scammers targeting local black community with Black Farmers Settlement

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video Scammers taking advantage of the federal government's Black Farmers Settlement are targeting the local black community. Word got out that if you showed up Friday at the Ekklesia United Holy Church on 17th Street and Market, filled out an online form, then had it notarized on site for $20, you could apply to receive part of the proposed $1 billion settlement. Full story...
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Adams denied bond in cold case murder

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A man accused of murdering a Wilmington mother was denied bond in a Craven County cold case murder. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Smoke-filled ILM-bound plane had second smoke problem

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video A US Airways flight from Charlotte to Wilmington was delayed this morning after reports of smoke on board. Passengers made the trip safely on a different plane. But the original aircraft filled with smoke again later when it headed to another destination. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: $1.6M redo of part of Cross-City Trail should be done by May

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video Piece by piece, the Cross-City Trail is winding its way through Wilmington. While the city has yet to break ground on some new areas, other parts that have already been constructed are being torn up. Full story...
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