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New Hanover County News

Women and hammers went to work on latest Habitat for Humanity home

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This weekend, local women picked up their hammers and went to work on a new home. The Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity remains hard at work on its latest home. What makes it unique is that women are building the entire home. Full story...
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Music lovers enjoy bluegrass at Fort Fisher

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Music lovers from near and far flocked to the shores of the Cape Fear River to hear some good old fashioned bluegrass this weekend. Full story...
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Big headaches surround two area Walmarts

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videoArea Wal-Marts provide more calls for local law enforcement than almost any other patrol location. For officers and deputies it means around the clock patrols. Full story...
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Area organization helping the battle with homelessness

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videoArea organizations that battle homelessness are getting a big chunk of money to help. The state stimulus funds will target two key areas; prevention and housing. Full story...
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New Hanover County consolidating to save money

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New Hanover County government is making some administrative changes. County Manager Bruce Shell announced the County Parks and Rec. Department, Airlie Gardens and the Senior Resource Center will consolidate. Full story...
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Illegal immigrants allowed to enroll at NC community colleges

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videoIt is a hot topic that has received much attention in recent years, but a ruling Friday morning by the State Board of Community Colleges will make way for undocumented immigrants to attend school beginning this April. Full story...
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New liposuction procedure introduced in Wilmington

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A new non-invasive liposuction procedure has made its way to our area and the device is the only one of its kind in this part of the state. Full story...
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Local boxing legend Sherriedale Morgan passes away at 75

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A local boxing legend passed away at New Hanover County Regional Medical Center Thursday night. Sherriedale Morgan was champion of the 1955 Pan-American Games for the US Army. Full story...
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Wilmington YMCA Triathlon takes place Saturday, Sept. 19th

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The Wilmington YMCA Triathlon is this Saturday, September 19, 2009. Event organizers are expecting approximately 1300 participants. The 20K Bike Course is almost entirely within the city limits. Full story...
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Good Shepherd Center announces fall fundraising event

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Good Shepherd Center has announced their fall fundraising event as a community wide raffle with the theme being "Every Ticket Shelters a Homeless Family". Full story...
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Brother and sister face possession charges in heroin bust

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Detectives found heroin and money inside a New Hanover County home; now a brother and sister face charges. Full story...
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Wilmington's Coastal Horizons Crisis Center celebrated Thursday

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There was a celebration for Wilmington's Coastal Horizons Crisis Center Thursday night. State Secretary of Health and Human Services Lanier Cansler gave the keynote address. Full story...
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Wilmington in Black and White race relations seminars began Thursday night

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The first of several race relations seminars began Thursday night. District Attorney Ben David started Wilmington in Black and White. Its inaugural session last night was about the power of southern culture. Full story...
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Newest Americans welcomed on Battleship North Carolina

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videoThe historic Battleship North Carolina served as the backdrop for a once in a lifetime event Thursday. Seventy-four members of the military, and relatives of service members, became US citizens. Full story...
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Sandlin appears before judge after brutal Wrightsville Beach attack

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The man charged with a brutal attack in Wrightsville Beach last weekend made his first appearance before a judge Thursday. Full story...
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