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New Hanover County News

Final flu awareness forum Tuesday night

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The New Hanover County Health Department and county schools are holding their third and final flu awareness forum Tuesday night. Full story...
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Three behind bars after stealing from NHC communications tower

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Three people are behind bars Tuesday night, charged with stealing copper and metal from a communications tower in New Hanover County. Full story...
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Driver blacks out, crashes into medical laboratory

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One medical lab is going to need a few repairs after a car drove through the front door Tuesday afternoon. The accident happened around 12:30 p.m. at Spectrum Laboratories Network. Full story...
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Funeral arrangements made for UNCW freshman

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Funeral arrangements have been finalized by the family of the UNCW student who passed away last week. Full story...
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Rezoning request sparks discussion over Summer Walk development

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A new 26-acre development near the intersection of Oleander Drive and Greenville Loop Road in Wilmington was up for discussion Monday night. The development is called Summer Walk. Full story...
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Birds of a feather, rest together

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videoOn a long drive, we all need our rest - to eat, to sleep, to recharge our batteries. Migrating birds are the same way, flying thousands of miles from north to south, they can't make it without their rest. Full story...
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New building makes Dreams come true

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videoThe Dreams Center for Arts Education offers free classes in the arts. However, the 70 kids a week plus volunteers and staff, need more space than what they have at their building at Sixth and Ann, that they must already share with another group. Full story...
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Students mourn loss of fellow Seahawk

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videoUNCW students are mourning the loss of a classmate after Friday afternoon storms turned deadly at Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
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Pitching in to clean area beaches

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videoCleaning up area beaches, it's a big deal. In North Carolina, it's the Big Sweep, a local event that has global connections. Full story...
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UNCW freshman dies while surfing in storm

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UNC Wilmington officials say the teen killed while surfing at Wrightsville Beach was a member of the UNCW family.

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UNCW Police bid farewell to one of their own

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It was a bittersweet and dignified farewell Friday for a veteran of the UNCW Police force. The campus police department honored Major Robert Riley for 23 years of service on the force. Full story...
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Last day for dozens at Mead Westvaco Corp.

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Friday marked the last day for dozens of employees at a Wilmington factory. Fifty-six employees at the Mead Westvaco Corporation said goodbye today. Full story...
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Carolina Beach adds some visual appeal

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The Town of Carolina Beach hopes your first impression of Pleasure Island is a little more visually appealing. Friday morning, town leaders held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly landscaped Entryway Enhancement Project. Full story...
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Castle Hayne Elementary officially welcomed

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New Hanover County's newest school, Castle Hayne Elementary, is officially open. Even though students have filled the halls since August, Friday marked the school's official dedication. Full story...
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Azalea Festival to unveil official artwork

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We are only a few days into fall, but Wilmington's biggest spring event gets going Friday night. The Azalea Festival unveils the official artwork for next year's event. Full story...
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