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New Hanover County News

Getting pampered at a fraction of the cost

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videoWhen you are trying to balance your budget with less money coming in, often the little luxuries are the first to go. But there is a way to work in the occasional day of beauty. Full story...
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New Hanover County helps the environment and recycles electronics

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videoThe New Hanover County Environmental Management Department sponsored an electronics recycling event Saturday outside their Highway 421 facility. WWAY's John Rendleman was has our report. Full story...
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10 year old drowns off Fort Fisher Saturday

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A weekend trip to the beach turned deadly for a child visiting our area with relatives. It happened at Fort Fisher a little before 2:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon. The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office said 10-year-old Master Emanuel Carter of Sanford... Full story...
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Back to School Fest at Williston Middle School

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It is not time to head back to school yet, but it will be here before you know it. The playground across from Williston Middle School in Wilmington served as the site for a Back to School Summer Fest Saturday afternoon. Full story...
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Recycle those electronic gadgets

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videoMany of us love to have the latest and greatest gadget, which often means there are old computers, television sets, and appliances lying around. WWAY's Hailey Winslow tells you what you can do with them. Full story...
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Patients First rallies at Monkey Junction Friday

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A group of fired up voters gathered Friday morning in Wilmington, for what they called the Patients First Bus Tour. The event was organized by the conservative group Americans for Prosperity. Full story...
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Kids, officers celebrate Hometown Heroes Week

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Camp kids got an extra special treat Friday. Officers from the Wilmington Police Department flew into the YMCA on their helicopter. To celebrate the final day of Hometown Heroes Week, campers got the chance to say thank you to the officers for keeping them safe. Full story...
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Another local bank issued a cease and desist

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Another bank with local ties is under scrutiny by federal regulators. Woodlands Bank has branches in Wilmington and Southport. The bank is based in Bluffton, South Carolina. Full story...
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Budget cuts hit Huskins Program and students

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State budget cuts will mean fewer educational options for advanced high school students. The Huskins Program allows high school students to earn college credits before they graduate. However, state budget cuts mean... Full story...
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104th birthday celebrated at Liberty Commons

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Liberty Commons celebrated a very special birthday Friday. Rose Sprechan's family and friends helped her celebrated her 104th birthday. Full story...
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State releases school report cards

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The state Department of Education has released its school report cards for the 2007-2008 school year. Full story...
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Pulliams reflect and try to help those affected by domestic violence

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videoAugust 6 marks one year since New Hanover County detention officer Tarica Pulliam was shot to death outside her home. Pulliam's family spent the day remembering the good times while trying to re-hash the violent way she lost her life. Full story...
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Deputies drop the donuts, and the pounds too

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videoBeing a police officer or sheriff's deputy can be a very physically demanding job and for local law enforcement, the days of glaze could be a thing of the past. One deputy said, "You won't ever catch me at a Krispy Kreme in a uniform, I know that." Full story...
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Three Wilmington bouncers arrested after early morning fight

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Three bouncers at a downtown Wilmington bar were arrested following an early morning bar fight. It happened at Sidebar, on Front Street, around 2:00 a.m. Officers said they got there just in time to see a bouncer push a male patron... Full story...
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New business takes daycare to the next level

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videoNowadays, opening a new business can be risky, but sometimes it helps to be different. A new Wilmington business stands out due to its late hours. As WWAY's John Rendleman reports, daycare is turning into night care. Full story...
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