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New Hanover County News

City Council votes to rezone area for new school

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There was a lot of news coming out of Tuesday night's Wilmington City Council meeting. First, a chartered public school will soon get a facility. Full story...
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Council approves more downtown bathrooms along riverfront

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In a five-to-two vote, council approved the construction of more bathrooms, and a shower facility for boaters along the Wilmington Riverfront. Full story...
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Carolyn Johnson to be new Wilmington city attorney

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City Council voted in the new city attorney Tuesday night. Wilmington native, Carolyn Johnson, will replace Tom Pollard, who is retiring at the end of November. Full story...
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Carolina Beach Police looking for missing teenager

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Carolina Beach Police are looking for a missing person. Nineteen-year-old Jonathan Brackett has been missing since the beginning of August. Full story...
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Some unhappy with downtown demolition

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More of the old Wilmington Police Department building is rubble Tuesday as crews continue to demolish it. They are making way for a new building for Cape Fear Community College. But not everyone is pleased with the building coming down. Full story...
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Senior citizens visited by local fire departments

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Members of local fire departments are getting to know the senior citizens they serve. Wilmington and New Hanover County firefighters, including both departments' chiefs, delivered meals to seniors Tuesday. Full story...
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Local real estate developer gives boost to UNCW business school

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UNCW's Cameron School of Business got a big boost from a local real estate developer. Tuesday, H. David Swain and his wife Diane presented $1 million to support economic research and business development at the university. Full story...
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Carolina Beach Police looking for graffiti vandals

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The Carolina Beach Police Department needs your help making an arrest. The Carolina Beach Skate Park was hit with graffiti over the weekend. Full story...
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State Division of Air Quality extends comment period for cement plant

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You have more time to voice your thoughts on Titan America's draft air permit for a cement plant in Castle Hayne. The state Division of Air Quality is extending the comment period from October 30th to November 20th. Full story...
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Fire safety a hot topic at Cape Fear Elementary

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Kids at Cape Fear Elementary learned how to stop, drop and roll Tuesday. New Hanover County and Long Creek Fire Rescue took the day to educate third graders on fire safety. Full story...
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Police looking for two men in credit card theft

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A man who went for a late night swim at Wrightsville Beach returned to shore to find his cell phone, keys and wallet missing. Now police hope you can help identify the suspects. Full story...
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Council discusses new options on convention center hotel

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videoConstruction on the Wilmington convention center continues to move along, but there are still no plans for a neighboring hotel. Full story...
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911 calls go unanswered

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videoEveryone knows to call 911 in an emergency, but what happens if no one answers? It's a question some New Hanover County residents were forced to answer over the weekend. “It rang and rang and rang and rang, and no one answered,” said Kathy Boone. Full story...
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Demolition of former police station makes way for new Union Station Building

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It is the beginning of the end for one Wilmington landmark. Crews started demolition on the former Wilmington Police Department headquarters on Red Cross Street. Full story...
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Red Barn Studio performs "The Last Night of Ballyhoo"

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Back in the spring, Wilmington's Red Barn Studio performed Alfred Uhry's "Driving Miss Daisy." For the fall, the theater is tackling another Uhry play. Full story...
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