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New Hanover County News

Confederate flag returns to Cape Fear Museum

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The Cape Fear Museum welcomed home a restored piece of history this morning. A Confederate flag that flew over Fort Fisher during the Civil War is back after undergoing conservation work. Full story...
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Former Kure Beach commissioner's drug case continued

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We'll have to wait a little longer to see what becomes of an area politician's marijuana charge. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Commission gets back to work after turbulent two weeks

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New Hanover County Commissioners were back at work today for their first meeting since asking Commissioner Brian Berger to resign. Full story...
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PPD names new CEO

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One of Wilmington's biggest employers has a new leader. PPD announced today its board of directors has Raymond H. Hill as the company's new chief executive officer and elected him to the board of directors. Both moves were effective September 16. Full story...
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Tea Partiers help to "Picket Across America"

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When Tina Sims, a 47-year-old unemployed woman from Hattiesburg, Mississippi left a post online asking Americans of any party affiliation to step outside on the morning of September 17 holding a sign asking "Can You Hear Us Now?" a group at the intersection of College and Oleander answered the call. Full story...
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5th QUARTER: Week #5 - High School Scoreboard

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Other than Trask's postponement, week number five of the high school football schedule is complete. Laney remains undefeated along with North Brunswick. Full story...
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Man charged with stealing cash box from convenience store

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A 56-year-old Wilmington man is being held in the New Hanover county detention facility after an armed robbery early Friday morning. Full story...
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Some loggerhead sea turtles now listed as endangered species

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video Loggerhead turtles can be found all along the Carolina coast from Topsail Island to Holden beach, but unfortunately their existence is being threatened. Fish and wildlife leaders announced Friday these creatures would no longer be listed as one threatened species but nine distinct population segments. Full story...
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New Hanover High student-athlete arrested for Creekwood murder

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A New Hanover High School student-athlete has been charged with murder. Wilmington Police arrested Tevin Sh'qur Quintell Hankins, 17, for first-degree murder after a shooting in the Creekwood community earlier this week. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Judge extends protective order against Berger

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video A judge has extended a protective order against New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger. Judge Sandra Ray Criner made the decision just before noon Friday after a hearing involving Berger and his ex-girlfriend Heather Blaylock. Full story...
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