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New Hanover County News

Deputies searching for man who robbed North College Road gas station

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New Hanover County deputies are looking for the man who robbed the B.P. Gas Center on North College Road just after 3:00 Wednesday afternoon. A white male approached the clerk, demanded money and then ran toward a trailer park. Full story...
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Racine Commons recovers from Tuesday fire

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videoAround 7:00 Tuesday night, firefighters responded to a fire at the Racine Commons shopping center. The fire started at Double Pearl Nails and Spa. Full story...
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UNCW hosts Teachers of Tomorrow

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Our future education leaders got a taste of what's to come. UNCW was host Wednesday to Teachers of Tomorrow. Full story...
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Confiscated contraband destroyed by NHC Sheriff's Department

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The New Hanover County's Sheriff's Department spent the morning sifting through piles of contraband confiscated at the courthouse. Full story...
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CFCC staff, faculty raise $76,000 for students in need

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It was a celebration of faculty and staff at Cape Fear Community College Wednesday. As part of the College Fund Drive, faculty and staff raised a record $76,000 dollars to help students in need. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach lifeguards step down from stands

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videoLifeguards typically patrol our area beaches from Memorial Day to Labor Day because that is the busiest time of year. Wrightsville Beach lifeguards stayed a little longer this year, but Wednesday they are stepping down from the stands. Full story...
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Justice in Motion hosts dinner to thank local law enforcement

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There was a big thank you to local the law enforcement Tuesday night. Justice in Motion hosted an appreciation dinner at the Hilton Riverside in downtown Wilmington. The goal is to celebrate the efforts of the men and women who keep our streets safe, especially when it comes to drunk driving. Full story...
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WPD cracking down on stopping for school buses

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The Wilmington Police Department is teaching drivers a lesson about stopping for school buses. Thanks to a high number of violations along school bus routes in New Hanover County, police are stepping up enforcement. Full story...
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CFCC looking to help study renewable energy

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videoThe Electronics Engineering Department at Cape Fear Community College installed a weather station on campus this summer. It’s part of a three phase project to create and develop renewable energy. Full story...
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WARM celebration for 13 years of service

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videoOne Wilmington non-profit organization is celebrating a milestone. Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministries, or WARM, offers home repairs to low income people. What started as an effort to help after Hurricanes Bertha and Fran, has turned into 13 years of service and more than 400 projects. Full story...
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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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