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New Hanover County News

Wilmington's Municipal Golf Course ranked as one of the best

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Wilmington's Municipal Golf Course was rated the fiftieth best municipal golf course in the country. Muni, as it is commonly known, joins other notable courses like Torrey Pines and Bethpage Black. Full story...
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Carolina Beach restaurant representing NC in cook-off

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videoThe owners of a Carolina Beach seafood restaurant are heading north to Rhode Island. Michael's Seafood will represent North Carolina in an international chowder cook-off. Their seafood chowder that has made them popular around ... Full story...
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Suspected case of H1N1 hits Sunset Park Elementary

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There is another suspected case of the H1N1 virus in a New Hanover County school. A student at Sunset Park Elementary is believed to have contracted the virus more commonly known as Swine Flu. Full story...
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More house for less money?

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videoCall it simple supply and demand. When people don't buy houses, the price goes down, and when it comes to building your home from scratch, developers say you can get more bang for your buck, by building a larger home. Full story...
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Wilmington firefighter and family lose house to blaze

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videoA Wilmington firefighter and his family were left homeless when a fire destroyed their home, but neighbors have embraced them with open arms. Full story...
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Deep Point Marina welcomes Bald Head travelers

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videoDeep Point Marina is now open to the public. Dozens gathered to celebrate the grand opening for the ferry's new 40,000 square foot, two level terminal.

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Wishnask personnel file may not be released

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Tuesday, the school superintendent released a statement saying he has decided not to release Jessica Wishnask's file at this time. Full story...
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Stock Building Supply closing its doors in Wilmington

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The Wilmington branch of a national building supply company is shutting down. Stock Building Supply on Military Cutoff Road provides building supplies to contractors and homebuilders, but will soon be closing. Full story...
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Hospice to host grand opening celebration

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Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center wants to thank the community for helping build a new facility. The organization moved into its new administrative center back in March. Full story...
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City Council considers changes to travel policy

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A new travel policy for City Council members may save taxpayers money. Meals of spouses and guests who accompany City Council members on business trips will no longer be paid for by the city. Full story...
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Parents voice concerns at H1N1 forum Monday night

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videoConcerns continue after four cases of the H1N1 virus were confirmed in New Hanover County schools last week. School and health officials held an information session Monday night, where parents had a chance to voice their concerns and get their questions answered. Full story...
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Carolina Beach's Tony Silvagni helps blind girl learn to surf

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videoRachel Tucker is legally blind and suffers from heart disease, but that doesn't get in the way of her "hanging ten" with a local pro surfer. Full story...
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Capt'n Bill's event to fight Alzheimer's

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How would you like to enjoy dinner, drinks, and music, while helping a good cause? You can do just that this weekend at Capt'n Bill's in Wilmington. Full story...
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The history of dog court in New Hanover County

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videoIn 2008, New Hanover County Animal Control Services declared 92 dogs potentially dangerous. But technically it's not animal control making the initial decision about what to do with those dogs, it's a group of volunteers appointed by the New Hanover County Board of Health. Full story...
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Saving money on your energy bill

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videoMost of us are looking at ways to economize; one place we can start is with the electricity bill. Full story...
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