New Hanover County News
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FIRST ON 3: Carolina Beach visitors take waterspout turned tornado in stride
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 08/18/2011 - 10:37pm.

videoBeach visitors got an unusual treat: a front row seat to Mother Nature in the form of a waterspout. Folks at Carolina Beach were confused about if they should stay or leave after a waterspout ripped across the ocean, up the beach and over to the Carolina Beach Lake.

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FIRST ON 3: Witnesses help tell tornado story through photos, video
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 08/18/2011 - 10:23pm.

videoA lot of folks in Carolina Beach who witnessed the water spout either took pictures or shot video of it. CHECK OUT VIEWER PHOTOS FROM CAROLINA BEACH WATERSPOUT/TORNADO

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FIRST ON 3: Waterspout-turned-tornado hits Carolina Beach, NWS confirms EF-0
Submitted by Jerry Jackson on Thu, 08/18/2011 - 7:03pm.

video NWS Wilmington has confirmed an EF-0 tornado at Carolina Beach Thursday morning. WATCH VIDEO OF STORM INSIDE!

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Boy says he saw fin before marine animal bit him at Wrightsville Beach
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 08/18/2011 - 3:14pm.

New details have been released on a child that suffered a bite by a marine animal yesterday. It happened about 4:00 yesterday afternoon near access number 8 in the vicinity of Moores inlet at Wrightsville Beach.

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ONLY ON 3: Jeweler uses car as carrot to keep kids in school
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Thu, 08/18/2011 - 3:07pm.

videoThe local jeweler who gained national attention after giving away thousands of dollars in jewelery is at it again. This time around Alan Perry is giving away a car to a high school senior.

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Robinson fills open spot on New Hanover bench
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/18/2011 - 2:16pm.

Gov. Bev Perdue today appointed Robin Wicks Robinson to the District Court bench for the 5th Judicial District which covers New Hanover and Pender Counties. She will fill the vacancy created by the death of Judge John Carroll.

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New Hanover County's insurance carrier settles jail death case
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/18/2011 - 2:12pm.

The New Hanover County Attorney's Office has received a copy of the Release of All Claims and the Joint Stipulation of Dismissal with Prejudice in the Estate of Gary Rummer v. New Hanover County etal lawsuit.

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Child bitten by "marine animal" at Wrightsville Beach
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/17/2011 - 5:01pm.

A child swimming at Wrightsville Beach was bitten by a "marine animal" according to Wrightsville Beach Police. It happened about 4 p.m. off access number 8 near Moore's Inlet.

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Toyota of Wilmington to expand despite Japan tsunami and economic recession
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 08/17/2011 - 4:43pm.

video Toyota of Wilmington broke ground today, expanding their dealership to 65,000 square feet. But with the economy still in the dumps and the tsunami in Japan impacting Toyota, is this really the best time to expand?

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American flag making waves in Masonboro Inlet
Submitted by Katie Harden on Wed, 08/17/2011 - 3:58pm.

video The stars and stripes are perhaps our Nation’s most recognizable symbol. But a tribute to service members on Masonboro Island is making waves among boaters and the people in charge of the island.

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