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New Hanover County News

Major David Smithey wants consideration for sheriff

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A familiar face from the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office wants the top job when Sheriff Sid Causey retires this summer. Full story...
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Online game developer gives advice to CFCC students

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A big name in the online gaming industry paid a visit to Cape Fear Community College Wednesday. He showed students some of his drawings, and gave them tips on getting to the top. Full story...
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Local protesters gather for Wilmington tea party

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videoTax protesters took to one of Wilmington's busiest intersections Wednesday for one of the hundreds of so-called tea parties that took place across the country.

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Comparison of trips to D.C.

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The week before nine city officials spent $19,000 on a trip to D.C. for a conference, New Hanover County officials went on a similar trip. Full story...
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Poor grades on infrastructure report card a cause for concern

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videoNorth Carolina certainly didn't score high marks on this year’s infrastructure report card. The state is looking at a C- for the condition of area bridges, roads, and structures.

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Troubleshooters: Promotion turns into scam for local shoppers

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videoIn this week's Troubleshooters Report, a nationwide scam with hundreds of victims right here in Wilmington. Full story...
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UNCW tea party

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On UNCW’s campus Wednesday, the college republicans spent most of the afternoon handing out pamphlets and information on what they say is wasteful spending. Full story...
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UNCW helps seniors with a fair that helps them stay active

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Area seniors looking to stay active got some help from UNCW. While job opportunities were few at the fair, seniors had the chance to learn about ways to stay active. Full story...
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Hoggard's Allen signs National Letter of Intent

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Congratulations to Hoggard High School senior Zack Allen. Zack had a dream of playing college basketball one day; it turns out Zack's dream will come true. Full story...
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Titan America awards 8 grants, rubs some the wrong way

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videoTuesday night was not your typical school board meeting in New Hanover County. It became a forum on Titan America's plans to build a cement plant here.

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Amusement park will be back at Carolina Beach

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It is official; Carolina Beach will soon be home to an oceanfront amusement park. Town Council approved the project at a public hearing Tuesday night. Full story...
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New Hanover busing schedule could be affected by budget cuts

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Budget cuts will likely have an impact on New Hanover County's busing schedule. The new plan is not in place yet, but it will force the county to be more efficient with the bus routes. Full story...
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City officials believe spending taxpayers' money on conference worth the expense

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videoThe nightly cost for each room at a DC hotel was about $300. Dinners at Ruth’s Chris and Georgia Brown’s for nine Wilmington officials, some spouses and guests totaled $1,000. That being said, attending the National League of Cities annual conference was priceless, according to those who attended. Full story...
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Background check business is growing for Wilmington-based company

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videoOne Wilmington business will be hiring more than 100 new employees. Castle Branch moved to Wilmington seven years ago and continues to grow. Full story...
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New Hanover County employees back to work after mandatory furlough

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New Hanover County employees are back to work today after a mandatory furlough day Monday. Full story...
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