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New Hanover County News

Yard sale to benefit Burgwin Wright House

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Dozens of shoppers in downtown Wilmington bought something new to help preserve something old. A yard sale was held Saturday at the Burgwin Wright House and Museum on Market Street to raise money for the museum. Full story...
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Greek Festival enjoyed by Wilmingtonians

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Wilmington has gone Greek. Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church is hosting its Fifteenth Annual Greek Festival this weekend. Full story...
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Local business shows how thank you can go a long way

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videoMom always taught us to say words like "please" and "thank you". These words are a regular part of the vocabulary for one local business. Full story...
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Former co-worker speaks about Commander Keith Springle

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videoEarlier this week, Commander Keith Springle was one of five Americans gunned down by a fellow soldier in a military counseling clinic in Baghdad. WWAY's Meghan Torjussen spoke with a former co-worker at New Hanover County's Department of Social Services Full story...
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Early retirement packages for city workers reaches deadline

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videoHere in Wilmington, city workers have reached the deadline to take advantage of early retirement packages. They were offered to help the city make up a $6.5 million shortfall. Full story...
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One man recalls the history of Wrightsville Beach

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videoFrom his water-front porch, long-time resident Bill Creasy watches what has become of Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
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Reel fun at the Cape Fear Disabled Sportsman Fishing Tournament

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It has become a tradition at Kure Beach. The 11th Annual Cape Fear Disabled Sportsman Fishing Tournament got underway early Friday morning. Full story...
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Maides Park re-opens Friday

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The City of Wilmington re-opened another public park Friday. After a year of construction and renovations, the park on Princess Place is officially back open. Full story...
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D&E Dodge terminated as Chrysler cuts dealerships

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videoBankrupt Chrysler Motors is putting nearly 800 of its own dealers out of business. The announcement hit like a bomb across the country and our area was not spared the fallout. Full story...
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WPD Law Enforcement Memorial Service stirs emotions

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videoThe Wilmington Police Department held it's annual WPD Law Enforcement Memorial Service, to honor officers who have died in the line of duty. With the loss of Officer Richard Matthews just three months ago, today's ceremony was especially poignant. Full story...
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Will smoking ban hurt area businesses?

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Some area restaurant owners worry the smoking ban may hurt their business while others hope smokers will take advantage of their outdoor seating areas. Full story...
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Troubleshooters: Dr. Hot Tub finds himself in hot water

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videoIn this week's Troubleshooters Report, we have a heads up about a businessman who has customers all over our viewing area complaining. We first started receiving complaints about him about six weeks ago, and things have snowballed since then. Full story...
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Smoking ban draws mixed reviews from local bar and restaurant patrons

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videoMany never thought they would see this day come on Tobacco Road, but it is here. Smoking will be banned in North Carolina’s bars and restaurants. Full story...
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New Hanover County Dangerous Dog court in session

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videoDangerous Dog Appeals Court was in session in New Hanover County Wednesday night. Two cases were on the docket, but one had an abrupt ending. Full story...
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Coach Miller retires as county athletic director

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Coaching legend Joe Miller retired from coaching 15 years ago and come September first, he'll be hanging up his athletic director hat as well. Full story...
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