New Hanover County News
New commander takes helm of Diligence
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Thu, 08/04/2011 - 3:16pm.

The next time the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence leaves port, it will set sail with a new man at the helm.

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FAA shutdown over; workers, airport grants back
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 08/04/2011 - 3:10pm.

The end to a national shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration means that more than 75,000 FAA and construction workers can get back to work.

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FIRST ON 3: County overtaxes Kure Beach residents
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/04/2011 - 2:53pm.

The New Hanover County Tax Administrator says Kure Beach residents paid too much on their property tax bills. Roger Kelly told a news conference the error falls on him.

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Businesses have different views of Monkey Junction, annexation's impact
Submitted by Asha Dave on Thu, 08/04/2011 - 2:29pm.

video Monkey Junction has long been a hub of business in our area. It's part of why the City of Wilmington wants to annex it. Several new businesses are setting up shop there, but others that have called the crossroads home for years say it's a dead end.

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Wilmington factory to close, cut 90 jobs
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/04/2011 - 12:56pm.

Terex Cranes will shut down its production facilities in Wilmington. The company says approximately 90 employees will be laid off

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Carolina Farmin' grand opening draws crowds
Submitted by IE on Thu, 08/04/2011 - 12:36pm.

Customers crowded into the new Carolina Farmin' on Market Street. The traffic was so heavy at one point in the middle of the day, police had to help handle it.

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US forecasters see busy rest of hurricane season
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/04/2011 - 11:31am.

US government forecasters say the rest of the Atlantic hurricane season is likely to be busy, with an above-average number of storms.

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Hurricane Expert George Elliott helps track Emily
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/04/2011 - 6:25am.

video Nobody has tracked more tropical storms and hurricanes here in the Cape Fear than former Chief Meteorologist George Elliott. See where he and Chief Meteorologist Jerry Jackson think Emily is headed, each night on WWAY NewsChannel 3 at 5 and 6.

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NCDOT proposed widening of Kerr Ave. has residents and drivers worried
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 08/03/2011 - 10:07pm.

video Kerr Avenue may soon be under some major construction if the DOT has its way. It is proposing to widen Kerr to four lanes, add bike lanes, sidewalks, and a raised median. The plan has a few folks who live on or frequent the busy road concerned about the consequences.

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