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New Hanover County News

Southeastern Center planning how to properly spend state's dollars

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videoPeople involved with the Southeastern Center for Mental Health have money on the mind It has been a rough year for the area's mental health services, but they are looking ahead to see where available money can best be used. Full story...
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Laney Real Estate purchases Burroughs & Chapin

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Laney Real Estate has purchased Borroughs & Chapin Realty, Inc’s North Carolina Prudential real estate offices and assumed management of them on February 24, 2009. Full story...
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McIntyre announces over $18 million secured for area projects

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U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced today that $18,666,000 in federal funds have been secured for the Wilmington Port, Southeastern North Carolina beaches and inlets, and the Intracoastal waterway. Full story...
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Three crimes, one suspect

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videoWhat appears to be an incompetent crook kept deputies busy in New Hanover County early this morning. Investigators believe a vehicle fire and two attempted robberies are all connected. Full story...
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Tapes released from 911 call in Matthews crash

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videoThe Wilmington Police Department just released the audio recordings of radio calls between officers on the scene and 911 dispatchers. Full story...
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One Tree Hill having positive economic returns locally

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videoAcross the country, a lot of people know about Wilmington because of the film industry here. One popular TV show filmed here is keeping our film industry booming and with positive economic returns. Full story...
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Details of the retirement packages offered to New Hanover County employees

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New Hanover County Sheriff, Sid Causey, has voluntarily retired to help the county with a huge budget shortfall. Some people are wondering, who's next? Full story...
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Snipes Elementary gets artistic for Black History Month

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Black History Month is drawing to a close, but students at Snipes Elementary School are still celebrating. Full story...
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Troubleshooters: Consignment shop nightmare

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videoA Wilmington consignment store recently changed hands, and it seems the old owner has left hundreds of customers and the new owner high and dry. Goods, and money for goods sold, are missing, as is the old owner. Full story...
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UNCW job fair lacks employers

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videoIt's no easy feat finding a job in today's economy. Some UNCW students spent the day trying to get a leg up on their competition at the annual job fair. With unemployment rates up, and job openings at a premium, finding a job isn't what it used to be. Full story...
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Causey announces retirement

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videoNew Hanover County Sheriff Sid Causey surprised a lot of people when he announced his retirement Tuesday. At age 64, Sheriff Causey is taking the county's golden parachute, the early retirement package aimed at trimming New Hanover County's payroll. Full story...
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Vehicle fire spreads to Wilmington business, leaving questions

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Investigators are looking into a fire in the Wrightsboro area of New Hanover County early Wednesday morning. Full story...
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UNCW hosting its spring job fair Wednesday

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UNC Wilmington is trying to help link employers and workers in these tough times. As unemployment numbers continue to climb, UNCW is bringing employers to the doorstep of students. Full story...
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Good news for the local economy and One Tree Hill fans

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The series has been picked up for a seventh season. Yesterday, the CW released its early series pick-up list, which included the Wilmington-based series. Full story...
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Southeastern Center dealing with major budget cuts

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Southeastern Center for Mental Health was forced to cut services across the tri-county area because of major budget cuts. A new director is in place, and is already trying to untangle the financial mess. Full story...
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