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New Hanover County News

Volunteer rates increase as unemployment rates go up

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videoFor the last five years Rory Platow has volunteered through the Cape Fear Volunteer Center. He lost his job three weeks ago, and is now looking for a new one, but that hasn't limited his volunteer hours. Full story...
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One Wilmington bank may be in trouble

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The exact words they use about Cooperative Bank are "troubled condition", which means the bank is now subject to restrictions on its asset growth, capital distributions and management fees. Full story...
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Market Street traffic flow to be discussed

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The DOT, along with Wilmington and New Hanover County are already working to fix one of the area's most congested roads. A plan is in the works to improve traffic flow on Market Street from Colonial Drive, all the way to the Pender County line. Full story...
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Virus over at local nursing home

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A virus that swept through a New Hanover County nursing home seems to have run its course. Residents experienced nausea and diarrhea as a result of the virus. Full story...
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Annexation of Monkey Junction is one step closer

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videoPanhandling, taxi fares and annexation were among the agenda items at Tuesday night's Wilmington City Council meeting. Full story...
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Friends, colleagues remember police officer killed in crash

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videoA Wilmington Police officer died in a car crash early Wednesday morning after losing control of his patrol car around the 3900 block of Shipyard Blvd. Full story...
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Southeastern Center for Mental Health getting boost

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videoLast night, New Hanover county commissioners returned two million dollars to Southeastern to help them get through the fiscal year. Two million dollars may not solve all of Southeastern Mental Health's financial problems, but they said that money would help. Full story...
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Monday's layoffs at LP not surprising

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videoLP is the second major construction supply company in New Hanover County to recently fall victim to a slumping housing market. National Gypsum, a dry wall company on Carolina Beach Road laid off more than sixty people when it closed last month. Full story...
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City council to vote on issues Tuesday night

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Wilmington city council members are expected to vote tonight on a number of items that have piqued public interest lately including annexation, taxi rates, and panhandling. Full story...
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Deadline approaching for NHC employees

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The deadline is fast approaching for New Hanover County employees looking to volunteer to take early retirement. Full story...
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Attempted abduction has NHC sheriff's looking for two suspects

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New Hanover County sheriff deputies are looking for two suspects in an attempted abduction late Monday night. Full story...
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Students at Noble Middle take part in National Engineer Week

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Representatives from the United States Army Corp of Engineers paid students at Noble Middle School a visit Tuesday. It was part of National Engineer Week. Full story...
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County commissioners give Southeastern its two million dollars

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Southeastern handed that money over to the county several years ago toward a joint public and mental health facility; then came the financial crisis and they wanted the money back. Full story...
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Actor Ed Asner visits Wilmington with a traveling theatre group

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Ed Asner, well known for his work on Mary Tyler Moore and Lou Grant, is in Wilmington with a traveling theatre group. He and fellow cast members spoke on a panel at the WHQR studios. Full story...
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Louisiana Pacific laying off

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Louisiana-Pacific Corporation announced Tuesday plans to curtail production at its laminated veneer lumber mill off Highway 421 in Wilmington. Full story...
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