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New Hanover County News

Business blossoms on Valentine's Day

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videoJulia's Florist shop in Wilmington has been bustling for weeks leading up to the day dedicated to love. Full story...
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Supporters of Titan plant

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videoCarolinas Cement, a Titan America subsidiary, has been a source of heated debate in our area. While opponents have been very vocal in voicing their opinions, supporters have been harder to come by, until now. Full story...
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More NHC cuts announced

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County Manager Bruce Shell announced today that further measures will be taken to ensure the county avoids financial trouble. By the end of June, the county has to cut three million dollars from its budget. Full story...
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Valentine's business sales just lovely

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videoMany people are facing tough economic times. So, are they still willing to open their wallets for Valentine’s Day? Some area businesses said this lovers’ holiday is treating them very well. Full story...
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Update on New Hanover County boy hit by a car

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There is an update Friday on the 11-year-old boy hit by a car in New Hanover County Wednesday night. Full story...
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The ghosts that haunt Wilmington

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videoWWAY took a tour of some of the more popular haunted spots around Wilmington with Ghost Walk Tour Guide Lewis Musser. Full story...
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Police and prosecuters work together

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videoRepeat offenders and crowded jails are problematic for our criminal justice system, but a partnership between police and prosecutors is slowly making a difference. Full story...
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Follow up on downtown power outage

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Construction crews working to repair a bulkhead by the riverfront inadvertently cut a power line Thursday, which left downtown businesses without electricity for nearly eight hours. Full story...
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UNC tuition hike ready for legislature's approval

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Tuition is going up for UNC Wilmington students. The UNC Board of Governors voted this morning to approve an average 3.9% increase of in-state undergraduate tuition and fees at all 16 of its campuses. Full story...
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Lunch and learn at Ashley

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Air Sheriff One dropped in at Ashley High School during lunch on Friday. Students signed up to learn about the helicopter, and careers with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department as part of National Career Awareness Month. Full story...
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RBC customers declined funds

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Thousands of customers from RBC Bank thought they were being scammed earlier today, however it turns out there was a computer glitch at the bank's processing firm TSYS, causing many accounts to appear overdrawn. Full story...
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Unforeseen power outage causes problems downtown

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videoConstruction crews began repairing a bulkhead on Water Street about two months ago. Since the work began they've been forced to shut off the power on two different occasions. There were no plans to shut it off at around eleven o'clock on Thursday morning, however. Full story...
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Corning cuts took place in Wilmington on Wednesday

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videoCorning said it would reduce its global workforce by 3,500 employees. Sources told WWAY, some of those layoffs happened here in Wilmington on Wednesday. Full story...
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Cape Fear Singles on Meetup.com

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videoWilmington singles formed an alliance on meetup.com, called the Cape Fear Singles. The group was created four years ago by six people who moved to Wilmington, not knowing a soul. Now the club has nearly four-hundred active members of all ages. Full story...
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CFCC safety training center not properly built

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The ten million dollar training center for New Hanover County fire fighters and first responders has not actually been used. That is because it was not built properly. Full story...
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