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New Hanover County News

Gateway project meeting Tuesday night

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videoWilmington City Council will vote on rezoning some controversial riverfront property at Tuesday night's meeting. Local residents are worried what it could mean for their homes and neighborhood. Full story...
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CFCC bond referendum

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On November 4th, New Hanover County residents will have the chance to vote on a $164 million bond referendum. The bond would be used to build three new buildings at Cape Fear Community College. Full story...
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Wilson's Restaurant closing after 10 years

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Tough economic times have caused one local restaurant to close its doors, leaving 75 people without jobs. Larry Wilson said he was forced to close Wilson's Restaurant due to the slumping economy. Full story...
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Bruce Cavenaugh lays off employees

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videoPrices weren't the only thing being slashed at a Wilmington car dealership today. 18 employees lost their job at Bruce Cavenaugh Automart on Market Street Monday. Full story...
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One stop voting began Monday

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People in our area are wasting no time heading to the polls. At the New Hanover County Senior Center, many voters said they waited in line for more than a half hour to cast their ballot. Full story...
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Police Department adding technology to help catch criminals

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There is some good news coming out of the Wilmington Police Department Monday. Full story...
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Wilmington police officer still in hospital

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The condition of a Wilmington police officer involved in a weekend car accident has been upgraded. Officer C.A. Greer is in good condition Monday after spending much of the weekend in stable condition. Full story...
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Whispering Giant Arrives in Whiteville

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videoThe next time you visit the North Carolina Forestry Museum in Whiteville it may look a little different. A new 20 foot statue will grace the front of the building. Full story...
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Wave Transit fares rise Monday

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It will cost you a little more to ride Wave Transit starting on Monday, October 20th. Full story...
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Cycling for a cause

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Cape Fear cyclists got it in gear to help fight breast cancer Sunday. Full story...
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WRAAP receives much needed funding

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An organization aimed at educating at-risk youth, just got some much needed funding. The WRAAP program, Wilmington's Residential Adolescent Achievement Place, received $150,000 over four years from the state. Full story...
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Take Back the Night March and Rally

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videoA woman is abused every fifteen seconds in the United States. To raise awareness of that staggering statistic, and domestic violence in general, a group gathered Thursday night in downtown Wilmington to take back the night. Full story...
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New Hanover County detectives seize counterfeit merchandise

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New Hanover County detectives had their hands full of counterfeit merchandise Thursday afternoon. Full story...
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New Hanover County 911 dispatchers have a long, but rewarding job

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videoWhen you have an emergency, someone has to be there to answer your 911 call, no matter the hour. For 911 dispatchers, that means early morning hours and long days. Full story...
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Local therapist is using the Wii Fit to heal patients

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videoNot only is the month of October shared by domestic violence awareness and breast cancer awareness, it is also National Physical Therapy Month. One Wilmington therapist said she is improving her therapy practices with a popular video game. Full story...
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