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New Hanover County News

Sergeant Fey retiring from WPD

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videoAfter more than 14 years with the Wilmington Police Department, Sergeant Mike Fey is retiring. Sergeant Fey has spent the past four years recovering from a near fatal gunshot wound. Full story...
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City council votes on more budget cuts for Wilmington

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More budget cuts are in the city of Wilmington's future. City council will vote Tuesday night on whether to transfer about $4 million from construction projects into the city's general funds. Full story...
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CFPUA updates city council on billing system

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The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority will update city council Tuesday night on the status of several projects. This comes as the company tries to iron out some final kinks in the billing system. Full story...
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World War Two group meets monthly

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videoWilmington takes its World War Two history seriously, and rightly so. The people who made that history get together at the New Hanover County Senior Center once a month. Full story...
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Accident at Snow's Cut Bridge has man on life support

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A 79-year-old man is on life support at New Hanover Regional after his car nearly flipped over the bridge embankment of Snow’s Cut. Full story...
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Honoring Dr. Seuss in Wilmington

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videoRead Across America Day coincides with celebrating Dr. Seuss's birthday. Students donned their hats and paid close attention to some special readers. A mayor, actors and actresses and even an anchor weighed in on the day.

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Malpass gets nine years for Holloway murder

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videoA Wilmington woman pleaded guilty to murdering her boyfriend. Betty Malpass will face up to nine years in prison for the second-degree murder of Shane Holloway. Full story...
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Next steps in solid waste management discussed Monday

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If the board approves the draft Monday night, staff is expected to make a recommendation for a final plan by June 1st. Full story...
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Memorial service planned for Shak Rhaimbux

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Friends and family are remembering the owner of Kat's Taxi, who died in a car crash last week in Wilmington. Full story...
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Weather causes problems for ILM passengers

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Cold weather is hitting some travelers hard right here in Wilmington. Seven flights were cancelled this morning at ILM due to the weather. Flights connecting in Charlotte, Philadelphia, and New York were all grounded for snowfall. Full story...
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Involuntary layoffs may come into play for NHC employees

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New Hanover County announced that 43 employees agreed to take early retirement. The offer is part of the county's effort to make up a $3 million budget deficit. Full story...
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Residents played the role of tourist Sunday

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Wilmington's beauty, history, and entertainment attract thousands of tourists to the city every year; Sunday was a chance for residents to play tourist. Full story...
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It's that time again, parking meters are running at Wrightsville Beach

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It is time to start digging into your pockets for change once again. If you are heading to Wrightsville Beach, you now have to pay to park. Full story...
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Reverse immigration taking place in Wilmington and around US

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videoLayoffs are becoming a harsh reality for people across the country. Many immigrants who came to the US seeking employment are now re-thinking their decision. Full story...
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Fight for healthcare continues for Zwans

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The fight continues for one Wilmington mom who wants affordable health care coverage for her family stricken with disease. Full story...
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