New Hanover County News
THE RANT: Those comical county commissioners, bless their hearts
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Fri, 06/10/2011 - 3:05pm.

I'm surprised anything gets done at the county level in both New Hanover and Brunswick Counties.

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Berger supporter Ben McCoy weighs in
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Fri, 06/10/2011 - 3:00pm.

I have been contacted multiple times concerning the arrest of Commissioner Berger, and let me just say this:

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NAACP blasts state budget plan
Submitted by Asha Dave on Fri, 06/10/2011 - 10:03am.

Leaders of the NAACP from around southeastern North Carolina gathered in Wilmington today to talk about their disgust for the proposed budget. They claim the budget was developed by ultra-radical, tea-party conservatives.

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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Commissioner Berger has worst attendance record of all commissioners
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/10/2011 - 9:46am.

Mr. Berger has pointed out an inaccuracy in this story that we would like to correct. Both he and New Hanover County Commissioner Rick Catlin missed a CFPUA meeting in February because they were in Washington, DC at another meeting. However, Berger is late to commission meetings at least 25 percent of the time, according to attendance records requested from the county clerk's office.

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ONLY ON 3: Wilmington man begins month-long sail across Atlantic
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Thu, 06/09/2011 - 10:40pm.

videoA Wilmington man set sail this morning on an adventure across the Atlantic. Greg Frucci, 50, says so many things have inspired him to go on this journey, and that it's just something he knows he needs to do.

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Mideastern Confererence releases all-conference honors for spring sports
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 06/09/2011 - 4:52pm.

Ashley's Jonathan Kelley has been named the Mideastern Conference baseball player of the year. Hoggard's Kristen Busby was named player of the year in girls soccer. Click full story for a list of all of the all-conference selections in the spring sports for the Mideastern Conference.

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ONLY ON 3: Downtown storefronts filling up
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 06/09/2011 - 3:45pm.

videoThe downtown Wilmington scene has been something of a concern for residents and businesses alike last few years. But if you walk down Front Street, you may notice a difference in some buildings that have been vacant for years.

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Carolina Beach to reconsider road diet
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 06/09/2011 - 3:31pm.

videoCarolina Beach made the change to the pattern a year ago to help regulate traffic conditions on Lake Park Blvd. Instead many people say it has done quite the opposite.

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Repairs underway on Battleship's hull
Submitted by IE on Thu, 06/09/2011 - 2:41pm.

The Battleship North Carolina officially started its hull repairs on the starboard bow today.

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ONLY ON 3: Downtown Wilmington sees surge in new business
Submitted by Ashley Hill on Thu, 06/09/2011 - 2:19pm.

New Businesses are finding their home in Downtown Wilmington.

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