New Hanover County News
FIRST ON 3: Castle Hayne Incorporation Bill passes senate
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/07/2011 - 2:36pm.

Castle Hayne is a step closer to becoming a town. The North Carolina Senate this afternoon approved a bill to let voters decide whether to incorporate.

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Banned paver with Wilmington ties guilty of contempt
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/07/2011 - 12:30pm.

A contractor with a long history of problems has been found in contempt for violating a court order that banned him from paving work in North Carolina, Attorney General Roy Cooper said today.

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FIRST ON 3: State Court of Appeals upholds Wilmington's annexation of Monkey Junction
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:20am.

The NC Court of Appeals today upheld Wilmington's annexation of Monkey Junction. Opponents can still appeal to the NC Supreme Court.

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FIRST ON 3: Gov. Perdue coming to Wilmington to talk budget and education
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/07/2011 - 9:03am.

Gov. Bev Perdue today will meet with education leaders in Wilmington. She will brief leaders on the impact of the proposed budget and ask for their input on what budget cuts will mean for education in New Hanover County.

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New Hanover Co. schools talk money with commissioners over budget discussion
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 06/07/2011 - 8:00am.

video Funding for education was one of the main issues discussed during the New Hanover County Commission meeting Monday night. Tim Markley, the New Hanover County Schools superintendent, requested $1 million for their operating budget, the same amount that was allotted last year.

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NC Secretary of State to lead Learn to Spot and Avoid Fraud event in Wilmington
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/07/2011 - 7:53am.

Learn to Spot and Avoid Fraud will help Wilmington residents fight back against the crooks and swindlers who are taking advantage of tough economic times to target investors, especially the elderly.

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FIRST ON 3: Twenty percent of Wilmington homeowners "upside down" on their mortgage
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/07/2011 - 7:09am.

In Wilmington, 20.40 percent, or 14,608, of all residential properties with a mortgage were in negative equity for first quarter 2011. An additional 6.30 percent, or 4,519, were in near negative equity.

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Castle Hayne incorporation clears Senate vote
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 06/06/2011 - 8:59pm.

The state Senate is one vote away from helping open the door for Castle Hayne to become New Hanover County's fifth incorporated area.

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Michael's Seafood wins third straight world championship
Submitted by Asha Dave on Mon, 06/06/2011 - 2:35pm.

videoMichael's Seafood in Carolina Beach now has another trophy to add to their case. It's just more proof that the restaurant's seafood chowder really is the world's best.

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Former ABC administrator's trial to move out of Wilmington
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/06/2011 - 10:21am.

Former New Hanover County Alcoholic Beverage Control Administrator Billy Williams will not go on trial in New Hanover County. Instead, his trial is moving to Onslow County, as long as some administrative hurdles can be cleared.

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