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New Hanover County News

Some people stocking up on supplies in anticipation of snow

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Sketchy weather is on the way and grocery stores are ready for people who may want to stock up. Full story...
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Slumping housing market causes local business to close

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The National Gypsum dry-wall plant off Carolina Beach Road just shut down. Sixty-three people worked at the plant. Full story...
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UNCW students take part in national MLK Day Challenge

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The 35 students are cleaning and painting Girls Inc., a non-profit organization that empowers at-risk youth in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Bomb squads remove device from NC courthouse steps

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Authorities in Wilmington say the downtown area is safe after bomb squads removed a device from the steps of the county courthouse. Full story...
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Wilmington bus company taking dozens to historic event

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videoMillions of people are expected to attend the inauguration. A Wilmington bus company is driving dozens of people from our area to watch it all unfold. Full story...
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Some New Hanover County kids are brushing up on their etiquette

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Etiquette; it may be difficult to master, but some New Hanover County kids are up to the challenge. Full story...
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New Hanover County Deputies Off to Inauguration

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New Hanover County Sheriff Deputies were selected to assist and support with the Inauguration of President-Elect Barack Obama. Full story...
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Fort Fisher's cannon booms during re-enactment

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videoThis year marks the 144th anniversary of the end of the civil war, and hundreds gathered at Fort Fisher on Saturday to learn more about its place in history. Full story...
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Blizzard conditions at a Wilmington family's house

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videoIt has been cold recently, but there hasn’t been any snowfall. However, if you drive down Oleander Drive, you're bound to see a snowman or two. Full story...
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Missing cab driver found

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Theresa Houck was reported missing just before six o’clock Friday night, but was found later that night according to the WPD. Full story...
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Sheriff Air One locates lost girl Saturday night

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What could have been a long, frigid night had a warm ending for a girl and her dog thanks to New Hanover County's law enforcement chopper. Full story...
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Community members gather at MLK Center on Saturday

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Monday is Martin Luther King Day, but some celebrated and learned about his life Saturday, as families gathered at the Martin Luther King Center downtown for games and activities. Full story...
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Port City Taxi driver missing

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Wilmington Police are searching for a missing Port City Taxi driver. Full story...
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Crime statistics down again in Wilmington

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videoGood news out of the Wilmington Police Department. The city released its crime statistics for 2008, and for the sixth year in a row, the crime rate is down. Full story...
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GE employees teach local students

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General Electric engineers took a break from their regular work on Friday, and hung out with some Wilmington youngsters. GE employees partnered with Junior Achievement to teach more than 400 students at Rachel Freeman School of Engineering. Full story...
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