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New Hanover County News

NHHS offering online courses

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New Hanover County High Schools have a new addition this school year. Full story...
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CFCC registration today and tomorrow

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New students registered at the downtown Wilmington campus today. Full story...
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Electronic monitoring systems for abusers

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videoTarica Pulliam's death is an unfortunate example of a domestic violence case that ended in death. The district attorney's office, and New Hanover County Sheriff's Department are now looking at how they can keep domestic violence victims, safe. Full story...
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Update on shocking water bills

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Imagine going to your mailbox to find a $3,000 water bill. It has happened to some New Hanover County residents. Full story...
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Differing views on school uniforms

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videoIt is that time of year again. Parents and students are shopping for all those back-to-school necessities. But, while some will be shopping for the latest fashions, others will keep it simple, with school uniforms. Full story...
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Large crowd turns out for funeral of slain deputy

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videoIt has been five days since New Hanover County detention officer Tarica Pulliam was gunned down outside her home. Today, her friends, family, and fellow law enforcement officers gathered to say goodbye. Full story...
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Public meeting on Kure Beach boardwalk proposal

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videoA meeting will be held at Kure Beach Town Hall tonight to discuss extending the ocean front boardwalk. Full story...
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$3,353.26 Water Bill

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videoThere are water woes in New Hanover County. The newly created Cape Fear Public Utility Authority was an effort to make water and sewer service less complicated, but an issue leaves some residents confused and upset with their first bill. Full story...
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Boardwalk proposal makes waves in Kure Beach

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videoTown officials have been trying to build a walkway along the busy stretch of Atlantic Avenue for the past three years. They're saying an elevated walkway--about ten inches off the ground--is the best option. Full story...
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Locally Built Boat Known Across the Country

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videoThe Simmons Sea Skiff is a classic type of wooden boat known though out the world. What might not be as widely understood is that it was originally made in Wilmington. Full story...
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Police Release Sketch of Downtown Assault Suspect

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The victim of a downtown assault has described her attacker.

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Summer Olympics in full swing

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The Summer Olympics in Bejing kicked off in grand fashion Friday and many in our area were out and about to catch a glimpse of the festivities. Full story...
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North Carolina Visitor Spending Rises

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videoDespite the sluggish economy tourists spent more money in North Carolina than ever before. The North Carolina division of tourism reports that visitors spent a record 17 billion dollars in North Carolina last year. $426 million of that was spent in New Hanover County. That's up almost 10 percent from last year. Full story...
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Scholarship fund set up for murder victim's daughter

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The search for an alleged murderer ended yesterday with the suspect turning a gun on himself. Full story...
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Flavor of the Past: Latimer House

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videoAll this week, we have been featuring historic locations around Wilmington and the restaurants they are paired with on the tour. There may be no better example of Wilmington's prosperous past than the Latimer House. Full story...
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