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New Hanover County News

Coastal cottages going up at Kure Beach Military recreation area

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A military recreation area on Pleasure Island is replacing aging military base-style housing with modern coastal cottages. Full story...
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Waffle House coming to downtown Wilmington

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videoDowntown Wilmington could soon see a well-known brand open its doors on N. Front Street. Wilmingtonbiz.com reports a Waffle House is slated to open in the building once occupied by the Soapbox Laundro-Lounge. Full story...
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Suspect charged in ATV, vehicle and trailer theft

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video The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office has a suspect in custody in connection with an early morning theft of a vehicle, trailer and ATVs. Full story...
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Rail manufacturer to bring 1,000 jobs to Wilmington

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videoMore than 1,000 new jobs appear headed to New Hanover County. County Commission Chair Woody White, who is also on the Board of Directors for Wilmington Business Development, says he's heard the new company will be Vertex Rail Manufacturing. Full story...
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Hundreds attend Veterans Day ceremony at Wilmington National Cemetery

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videoHundreds of civilians and veterans gathered at the Wilmington National Cemetery on Veterans Day to honor those who have served. Full story...
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Crew of US Coast Guard Cutter Diligence celebrates 50 years of service

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videoAfter a 45-day patrol and a weekend full of tours and celebrations, the crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Diligence held a formal ceremony celebrating 50 years of service on the Wilmington riverfront Tuesday. Full story...
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WWI memorial re-dedicated at new home along Riverwalk

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videoA war memorial once located at a Wilmington high school has a new home along the city's Riverwalk. Full story...
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CFCC names veterans center in honor of student veterans advocate

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videoCape Fear Community College celebrated Veterans Day with a series of activities at their downtown campus. One event featured the unveiling of the newly named Bob Philpott Veterans Center. Full story...
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WPD investigating shooting Monday night

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Wilmington Police are investigating an armed robbery that left one man shot. Full story...
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Orlando Jones Film Festival kicks off in Hollywood East

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videoActor and comedian Orlando Jones is hosting his very own two-day film festival in Hollywood East, featuring dozens of local works by area filmmakers. Full story...
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