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New Hanover County News

Recent lock-down worries high school students

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videoAfter their school was locked-down three times in the past six weeks some New Hanover High School students say they're starting to worry about safety on campus. Full story...
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Water restrictions expanded

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In an effort to continue conservation of precious drinking water supplies, the New Hanover County Water and Sewer District has extended its Conservation Alert to all customers outside the city limits of Wilmington. North Carolina’s statewide drought shows no immediate signs of relief. Full story...
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Wilmington City Council green-lights funding for convention center construction

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videoWednesday, Wilmington City Council approved more than six million dollars to begin phase one of the construction of the Downtown Convention Center. Full story...
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Man convicted of voluntary manslaughter

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The trial of a man accused of gunning down his friend wrapped today. Full story...
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Local schools locked down after shooting

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For the third time in the past two months a number of local schools went on lockdown Wednesday. This time it was in response to a shooting on 11th and Orange Streets. Full story...
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Sparks, Tomey to take council seats

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Ronald Sparks and Kristi Tomey are set to take their seats on Wilmington City Council next month. Full story...
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Carolina Beach mayoral race too close to call

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Alan Gilbert received 503 votes, Joel Macon was just three votes ahead with 506. Full story...
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Lower temps could require heating system check

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With the temperatures dropping you may be cranking up your furnace for the first time this season. Full story...
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Council to decide on convention center

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The convention center was one of the most hotly contested issues in the Wilmington city election this year. It is also a topic on the City Council agenda Wednesday night. Full story...
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Wilmington City Council gets 2 new members

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Ronald Sparks and Kristi Tomey were the top vote-getters, beating out incumbent Pat Delair and newcomer Susan Clarke. Full story...
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Mrs. Davis's chair takes photographer on journey

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videoInspiration comes in many forms. And often you find it where you least expect it. That's true for Wilmington photographer Curtis Krueger. He found his muse in the little old lady next door, a chair and a joke that took him on a journey he never expected.

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New Hanover County poll workers keeping busy

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Poll workers in New Hanover County have been keeping busy. Voters in Wilmington are heading to the polls to decide the City Council members, while in Wrighsville Beach they're selecting the next board of aldermen. Full story...
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Man accused of molestation in country on work visa

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We have new information about the man accused of molesting a young girl at the Cape Fear Fair and Expo Friday. Full story...
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Development brings people to North Fourth Street

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videoDevelopment in one downtown Wilmington district is bringing people to a section of the city that hasn't seen much action in recent past. Full story...
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