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New Hanover County News

Tips for keeping safe from crime

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Downtown is known for its restaurants, shops and bars -- but there are also some hidden dangers. In fact, there are three crimes that can happen to anyone - any time of day. Full story...
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Police urge extra caution when driving through school zones

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With school back in session we need to remember to be extra careful driving through those school zones. Full story...
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Local union donates school supplies

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The start of school is right around the corner and some local students can't afford new school supplies. That's why the local International Longshoreman's Association sponsored Family Fun and Friends Day at the union hall in Wilmington Saturday. Full story...
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Girlfriend of murder victim arrested on drug charges

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The girlfriend of a man found shot in his home last week is facing drug charges. New Hanover County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Andrea Wood on marijuana charges. Her boyfriend Geoffrey Graham was murdered August 17. Full story...
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Local man bikes cross-country

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Twenty-four-year-old Brian Foster decided to ride his bike from Astoria, Oregon to Wrightsville Beach. He had a tent and sleeping mat with him and stopped at camp grounds to sleep. Full story...
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Sarus Dance Festival visits Wilmington

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To kick of the Sarus Dance Festival, Alban Elved Dance Company had human kinetics dancers in the window of Bottega Art and Wine in downtown Wilmington. This form of dance is just a sample of what the dancers will be showcasing this weekend. Full story...
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Voice your opinion about the City's sewer system

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Got a beef about the city's sewer system? There's a way for your voice to be heard. Wilmington officials have scheduled a meeting for residents near Hewlett's Creek, concerning the upcoming sewer repairs. Full story...
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Some Ogden Elementary students to attend class in trailers

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New Hanover County schools start Monday, and some classes won't be held in classrooms at all. The brand new Ogden Elementary School cost $15 million. Still, some classes will be held in trailers outside of the school. Full story...
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Attorney General warns of e-card virus

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videoNorth Carolina's attorney general is warning computer users not to fall victim to e-mail greeting card scams. They can lead to identity theft and possibly disable your computer. It looks like a legitimate e-mail in your inbox -- an e-mail greeting card. But watch out. Full story...
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Wilmington residents react to $220,000 salary study

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videoMany Wilmington residents want to know why the City is spending $220,000 on a study of City employee salaries. The City wants to compare the salaries of Wilmington employees with those of their counterparts in other cities, and judging by the comments on our website, viewers have plenty to say. Full story...
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Possible progress in two New Hanover County road projects

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There may be some progress in two New Hanover County road projects. Construction on Military Cutoff was supposed to be completed back in May. But changes and additions to the project caused delays. Full story...
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City presents 10-year plan to end homelessness

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The City of Wilmington presented its ten-year plan Wednesday night to end chronic homelessness. Full story...
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Residents, authorities meet to stop Creekwood violence

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videoRecent violence in the Creekwood community is keeping City leaders motivated to get the area cleaned up. The organizer of the event says one of the main topics of Wednesday's meeting is the violence in the area. In May a 17-year-old was shot and killed in the neighborhood. Full story...
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Wilmington tour highlights local film spots

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videoYou probably know Wilmington is home to TV shows like Dawson's Creek and one tree hill. But what you might not know is Wilmington is home to more than 400 other movie and television productions. Full story...
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Senator to run for governor

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Gubernatorial candidate Fred Smith was in Wilmington Wednesday, talking about his goals if elected. Full story...
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