As the digital switch draws closer, the Federal Communications Commission is making stops around the area to make sure everyone is informed. Today FCC representatives were in Wilmington, visiting Solomon Towers and the Wrightsboro Volunteer Fire Department . Residents were educated on how to get DTV coupons and hook up a converter box. The help was well received. Wilmington resident Dessadra McGee said, "By the government doing this, it's really helping people, because a lot of people cannot afford to go out and buy those converter boxes on their own." Analog signals will be turned off at noon on September 8. FCC reps will be at the Wrightsboro Fire Department until 6:00 p.m. this evening. Tomorrow coupon days will take place at Hillcrest Apartments and James Walker Apartments in Wilmington. On Friday, you can stop by the New Hanover County Senior Center for info. Other dates and times: July 16: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Solomon Towers Third and Castle Streets, Wilmington 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Wrightsboro Volunteer Fire Department 3515 Kerr Avenue, Wilmington July 17: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Hillcrest Apartments 1402 Meares Street, Wilmington 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. James Walker Apartments 1020 Rankin Street, Wilmington July 18: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. New Hanover County Senior Center 2222 S. College Road, Wilmington July 21: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Riverside Park Senior Nutrition Center 6710 Old Bridgesite Road, Castle Hayne 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Myrtle Grove Branch Library 5155 S. College Road, Wilmington July 22: 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Northeast Branch Library 1241 Military Cutoff, Wilmington July 23: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Houston Moore Apartments 1601 S. 13th Street, Wilmington July 31: 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. New Hanover County Main Library 201 Chestnut Street, Wilmington
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