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Seminar: What it takes to vote

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Topics to be discussed will include voter registration, review of residency as defined for voting purposes and procedures for challenging voters both before and on election day. Full story...
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Have questions for New Hanover Co. Commission candidates? Send them in!

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The New Hanover County Senior Center is hosting a forum for County Commission candidates next week. We want to ask your questions. Full story...
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UPDATE: Thompson answers Airlie e-mails with tax pitch

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video Pressure to balance the budget is leaning heavily on New Hanover County Commission Chair Jason Thompson. The county is short some $14 million, and so apparently is Thompson's patience. Full story...
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Cape Fear Garden Club raises $90,000 for grants and scholarships during Azalea Festival

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The Cape Fear Garden club raised over $90,000 to give back to the Wilmington community by way of horticultural and beautification grants for public places in the New Hanover County area (including beaches), scholarships to UNCW and CFCC and support of Battery Island. Full story...
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CFPUA clarifies 'elderly and disabled' credit

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For a portion of our customers, CFPUA bills also include City of Wilmington stormwater and trash services and until September 2009, an ‘elderly and disabled’ credit was provided and funded by the City of Wilmington. Full story...
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Brunswick firefighters confess to setting fires

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Three Brunswick County volunteer firefighters are charged with setting the same fires they extinguished. According to Supply Volunteer Fire Department, some of the volunteers were coming in at early hours and sometimes staying the night at the fire department. Full story...
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Pre-schoolers' message in bottle lands in Africa

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video It took two years and thousands of miles at sea, but a group of local pre-schoolers has made contact with a couple in Africa by way of a message in a bottle. Full story...
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Azalea Festival brings business boom

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video There were concerns prior to the festival that the front street improvement project might hurt profits, but shops and restaurants say business was good. Full story...
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US Attorney-General to visit Port City

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North Carolina Advocates for Justice announced this afternoon Eric Holder will speak at its convention June 19 at the Hilton Riverside. Full story...
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Cameron Art Museum receives grant

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The grant for $31,190 will make a significant impact on the museum in a time of financial uncertainty. These funds will be used to provide valuable support for exhibitions, public programs, and educational programs for adults, children and families. Full story...
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