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Britt's doughnut worth drive? 'Oh my God, yes'

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On Saturday, the small stand opened its dual garage doors to welcome regulars and first-timers alike. Maureen Bannon, who lives near Charlotte, stopped by with friends enjoying a girls weekend to try the famous doughnut she'd heard so much about. Was it worth it? "Oh my God, yes," she says. "You'll probably see us again in a few hours." Full story...
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Marshall brings Senate campaign to town

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With the June 22 run-off approaching Democrat Elaine Marshall spent last night and today in our area rallying votes for US Senate. Marshall's campaign hosted a fundraiser at the Blockade Runner in Wrightsville Beach last night. Full story...
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Deputy to quit as Sheriff clarifies demotion

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An internal investigation by the Sheriff's Office resulted in Charles Smith's demotion to deputy. Internal investigations cover violations of policy within the sheriff's office. We're told Dep. Smith is in the process of resigning from the Sheriff's Office. Full story...
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New Hanover Sheriff demotes spokesman

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A corporal with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has been demoted following a criminal complaint. Charles Smith, the former public information officer, is now working in the Detention Division. Full story...
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Bill to expand New Hanover ABC board moves on

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The bill, sponsored by Julia Boseman, would add two members to the board for a total of five. It would then take three to approve any action. Full story...
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President talks with seniors about health care

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Today President Obama held a town hall meeting with senior citizens via telecast. Some folks in Southport came to the Brunswick Center to watch. Full story...
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Neighbors want stop to Dudley Mansion business

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video Loud music, crowded streets and even public urination. They're not something you'd probably want in your neighborhood, but neighbors say the Dudley Mansion on Front Street is home to all these incidents. Now they want it to come to an end. Full story...
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Berger, Caster debate gets heated

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video The Republican run-off battle for a County Commission seat in New Hanover County is heating up. Today the two candidates faced off in a debate that at times got personal. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach considers expanding "The Loop"

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There’s been a lot of talk about widening the John Nesbitt Loop due to its heavy use and close quarters - reports the Lumina News - but no plans may become official before first speaking with the DOT (Department of Transportation) that owns a portion of the roads where sidewalks are wished to be expanded, said Katie Ryan, Wrightsville Beach Parks and Recreation program supervisor, during the town parks and recreation advisory committee meeting. Full story...
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South Front St. bicycle lanes workshop tonight

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The City of Wilmington invites interested citizens to a public workshop tonight to review preliminary designs for bicycle lanes on South Front Street. Full story...
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