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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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Poor turnout for Brunswick budget hearing

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video The deadline for North Carolina Counties to finalize their budgets is quickly approaching. Even with funding questions due to the struggling economy, few people showed up to share their opinions at the Brunswick County public hearing. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Driver charged with DWI and killing woman in wreck had similar accident in '09

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videoAnother driver has contacted us saying he was in a similar wreck with Constantineau last year. A police accident report shows Michael Escalera was driving from Park Avenue in Wilmington towards Wrightsville Ave. last August when Constantineau crossed the center line and swiped him. Full story...
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Widower hosting King Mackerel Tourney in honor of his wife

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Deciding to memorialize his late wife Jodi and generate money for the Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center at the same time, Mike Tynch was a man on a mission. Full story...
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