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Brunswick County Sheriff's Department goes on prescription drug round-up

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video The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit and members of local police departments conducted a Drug Round Up today that began at 0530 AM. The Operation has been ongoing since the beginning of January, targeting individuals selling prescription pills illegally. Full story...
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Wilmington Metro unemployment down in February

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Unemployment rates increased in 58 of North Carolina’s 100 counties in February, according to statistics released today by the state’s Employment Security Commission. Rates decreased in 19 counties and remained the same in 23. Full story...
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EDITORIAL: Marian Wright Edleman on NHC middle school redistricting

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Two recent decisions by school boards in North Carolina are local signs of a troubling national trend towards resegregation in public schools. In New Hanover County, which includes Wilmington, parents and advocates spent much of last year debating a new middle school redistricting plan that would focus on “neighborhood schools,” essentially resegregating the schools by race and economic class because our neighborhoods look that way. Full story...
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New Hanover students win state science fair awards

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The North Carolina State Science Fair was held on the campus of Meredith College, in Raleigh, on Saturday, March 27, 2010. The following New Hanover County Schools students were recognized... Full story...
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Brunswick County budget retreat starts Tuesday

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video Add Brunswick to the list of counties wrestling with a sizable budget shortfall. Brunswick County held a budget retreat Tuesday to discuss department requests and set goals for the upcoming fiscal year. Full story...
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Some Azaleas are late bloomers this year

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video One of the most important parts of Azalea Festival week are the flowers themselves, but some of them are coming in late. Full story...
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Azalea Festival Historic Home Tour Highlight - "Tuscany"

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video It's known as "Tuscany". Built in 1854 in what was the outskirts of town, this Fifth Avenue home set a new standard for Wilmington. Full story...
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Downtown parking info during Azalea Festival

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The city’s downtown on-street parking will be free starting at 5 p.m. on Friday and all day Saturday for Azalea Festival activities. Full story...
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City Council looks at $5.7 million shortfall

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video The city of Wilmington now has a $5.7 million budget shortfall. Today, Council members discussed ways to fix the hefty shortfall, from cutting jobs to raising property taxes. Full story...
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Wilmington City Council will discuss Skyway Bridge tonight

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Tuesday, April 6, City Council meeting, 6:30 p.m. at City Hall -- Items of interest on the agenda include: Two resolutions related to the proposed Skyway Bridge... Full story...
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