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Leland Town Council: Your flag is too big, take it down

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video To many the American flag is a symbol of freedom, but in Leland, that does not apply to having a huge American flag. A gas station is flying the stars and stripes not in compliance to town codes. Full story...
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Group promotes conservation benefits

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Land for Tomorrow released its annual Green Book, which outlines how public dollars are spent on preservation county by county. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Pender Co. Manager narrows down possible health dept. investigators

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An update to a story you saw First on 3: The Pender County Manager has found two agencies that could investigate the county's health department. Full story...
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Government to hear your thoughts on offshore energy explorations

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The public meetings are part of a scoping process through which other Federal, State, and local governments as well as any interested parties have the opportunity to assist MMS in determining the significant issues and alternatives for analysis in the Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement. Full story...
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31-cent ice cream helps firefighters, families

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This year The annual 31-Cent Scoop Night benefits the New Hanover County Firefighter's Association Scholarship Fund. It helps firefighters and their families go back to school and further their education. Full story...
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Carolina Beach keeps new traffic pattern

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Carolina Beach town council votes to keep new traffic pattern as it is. Full story...
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West Columbus High School students back in class

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video The West Columbus High School students who were stranded in Denmark thanks to a volcanic ash cloud were back in class today. The 12 students missed about a week of school, but believe it or not, they're glad to be be back in the classroom. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: DA wants to see Pender Health Dept. investigation

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video District Attorney Ben David says once a county investigation into the Health Department is finished, he wants to see if there were any crimes committed. Full story...
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Man shot by Sen. Soles says lawmaker paid him $100,000 to keep quiet

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"He doesn't help anybody and everybody. He helps people who know something about him, something he doesn't want told. He'll give them whatever they ask for to keep them quiet," Kyle Blackburn said. Full story...
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Columbus County moves to electronic warrant system

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The new computerized system, which starts tomorrow, lets officers print criminal processes for warrants, orders for arrests and summons when they're needed. That way, they won't have to carry around a bunch of unnecessary paperwork. Full story...
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