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Downtown Wilmington decorated with new art

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Out with the old, in with the new: downtown Wilmington is now decorated with new pedestrian art. Five new statues can be found scattered around the streets of the city. Full story...
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Staff reductions, furlough days have New Hanover County residents paying

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videoTo help meet a $21 million budget shortfall, New Hanover County offered employees early retirement, laid others off, and issued mandatory furlough days. While the cuts helped balance the budget, county residents might still end up '”paying”. Full story...
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Students, faculty observe Pender County teacher

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Students and faculty at Pender High School observed a moment of silence Friday to honor long-time teacher Daisy Larkins. Full story...
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US Army Reserves reads Polar Express to Wilmington students

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The Polar Express is a popular children's book this time of year, but not everyone is lucky enough to hear it told by an actual railroad conductor. Friday morning, members of the U.S. Army Reserves... Full story...
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Progress Energy says goodbye coal, hello natural gas

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The company plans to retire its coal-fired units and replace them with structures fueled by natural gas. The company says the project will bring construction jobs to the area. Full story...
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Columbus County man charged with murder, arson

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Jerrod Steven Long was arrested Thursday night for the murder of Andre Dunn. Dunn was found dead in his burnt- out trailer home in early November. Full story...
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Pender County teacher involved in fatal car wreck

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A Pender County teacher is dead after a car accident on North College Road. 60 year old Daisy Smith Larkins of Rocky Point hit a piece of construction equipment on North College... Full story...
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Body found at Carolina Beach State Park

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office needs your help identifying a body discovered by Carolina Beach State Park employees Thursday. Full story...
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Hampstead man is charged with five counts of 2nd degree sexual exploitation

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A Hampstead man is charged with five counts of 2nd degree sexual exploitation of a minor. Christopher Rouse was the target of a joint investigation by the Pender County Sheriff's Office and the FBI. Full story...
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Fair Bluff to hold new election

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The town of Fair Bluff will have to hold a new election. That was the decision Thursday by the State Board of Elections after some of the folks... Full story...
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