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Last day for dozens at Mead Westvaco Corp.

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Friday marked the last day for dozens of employees at a Wilmington factory. Fifty-six employees at the Mead Westvaco Corporation said goodbye today. Full story...
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Carolina Beach adds some visual appeal

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The Town of Carolina Beach hopes your first impression of Pleasure Island is a little more visually appealing. Friday morning, town leaders held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly landscaped Entryway Enhancement Project. Full story...
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Ground breaking begins for Brunswick County water tank

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One million gallons of water will soon be flowing to Brunswick County residents. Friday, Brunswick Regional Water and Sewer H2Go held its ceremonial ground breaking on a one million gallon elevated water storage tank off of Highway 17 in Leland. Full story...
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Castle Hayne Elementary officially welcomed

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New Hanover County's newest school, Castle Hayne Elementary, is officially open. Even though students have filled the halls since August, Friday marked the school's official dedication. Full story...
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Azalea Festival to unveil official artwork

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We are only a few days into fall, but Wilmington's biggest spring event gets going Friday night. The Azalea Festival unveils the official artwork for next year's event. Full story...
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Local counties see fall in unemployment

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There is encouraging news on the job front. There was a downtick in unemployment for our local counties in August. Full story...
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Hundreds make strides toward a cure for cancer

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videoWhether walking to raise money for cancer research or to remember a loved one who died from the disease, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Light the Night event started and finished at the Coastline Convention Center in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Pender County Correctional Institution helps dogs find homes

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videoSome Pender County prisoners are taking part in a New Leash on Life. Inmates spent the past eight weeks training homeless dogs that a local animal shelter rescued. Full story...
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Coast Guard learns more on day two of hearing

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videoIn day two of their hearing, the Coast Guard continued to look at the circumstances surrounding a deadly parasailing accident in Ocean Isle Beach on August 28th. Much of the testimony on Thursday, focused on the weather conditions that day. Full story...
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DSS investigation closes on Allen Strickland

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A social services investigation into the guardianship of a Tabor City teen with ties to RC Soles is now officially closed. Full story...
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