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Beware of "attorney" short on gas money

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A male claiming to be an attorney and in need of gas money has Detectives investigating three separate incidents of obtaining property by false pretenses. Full story...
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NHC Sheriff: Man out on bond for dealing weed gets caught doing it again

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A joint investigation between the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, Wilmington Police Department, and the FBI Safe Streets Task Force resulted in the arrest of Nakia Dirahn Hooper for several narcotic violations. Full story...
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Fugitive from New York caught on Market Street

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Detectives from the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Gang Task Force and the Wilmington Police Department initiated a traffic stop which led to the arrest of a fugitive from New York. Full story...
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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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