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Banding together to gather instruments in Bladen County

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videoBladen County band directors are asking for the public's help. They need old instruments for children who can't afford to be in band. Full story...
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Council discusses new options on convention center hotel

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videoConstruction on the Wilmington convention center continues to move along, but there are still no plans for a neighboring hotel. Full story...
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911 calls go unanswered

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videoEveryone knows to call 911 in an emergency, but what happens if no one answers? It's a question some New Hanover County residents were forced to answer over the weekend. “It rang and rang and rang and rang, and no one answered,” said Kathy Boone. Full story...
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Federal grant helps local students learn to read

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Bladen and Columbus County school kids may learn to read at an even earlier age, thanks to a federal grant. The school systems in the two counties have received a joint Early Reading First grant worth $4.3 million. Full story...
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Demolition of former police station makes way for new Union Station Building

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It is the beginning of the end for one Wilmington landmark. Crews started demolition on the former Wilmington Police Department headquarters on Red Cross Street. Full story...
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Columbus County loses beloved Aunt Sarah

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Columbus County has lost one woman, beloved by many. We first met Aunt Sarah Sledge back in July. At age 93, she was still working at the Ambassador Camp at Lake Waccamaw, which she started back in 1957. Full story...
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Bladen County to welcome farmer's market

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Elizabethtown residents are looking forward to a new place to buy locally-grown produce. An open-air farmer's market is coming to Bladen County to help revitalize downtown Elizabethtown. Full story...
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Red Barn Studio performs "The Last Night of Ballyhoo"

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Back in the spring, Wilmington's Red Barn Studio performed Alfred Uhry's "Driving Miss Daisy." For the fall, the theater is tackling another Uhry play. Full story...
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Riverfest everything everyone could have hoped for

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videoDowntown Wilmington's riverfront was rocking this weekend as thousands of people packed Water Street for the annual Riverfest. What started years ago as a small event has blossomed into one of the city's biggest events. Full story...
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Angie's Amazing Race raises over $15,000 for breast cancer awareness

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Bikers took to the streets of New Hanover County pretty in pink Sunday for a good cause. The Fourth Annual Angie's Amazing Race started at Britt Motorsports on Market Street.

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