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Concerned parents attend NHC School Board meeting

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The New Hanover County School Board met Tuesday night in a regular monthly session, but it was anything but a regular audience. An overflow crowd showed up just in case the school board decided to make a decision on middle school redistricting. Full story...
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Oak Island has a new mayor, Wallace beats Vereen

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videoIn Oak Island there will be a new mayor. Betty Wallace handily beating incumbent Johnie Vereen Tuesday night. WWAY’s Steve Rondinaro spoke with the new mayor-elect. Full story...
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Threathening phone call evacuates Wrightsville Family Practice and Urgent Care Center

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On Tuesday, someone made a threatening phone call to the Wrightsville Family Practice and Urgent Care Center. The office was evacuated, and officers went in to investigate. They found nothing suspicious. Full story...
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Wilmington Police looking for bank robber

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Wilmington Police are on the hunt for a bank robber. The robbery happened just before 11:00 Tuesday morning at the Bank of America at the corner of Independence and Oleander. Full story...
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Judges deny Thomas Wright's appeal

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Thomas Wright's 2008 conviction will stand. Tuesday, judges denied Wright's appeal of three counts of obtaining property by false pretenses. Full story...
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Going Green with rain barrels and compost bins

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There is yet another way to go green right in your own backyard. The New Hanover County Soil and Water Conservation Office is holding a compost bin and rain barrel sale. Full story...
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County commissioners approve permit for cell tower on school property

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videoIt was a disappointing night for a group of New Hanover County parents and property owners. Despite some residents efforts to fight it, county commissioners approved a special use permit for a cell phone tower on Murrayville Elementary School property. Full story...
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Holden Beach hopes to avoid the growing number of internet cafes

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videoInstead of venturing to Vegas, many people are gambling right in their backyards at internet cafes. As you might imagine, controversy is brewing. Brunswick County has several of these internet cafes, but they are not necessarily welcomed. Full story...
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Early voting numbers higher than expected

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Tuesday is Election Day and early voting numbers suggest a better turnout than expected. Despite a slow start, New Hanover County Board of Elections Director Bonnie Williams said more people came out to vote than in the last municipal election. Full story...
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Brunswick County kids learn core values with First Tee program

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Brunswick County kids are learning core values while playing golf. This fall, students at six Brunswick County schools are spending part of the school day at Cinghiale Creek Golf Course as part of the First Tee program. Full story...
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