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Pender County man behind bars for alleged crimes involving 9 year old

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A Pender County man is behind bars for crimes involving a nine-year-old girl. Fifty-seven-year-old Paul Sorrells was arrested Wednesday and charged with three counts of first-degree statutory sex offense and three counts of indecent liberties with a child. Full story...
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Coast Guard helps build Habitat home

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They're usually busy protecting the waterways in our area. Today they traded in their sea legs for tool belts. Members of the Coast Guard's Marine Safety Unit Wilmington helped build a new home for Habitat for Humanity on Prices Lane in Wilmington. Full story...
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NHRMC cancer seminar being held Thursday night

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Cancer is the second leading cause of death in America, according to the American Cancer Society. Now is your chance to learn more about the disease, and the newest technology in cancer treatment. Full story...
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Teacher reference policies under the microscope

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videoFormer Williston Middle School teacher Jessica Wishnask was accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a fifteen-year-old student. Before that, she resigned from Williston after being suspended twice and managed to move on and teach in another county, partially because New Hanover County schools gave her a good recommendation. Full story...
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Maisenhelder out of jail after bond reduced

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videoThe owner of a Wilmington afterschool program, charged with taking indecent liberties with children, is out of jail after a judge reduced John Maisenhelder's bond Wednesday. Full story...
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NHRMC facility changes are more patient friendly

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New Hanover Regional Medical Center proudly showed off some new patient-friendly renovations Wednesday. The rooms are on the hospital's top two floors, and are just the start of a big renovation project. Full story...
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UNCW hosts conference on Native American awareness

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More than 300 young Native Americans are gathered in Wilmington to learn about their cultures. UNCW is hosting the 30th Annual Indian Youth Unity Conference. Native Americans, ages 14 to 21 from nine tribes across the state, are participating in the four day event. Full story...
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Topsail Beach permitted to renourish

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The process has been five years in the making; now it finally looks like Topsail Beach will get some new sand. Full story...
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Cape Fear Pride Burgaw: Sites around the courthouse

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videoThis month, our Cape Fear Pride series focuses on Burgaw. Today we take a closer look at some of the recognizable sites around the Pender County Courthouse. Damaris Griffith of Burgaw Middle School explains. Full story...
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Sharks help out Badges for Baseball

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videoThe Wilmington Sharks baseball club is trying to give a boost to the Badges for Baseball program. On Wednesday, the team hosted a youth baseball clinic at D.C. Virgo Middle School. Full story...
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