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Pender animals rescued, three people charged with animal cruelty

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videoThree people in Pender County face ten counts of animal cruelty after ten horses, along with eight dogs, were rescued from a Hampstead barn Thursday. Full story...
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Brunswick County to have helicopter of their own

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office will soon have a new addition to its force, a helicopter. In order to add an aviation program, the department is leaving another.

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Furtal raises money for Pender schools

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videoIn this down economy, many schools are facing severe budget cuts. A Wilmington technology company has come up with an innovative way to generate revenue for schools and their surrounding community. Full story...
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Psychologist and mother of Brian Reavis take stand on Thursday

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videoDefendant Brian Reavis' mother took the stand again today, along with a local psychologist who gave his testimony on the accuser’s history of metal illness. The psychologist testified that just two days before the attack on the 95-year-old victim, Brian Reavis was prescribed medication for schizophrenia. Full story...
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Brunswick County church struck by lightning, catches fire

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A Brunswick County church caught fire this morning, after its steeple was struck by lightning. Fire crews responded to St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church on Highway 17 near 87 and had the flames under control within a half hour. Full story...
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First convention center booking tour given

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videoThe new convention center is a step closer to booking its first event. The first organization interested in utilizing the convention center checked it out Thursday morning. Full story...
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Luxury home developer owes over one million dollars in taxes

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According to the Brunswick County Tax Department, luxury home developer Mark Saunders is behind on his property taxes, to the tune of $1.3 million.

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Wilmington Letter Carriers to help Stamp Out Hunger on May 9

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On Saturday, May 9, Wilmington letter carriers will again help Stamp Out Hunger! across America with your help in order to provide assistance to the one in eight Americans who struggle with hunger. Full story...
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City Council votes to change election process, draws some opposition

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videoWe are still quite a few months away from the next election for Wilmington City Council and mayor, but when that time comes, things will run a little differently. Full story...
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Local business can look forward to more cruise ships in Wilmington

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Local businesses will get another boost, with four cruise ships docking in Wilmington. Three American Cruise Line ships will arrive in May; the first on Sunday. Full story...
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