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Columbus County schools Celebrate the Arts

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videoWhat makes Columbus County schools unique goes beyond the hallways. Out of the 115 school districts in our state, only 15 of them are run by cities. Whiteville is one of them. That means two school systems, a county and a city, oversee education in Columbus County. Full story...
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Get Real, Get Tested raising HIV awareness

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videoMore than 33,000 North Carolinians are living with HIV, and that number is growing every year. A statewide public health campaign is working to raise awareness and offer free testing. Full story...
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Independent Container Line docks in Wilmington

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videoThree weeks ago, the Port of Wilmington welcomed Maersk Tangier, the world’s largest container shipping company. For the second time in less than a month, trucks lined up at the port to welcome a new company to Wilmington. Full story...
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Wilmington Residential Facility for Women could be shut down

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videoA local women's correctional facility is in danger of being shut down. Governor Perdue’s proposed budget recommends closing seven minimum-security prisons in North Carolina, including the Wilmington Residential Facility for Women. Full story...
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Ports Authority holds presentation for Southport terminal

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Ports officials contend the additional activity at the Wilmington port demonstrates the need for a new facility in Southport. Thursday, the Ports Authority will hold a presentation on that planned international terminal. Full story...
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NHC school budget the topic at a work session Thursday night

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The finance committee will give its recommendations for next year's budget. Board members will be able to ask questions and make their own recommendations. Full story...
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New bill filed for film incentives

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Last week we told you about the effort to raise the state's film tax incentives, or tax breaks given to film production companies, from 15 to 25 per cent. State Senator Julia Bosmean, a democrat, had filed a bill to do just that. Full story...
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Wilmington art community remembers Robert Brown

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videoRobert Delford Brown left his mark on the artistic world. Members of the Wilmington art community are remembering a dear friend. Robert Brown, a well-known local artist, was found dead in the Cape Fear River Tuesday. Full story...
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Deputies make quick arrest in Big Lots robbery

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An armed robbery at the Big Lots on Market Street in Wilmington was solved fairly quickly Wednesday. New Hanover County deputies arrested David Horrell after spotting a vehicle matching a store clerk’s description of the one used in the robbery. Full story...
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Thursday UNCW celebrates Teal Day

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If you are near the UNCW campus Thursday, you may see a “sea” of teal. Today the university will celebrate its first Teal Day, and proclaim it as the official school color. Full story...
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