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Georgia-Pacific will close its doors in May

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videoGeorgia-Pacific was at one time, Columbus County's fifth largest employer, providing about 450 jobs. But beginning in October, it has been rounds of layoffs; now the end is in sight. Full story...
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BASF's Wilmington plant prepares to close its doors

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At the end of the month BASF's Wilmington plant will close its doors. Thirty-three jobs will be eliminated when the company closes its vitamin plant on the March 31st. Full story...
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Boseman takes step to block Titan plant

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State Senator Julia Boseman upped the ante Thursday in the move to block Titan from building a cement plant near Wilmington.

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Marine Technology program at CFCC may stay afloat

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Perdue announced this week in her budget proposal, funding for marine programs will remain. CFCC officials said they will continue to keep their fingers crossed as the budget waits for legislative approval. Full story...
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Crews uncover a piece of American history at GE-Hitachi

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A piece of American history was unveiled Thursday on the grounds of the GE-Hitachi plant. A ground-penetrating radar, along with a dog team, have since been used to uncover exactly what was there. Full story...
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Dangerous Dog Court hears three cases Wednesday night

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videoNew Hanover County Dangerous Dog Court is a monthly feature on WWAY. There were three cases heard Wednesday night, as well as a lesson for us all on neutering. Full story...
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Screen Gems on track for opening

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The third-largest film and production stage in the United States is on track to open in a couple of months here in the Port City. Full story...
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Public meeting Thursday night on proposed clear cutting

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Folks concerned about the proposed clear cutting in Cove Swamp in Columbus County have a chance to speak out at a public meeting Thursday night. Full story...
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Cause of North Brunswick High fire identified

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Authorities have identified the cause of Tuesday night's fire at North Brunswick High School. The fire began in the wood shop of the school around 7:00 p.m. Authorities say a sander was left on and overheated. Full story...
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With 100 positions unfilled, NHC manager talks of challenges ahead

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videoMore than 100 job positions are, or will soon be, unfilled. As a result, departments are being restructured. Despite the changes, county leaders stress that public safety will not be compromised. Full story...
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