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New Hanover County DSS

UPDATE: Dolphin found washed up on Carolina Beach euthanized

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videoA dolphin found stranded on the sand at Carolina Beach by a passerby early this morning has been euthanized, according to our partners at the StarNews. Full story...
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With shutdown over, state, local services get back on track

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videoNow that the federal government is open again services around the country are getting back on track. In the Cape Fear organizations that had to make cuts during the shutdown are working hard to bring programs back to people in our area. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: DSS cuts daycare help for hundreds of families

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video Bad news is waiting in the mailbox for many families in New Hanover County. The Department of Social Services is dropping 288 children from its Childcare Subsidy Program. Full story...
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'Horrific death' at adult home results in violations

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video On June 23, 84-year old Nanette Galbraith was found dead in her room at the Commons at Brightmore, a Wilmington adult home facility. In response, the N.C. Division of Health Service Regulation responded with an investigation into the center. The family's attorney says the report’s findings were shocking. Full story...
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Fathers discuss impact on children, community

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videoAny man can be a dad, but it takes someone special to be a father. The influence a father has on his children is like no other, that's why the New Hanover County Partnership for Fatherhood is focused on helping fathers be the best they can be, so their children can be the best, too. Full story...
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Berger escorted from DSS Board meeting

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video New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger was escorted out of a DSS Board meeting today. Berger, who fellow commissioners removed from several boards, including DSS, yesterday, says what is happening to him is against the law. Full story...
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