Charge dismissed against former elections director

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Updated: Tue, 04/28/2015 - 12:27pm

A domestic violence charge was dismissed Monday against former New Hanover County elections director Marvin McFadyen when the alleged victim in the case failed to show up in court, according to the New Hanover County District Attorney’s Office.

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Second water outage scheduled for area near downtown

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A spokesman with the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority announced a second outage scheduled for an area near Downtown Wilmington this week. Mike McGill said on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. about 105 residential customers will be affected by the outage. A Boil Water Advisory will follow the outage. Read more…

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NC lawmakers may change how schools given A through F grades

Schools Submitted: Tue, 04/28/2015 - 12:32pm

By EMERY P. DALESIO Associated Press RALEIGH, NC (AP) — Legislators are considering changes to how North Carolina educates its young, including giving learning growth more credit when measuring whether a public school earns an A-through-F grade. Lawmakers increased the push Tuesday to change laws affecting students from elementary to college classrooms as they face Read more…

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