Record crowd attended 20th Cucalorus Festival
Submitted by on Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:33pm.

videoThe Cucalorus Film Festival blew out the candles on its 20th anniversary Nov. 12-16 with the help of a record-breaking crowd.

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College cost for N.C. residents likely to increase
Submitted by on Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:46pm.

videoThe cost for North Carolina residents to continue their education at the University of North Carolina Wilmington will likely increase in both 2015-16 and 2016-17.

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Coastal cottages going up at Kure Beach Military recreation area
Submitted by on Wed, 11/12/2014 - 8:25am.

A military recreation area on Pleasure Island is replacing aging military base-style housing with modern coastal cottages.

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Report says captain 'daydreaming' when ferry ran aground
Submitted by on Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:48pm.

videoThe captain of a Bald Head Island ferry likely was daydreaming at 9:15 a.m. Dec. 17 when the boat ran aground in the Cape Fear River near Battery Island, injuring 13 passengers and one crew member, according to a U.S. Coast Guard Report of Investigation.

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Former Bald Head Island officer files suit over firing
Submitted by on Wed, 10/08/2014 - 7:51pm.

videoA former Bald Head Island public safety officer has filed suit in federal court against the village and Manager Calvin Peck Jr., charging they violated his civil rights and denied him due process when he was fired in August.

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Navassa man from Honduras facing child sex charges
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:44pm.

A Honduran national arrested early Sunday in Brunswick County is accused of fondling himself in front of children and touching two girls in 2005 and 2010.

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Human error forces flights to Wilmington to turn back
Submitted by on Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:13pm.

Human error forced two flights set to land at the Wilmington International Airport late Wednesday to instead return to their departing airports.

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Penalty for removing Venus flytraps could increase
Submitted by on Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:48pm.

The Venus flytrap gets added protection in a bill passed by the N.C. General Assembly.

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Potentially toxic algae found in Cape Fear River
Submitted by on Tue, 08/05/2014 - 9:12pm.

A potentially toxic blue-green algae that caused the shutdown of the public water system in Toledo, Ohio, has been found in the Cape Fear River at Lock and Dam No. 1, near the water intakes for the Brunswick and New Hanover counties' water systems.

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Legislature appears intent on protecting charter schools from sharing how they spend tax dollars
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:56am.

videoThe N.C. House of Representatives today passed a charter school bill that includes a provision to shield individual employee salaries from the public. The bill, which was sent to a conference committee for further revisions, was approved 62-36.

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