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Walmart plans to build store in Porters Neck area

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Walmart said Thursday that it plans to anchor Paramount Development Corp.'s proposed shopping center at 8107 Market St. in the Porters Neck area. Full story...
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New Hanover joins calls to reverse shift in Brunswick MSA

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New Hanover County joined with its neighboring counties and county seat Monday night in asking the federal government to reverse a recent change that designated Brunswick County as part of the Myrtle Beach metropolitan area. Full story...
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HBO renews locally filmed 'Eastbound & Down'

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HBO’s “Eastbound and Down” opened offices on Monday at Wilmington’s EUE/Screen Gems Studios, so it looks like Southeastern North Carolina’s favorite foul-mouthed ball player will soon be back in the region. Full story...
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Commissioners vote to begin process to remove Berger from office

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"I'm not crazy" – New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger's outraged declaration Monday night set the tone for a lengthy board discussion that ended with a formal move toward Berger's removal from elected office. Full story...
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New Hanover board considering background checks on volunteers

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Poke your head into the classrooms at Ogden Elementary School on any given day, and you’ll find them crawling with volunteers. But they don’t undergo a formal background check – something district officials in New Hanover County Schools want to change. Full story...
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Developer, philanthropist Bruce Cameron dies

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Developer and philanthropist Bruce Barclay Cameron Jr. died Wednesday in Wilmington, friends of the family confirmed. He was 95. Full story...
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City adopts resolution to reverse shift in Brunswick MSA

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The Wilmington City Council wants the federal government to reverse a recent change that designated Brunswick County as part of the Myrtle Beach metropolitan area. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. commissioners OK resolution to rejoin Wilmington MSA

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Brunswick County wants back into the Wilmington metropolitan statistical area after commissioners unanimously passed a resolution Monday night requesting it be removed from the Myrtle Beach MSA. Full story...
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StarNews: County officials look into statewide bill as way to remove Berger from office

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video New Hanover County is almost out of options to remove Commissioner Brian Berger from office – primarily because Wednesday is the deadline for state legislators to file local bills. Full story...
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StarNews: Wilmington council discusses paying 'living wage' to city employees

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Wilmington's roughly 1,000 city workers that officials say are underpaid could soon see their salaries increase. City Council members spent a considerable amount of time discussing employee compensation during a Monday work session on next year's budget. Full story...
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