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Insurance company ordered to pay in '09 OIB parasailing deaths

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A time line to complete a $100,000 insurance payment was set Thursday in the case of a 2009 parasailing accident that left two women dead in Ocean Isle Beach. Full story...
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Belton murder trial ends in mistrial

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A New Hanover County Superior Court judge on Thursday declared a mistrial in the first-degree murder trial of Davis Ray Belton after the jury failed to reached a unanimous verdict, according to an official at the New Hanover County District Attorney's Office. Full story...
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New Hobby Lobby set to open at Hanover Center

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A national craft retailer that offers 30,000 Christmas and seasonal decor items will open at Hanover Center just in time for autumn. Full story...
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Longtime StarNews editor appointed to newsroom's top post

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A longtime StarNews editor has been appointed to the newsroom's top post. Pam Sander, the newspaper's digital/newsroom operations editor, was named executive editor Thursday. Full story...
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DSS board changes interim directors

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The Brunswick County Department of Social Services Thursday named Neil Walters as interim director of the Social Services Department, according to board attorney Kenneth Campbell. Full story...
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Former sheriff’s lieutenant sentenced to jail after plea to DWI

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A former lieutenant with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office will spend seven days in jail after pleading guilty Monday afternoon to driving drunk during last year's Labor Day weekend. Full story...
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'Eastbound' expected to film in area for fourth season

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HBO has already renewed locally shot "Eastbound & Down" for a fourth season, but at the Television Critics Association summer press tour, HBO programming president Michael Lombardo was tight-lipped Thursday about the show's story for its next season. Full story...
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Alligator shows up on Holden Beach

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A 10-foot alligator has been relocated after it showed up on Holden Beach. Full story...
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Man found guilty of misdemeanor death by vehicle in friends' deaths

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A Brunswick County jury Friday found Joseph Moreno not guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the 2009 vehicle deaths of Caleb Diaz Hawkins and Jacob Moseley. Full story...
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Kickback Jack's goes to court to appeal smoking fines

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The owner of the Kickback Jack's in Wilmington has asked the New Hanover County District Court to reverse the county board of health's decision to uphold fines against the restaurant for violating state smoking laws. Full story...
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GE Aviation lands $17.5 billion in contracts at UK air show

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GE Aviation brought in $17.5 billion in orders for engines and services at the recent Farnborough Air Show in England, and the company’s plant in Castle Hayne is involved in almost all the business. Full story...
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Hearing for Commissioner Berger continued

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A hearing to review a prayer for judgment that New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger received more than a year ago was continued Monday. Full story...
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StarNewsOnline: Man wanted in Wilmington murder arrested

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video A man charged in a murder outside a Wilmington convenience store was captured about noon Friday by the U.S. Marshals Service. Full story...
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StarNewsOnline: Tree falls on car, blocks Market Street

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A Wilmington man was shaken up but uninjured Thursday morning after a large tree branch fell on his car as he was driving on Market Street. Full story...
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StarNewsOnline.com: 15-year-old suspect in delivery driver murder to be tried as adult

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A judge ruled Tuesday that a 15-year-old accused of murder in the robbery and killing of a food delivery driver last month will be tried as an adult, Assistant District Attorney Dru Lewis said. Full story...
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