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Wilmington releases revised trash collection schedule
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Thu, 01/30/2014 - 4:29am.

The City of Wilmington will not provide trash pickup service on Thursday, January 30, due to unsafe road conditions and safety concerns for employees.

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Municipal Golf Course work could cost up to $1 million
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Tue, 01/21/2014 - 9:04pm.

videoIt was supposed to be a $700,000 project. But, the city's spokeswoman, Melissa Talbert, said it will now most likely cost more than $1 million to restore the greens and bunkers, plus do drainage and irrigation improvements because crews must make more repairs than originally thought.

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NC state workers, governor to remember King
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Fri, 01/17/2014 - 7:47am.

North Carolina state employees are gathering again in a downtown Raleigh church to remember the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and honor a state worker for improving their community and race relations.

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Civil rights group to announce more NC protests
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Wed, 01/08/2014 - 7:55am.

Civil rights leaders are going to announce their plans for another round of protests over Republican policies in North Carolina.

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Council votes to overhaul funding for civic development partners
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 01/07/2014 - 11:24pm.

video Wilmington City Council members say that economic development is key for the future of the city and now they want to make sure they’re doing all they can to get the most bang for the taxpayers buck.

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Entertainment tax forces commissioners to raise Airlie admission
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 01/06/2014 - 11:17pm.

video It could cost you more to stop and smell the roses as a new entertainment tax goes into effect in the Tar Heel state.

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Belville moves forward after commissioner resigns
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Thu, 01/02/2014 - 11:15pm.

video The Belville Board of Commissioners officially has an open seat, but four days after Charles Bost submitted his resignation his fellow commissioners still don’t know why he quit.

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Council salaries will go up with city workers' wages
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/19/2013 - 10:43pm.

video Soon, the Wilmington City Council and the Mayor will get raises when city workers do. On Tuesday night, the council approved the new policy.

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Teachers speak out at school board meeting to discuss tenure changes
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Tue, 11/05/2013 - 10:45pm.

videoSome North Carolina teachers will have to make the grade if they want an increase in pay and a four year contract. The state legislature is making changes, which includes eliminating tenure by 2018. Tonight, the New Hanover County School Board met to discuss those changes.

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High Point City Council may use Berger removal example to get rid of mayor
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/02/2013 - 12:22pm.

Some members of High Point City Council want Mayor Bernita Sims to resign. They might present a resolution Thursday asking her to step down. If she won’t, can they fire her?

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