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Lake Waccamaw

Treatment to fight hydrilla in Lake Waccamaw set to start

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videoTreatment will start next month to fight what the state calls a significant hydrilla infestation at Lake Waccamaw State Park, according to the NC Division of Parks and Recreation. Full story...
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Return to sender: USPS decides to hold off on cutting hours at several area post offices

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videoAfter announcing Thursday that it would scale back hours at several post offices in southeastern North Carolina, the Postal Service reversed course Thursday night. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Southern Farm Days

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videoThe 5th Annual Southern Farm Days is happening this weekend. The festival features exhibits and activities that showcase why life on a Carolina farm is so great. Full story...
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Non-native plants threatening area ecosystem

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video From the backyards of Wilmington to the waters of Lake Waccamaw environmentalists are spreading the message of invasive species faster than Kudzu. Full story...
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Accident involving 18-wheeler keeps crews busy for hours overnight

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An accident involving an 18-wheeler kept crews busy overnight on US 74 near Lake Waccamaw. Full story...
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Public meeting will consider hydrilla infestation at Lake Waccamaw State Park

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video Hydrilla is a submerged aquatic plant that can create nearly impenetrable mats of stems and leaves on a lake’s surface. An invasive species from central Africa, hydrilla impedes recreational use of waterways, crowds out native vegetation and can ultimately harm fish and other aquatic species. Its spread is often attributed to boats that are trailered from one lake to another. Full story...
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'Take the Lake' to get in shape

For most of us Labor Day is a day of rest, but one Columbus County community is using it as a way to get in shape.

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'Take the Lake' to get in shape

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For most of us Labor Day is a day of rest, but one Columbus County community is using it as a way to get in shape.video Full story...
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Boys & Girls Homes give teen moms in need place to adjust to new role

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Teen moms in Columbus County may soon get a helping hand in their new life. The Boys and Girls Home in Lake Waccamaw is in the process of opening a home, where pregnant teens in DSS care can live with their baby, while learning how to be a parent despite a lack of role models. Full story...
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