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New Hanover County News

New Hanover Sheriff's Office welcomes a furry new face to the force

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With passport in paw, Bane, the Hanoverian Mountain Hound, made the long trek from Europe to New Hanover County to join one of the top canine units in the United States. Full story...
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Dodgeball more than a hit for Wilmington adults

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videoDodgeball for some reason or another over the course of time vanished as a recreation choice for school children. It's now back on the forefront again, with adults. In fact Monday marked the opening night of the new dodgeball league at the Wilmington Athletic Club. It's more social than combative, but the competitive juices definitely come out when the whistle is blown. Full story...
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Police: Man arrested after pulling knife on group, crashing car during chase

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Police arrested a man they say tried to instigate a fight with a group in downtown Wilmington before leading a speedy car chase with officers, finally crashing his car in a nearby intersection. Full story...
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Wilmington resident suits up in Capital Classic; played soccer against Mike McIntyre

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Earlier this week Wilmington resident Kimberley Crabbe played in the annual Capital Soccer Classic. Crabbe played on the Republican team. In fact Crabbe suited up against Democrat Mike McIntyre, the U.S. Representative for North Carolina's 7th congressional district. Crabbe is a former member of the US National Soccer Team. Full story...
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Eshowings shuts down, employees say they will not get final paychecks

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videoEmployees at a Wilmington call center are outraged after they say they were lied to then laid off. Just two weeks before Christmas, a Wilmington business has closed, apparently leaving workers high and dry. Full story...
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Wilmington Police: Tips lead to two arrests

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Two men were arrested on drug charges after tips from residents in the area. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - July 15; Devoted Wilmington Sharks employee dies at ballpark

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videoMonday's baseball game at Buck Hardee Field was called off due to the death of Wilmington Sharks employee Kevin Cerasuolo. The death is under investigation, but it appears to be from natural causes. UNCW men's basketball coach Buzz Peterson is counting on recent transfer Addison Spruill to play a big part on the court for the Seahawks this season. Spruill recently fractured his right foot though. He'll be out at least 4-6 weeks. Plus more! Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Office of Management and Budget says algorithms reason Brunswick Co. moving to Myrtle Beach MSA

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videoThe Federal Office of Management and Budget now says the reason the Census Bureau is considering moving Brunswick County into the Myrtle Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area is based on algorithms. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Azalea Disc Golf Tournament

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video The New Hanover Disc Golf Club is hosting the Azalea Pro Disc Golf Tournament at Castle Hayne Park. Full story...
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