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New Hanover Republicans get first look at primary candidates

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It was a grand old party at the Northeast Library as Republicans studied up on their primary candidates. Full story...
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Viral photo of dog hanging from harness leads to threats against business owner

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video A viral photo taken at a New Hanover County dog grooming business has led to investigations by the New Hanover County Animal Services Unit and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office. The photo shows a dog hanging from a harness and leash. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Three students charged for weapons possession at elementary school

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videoNew Hanover County Sheriff's deputies charged three students at Rachel Freeman School of Engineering yesterday for possession of a weapon at school. Full story...
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Man drives into Snow's Cut in apparent suicide attempt

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videoA man is OK after apparently trying to commit suicide by driving into the Snow's Cut Waterway, according to investigators. Full story...
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Tip from one county to another leads to drug bust

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videoPlans to distribute eleven pounds of marijuana went up in flames after a drug bust Thursday. The Columbus County Sheriff's Office detectives arrested Darriel Scott of Tabor City. Full story...
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Vaughn's filing means Republican primary for New Hanover sheriff

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video Another Republican has joined the race for New Hanover County Sheriff. Attorney Jason Vaughn filed his paperwork today. Full story...
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New Hanover High School puts up metal detectors for basketball game

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New Hanover High School had metal detectors in place inside Brogden Hall for last night's basketball game. Full story...
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15-year-old arrested at New Hanover HS game on gun, drug charges

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videoA 15-year-old accused of stealing a cell phone at a high school basketball game last night now faces gun and drug charges after deputies say he brought both on school grounds. Full story...
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Marc Benson enters race for New Hanover Co. Sheriff

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videoThe race for New Hanover County Sheriff has a Republican in the running. Private investigator and radio talk show host Marc Benson filed today. Incumbent Ed McMahon and his predecessor Sid Causey have filed on the Democratic side. Full story...
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WHA: Gang heroin bust a sign of residents helping fight crime

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says six gang members are in jail charged in a heroin ring. NHSO spokesman Sgt. Jerry Brewer says in a news release the investigation intro heroin trafficking by validated members of the Blood gang started in November in partnership with Wilmington Police and the FBI Safe Streets Task Force. Full story...
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