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Storm Debris Pickup

ONLY ON 3: City, county look to work together on future storm clean-up

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video New Hanover County has told the City of Wilmington it will not help foot some of the city's bill to clean up from February's ice storm. But could the mess be a spark for county-city cooperation? Full story...
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City forgot debris in backyards after ice storms; clean-up will cost twice as much

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videoThe cost to clean up debris from last month's ice storm will cost the City of Wilmington more than twice as much as expected. According to a news release, the city has doubled its estimate of how much debris needs to be picked up. Full story...
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Weather delays pick-up of debris from ice storm

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videoThe latest winter storm has delayed clean-up of debris left behind by last month's ice storm. Officials want folks to be patient with the process. Full story...
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New Hanover County announces storm debris clean-up plan

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videoNew Hanover County says residents in the unincorporated parts of the county should have debris from last week's winter storm ready for pick-up by Friday. Full story...
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Wilmington City Council to consider $800k for debris removal

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videoWilmington City Council could soon put a price tag of sorts on last week's ice storm. At its meeting tomorrow night, City Council will consider spending $800,000 from its saving account to pay a contractor to pick up debris. Full story...
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With storm gone, what to do with debris

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With the winter storm behind us, the clean-up continues around southeastern North Carolina. That has a lot of people wondering what to do with storm debris, like all those fallen tree limbs. Full story...
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New Hanover done with Irene clean-up

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It's been nearly two months, but New Hanover County is finally done cleaning up from Hurricane Irene. Full story...
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Crews almost done with Irene debris pick-up

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Contract crews in New Hanover County have picked up nearly 25,000 cubic yards of debris from Hurricane Irene. Full story...
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Travel policy and debris cleanup addressed at Wilmington City Council meeting

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video A resolution amending Wilmington City Council's travel policy passed after being continued in a meeting back in August. Full story...
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Debris pickup in New Hanover Co. starts Tuesday

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New Hanover County residents in the unincorporated area should have all vegetative debris from hurricane Irene ready for pick up by the end of Monday, September 12. Full story...
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Pender County to open debris sites Monday

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Pender County will open two vegetative debris collection sites on Monday for residents to bring Hurricane Irene storm vegetative debris for disposal. Only vegetative debris will be collected at these sites. The sites will be open for debris disposal through Sunday, September 25, at which time material will no longer be accepted. Full story...
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Contractors help Wilmington with Irene clean-up

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Because of the large volume of debris, the city has decided to activate its storm debris pick-up contract. That means crews from a Florida-based company giving an extra hand to city workers to help clean up wilmington for the next couple weeks. Full story...
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Contract crews to help Wilmington with Irene clean-up

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Contract crews will start picking up debris from Hurricane Irene in Wilmington tomorrow. As of Tuesday night, city crews have picked up between 800 and 1,000 tons of vegetative debris since Irene passed through Wilmington. Full story...
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Pender approves debris collection sites

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The Pender Board of Commissioners agreed Tuesday evening to establish vegetative debris collection sites for disposal of Hurricane Irene storm debris from private roads in the county. Full story...
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Berger stays quiet, commission tries to focus on county issues

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video New Hanover County Commissioners met Tuesday night for their first formal meeting since last week's controversies involving Brian Berger. Although Berger told WWAY Monday he was considering resigning, Tuesday that did not seem to be the case. Full story...
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