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New Hanover County News

Wilmywood coming together for Stand Up 2 Finish the Fight viewing party

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videoNew Hanover County's chapter of the American Cancer Society is teaming with Stand Up to Finish the Fight by hosting a big viewing party during a star-studded special broadcast that will hit televisions across the country Friday night. Full story...
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Wilmington man pleads guilty to child pornography charges

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A Wilmington man faces up to 20 years behind bars after he pleaded guilty in federal court to child pornography charges yesterday. Full story...
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Breweries officially 'on tap' for Wilmington

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videoBreweries are now a defined class of business in Wilmington's city code. Wilmington City Council voted on a final approval for breweries in the Port City Tuesday night. The change allows small local breweries to open up in areas already zoned for restaurants. Full story...
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Change to Urban Mixed Use regulations

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videoThe Wilmington City Council said OK to changing urban mixed use regulations Tuesday night. Full story...
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Pooches take a plunge at Legion Stadium Pool

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videoTonight pups of all shapes and sizes ran down to the Legion Stadium Pool for the Pooch Plunge. The annual event takes place the week after Labor Day, when the public pools are no longer open to human swimmers. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Brian Berger moved to Central Prison for behavior issues

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videoNew Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger is no longer in the New Hanover County jail. He has been moved to Central Prison in Raleigh. Full story...
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Driver charged with 4th DWI after Saturday morning crash

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videoPolice say a Burgaw man has been charged with his fourth DWI after a traffic crash Saturday morning in Wilmington. Full story...
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Lone survivor pleads guilty to six crimes in 2013 Pizza Hut robbery

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videoThe lone surviving suspect from last fall's Pizza Hut robbery in Wilmington, which ended with police shooting the suspects, has pleaded guilty. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Scandal deepens as former Bald Head Island employee speaks out

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videoThe controversy over Bald Head Island staff issues deepens. Nine people have now been punished for policy violations at Bald Head. A former employee says little there is what it seems though. Full story...
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Masonboro Island saw fewer boats Labor Day weekend

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video Masonboro Island saw fewer boats than normal for a holiday weekend. Residents say it was a very quiet labor day weekend on the water despite the nice weather. Full story...
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BFF Bridal hopes to help make planning the big day a piece of cake

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videoWearing white after Labor Day may be considered a fashion faux pas by many, but that tradition won't be the case for some soon-to-be brides looking to plan their big day. Full story...
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Kure Beach surfer sets Guinness World Record

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videoA Kure Beach surfer says he has set a Guinness World Record this weekend. Ben Shaw started Saturday at 6:30 in the morning to beat the longest recorded surf session at 29 hours and 5 minutes. Full story...
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Saying goodbye to summer with sunshine

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videoFolks in Carolina Beach enjoy the warm and sunny weather as summer comes to an end. Full story...
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Rep. Jones makes rare visit to New Hanover County

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video Wilmington is the south end of rep. Walter Jones's 3rd Congressional District, but it's not a place he visits often. During a visit to New Hanover County today, we asked the Republican if he really knows our area. Full story...
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Rouzer's roundtable launches start of fall battle with Barfield

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videoLabor Day is the unofficial kick-off to the fall campaign season. Today at Wrightsville Beach, one Congressional candidate got an early start by getting some feedback from area mayors. Full story...
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