New Hanover County News
New Hanover Co. Commission gets back to work after turbulent two weeks
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Mon, 09/19/2011 - 12:06pm.

New Hanover County Commissioners were back at work today for their first meeting since asking Commissioner Brian Berger to resign.

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PPD names new CEO
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/19/2011 - 11:00am.

One of Wilmington's biggest employers has a new leader. PPD announced today its board of directors has Raymond H. Hill as the company's new chief executive officer and elected him to the board of directors. Both moves were effective September 16.

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Tea Partiers help to "Picket Across America"
Submitted by WWAY on Sat, 09/17/2011 - 3:42pm.

When Tina Sims, a 47-year-old unemployed woman from Hattiesburg, Mississippi left a post online asking Americans of any party affiliation to step outside on the morning of September 17 holding a sign asking "Can You Hear Us Now?" a group at the intersection of College and Oleander answered the call.

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5th QUARTER: Week #5 - High School Scoreboard
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 09/16/2011 - 11:24pm.

Other than Trask's postponement, week number five of the high school football schedule is complete. Laney remains undefeated along with North Brunswick.

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Man charged with stealing cash box from convenience store
Submitted by Laura Seel on Fri, 09/16/2011 - 9:28pm.

A 56-year-old Wilmington man is being held in the New Hanover county detention facility after an armed robbery early Friday morning.

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Some loggerhead sea turtles now listed as endangered species
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Fri, 09/16/2011 - 8:47pm.

video Loggerhead turtles can be found all along the Carolina coast from Topsail Island to Holden beach, but unfortunately their existence is being threatened. Fish and wildlife leaders announced Friday these creatures would no longer be listed as one threatened species but nine distinct population segments.

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New Hanover High student-athlete arrested for Creekwood murder
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/16/2011 - 8:34pm.

A New Hanover High School student-athlete has been charged with murder. Wilmington Police arrested Tevin Sh'qur Quintell Hankins, 17, for first-degree murder after a shooting in the Creekwood community earlier this week.

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FIRST ON 3: Judge extends protective order against Berger
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/16/2011 - 8:33pm.

video A judge has extended a protective order against New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger. Judge Sandra Ray Criner made the decision just before noon Friday after a hearing involving Berger and his ex-girlfriend Heather Blaylock.

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ONLY ON 3: Chicken wings help rescue workers, causes
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Fri, 09/16/2011 - 3:14pm.

Buffalo Wild Wings donated ten cents from every chicken wing it sold last weekend. The 20,000 wings gobbled up meant $2,000 donated to police and firefighters.

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Duke, Progress want limits on NC's merger hearings
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/16/2011 - 8:14am.

Duke Energy and Progress Energy are asking North Carolina regulators to skip consideration of the economy in deciding whether to approve the companies' merger into the country's largest electric utility.

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