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New Hanover County News

Wilmington City Attorney leaving for Charlotte

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Wilmington City Attorney Carolyn Johnson will leave her job in the coming months to return to Charlotte. Full story...
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Meeting seeks feedback on plan to improve traffic in Port City

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Transportation planners are looking for feedback on a plan to make getting around Wilmington better. Full story...
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Work starts on downtown hotel

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Work is underway on a new hotel in downtown Wilmington. Local leaders helped break ground today for a Courtyard Marriott. Full story...
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Weather says fall, azaleas say spring

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It definitely feels like fall, but this morning a sign of spring arrived in Wilmington. Encore Azalea dropped off hundreds of azalea plants at Airlie Gardens this morning for next spring's Azalea Garden Tour. Full story...
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Wilmington soldier injured in Iraq honored with Purple Heart

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video It's an honor bestowed on very few. US Army Sgt. Jason Thigpen received the Purple Heart during a special ceremony Wednesday for his service in Iraq. Full story...
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Onslow Spider-Man robber beaten with broom, not Wilmington suspect

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Spider-Man appears to be a copycat. The Onslow County Sheriff's Office says a man wearing a Spider-Man masked tried to rob a store with a sword this morning, but ran off after clerks beat him with a broom. Full story...
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Trask wins middle school football title

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video Two undefeated teams went toe to toe on Wednesday night in Wilmington with all the marbles on the line. WWAY 5th Quarter co-host Trot Nixon attended the title contest between Trask Middle School and Roland-Grise Middle School. Nixon said it was the best football game he'd seen all season. Full story...
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Coast Guard buoy tender Elm in town

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There is a new face in the Port City. You may have noticed the large black Coast Guard ship next to the Diligence. It is the Coast Guard ship Elm. Full story...
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CFCC helps students fall into healthy living

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Cape Fear Community College wants folks to fall into a healthy routine this autumn, which is why it held its Harvest Health, Wellness & Safety Fair today. Full story...
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Candidate profile: Margaret Haynes

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video City Council hopeful Margaret Haynes describes herself as a North Carolina gal. She was born and raised in Durham, earned her masters in public administration and then worked for a member of Congress handling constituent services. Full story...
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