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New Hanover County News

NHC Sheriff's spend Memorial Day helping with child protection

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Members of the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office spent National Missing Persons Day handing out free child ID kits and safety information Full story...
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Woman arrested for alleged indecent liberties with minor

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Wilmington Police charged a 27-year-old woman with taking indecent liberties with a minor. Police say they caught Jessica Bailey Wishnask of Oak City in the act around 4:00 a.m. Full story...
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Miss USA returns to Port City

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Newly crowned Miss USA Kristen Dalton is returning home to the Port City. Dalton will appear at a variety of events around town during her stay. Full story...
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Accident at corner of Market and 21st has many concerned

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Wilmington police responded to a three-car collision at the corner of 21st and Market Street Monday. Bystanders say this stretch of Market Street is dangerous because the street is too narrow. Full story...
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Tribute held at Wilmington National Cemetery

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videoPatriotism rang loud and clear at Wilmington National Cemetery this Memorial Day. From every angle, every flag, flower, and shirt beamed red, white, and blue. Full story...
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Woman allegedly raped downtown

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Wilmington Police had a very busy holiday weekend. A twenty-five-year-old woman said she was raped in downtown Wilmington around 3:00 a.m. Sunday morning. Full story...
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Carolina Beach Ocean Rescue kept busy this Memorial Day weekend

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videoStill no sign of a missing swimmer off Carolina Beach. The Coast Guard suspended its search Sunday afternoon for 19-year-old Fayetteville resident Angel Gonzalez, who went missing around 5:30 Saturday afternoon. Full story...
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American Legion Post 10 hosts memorial

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Veterans attended a service at the New Hanover County War Memorial Monday afternoon. American Legion Post 10 hosted the event at the site in Hugh MacRae Park. Full story...
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Cue Center fundraiser held in conjunction with National Missing Person's Day

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Along with Memorial Day, today is National Missing Person's Day. Members of the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office helped spread awareness. They handed out free child ID kits and safety information at the Wal-Mart on Carolina Beach Road. Full story...
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Carolina Beach swimmer doesn't return to shore

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The search continued Saturday night for a missing swimmer, last seen off of Carolina Beach. Crews from all over our area, even Georgia and South Carolina, began searching, both in the water and from the air. Full story...
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Scouts honor fallen soldiers

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Local cub and boy scouts honored all of the fallen soldiers at the Wilmington National Cemetery on Saturday. The troops placed small flags by each of the grave markers to honor the men and women who have given their lives in battle. Full story...
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Honoring a soldier and a father

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videoOn Memorial Day, national cemeteries throughout the country decorate the grounds with flags of all sizes. Saturday, Anna Allegretto had the chance to honor Clyde Rose, a fallen soldier very close to her heart. Full story...
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Georgia State beats UNCW for CAA Baseball Championship

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videoGeorgia State rallied from an 8-3 deficit behind the strong relief pitching of sophomore Theo Asher and four hits by senior Marc Mimeault to knock off UNC Wilmington, 12-10, to win the Colonial Athletic Association championship and the league’s automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament at Brooks Field on Saturday. Full story...
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Three swimmers caught in rip current off Carolina Beach

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videoA beautiful start to the Memorial Day weekend turned quick for a group of swimmers. Three swimmers got caught in a rip current at Carolina Beach. It just so happened, Friday was the first day lifeguards were on duty. Full story...
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Holiday travel expected to be busy at ILM

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Many travelers will be flying to their holiday destination. Things were running smoothly at ILM Friday, thanks to cooperative weather. Full story...
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