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Wilmington-based company to expand

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Castle Branch is an employment screening firm based in Wilmington. 150 people currently work there. The company's new 32,000 square-foot facility will make room for up to 130 more employees. Full story...
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Officer Greer honored

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A Wilmington police officer that was injured in the line of duty was honored Thursday afternoon. Full story...
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Clean up crew tries to get Laney a passing grade

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videoThe laundry list of things to clean at Laney High School is long. When it comes to cleanliness, the New Hanover County Health Department basically gave Laney a "C". Full story...
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Eastbound and Down to continue

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HBO gave the green light to a second season for comedy series Eastbound and Down. The first season of the series about Kenny Powers, a washed-up loud-mouthed baseball pitcher, was shot here in Wilmington. Full story...
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WPD looking for surfboard pawners

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The Wilmington Police Department needs your help tracking down two people who tried to pawn a stolen surfboard. Several surfboards were reported missing from a house on March 6th and March 16th. Police said a man and woman tried to sell one of them at College Road Pawn. Full story...
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Get your business found easily on the web

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videoEver wonder why certain websites pop up at the top of a Google search? It's no accident. There are a few ways a business can get to the top of a search list. Full story...
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Emotions high at Monkey Junction annexation hearing

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videoTuesday night was the first official public hearing for the proposed annexation of Monkey Junction. Opponents certainly were not “monkeying” around; some of them got arrested. Full story...
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Fish confiscated, donated to local charity

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videoDuring March and April, fishermen aren't allowed to sell or purchase black or gag grouper because it is their spawning season. According to North Carolina law, every commercial fishing boat must have a commercial fishing license. Marine patrol officers say the boat Captain Star violated both of these laws. Full story...
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NHC school board member blogs about national conference

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videoSome New Hanover County school board members are hard at work this spring break. Three board members traveled to San Diego for the National School Board Conference. Full story...
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UNCW attempting to cut energy costs

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With education budget cuts on the state level, school officials at UNCW are finding ways to save money. UNCW is working to drop their energy consumption by twenty percent next year. Full story...
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Saving beaches of high concern

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Beach renourishment is high on the priority list for our representatives in Washington. Congressman Mike McIntyre has asked for more $6 million in federal renourishment money for Brunswick, New Hanover, and Pender counties.

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No better time than the present to recycle that old cell phone

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videoDo you have an old cell phone lying around you no longer need? If so, this is the week to do something about it. That’s right… it is National Cell Phone Recycling Week. Full story...
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Monkey Junction annexation talks Tuesday night

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videoWilmington City Council plans to vote on two voluntary annexations of 90 acres of Monkey Junction. A public hearing on the controversial proposed involuntary annexation of the Monkey Junction area will also take place. Full story...
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Titan opponents gather outside County Commissioners meeting

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videoOpponents are keeping the heat on the proposed Titan America cement plant. A large group gathered inside and outside the New Hanover County commissioners meeting Monday night for a peaceful protest against the proposed plant. Full story...
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Public hearing Tuesday night concerning annexation of Monkey Junction

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Tuesday night is your chance to speak your mind on the proposed annexation of Monkey Junction. Wilmington City Council is meeting to discuss resolutions to approve two voluntary annexations in the Monkey Junction area. Full story...
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