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New Hanover County News

NHC to cut back on school nurses

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The New Hanover County school system is trying to figure out how to cut their budget. One idea is to reduce the hours, and numbers, of school nurses. Full story...
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Tarica Pulliam remembered as family is awarded grant

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Members of the New Hanover County Sheriffs Department took time out Tuesday to remember one of their own. Full story...
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Wilmington man dies after crashing car into Kings Grant house

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videoWilliam Jeffrey Polley was driving a minivan down Lord Tennyson Drive Monday night when he failed to make a turn and crashed into Tim Worrell's brick home. He died a short time after reaching the hospital, however. Full story...
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Access to University Landing closed off for residents in nearby apartment

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videoSome residents of a Wilmington apartment complex are not happy about losing easy access to a nearby shopping center. Full story...
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Barbara Buechler honored as driving force behind Betty H Cameron Women's and Children's Hospital

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videoA lot of hard work went into the Betty H. Cameron Women's and Children's Hospital, but we are not talking about the construction of the building. Barbara Buechler was the driving force behind many of the high-tech services now available to women and children. Full story...
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Opening Night celebrates Myrtle Grove All-Stars

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Little Leaguers from around the area took to the field for opening ceremonies Monday night. Veterans Park was filled with the teams that make up the Myrtle Grove Optimist League. Full story...
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Wilmington area charities see a nice boost from Azalea Garden Tour

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The Cape Fear Garden Club tells WWAY this year's Azalea Garden Tour brought in about $78,000, which will be distributed among local charities.

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Laney gets some much needed cleaning

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videoAfter low scores on a health inspection and some major spring-cleaning. Students at Laney High School returned to a squeaky clean building on Monday. Full story...
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Smooth transition as First Federal takes over Cape Fear Bank

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videoCustomers said they weren't sure what to expect when they heard Cape Fear Bank would be no more, but the familiar faces they saw at the First Federal Banks pleasantly surprised them. Full story...
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Driver fails to yield, hits pedestrian

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Another pedestrian was hit by a vehicle in Wilmington. It happened around lunchtime Monday at the intersection of Grace and Front streets. Full story...
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School bus runs red light, causes wreck

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A New Hanover County school bus triggered an early morning traffic crash on Monday. Around 7:00 this morning, the bus was traveling on Dawson Street when police say it ran the red light crossing 16th Street. The bus broadsided a pick up truck. Full story...
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Many blogs later, local high school students return from France

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videoThe Cape Fear Global Club has returned from their trip to France, and they have plenty of stories to tell. While traveling through Europe, students documented the details of their adventures in an online blog. Full story...
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Rough weather causes repairs in downtown Wilmington

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Repairs were underway early Monday morning after a weekend storm hit downtown Wilmington. At least nine windows and six street signs were damaged by the severe weather early Saturday morning. Full story...
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Coastal Living Show features everything from improvements to decorating

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It's been called one of the top two springtime events in Wilmington, and it's happening this weekend. Full story...
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Canine Relay of Life set for Saturday

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The second annual Canine Relay for Life is Saturday at Halyburton Park in Wilmington. Last year, 198 dogs and their owners took part and raised $13,000. Full story...
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