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New Hanover County News

No Port/Southport meeting highlights health concerns

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videoLast night, the group No Port/Southport held its second public meeting to oppose plans for an international port. Much like the first meeting in June, there was a large turnout with passionate participants. Full story...
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Bobcats training camp at UNCW

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videoThe NBA Charlotte Bobcats are making Wilmington their home this week. UNCW’s Trask Coliseum is the team's home away from home for the next 7 days. Full story...
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Diligence returns to Wilmington today

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After nearly two months at sea, an important part of the port city is coming home today. The Diligence will dock around noon today. Full story...
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Campaign shirt rumors exposed

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There is a rumor circulating via e-mail and text message, warning Obama supporters not to wear any clothing with his name on it to the polls. Full story...
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Local church starts its pumpkin season

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videoIt did not feel much like fall Monday, but Halloween is just around the corner. That means it is time for pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns. Full story...
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Riverfest kicks off this Friday

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Mark your calendars; it is that time of year again. Riverfest begins this Friday, October 3, 2008. Full story...
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45th Annual Spot Festival a great success

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videoOne of the nicest spots to hang out this weekend was at the North Carolina Spot Festival. The 45-year-old event continued its tradition of bringing the community together. Full story...
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Annual Big Sweep helps keep Wilmington clean

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videoSaturday was the annual Big Sweep for the Keep America Beautiful campaign. Volunteers visited area waterways, like Wrightsville Beach, to help pick up litter. Full story...
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Celebration of recovery at Hugh MacRae Park

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There was a celebration of recovery at Hugh MacRae Park in Wilmington Saturday. September is National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month. Full story...
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Seagate Fire Department opens

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It was a big day for the Seagate community on Saturday. Wilmington Mayor, Bill Saffo, and members of city council were on hand for the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new fire station. Full story...
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The NC Spot Festival begins Saturday

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videoThe North Carolina Spot Festival kicks off this weekend in Hampstead. Many of the vendors arrived early Friday morning to set up. Full story...
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Topsail Island suffers damage from storm

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videoThursday's storm caused extensive damage on Topsail Island. Residents of Topsail did not see it coming. Full story...
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Flooding in Carolina Beach

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videoThe roads are dry and the rain has subsided, but Kelly's Beach Bar is still all wet. A combination of high tide, heavy winds and plenty of rain flooded the business Kelly Fowler has owned for the past six years. Full story...
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Southeastern Center for Mental Health funds declining

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Funds are declining for the Southeastern Center for Mental Health to the point of what several professionals are calling a crisis. Many disabled patients may lose services by the end of this month and the situation is not sitting well with care providers and patients. Full story...
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