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New Hanover County News

New Hanover GOP blasts Dawson for supporting Democrat Barfield

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videoThe head of the New Hanover County GOP this afternoon blasted Republican Beth Dawson for nominating a Democrat to serve as chair of the New Hanover County Commission. Full story...
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Local law enforcement reacts to NYPD officers murdered

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videoNew Hanover Sheriff Ed McMahon, along with law enforcement veterans are reacting to the killings of two NYPD officers this weekend; the killings, according to the shooter's social media accounts, were in reaction to recent stories involving police officers not being indicted for incidents involving citizens. Full story...
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Residents remember 1989 Christmas snowstorm

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video Twenty-five years ago a storm dumped 15 inches of snow in the Cape Fear region, leaving many with a white Christmas and stuck in their homes. Full story...
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Text-to-911 now an option in New Hanover County

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videoBeginning today, 911 telecommunicators in New Hanover County can now receive text messages from customers of AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile. Full story...
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All five seats full on New Hanover County Commission

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After months of the New Hanover County Commission functioning with only four members and weeks of uncertainly of the current make-up of the board, New Hanover County finally has five commissioners. Full story...
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WPD: Police catch duo breaking into home, stealing jewelry

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Police arrested a duo they say were caught with stolen jewelry after breaking into a Wilmington home Sunday afternoon. Full story...
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Police find loaded gun, drugs during traffic stop

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Police arrested a duo after they say officers found a loaded gun and drugs during a traffic stop Saturday. Full story...
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UPDATE: Driver cited after running red light, hitting ambulance

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Police say a driver was cited after she ran a red light, sending her car into an ambulance early Monday. Full story...
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Lower gas prices mean more holiday fun

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videoGas prices are lower than they have been in years around the holidays, and for those heading out of town that is a Christmas miracle in itself. Full story...
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'I Can't Breathe, Hands up Don't Shoot' rally held Saturday

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video The New Hanover County Chapter of the NC Black Leadership Caucus sponsored a rally on Saturday at St. Stephens AME Church in downtown Wilmington. This peaceful protest was against the police-involved violence across the nation in hope for change. Full story...
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