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Wright's replacement wins 18th District nomination


WILMINGTON -- Thomas Wright may be in prison, but he still grabbed nearly 10 percent of the vote for his old seat in the House of Representatives. His replacement, though, won the Democratic nomination for the office going away.

Sandra Spaulding Hughes, the former Wilmington City Council member appointed to replace Wright earlier this year after he was convicted on several felony charges, grabbed about 75 percent. Community activist Hollis Briggs, Jr., was second with 15 percent.

Hughes will face Republican Thom Goolsby, a Wilmington attorney, in the general election in November.

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I must say she didn't give

I must say she didn't give me a good impression when I met her in should always be careful how you treat folks when you meet/ see them because you never know who they are! I don't know too much about her background, but I do wonder if she has any dealings with the poverty stricken...lower class... You can really make people feel worthless when you act like you don't see them or appears that you don't. What is your agenda for us Spaulding-Hughes?


OK, what mental midget voted for chuckles?


There were 1894 mental midgets in New Hanover and Pender counties.