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Archive for August, 2008

Life stories: Retiree, who helped others, dies at 78

Saturday, August 16th, 2008

Paul Hines, Jr. carried a quote in his wallet which exemplified his life.<br>”Live simply,<br>Love generously,<br>Care deeply,<br>Speak kindly,<br><i>Leave the rest to God.”</i><br><B>Pastor, author and educator, Charles “Chuck” Swindoll</B>

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Centenary celebration honors longtime Orton gardener

Saturday, August 16th, 2008

You remember 8.8.08. The long-awaited date of the opening ceremony for the Beijing Olympics, right’ A date picked for its numerals as well as for its obvious marketing potential.<br>For Clarence Jones, 8.8.08 is special for another reason. It was the day he was born.

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Motorist hits bicyclist

Saturday, August 16th, 2008

A bicyclist was hit by a motorist that fled as he was headed over the Wrightsville Beach drawbridge Saturday afternoon.

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Three dead after car crash on Carolina Beach Road

Saturday, August 16th, 2008

Three people were killed in a one-car accident early Friday morning on Carolina Beach Road, just north of Carolina Beach.<br>Daryll Lutz, 20, of Wilmington was driving a 2000 silver Volkswagen between 90 and 100 miles per hour when she lost control on a curve near Bon Aire Road at 1:30 a.m., N.C. Highway Patrol Trooper B.R. Phillips said.

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Wilmington to fine ABC panel $3,000 for taking down trees

Saturday, August 16th, 2008

The city of Wilmington intends to fine the New Hanover County Alcohol Beverage Commission $3,000 for illegally taking down three trees, the latest hiccup in the commission’s plans to expand its Castle Street headquarters.

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