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Archive for February, 2009

Mauling ends Oak Island’s leash-free beach season

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

When Janet Murray took her usual walk on the beach a little more than a month ago, she was in for a shock. An English bulldog attacked her, inflicting a thigh injury that sent her to the hospital.

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Vision for billion-dollar Cape Fear Skyway clearer now

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

The Cape Fear Skyway is likely to be a cable-stayed bridge and will rise 165 feet to 187 feet above the Cape Fear River south of the Port of Wilmington, according to the latest plans of the N.C. Turnpike Authority.

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Health officials say flu is on the rise in N.C.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

Kelly Brunton’s daughter came home from volleyball tryouts Monday and said she wasn’t feeling well.Hours later, she woke up at 3 in the morning with a 104-degree fever.“She’s still pretty sick,” Brunton, who lives in Hampstead, said Wednesday. “We’re kind of riding this day out. I kept her home from school.”

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Born to serve, Matthews died doing his duty

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

By the time Richard Matthews was 5 years old, his parents figured he was going to be either a firefighter or a police officer.

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Hard Rock Park sale approved

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

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Hard Rock Park’s new owner says he wants to keep the rock ‘n’ roll theme park’s name and hire 750 employees to get the Myrtle Beach venture back up and running.

A federal bankruptcy judge approved the sale of Hard Rock Park yesterday for $25 million.

The 55-acre park is the biggest single investment ever in South Carolina tourism.

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A federal bankruptcy judge approved the sale of Hard Rock Park yesterday for $25 million.

The 55-acre park is the biggest single investment ever in South Carolina tourism.

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