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Archive for February, 2009

Transportation group’s goal is to create national plan

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

A national, grassroots group seeking an overhaul of U.S. transportation policy is meeting in Wilmington this week to finalize a list of needs and potential funding options to present to Congress in coming months.

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Economy suspect in more property crimes

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

Wilmington police are working to slow a recent rise in property crime, which officials suspect is a result of the economic downturn.

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Hobbs’ court appearance postponed

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

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Brett Hobbs, a former Leland police officer, was scheduled to appear in Brunswick County Court today, but the appearance was postponed. Hobbs was arrested last month and charged with felony larceny and conspiracy.

Hobbs was fired from the Leland P.D. in 2005 when he pleaded guilty to charges of conspiring to traffic cocaine and obstruction of justice. His father, Gordon Hobbs, is a member of the Leland town council.

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Brett Hobbs was scheduled to appear in Brunswick County Court today, but the appearance was postponed. Hobbs was arrested last month and charged with felony larceny and conspiracy.

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Regulators shy away from new inlet development limits

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

Morehead City | Build smaller and farther back from the ocean.That’s the gist of a state proposal, discussed Thursday by the N.C. Coastal Resources Commission, to improve development patterns around inlets.

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New safety training facility is unsafe

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

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Remember the brand new safety training facility Cape Fear Community College unveiled last fall?

Well, the ten million dollar training center for New Hanover County fire fighters and first responders has not actually been used. That is because it was not built properly.

The contractor did not use waterproof concrete block for the walls like he was supposed to, which is a big problem since firefighters douse the walls with water during training.

A CFCC spokesperson said the contractor has agreed to replace the concrete blocks at no cost to the college, but it could be up to a year before that is finished, and the facility can be used for training.

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The ten million dollar training center for New Hanover County fire fighters and first responders has not actually been used. That is because it was not built properly.

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