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Archive for March, 2009

New Oak Island approach road steers animals toward safety

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Beneath the 3.5-mile approach road to what will be Oak Island’s second bridge are several passageways intended to keep wildlife safe.

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Pilot involved in crash dies

Friday, March 6th, 2009

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There is more information in the plane crash that killed a Burgaw man.

80-year old Glenn Moore was flying his single engine plane that he built around one o’clock Thursday afternoon. The plane went down just off John Humphrey Road, not far from Stag Air Park where witnesses say Moore may have been trying to land.

Moore is a mechanical engineer. His wife tells us he had been flying for the past 55 years.
The National Transportation Safety Board is now heading the investigation.

Mr. Moore is survived by his wife Catherine, 5 children, 6 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild.

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There is more information in the plane crash that killed a Burgaw man. 80-year old Glenn Moore was flying his single engine plane that he built around one o’clock Thursday afternoon.

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Wilmington man cut during robbery early Friday

Friday, March 6th, 2009

A victim of an armed robbery suffered deep lacerations after a robber cut the victim with his own pocket knife.

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Back Then: School ignored by paper in 1950s

Friday, March 6th, 2009

The following historical report, compiled from past Star-News articles, takes readers back to the Cape Fear region of years past.

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Animal Crossings

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Animals are getting easy access to both sides of the street through tunnes under the approach road to the new Oak Island Bridge.

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