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Archive for March, 2009

Crossroads: After four years, two road projects finished

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

In 2005, local transportation planners published a 220-page report documenting the Cape Fear region’s transportation needs through 2030.The 2030 Long Range Transportation Plan identified 29 highway projects deemed important to improving traffic capacity and decreasing congestion in Southeastern North Carolina.

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Craftsmen program helps at-risk youths in Wilmington

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

At the Kids Making It shop on Water Street, students shape wood into products they can sell, earning a few bucks as they learn skills and values to live by.Tevin Boone has been coming for three years. The New Hanover High School junior enjoys the work and the company.“It’s something for me to do after school,” he said.

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From the Parrot’s perch: What your neighbors are saying

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

Excerpt from Ian Oeschger’s ESSAY ‘Wilmington IT and the Coral Reef:’“The terrible environmental effects that Titan would have on this already maxed-out local ecology are, thankfully, better and better known. It’s hard to say the things that Titan does about low impacts and environmental sensitivity with a straight face, but Titan has lots…

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Horses a valuable tool in anti-gang program

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

The Gang Task Force of the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office and the Coastal Therapeutic Riding Program cooperate to help at-risk kids.

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New Hanover Regional Medical Center hosts job fair

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009



There is some good news on the economic front. While many businesses are cutting back, New Hanover Regional Medical Center is hiring.

A job fair was held Saturday for nurse aides in the Betty H. Cameron Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Qualified candidates were able to speak with hiring managers on the spot.

Tough economic conditions are not hindering the hospital’s hiring.

“We’ve been very fortunate we do have a lot of openings in addition to these. We have about 175 openings to fill throughout the entire hospital so we’re still recruiting,” said NHRMC Human Resources Director Jenny Creamer.

Job openings include nurses, emergency department technicians, as well as finance and IT positions. If you’re interested, you can contact the hospital for more information.

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There is some good news on the economic front. While many businesses are cutting back, New Hanover Regional Medical Center is hiring.

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