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Archive for March, 2009

Brunswick’s high rank slips a bit in latest census

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

Brunswick County now ranks 28th among all U.S. counties for growth from July 1, 2007, to July 1, 2008, according to Census population estimates released Thursday.

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Get healthy briefs

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

Brunswick Community Hospital will hold a free seminar about Alzheimer’s disease on March 19.

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Raleigh No. 1, Wilmington No. 26 in population growth

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

Even as the national recession began, North Carolina’s metro areas continued to rank high in population growth, according to estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. In fact, Raleigh-Cary was ranked No. 1 and Wilmington, 26.

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County eliminating human relations department, reducing library hours

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

Budget cuts and staff reductions in New Hanover County will require the elimination of one county department, consolidation of two others and reduced hours at the public libraries.

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Cause of North Brunswick High fire identified

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

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Officials have identified the cause of Tuesday night’s fire at North Brunswick High School.

The fire began in the wood shop of the school around 7:00 p.m. Authorities say a sander was left on and overheated.

Students were asked to stay home today as crews repaired the damage.

The fire spread throughout the wood shop and smoke damage made it to the hallway. Although band practice was being held, no one was injured.

Students are expected to return to school bright and early Thursday morning.

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Authorities have identified the cause of Tuesday night’s fire at North Brunswick High School.

The fire began in the wood shop of the school around 7:00 p.m. Authorities say a sander was left on and overheated.

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