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Archive for April, 2009

The Spring Sports Show: Overachievers

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

From New Hanover Softball to Ashley Girls Lacrosse, a few of this year’s surprise teams are showcased by Rachel George and Tim Hower. Also featured are Laney Boys Lacrosse and Wallace Rose-Hill and West Brunswick baseball.

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Human fecal contamination stymies water cleanup

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

The problems of untreated stormwater runoff and fecal coliform bacteria fouling the county’s tidal creeks and other waterways continue to pose problems, and a new and factor has been found by UNCW researchers.

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Southport, state at odds over maritime museum lease

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

The state plans to sink the N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport if the city and supporters can’t come up with a new location for the local treasure soon.

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Pair of fundraisers help Habitat for Humanity

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009



There are a couple of events going on this week to benefit Habitat for Humanity.

Wilmington Professional Stagers, Habitat for Humanity, and Stevens Homes joined forces for a fundraiser in Leland today.

Visitors could buy items on display inside the home, collected from the Habitat store and local consignment shops.

It was a way to decorate your home for cheap while supporting a good cause.

“We have shown people also that they can go to the consignment shops and create all sorts of wonderful things for their homes and decorating on a shoe string,” said Pat McCartan of the Wilmington Professional Stagers.

Proceeds from items sold will go back to Habitat for Humanity to help build homes for low-income families.

WWAY’s Ann McAdams is taking part in a fashion show fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity on Wednesday. There are two shows, over lunch, at Carrabbas, beginning at 11 am and 1 pm.

Tickets are 20 dollars.

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Habitat for Humanity will benefit from a couple different events happening in the area this week.

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Here Now: Town’s resort status doesn’t insulate students from need

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

Some kids at Carolina Beach Elementary School may be going without food or proper clothing. Three women are doing something about it.

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