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Archive for April, 2009

Man in black wig and ski mask robs Supply Hardee’s

Monday, April 20th, 2009

Brunswick County sheriff’s deputies are investigating an armed robbery at a Hardee’s in Supply on Saturday night.

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Wilmington native Kristen Dalton wins Miss USA

Monday, April 20th, 2009

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Wilmington is home to the new Miss USA. Wilmington native Kristen Dalton won the Miss USA pageant Sunday night. The former Hoggard High student is the reigning Miss North Carolina. Stardome is nothing new for the Dalton family.

Kristen’s mother served as Miss North Carolina in 1982, and her sister served as Miss North Carolina Teen USA. Kristen’s other sister is engaged to Chad Micheal Murray of One Tree Hill. Neighbors said the family deserves the recognition. “She is the real deal, she isn’t just a pretty face, she is smart and ambitious,” said neighbor Mark Hosley.

Dalton left Las Vegas for her new home in New York City as the new Miss USA.

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Wilmington native Kristen Dalton won the Miss USA pageant Sunday night. The former Hoggard High student is the reigning Miss North Carolina.

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Woman attacked at Greenfield Park; slashed on face

Monday, April 20th, 2009

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Wilmington Police are looking for a man who attacked a woman in Greenfield Park, sending her to the hospital.

Police said it happened around 1:30 Monday afternoon. The victim told police she was sitting under a pavilion when she got in an argument with the suspect, who slashed both of her cheeks with either a knife or razor.

Police said the suspect left the scene on a bike. He is described as a black man between 5’11” and 6’1”, about 60 years old, and may have a mustache. He was wearing a gray shirt and possibly gray pants.

Police said the victim knew her attacker and they got into an argument over a cigarette.

Anyone with information is asked to call Wilmington Police.

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Wilmington Police are looking for a man who attacked a woman in Greenfield Park, sending her to the hospital.

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Williston getting a makeover

Monday, April 20th, 2009

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Millions of dollars are being poured into the former Williston Junior High School, which will soon re-open to guide students to a brighter future.

The original junior high was built back in 1953. At the time, it was the only place where African-American students in Wilmington could get an education.

That’s why preserving this landmark is vital to so many former students.

“Going by the school everyday, I just like to pass by and look at it. It brings back a lot of memories,” said Ron McFadden, a former Williston student.

Project manager Eddie Anderson said, “We’ve done a lot of things to preserve the history but also take the building back to its original look.”

This $ 9.9 million renovation project was made possible by a 2005 bond referendum. Once complete, Williston will serve fourth and fifth graders from Gregory Elementary School.

The facility will be brought up to 21st century with the best in modern day technology. Renovating Williston is necessary to handle the growth at Gregory Elementary School, which is rapidly reaching capacity.

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Millions of dollars are being poured into the former Williston Junior High School, which will soon re-open to guide students to a brighter future.

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Laurean makes first court appearance Monday

Monday, April 20th, 2009

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No bond for the Camp LeJeune Marine charged with murdering his pregnant colleague.

Corporal Cesar Laurean made his first court appearance Monday morning. He is being held in the Onslow County jail, after being extradited from Mexico last week.

The burned remains of Lance Corporal Maria Lauderbach were found buried in Laurean’s backyard. He now faces second-degree murder charges for her death.

Laurean’s attorney said he might try to get his client’s trial moved, because of the extensive media coverage.

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No bond for the Camp LeJeune Marine charged with murdering his pregnant colleague. He is being held in the Onslow County jail, after being extradited from Mexico last week.

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