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Archive for June, 2009

Women charged with prostitution at Brunswick County businesses

Friday, June 19th, 2009

By David ReynoldsDave.Reynolds@StarNewsOnline.com

Nearly a dozen women, employees of spas and dance clubs, were charged with prostitution when Brunswick County sheriff’s deputies raided four businesses overnight..

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Columbus County man dies in plane crash

Thursday, June 18th, 2009



A Columbus County man died Thursday night shortly after his plane took off from a private runway. According to Highway Patrol, it happend just after 7 p.m. about a mile and a half south of Chadbourn, off Highway 410.

Shannon Harrelson, who was in his 30s, was by himself in his 2005 model of a Titan Tornado – an experimental, fixed wing, single engine, two seater.

According to Highway Patrol, Harrelson got 100 to 200 feet into the air before his plane veered to the right, and crashed into a private field.

The FAA will take over the investigation Friday morning.

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A Columbus County man died Thursday night shortly after his plane took off from a private runway.

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Wilmington area home sales up 10% in May

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

By Wayne FaulknerWayne.Faulkner@StarNewsOnline.com

Home sales here rose 10 percent in May, according to the Wilmington Regional Association of Realtors.

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Homeless man shot in attempted robbery

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

A 42-year-old homeless man was shot in the calf about 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the woods near Kidder St.

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Extreme heat means taking extra precautions for some

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

By Vicky EckenrodeVicky.Eckenrode@StarNewsOnline.com

For seniors, rising temperatures could mean serious health complications, especially if they have inadequate cooling systems at home.

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