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Archive for July, 2009

Three suspects arrested in Geoffrey Graham murder

Friday, July 24th, 2009



New Hanover County Sheriff’s detectives have arrested three suspects in a two year old murder case.

Geoffrey Graham was gunned down in his house off Bradfield Road near White Court in August 2007.

Nicholas Matasich has been charged with first degree murder and related armed robbery charges.

Randy Owens and Christian Jones face the same charges.

Jones was already in the Pender County Jail on other charges while the other two are in the New Hanover County Jail.

They will have their first court appearance Friday.


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New Hanover County Sheriff’s detectives have arrested three suspects in a two year old murder case.

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Wilmington home gets green makeover

Friday, July 24th, 2009

By Wayne Faulknerwayne.faulkner@StarNewsOnline.com

A modest Wilmington three-bedroom home is about to undergo an extreme makeover – green edition. When the project’s done, in three to four months, it will be the first gut rehab in North Carolina under the LEED for Homes program.

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Pistol-whipping robbery reported in downtown Wilmington for second time in week

Friday, July 24th, 2009

By Shannan BowenShannan.Bowen@StarNewsOnline.com

The second case this week of a group of men robbing and pistol-whipping victims downtown was reported early Friday morning.

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State budget tax deal collapses

Friday, July 24th, 2009

By Gary D. RobertsonAssociated Press

The legislature’s deal to raise $982 million more in taxes this year fell apart Thursday when Gov. Beverly Perdue told fellow Democratic legislative leaders she wouldn’t support their across-the-board income tax surcharge.

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Armed robbery reported on Market Street

Friday, July 24th, 2009

A man told Wilmington police he was robbed by a knife-wielding man while walking down Market Street late Thursday night.

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