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Archive for August, 2009

New Hanover sheriff’s office seeks three sex offenders

Monday, August 10th, 2009

New Hanover County | Officers with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office recently verified the addresses and registration information for all residents registered as sex offenders, resulting in the discovery of two unregistered sex offenders, nine arrest warrants and six arrests.

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Currie woman dies after crash in Pender County

Monday, August 10th, 2009

A woman seriously injured in a collision Sunday afternoon in Pender County has died as a result of her injuries.

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Blog raising money for Color Wall at NC State

Monday, August 10th, 2009

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RALEIGH — The writer of a Raleigh blog has started a campaign to refurbish the Color Wall at North Carolina State University.

The News & Observer of Raleigh reported Monday that the wall with its hundreds of vertical bands of shifting color was installed in 1972 behind huge windows at the school’s D.H. Hill Library.

The 12-foot by 36-foot display is dark because of outdated mechanical switches.

Karl E. Larson blogs about local history for Goodnight, Raleigh!. He’s trying to raise $6,000 to refurbish the wall.

The university had planned to refurbish the light sculpture. But the director of communications for the university libraries says now isn’t a good time to spend money on the wall. David Hiscoe says that’s because of the state budget crisis, which is causing N.C.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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The writer of a Raleigh blog has started a campaign to refurbish the Color Wall at North Carolina State University.

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MyReporter – Jellyfish live in area waters year-round

Monday, August 10th, 2009

Jellyfish are in our waters year-round. But it’s during the summer months, when more of us are in the water, that most people see, think about and occasionally get stung by jellyfish.

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Cape Fear Italian Festival introduced in September

Monday, August 10th, 2009

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You may have noticed our news team includes names like Rondinaro, Wuzzardo, Caiazzo and Mauceri. That is just a few of the Italians around the station. That is why WWAY is proud to sponsor next month’s Cape Fear Italian Festival.

Our news director Paul Paolicelli and his paesans got the ball rolling on the festival, which will feature music, food, wine, bocce ball and much more; a little something for everybody.

“Everybody’s attached to an Italian-American somewhere. It’s in everything you eat, most of the clothes you wear – Italian-Americans have been huge in this country,” said Mike Forte. “Their contribution is outstanding. No matter what you talk about: the arts, sports, it’s doesn’t matter. There’s an Italian-American at the forefront of everything.”

The Cape Fear Italian Festival is Saturday, September 26th and Sunday, September 27th. It is at the Cross Creek Commons Shopping Center on Highway 17 in Leland.

For more information, visit www.CapeFearItalianFestival.com.

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videoYou may have noticed our news team includes names like Rondinaro, Wuzzardo, Caiazzo and Mauceri. That is just a few of the Italians around the station. That is why WWAY is proud to sponsor next month’s Cape Fear Italian Festival.

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