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Archive for August, 2009

Shannan Bowen’s looking for tax-free deals. See what she’s finding

Saturday, August 8th, 2009

Reporter Shannan Bowen is out and about Saturday afternoon looking for tax-free shopping deals. She’s blogging about what she’s finding. Follow her at @StarNewsShop on Twitter.

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Oak Island councilman’s domestic violence order replaced with ‘non-contact’ order

Friday, August 7th, 2009

A domestic violence protection order filed against Oak Island Councilman Jeff Ensminger was dismissed Thursday in Brunswick County District Court as he and the woman who had obtained the order agreed to enter into a “non-contact” order.

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Man serving time for killing New Hanover woman indicted on murder charges in Tenn.

Friday, August 7th, 2009

By Chris MazzoliniChris.Mazzolini@StarNewsOnline.com

A man who confessed to killing a New Hanover County woman in 2007 has been indicted on first-degree murder charges after confessing to a similar killing in Tennessee, according to the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office.

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Wilmington man charged with attempted murder of girflfriend

Friday, August 7th, 2009

Wilmington | A man was charged with attempted murder after his girlfriend was cut with a razor during a Friday morning domestic dispute, according to police.

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104th birthday celebrated at Liberty Commons

Friday, August 7th, 2009



Liberty Commons celebrated a very special birthday Friday. Rose Sprechan’s family and friends helped her celebrate her 104th birthday.

She came to Liberty Commons at the young age of 100 and has celebrated a birthday there ever since. Rose said she does not feel any different after turning another year older, but she is very excited. “I am a little more excited. This whole thing I didn’t expect. It and it’s all new to me,” she said.

Rose has lived through several wars and the Great Depression, and has kept a positive attitude throughout.

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Liberty Commons celebrated a very special birthday Friday. Rose Sprechan’s family and friends helped her celebrated her 104th birthday.

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