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Archive for August, 2009

Car abandoned after hitting pole on Wrightsville Avenue

Monday, August 31st, 2009

A Wilmington Police Department supervisor discovered the scene at 5:34 p.m. while headed to another call, according to police reports.

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SEAHEC plans to hire midwife

Monday, August 31st, 2009

South East Area Education Center verbally agreed to hire a second certified nurse midwife, who is in the process of getting credentials to work at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

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UPDATE – Two people injured in Wilmington shooting, home invasion

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Two people were injured early Monday during a home invasion and shooting in Wilmington.

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Atmosphere Academy: Naming hurricanes

Monday, August 31st, 2009

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After a quiet start to the hurricane season, we have really been flying down that list of names recently. Have you ever wondered where those names come from? Meteorologist Jerry Jackson has more in this week’s edition of Atmosphere Academy.

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videoAfter a quiet start to the hurricane season, we have really been flying down that list of names recently. Have you ever wondered where those names come from? Meteorologist Jerry Jackson has more in this week’s edition of Atmosphere Academy.

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Volunteers fill UNCW to help Stop Hunger Now

Monday, August 31st, 2009

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An army of helping hands went to work at UNC-Wilmington this weekend in an effort to feed the hungry. The school was one of several university sites that participated in the Million-Meal Week; an effort to package and send one million meals all over the world.

More than 600 volunteers from the community helped package more than 100,000 meals here in Wilmington. Hoggard High School junior David Warren organized the event as part of his Eagle Scout project. He said the response was overwhelming.

“We could only find jobs for about three hundred and forty of them, and the rest of them we were switching in as much as we could. More people came than we thought,” said Warren. “There are a lot of good people out there and it really impressed me to see them here and helping.”

The event is part of Stop Hunger Now, a relief agency committed to stopping world hunger. The meals will now head on a journey that will take them to hungry children in either Kenya, Nicaragua or Haiti.

Each meal is packed complete with soy, dried vegetables, rice and vitamins.

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An army of helping hands went to work at UNC-Wilmington this weekend in an effort to feed the hungry. The school was one of several university sites that participated in the Million-Meal Week.

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