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Archive for September, 2009

Wilmington chiropractor to hold wellness treatment day

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Local chiropractor Joe Alaimo will hold a Wellness Emergency Treatment Day on Sept. 15. He will give free treatment to adults and children suffering from pain because of an injury or illness but cannot afford chiropractic treatment. Patients will be treated on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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Wrightsville Beach eases restrictions on political signs

Monday, September 14th, 2009

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH | Wrightsville Beach has amended its political sign restrictions, dropping a rule that had said they could not be erected more than 17 days before an election and increasing how long they can stay up afterward.

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UNCW student stars in horror flick

Monday, September 14th, 2009

By Amy Hotz, Amy.Hotz@StarNewsOnline.com

Wilmington native Lydia Chandler fought bugs, 100-degree heat and cannibals for her first feature film.

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Motorcyclists take to Wilmington streets to support NY firefighters

Monday, September 14th, 2009

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Motorcyclists took to the streets of Wilmington Saturday to remember the heroes of September 11th. The 343 Memorial Ride gathered hundreds of bikers together in support of the firefighters who lost their lives in the World Trade Center eight years ago.

Wilmington police and firefighters escorted the riders during an hour long ride around the city. Wilmington firefighter Jack Jarvis organized the ride to remember and honor the New York firefighters.

“We don’t call it the 9/11 ride, because we don’t want to remember the day, we want to remember the people. We had 343 firefighters that went into the building and lost their lives, but they saved almost 40,000 people. And it’s a horrible loss, but they did their job, and we want to remember each and every one of them,” Jarvis said.

Each rider who participated rode with a dog tag inscribed with the name of a fallen firefighter.

Britt Motorsports sponsored the event. All proceeds from the ride benefit the North Carolina Burn Center in Chapel Hill.

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Motorcyclists took to the streets of Wilmington Saturday to remember the heroes of September 11th. The 343 Memorial Ride gathered hundreds of bikers together in support of the firefighters…

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New Hanover Sheriff’s Office investigating home invasion, attempted sexual assault

Monday, September 14th, 2009

New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office deputies are looking for a suspect in a home invasion and attempted sexual assault early Monday.

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