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Archive for September, 2009

Oak Island – No-wake rule now in effect at Big Davis Canal

Friday, September 4th, 2009

Oak Island | Thanks to the efforts of some Oak Island neighbors, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has officially designated part of Big Davis Canal a no-wake zone. The new no-wake zone extends from the intersection of Big Davis Canal and the Intracoastal Waterway east to 40th Street Northeast.

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Editor’s Note – My special tween dives into life at new school

Friday, September 4th, 2009

By Robyn TomlinStarNews Executive Editor

Did anybody like middle school?I know I didn’t, and I’ve yet to meet anyone else who seemed to enjoy those hormone-fueled years. So when I mentioned to friends that my youngest son was starting middle school, they inevitably patted me on the back and gave me their condolences.

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Family feud erupts in Wilmington parking lot, brother stabbed

Friday, September 4th, 2009

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A family feud in Wilmington Thursday night ended with one man in intensive care.

Wilmington Police have charged 58-year-old Nathan Cheek for assault with a deadly weapon.

Wilmington Police said Cheek allegedly stabbed his brother in a Wilmington parking lot on Lullwater Drive Thursday night after a heated argument that began over a lost DVD.

Cheek is in custody under a $100,000 secured bond. Authorities think alcohol played a roll in the fight.

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A family feud in Wilmington Thursday night ended with one man in intensive care.

Wilmington Police have charged 58-year-old Nathan Cheek for assault with a deadly weapon.

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Wilmington Community Boys & Girls Club alumni celebrate

Friday, September 4th, 2009

By K.J. WilliamsCitydesk@starnewsonline.com

Charity Nixon, 20, dressed up for her reunion.She hadn’t been inside the Community Boys & Girls Club on Nixon Street since she was 9 years old, but she said she still misses it because of all the fun she had there growing up. She describes it as “a place that you could just come in and let go – just be yourself.”

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Local schools allow parents to have students skip Obama speech

Friday, September 4th, 2009

By Chelsea KellnerChelsea.Kellner@StarNewsOnline.com

Controversy over President Barack Obama’s upcoming address to school children has reached local schools.

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