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Archive for September, 2009

New Hanover Teacher of the Year shines – in and out of classroom

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

By Chelsea KellnerChelsea.Kellner@StarNewsOnline.com

Ogden Elementary kindergarten teacher Sarah Gould was named New Hanover County’s Teacher of the Year this week. She won $1,000 to spend on her classroom and will represent the district in the regional competition.

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Raccoon killed by dog is 19th confirmed rabies case in New Hanover County

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

By Vicky EckenrodeVicky.Eckenrode@StarNewsOnline.com

A raccoon caught by a dog this week became the 19th wild animal tested and confirmed to have rabies in New Hanover County this year.The dog, unlike some other area pets this year that scrapped with sick raccoons and foxes, was current on his rabies vaccine and did not have to be put down.

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Snipes elementary students charged with marijuana possession

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

Two elementary school students were charged Wednesday with possession of marijuana, according to officials from the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office and New Hanover County Schools.

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Wilmington Police looking for bank robber

Thursday, September 24th, 2009



Police are looking for the man who robbed a Wilmington bank Wednesday afternoon. It happened at the BB & T on Market Street.

Police say the unarmed man walked into the bank and put an empty bag on the counter with a note that said “you are being robbed, no dye packs.” The man left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

He is described as a middle-aged white man with stubbly facial hair, wearing blue jeans and a white hat.

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Police are looking for the man who robbed a Wilmington bank Wednesday afternoon. It happened at the BB & T on Market Street.

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Two charged in Bolivia shooting

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

By Shannan BowenShannan.Bowen@StarNewsOnline.com

One man is being held in the Brunswick County jail after being charged in a nonfatal shooting Tuesday evening.A 17-year-old girl was charged with felony conspiracy.

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