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Archive for September, 2009

Coast Guard plans hearings into fatal parasailing accident

Monday, September 21st, 2009

The Coast Guard plans to hold three days of formal hearings this week to receive testimony on the parasailing accident that killed two women in Ocean Isle Beach late last month.

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Excitement – and costs – grow over Love Grove park upgrade

Monday, September 21st, 2009

By Patrick GannonPatrick.Gannon@StarNewsOnline.com

As work at the 3-acre park north of downtown Wilmington continues, the price tag approaches $1 million

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Brunswick commissioners delay vote that could revive stalled subdivision

Monday, September 21st, 2009

By Shelby SebensShelby.Sebens@starnewsonline.com

Brunswick County’s Board of Commissioners on Monday delayed voting on an agreement that a local developer believes would get a stalled subdivision moving.

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Ogden Elementary celebrates nation, US Constitution

Monday, September 21st, 2009

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Kids at Ogden Elementary are celebrating our nation. The local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution helped the kids celebrate the 222nd anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution.

Members of the DAR dressed the part and talked with students about the importance of the Constitution, its three parts, and why North Carolina took so long to ratify it.

Some students signed a pledge to read the Constitution in its entirety.

Student Sarah Cajigas said, “I learned that the Constitution was signed on September 17th.”

“They need to understand how important the Constitution is to our way of life, and how important it is for them to understand and study and be educated so that they are good citizens when they start voting,” said Patricia Harden of Daughters of the American Revolution.

The daughters will have visited 2,000 local students by the time the week is over.

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Kids at Ogden Elementary are celebrating our nation. The local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution helped the kids celebrate the 222nd anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution.

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Armed robber steals $60 from woman on 13th, Chestnut streets

Monday, September 21st, 2009

Wilmington police are investigating an armed robbery Saturday night, according to a news release from Lucy Crockett with the Wilmington Police Department.

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