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Archive for September, 2009

Hearing begins in Ocean Isle Beach parasailing deaths

Monday, September 21st, 2009



The Coast Guard will hold a formal hearing into that fatal parasailing accident late last month in Ocean Isle Beach.

Investigators have recalled the crew of the parasailing vessel Tied High and several of its passengers for the hearing that starts Wednesday.

They are trying to finalize the timeline of events leading up to the accident that killed two women.

The hearing starts at 9:00 Wednesday morning in the New Hanover County Courthouse.

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The Coast Guard will hold a formal hearing into that fatal parasailing accident late last month in Ocean Isle Beach.

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Ocean Isle Palms could move forward without sewer

Monday, September 21st, 2009

By Shelby SebensShelby.Sebens@StarNewsOnline.com

Brunswick commissioners at their 6:30 p.m. meeting Monday are expected to consider allowing Coastal Construction of Eastern N.C. LLC to build homes in Ocean Isle Palms even though no sewer is available yet for the development.

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Brunswick County man arrested after deputies, man exchange gunfire

Monday, September 21st, 2009

By David ReynoldsDave.Reynolds@StarNewsOnline.com

Shallotte | A 20-year-old man was arrested early Saturday after authorities say he fired on a van that had three Brunswick County sheriff’s deputies inside.No one was injured in the incident, which is under investigation by the office’s professional standard’s division since one of the deputies returned fire, officials said.

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Ogden Elementary students get American history lesson

Monday, September 21st, 2009

By Ana RibeiroAna.Ribeiro@StarNewsOnline.com

The costumed Daughters of the American Revolution used props such as a 13-star American flag and a big Bill of Rights to demonstrate the centuries-old history of our independence and Constitution.

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Officers on scene of domestic dispute find drugs, handgun on man who resisted arrest

Monday, September 21st, 2009

A man who reportedly resisted arrest and tried to assault an officer on the scene of a domestic dispute faces a slew of charges, including possession of marijuana and cocaine, according to a news release from Lucy Crockett with the Wilmington Police Department.

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