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Archive for September, 2009

Truck drags NC officer; police search for driver

Friday, September 18th, 2009

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ZEBULON, N.C. — Three people have been arrested and police are searching for a driver after a North Carolina police officer was dragged by a truck that then ran over him.

Police told WRAL-TV that the Zebulon police officer may have suffered a broken leg.

Police say the officer responded about 2 a.m. Friday to a call about people stealing propane tanks at a gas station. When police saw the truck at another gas station, an officer in training went to the passenger’s side and stood in the truck doorway.

Police say the officer was trapped when the driver put the truck in reverse, and the passenger tried to shut the door. The officer was dragged about 15 to 20 feet.

Police Chief Tim Hayworth says when the officer got free, the vehicle ran over him.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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Three people have been arrested and police are searching for a driver after a North Carolina police officer was dragged by a truck that then ran over him.

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Editor’s Note – It’s hard to listen over all that noise

Friday, September 18th, 2009

By Robyn TomlinRobyn.Tomlin@StarNewsOnline.com

Talking to people who are frustrated or upset is part of an editor’s job description, but the angry calls escalated to a new level this week.

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Cat saved after fire at Wilmington apartment complex

Friday, September 18th, 2009

The Wilmington Fire Department responded to a fire at Antiqua Apartments, near Carolina Beach Road and Independence Boulevard.

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N.C. community colleges to enroll illegal immigrants

Friday, September 18th, 2009

The State Board of Community Colleges has voted to allow illegal immigrants to enroll at North Carolina campuses starting next year.

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Artistry offers artists a new Southport venue

Friday, September 18th, 2009

By Carolyn BowersStarNews Correspondent

Artistry is a consignment shop where the owners and the artists work collaboratively to bring their customers an array of gifts from wood turning pieces to watercolor prints to jewelry.

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