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Archive for September, 2009

Thalian Hall main stage closes for renovations

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

By John StatonJohn.Staton@StarNewsOnline.com

When the curtain rises again in 2010, the main stage space of Thalian Hall will have undergone its most extensive renovations in nearly two decades.

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Death of Hampstead woman investigated as homicide

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

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The death of a Hampstead woman is now being investigated as a homicide.

Fifty-two-year old Beverly Moore was found dead in her home, on Sloop Point Road, Sunday night. Moore was married with three children.

Neighbors did not want to go on camera, but said they often heard fights coming from inside the house.

The Pender County Sheriff’s Office said the cause of death is still under investigation.

An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.

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The death of a Hampstead woman is now being investigated as a homicide.

Fifty-two-year old Beverly Moore was found dead in her home, on Sloop Point Road, Sunday night. Moore was married with three children.

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Toyota recalling nearly 4 million vehicles

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

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Toyota is issuing the largest recall in the auto company’s history. They are recalling nearly four million vehicles in the United States.

The problem: A removable floor mat that could interfere with the vehicle’s accelerator and cause a crash.

Toyota says owners should take out the floor mats on the driver’s side and not replace them.

Contact your local Toyota dealer for more information.

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Toyota is issuing the largest recall in the auto company’s history. They are recalling nearly four million vehicles in the United States.

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NC-based gardening, cooking show to air in 2010

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

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LENOIR, N.C. — Production has begun on a North Carolina-based television show about gardening, cooking and entertaining, Southern style.

Homerun Entertainment said production has begun on the show titled “Southern Fresh with Tim & Jan,” hosted by Tim Haas and Jan Kirby. The show is scheduled to begin airing on the RFD-TV
network in early 2010.

The series is produced by Los Angeles-based Homerun Entertainment, which also produces shows for the Food Network and WE: Women’s Entertainment, among others.

Each episode of “Southern Fresh” starts in the garden, where Kirby gives information and tips. From there, the two head into the kitchen, where Haas, a chef, demonstrates how to cook various dishes highlighting what Kirby has just picked from the garden.

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

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Production has begun on a North Carolina-based television show about gardening, cooking and entertaining, Southern style.

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Poplar Grove Plantation cancels Christmas event

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

By K.J. Williams Citydesk@StarNewsOnline.com

Rainy weather coincided with the nonprofit foundation’s fundraisers that support the living history museum, lowering attendance and drenching profits.

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