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Archive for September, 2009

Pulitzer Prize-winning NC newspaper publisher dies

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

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Pulitzer Prize-winner Horace Carter has died. He passed away Wednesday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center after suffering a heart attack.

Carter was the editor of the Tabor City Tribune in 1954 when it and the news reporter won the Pulitzer for their reporting on the racist activities of the Ku Klux Klan.

Despite the many threats in his professional and personal life, Carter never backed down in his reporting and writing.

Horace Carter was 88 years old.

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Pulitzer Prize-winner Horace Carter has died. He passed away Wednesday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center after suffering a heart attack.

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Nine Brunswick County students taken to hospital with minor injuries after bus accident

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

By Ana RibeiroAna.Ribeiro@StarNewsOnline.com

The accident happened about 8 a.m. at a bus stop on N.C. 211, close to the second entrance to St. James Plantation, according to Brunswick County Schools Superintendent Katie McGee.

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Doctor pulls plastic from Wilmington man’s lung

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

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Doctors say the coughing spells, fatigue and pneumonia spells that plagued a Wilmington man for more than a year were likely caused by a piece of a plastic he sucked into his lung by gulping his soda.

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Surf City mayor on ABC Commission

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

Gov. Beverly Perdue named Surf City Mayor A.B. “Zander” Guy as a commission member to fill the third and final spot on the state’s alcoholic beverage regulatory board.

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Cameron, Cape Fear museums join in free Smithsonian event

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

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Cameron Art Museum and Cape Fear Museum of History and Science will join more than 1,000 museums nationwide and open their doors to Smithsonian Magazine subscribers and smithsonian.com visitors.

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