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Archive for September, 2009

Peace group to hold Wilmington event Monday

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

The regional chapter of Grandmothers for Peace will celebrate International Day of Peace at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Hugh MacRae Park Shelter 4.

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Developer Nick Garrett files for personal bankruptcy protection

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

By Wayne FaulknerWayne.Faulkner@StarNewsOnline.com

Prominent builder and developer Nick Garrett has filed for personal Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, listing debts of $10 million to $50 million, according to bankruptcy documents filed Wednesday.

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Children’s Museum exhibit focuses on dental hygiene

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

By Vicky Eckenrode, Vicky.Eckenrode@StarNewsOnline.com

The highlight of the new ToothaSaurus pediatric dental exhibit at The Children’s Museum of Wilmington are the microscopes magnifying saliva samples and sharks’ teeth.

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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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