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Archive for September, 2009

Two women find themselves in federal prison after December drug bust

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009



Two Wilmington women arrested during a drug bust last year will spend time behind bars in federal prison.

Ashley Ricks, a UNCW student will serve six years. Kathryn Williams will serve five.

In December, police found 2,200 tablets of ecstasy, 18 pounds of marijuana, 11 guns, $28,000 in cash, and several laptops in an early morning raid of their apartment on Lennon Drive.

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Two Wilmington women arrested during a drug bust last year will spend time behind bars in federal prison.

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2 Wilmington men arrested in downtown home invasion, armed robbery

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

Two Wilmington men were arrested on a string of charges shortly after a home invasion and armed robbery Monday night.

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Teen with ties to Sen. R.C. Soles back in jail

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

Associated Press

The Fayetteville Observer reported Tuesday that officers caught Allen Strickland near the Tabor City home of Sen. R.C. Soles, the 74-year-old Democrat who has been a benefactor to the boy.

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Federal grant helps provide N.C. families’ health insurance

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

By Vicky Eckenrode,Vicky.Eckenrode@StarNewsOnline.com

Uninsured families in North Carolina could find health coverage through a program the state will start after receiving a grant from the federal government, officials said Monday.

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Leatherback turtle nest hatches on Carolina Beach

Monday, September 14th, 2009

By Shannan BowenShannan.Bowen@StarNewsOnline.com

First-known nest south of the Outer Banks sends about 70 hatchlings into the sea around 10 p.m.

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