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Archive for October, 2009

Woman injured in shooting near Shallotte

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

The shooting occurred about 2:30 a.m. Saturday as the victim was leaving a club on Graybridge Road around closing time, according to Lt. Sam Davis of the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office.

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North Carolina Journalism Hall of Famer dies at 92

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

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A Brunswick County woman who once ran for lieutenant governor has died. Margaret Taylor Harper died Sunday in Durham from complications after a stroke. She was 92.

Harper ran for, and lost the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor in 1968 an 1972. A member of the North Carolina Journalism Hall of Fame, she edited the State Port Pilot Newspaper in Southport for her husband while he served in World War II.

A memorial service will be held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church in Southport. Visitation will be at 1:00 p.m. in the Church Fellowship Hall.

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A Brunswick County woman who once ran for lieutenant governor has died. Margaret Taylor Harper died Sunday in Durham from complications after a stroke. She was 92.

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N.C. lottery players favor Pick 3 game for frequency

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

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North Carolina has bucked a national trend of lower spending on state-run gambling partly thanks to the surprise performance of a twice-daily game with low payouts.

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Businesses announce Wilmington openings

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

Seven new businesses open in downtown WIlmington, First Federal opens offices in Lowes Foods and Sanford Rose adds fifth N.C. office, its first in Wilmington.

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Salvation Army group accepting applications for Christmas aid

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

By Brandon Sneed,StarNews Correspondent

Wilmington’s Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary takes applications from families in need Oct. 26 to Oct. 30 and Nov. 5 and 6 at the old Haverty’s building on Oleander Drive.

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