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Archive for October, 2009

Masonboro Island trash up for discussion Thursday night

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

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Masonboro Island sees its fair share of crowds every holiday. When they leave, they often leave their trash behind.

A local advisory committee is trying to figure out the best way to handle the crowds and trash. If you have an opinion on the matter, feel free to share it Thursday night.

A special meeting is taking place at the UNCW Center for Marine Science at 5600 Marvin Moss Lane. It starts at 6:00 p.m.

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Masonboro Island sees its fair share of crowds every holiday. When they leave, they often leave their trash behind.

A local advisory committee is trying to figure out the best way to handle the crowds and trash.

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CheckMeds NC program helps seniors manage medication

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

By Vicky Eckenrode,Vicky.Eckenrode@StarNewsOnline.com

The program, funded by the state Health and Wellness Trust Fund, pays for seniors to meet with pharmacists for a face-to-face consultation lasting anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour about their medicines.

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Boiling Spring Lakes board OK’s first step toward sewer

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

By Ken Little,Citydesk@StarNewsOnline.Com

The Boiling Spring Lakes town board has authorized Town Manager David Lewis to negotiate with Brunswick County for service to the N.C. 87 commercial corridor.

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Love arcade games? This auction is for you

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

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If you have ever dreamed of having your own video arcade game, Friday might be your lucky day. Wilson’s Restaurant in Wilmington shut down nearly a year ago. That is where our John Rendleman was Wednesday night to get a sneak peak at Friday’s auction.

Watch John Rendleman’s sneak peak tour of the auction.

The doors at Wilson’s Restaurant will open on Friday at 8:00 a.m. The public auction begins at 10:00 pm.

You can find more information on Friday’s auction at floydsauction.net.

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videoIf you have ever dreamed of having your own video arcade game, Friday might be your lucky day. Wilson’s Restaurant in Wilmington shut down nearly a year ago. That is where our John Rendleman was Wednesday night to get a sneak peak at Friday’s auction.

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Reader Rx – Tendonitis in foot may require surgery when treatment fails

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

Conservative treatment of posterior tibial tendonitis consists of immobilization via cast or walking boots, along with use of anti-inflammatory medications and ice. Later, physical therapy, custom inserts and braces may be used. When symptoms fail to respond, surgical intervention may be warranted.

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