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Archive for October, 2009

Cape Fear Red Cross jumps into world of social media

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

By Si CantwellSi.Cantwell@StarNewsOnline.com

The Cape Fear Chapter of the American Red Cross is more than 100 years old, but it’s not looking back.

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Carolina Shores voters will pick government form

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

By Shelby SebensShelby.Sebens@StarNewsOnline.com

Carolina Shores voters will choose the type of government they want on Tuesday.On the ballot is a referendum asking voters if they want the town to return to the mayor-council form of government.

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Editor’s note – Getting info from kids is tough, even for journalist

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

By Robyn TomlinRobyn.Tomlin@StarNewsOnline.com

There are advantages to being a journalist.When you have questions, you can generally find answers.When you want to know what your government officials are up to, you can file a public records request for documents that might give you a behind-the-scenes look at their actions and discussions.

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N.C. orthodontist paying kids to turn in Halloween candy

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

Associated Press

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – A North Carolina orthodontist is offering to pay trick-or-treaters to fork over their candy.The News & Observer of Raleigh reports that Dr. Jason Gladwell of Wake Forest will pay children $1 per pound of candy they bring into his office. Children can make the swap on Monday and Wednesday.

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Fire, water on agenda for Pender meeting

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

By K.J. WilliamsCitydesk@StarNewsOnline.com

Scotts Hill residents can hear the latest information about Pender County’s plans to bring county water to the community and hear about the future of its fire protection at a neighborhood meeting Tuesday night.

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