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Archive for October, 2009

Costume contest just a part of Surf City’s annual Halloween festivities

Monday, October 26th, 2009

By Amanda HutchesonStarNews Correspondent

Area children will get a chance to show off their costumes while raising food for those in need at Surf City’s fall festival.

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Protesters organize against peace activist’s appearance at Brunswick college

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan’s presentation, also featuring retired Lt. Col. Bob Bowman, is at 7 p.m. at Brunswick Community College’s Odell Williamson Auditorium. Starting at 6 p.m., retired educator Christy Judah will organize a demonstration on the lawn in front of the venue.

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Volunteers boat out to clean up spit of land; 2 are injured

Sunday, October 25th, 2009

By Chris MazzoliniChris.Mazzolini@StarNewsOnline.com

All that trash and more came off an uninhabited isle in the Cape Fear River, targeted by local environmental groups and outdoor enthusiasts as sorely in need of a cleanup.

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Burgaw’s interim town manager to stay a while longer

Sunday, October 25th, 2009

By K.J. Williams Citydesk@StarNewsOnline.Com

Burgaw’s long-term “interim” town manager will stay on the job for another year and a half before retiring. Martin Beach’s current two-year contract was set to expire in December. The town Board of Commissioners opted to extend it early after discussing it in a closed session Oct. 13.

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Easley back in spotlight with elections hearing

Sunday, October 25th, 2009

By GARY D. ROBERTSONAssociated Press

Former North Carolina Gov. Mike Easley’s campaign finances go under the microscope Monday when state election officials begin to scrutinize his election efforts and money from the state Democratic Party.

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