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Archive for November, 2009

“One Tree Hill” concert scene postponed

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

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Eager extras waiting for their 15 minutes of fame have to wait a few days more. The concert scene for the show One Tree Hill has been postponed because of the rain.

The shoot will take place Monday or Tuesday at Battleship Park.

All extras are encouraged to check the Fincannon and Associates website until then to monitor any changes.

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Eager extras waiting for their 15 minutes of fame have to wait a few days more.

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Mayor Bill Saffo among panelists for downtown crime forum tonight

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo will be among the panelists at tonight’s StarNews Forum on Downtown Crime.It’s 7 to 9 p.m. in the third-floor conference room of Front Street Brewery, 9 N. Front St.

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NHC Sheriff’s Office graduates citizen deputies

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

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The New Hanover County Sheriff’s office has 38 new additions. The graduates of the inaugural Citizen’s Academy aren’t Deputies, but they’ve developed a know-how to make the county safer. The class learned what it takes to be proactive, rather than reactive.

“The things that I learned that the Sheriff does for the citizens of this county that I never realized before, but I learned in this class. As a result I feel much safer now than I did when I first started this class,” said graduate Craven Hughes.

The graduates completed 10 weeks of hands-on training before receiving certificates Tuesday night.

“I think it went great,” says Sheriff’s Department Chief Larry Hines. “In talking with the people who attended the academy and our people who conducted it, everybody says they loved it.”

Chief Larry Hines coordinated the Citizen’s Academy, with the help of Sheriff Ed McMahon.
The Sheriff’s wife Teena even attended the Academy – and passed.

Sheriff McMahon says he plans on holding the Academy again in January.

If you’re interested in being a part of the next Citizen’s Academy in New Hanover County, visit the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office.

Applicants must pass a background check to qualify.

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The graduates of the inaugural Citizen’s Academy aren’t Deputies, but they’ve developed a know-how to make the county safer.

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Veterans Day events celebrate, honor American vets

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

By David ReynoldsDave.Reynolds@StarNewsonline.com

Wilmington | When Andy Owens attended Veterans Day events while growing up, he saw a camaraderie he hoped to one day be a part of and a way of life he respected.

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Weather puts Pender schools on 2-hour delay Thursday

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

By Gareth McGrathGareth.McGrath@StarNewsOnline.com

Pender County Schools will be on a two-hour delay Thursday because of wind and flood advisories from Ida, according to the county schools’ Web site.

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