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Archive for November, 2009

Currie wins Leland council seat by one vote

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

The canvass results show Martha Currie with 563 votes and Roy Lettieri with 562. They had been tied before provisional ballots were tallied.

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Brunswick County looks to change dangerous dog ordinances

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

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Brunswick County is getting closer to changing its ordinances regarding dangerous dogs.

Health director Don Yausey told the Brunswick Board of Health Monday night that attorneys are reviewing the language of the ordinance, attempting to work out the kinks.

Yausey expects the new ordinances to be placed on the agenda of a county commission meeting in the near future.

In a nutshell, Brunswick County is trying to employ a dangerous dog appeals system that would be similar to the one New Hanover County uses.

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Brunswick County is getting closer to changing its ordinances regarding dangerous dogs.

Health director Don Yausey told the Brunswick Board of Health Monday night that attorneys are reviewing the language of the ordinance, attempting to work out the kinks.

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Wilmington home sales continue to improve

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

By Wayne FaulknerWayne.Faulkner@StarNewsOnline.com

Home sales in the Wilmington area continued to improve in October, with the number of closed transactions topping year-earlier levels for the second straight month.

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Silver Alert for missing Apex teen, used ATM in Wilmington

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

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The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a 17-year-old boy.

Christopher Huffman is from Apex, but deputies said he withdrew money from a State Employees Credit Union branch in Wilmington Monday afternoon.

The reason they have issued the silver alert is that Huffman suffers from dementia or some other mental disorder. He was last seen wearing a black and gray stripped sweater, jeans and tennis shoes. He was driving a black Jeep Liberty.

Anyone with information should call local law enforcement or Apex Police.

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The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a 17-year-old boy.

Christopher Huffman is from Apex, but deputies said he withdrew money from a State Employees Credit Union branch in Wilmington Monday afternoon.

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Trial underway in 2007 murder of Dywaune Simpson

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

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The trial is underway for a man accused in a 2007 murder.

Rono Dunn is charged with murdering Dywaune Simpson near the old Nesbitt Courts Housing Complex in Wilmington in late October of 2007.

Monday, the second officer to the scene took the stand to talk about where the murder took place.

A Wilmington police officer said a man came out of the shadows, shot and killed Simpson, and disappeared into the woods.

The trial is expected to continue all week.

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The trial is underway for a man accused in a 2007 murder.

Rono Dunn is charged with murdering Dywaune Simpson near the old Nesbitt Courts Housing Complex in Wilmington in late October of 2007.

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