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Archive for November, 2009

New Hanover school board seeks district map alternatives

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

By Chelsea KellnerChelsea.Kellner@StarNewsOnline.com

A new map has been requested for the New Hanover County Board of Education’s middle school redistricting work session scheduled for later this month.

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Back Then – Nov. 1909: Port City welcomes President Taft

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

By Scott NunnScott.Nunn@StarNewsOnline.com

Nov. 9, 1909 was a storied day in Wilmington’s history with the visit of President William Howard Taft to the city.

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Oak Island has a new mayor, Wallace beats Vereen

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

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In Oak Island there will be a new mayor. Betty Wallace handily beating incumbent Johnie Vereen Tuesday night. WWAY’s Steve Rondinaro spoke with the new mayor-elect.

Some of Betty Wallace’s main priorities are developing complete and total disclosure, dealing with annexation, and the future of Oak Island.

 
 
 
 
 

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videoIn Oak Island there will be a new mayor. Betty Wallace handily beating incumbent Johnie Vereen Tuesday night. WWAY’s Steve Rondinaro spoke with the new mayor-elect.

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Football star Herschel Walker to speak to Marines

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

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CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. — Heisman Trophy winner Herschel Walker will visit North Carolina-based Marines to promote a treatment program for mental health and chemical dependency.

The treatment is designed for military members, veterans, retirees, and their families.

Walker will visit Marines and students Wednesday at the Marine Corps Combat Service Support School at Camp Johnson, which is part of Camp Lejeune.

Walker, who played college ball at the University of Georgia and who spent 14 years in professional football, suffers from a trauma-related disorder. He will encourage Marines facing depression and substance abuse to seek help.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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Heisman Trophy winner Herschel Walker will visit North Carolina-based Marines to promote a treatment program for mental health and chemical dependency.

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Lambeth claims Kure Beach mayor as Pleasure Island voters select new faces

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

By Amanda Hutcheson and Gareth McGrathCitydesk@StarNewsOnline.com

Elections on Pleasure Island on Tuesday produced plenty of change as voters elected a new mayor and two new councilmen in Kure Beach and two new councilmen in Carolina Beach.In Kure Beach, Dean Lambeth narrowly defeated Jim Vatrt for mayor.

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