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Archive for November, 2009

Subway on Castle Hayne Road robbed

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

Castle Hayne | New Hanover County sheriff’s deputies were investigating a report of an armed robbery shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Subway Sandwiches & Salads restaurant at 6001 Castle Hayne Road, according to a release from the sheriff’s office.

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Brunswick Nuclear Plant to test emergency sirens

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

The Brunswick Nuclear Plant in Southport will conduct its annual full-volume test of its public notification sirens.

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Port is rebounding from recession faster than its competitors

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

By Jim BrummStarNews Correspondent

Double-digit growth in container shipments is pulling the Port of Wilmington out of the recession ahead of its mid-Atlantic competitors, N.C. State Ports Authority Chief Executive Thomas Eagar said Monday.

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CFCC Marine Tech students prepare for the unthinkable

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

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Cape Fear Community College Marine Technology students train for many situations. Tuesday, they learned what to do if the unthinkable happens at sea. The students deployed their life raft as part of their Boat Handling and Seamenship course.

The raft holds 25 people and it comes with every thing you would need to survive if something happen out on the water.

“Those two 25 person rafts are ready to go, we never needed them in nearly 400 voyages that we’ve taken, we pray we never will need them but they’re ready to go in the unlikely event that we do need them,” said marine technology instructor Steve Beuth.

The class also put on their inflatable immersion suits and did water training.

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Cape Fear Community College Marine Technology students train for many situations. Tuesday, they learned what to do if the unthinkable happens at sea.

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Pender commissioners approve grant for drug treatment center in Burgaw

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

By K.J. WilliamsCitydesk@StarNewsOnline.com

A planned residential substance abuse treatment facility for youth to be built in Burgaw has received state grant funding based on the jobs it is expected to provide. It also has received the blessing of local officials who had raised concerns about security.

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