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Two awarded for outstanding achievement at Commission meeting

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

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At Monday night’s New Hanover County Commission meeting, two Wilmington residents received honors for outstanding achievements.

VFW Post 2573 honored Cathy Johnson, who works with New Hanover Regional Medical Center, with the Paramedic of the Year award. Johnson was recognized as a patient advocate, and a teacher to those who work with her.

Throughout her lengthy career, she has been a staff paramedic, a crew chief, and a field training officer.

C.L. Wilson, of the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, was awarded the Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.

Wilson has a military background, and served in Iraq.

He was recognized for being a leader by example and for his work with the sheriff’s office for more than a decade.

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At Monday night’s New Hanover County Commission meeting, two Wilmington residents received honors for outstanding achievements.

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NC bank panel hears comment on new mortgage rules

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Banks and anyone else with an interest in how new North Carolina mortgage laws are applied have an invitation to sound off.

The state banking commission holds a public hearing Tuesday morning to discuss how it would apply foreclosure prevention laws the General Assembly passed this year.

The banking commissioner says the new laws and its proposed mortgage rules would help reduce foreclosures, improve consumer protection, and make the mortgage market work better.

One change would require a mortgage servicer to stop the foreclosure process while it considers a homeowner’s request for help.

Another change tells a mortgage servicer to respond quickly and clearly when a homeowner requests assistance.

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

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Banks and anyone else with an interest in how new North Carolina mortgage laws are applied have an invitation to sound off.

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‘Wonderful Life’ screening in its 12th year at UNCW

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

For the 12th year, UNCW is showing the 1946 Christmas classic directed by Frank Capra, “It’s a Wonderful Life.”

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‘Wonderful’ screening in its 12th year

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

For the 12th year, UNCW is showing the 1946 Christmas classic directed by Frank Capra, “It’s a Wonderful Life.”

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Goodwill – Wartime visit by Marines brought out hospitality

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

By Will JonesWill.Jones@StarNewsOnline.com

Veterans Day has come and gone, but one thank-you remains to be passed on. Doug Shoemake of Hattiesburg, Miss., wrote about it.“In the fall of 1943, two young Marines armed with weekend passes and round-trip tickets boarded a bus from Camp Lejeune to your fair city, Wilmington.

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