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Archive for December, 2009

English teacher charged with felony sex crimes in Winston-Salem

Friday, December 4th, 2009

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) – A North Carolina high school English teacher has been charged with ten felony counts of sexual misconduct involving a student.

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Future of Topsail Beach nourishment project still unclear

Friday, December 4th, 2009

By Amanda HutchesonCitydesk@StarNewsOnline.com

At a special meeting called less than a week before the new board takes office, current and incoming Topsail Beach commissioners reviewed the town’s interim beach nourishment plan and discussed possible alternatives.

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Director: Cucalorus box office sales up 33 percent

Friday, December 4th, 2009

By Amy HotzAmy.Hotz@StarNewsOnline.com

Wilmington’s 15th annual Cucalorus Film Festival beat out five days of bad weather and a year’s worth of a shaky economy to have one of its best turnouts, festival officials say.

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911 tapes: Shooting victim alive when responders arrived

Friday, December 4th, 2009

By Shannan BowenShannan.Bowen@StarNewsOnline.com

Three calls advising injuries from gunshot wounds came into the New Hanover County 911 center within about 30 seconds of each other.

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Local Red Cross icon dies at age 87

Friday, December 4th, 2009

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A woman at the heart of the local American Red Cross has died. Alice Snead passed away Thursday at the age of 87.

Snead’s service to the Red Cross started in 1942, when she was a member of the Nurse’s Aid Corps in Richmond, Virginia.

She moved to Wilmington in the 1950’s. Since then, she has served as both a Cape Fear chapter employee and volunteer.

Alice’s history with the Red Cross was featured in the recent Cape Fear Museum exhibit, recounting the Cape Fear chapter’s 100 years of service.

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A woman at the heart of the local American Red Cross has died. Alice Snead passed away Thursday at the age of 87.

Snead’s service to the Red Cross started in 1942, when she was…

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