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Archive for March, 2010

Nuclear plant’s ‘outage season’ brings business to Brunswick

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

By Wayne FaulknerWayne.Faulkner@StarNewsOnline.com

It’s “outage” season in Southport, when hundreds of workers from across the country descend on Progress Energy’s Brunswick Nuclear Plant for a planned reactor shutdown for maintenance and refueling.

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Back Then – Four inches of snow sets a city record in March 1960

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

By Scott NunnScott.Nunn@StarNewsOnline.com

Four inches of snow fell on Wilmington, what was then a record for March. (Didn’t we have a pretty big March snowstorm toward the end of the ’70s? Send me an e-mail, please, if you recall the dates.)

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MyReporter examines the history of St. Thomas church

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Wilmington Catholics did not have a church of their own until Jan. 1, 1845, when Bishop Aloysius Reynolds formed the parish of St. Thomas the Apostle.

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Lamp malfunction suspected in fire

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Firefighters suspect a lamp used for growing a school project sparked a fire that damaged a home Tuesday afternoon.

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Brunswick County gives support to marina proposal

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners agreed Monday night to help local commercial fishermen pursue state-owned property for a cooperative marina.

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