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Archive for April, 2010

Bald Head Island comes out to give vets a relaxing escape

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

By Amy HotzAmy.Hotz@StarNewsOnline.com

Five Purple Heart recipients are enjoying a weekend at the exclusive island in Brunswick County as guests of Bald Head’s residents through Wounded Warriors, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping wounded vets and their families.

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Rep. Frank Iler to hold town hall meeting in Boiling Spring Lakes

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

N.C. Rep. Frank Iler, R-Brunswick, will hold a town hall meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Boiling Spring Lakes City Hall, 9 E. Boiling Spring Road.

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Painting on bridge to prompt lane closings for summer

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

By Patrick GannonPatrick.Gannon@StarNewsOnline.com

According to a DOT news release, one lane in each direction could be closed through May 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 7 p.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday.

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Former New Hanover inspections director sues county over termination

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

By Veronica GonzalezVeronica.Gonzalez@StarNewsOnline.com

The former director of New Hanover County’s inspections department is suing County Manager Bruce Shell for firing him because he refused to ignore a code violation at a Landfall home built by a member of the planning board, according to a lawsuit filed Friday at the courthouse.

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Some predict housing industry boomlet will outlast federal tax incentive

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

By Gareth McGrathGareth.McGrath@StarNewsOnline.com

Craig Stevens, founder of Stevens Fine Homes and builder of Garlington Heights, said of the more than 160 houses he’s sold in the past year, he estimates at least 65 percent were tied to the federal stimulus.

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