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Archive for December, 2011

Great white shark sightings rare

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

The video has garnered international media attention since its Thanksgiving weekend debut.

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New bar wants to open at old Rox site downtown

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A downtown Wilmington bar that closed its doors because of violence is looking to open under new ownership.

Friday the city’s ABC Review Committee will review a liquor license request for 208 Market Street. That’s the site of what was Rox.

The owner of that bar said in February he would close shop when his lease ran out in September because of violence in the neighborhood.

The new owners want to open a bar called the Brikhouse, which according to the permit application would serve beer, wine and mixed drinks..

City leaders have suggested limiting the number of bars downtown because of problems with violence and the negative impact on the city’s image.

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Back Then – Raleigh football team feted after victory

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Looking back 50 and100 years ago in the StarNews archives.

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It’s all about the clearance in Holden Beach

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

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Former Braves manager visits to talk baseball

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

O’Grady said the interest in Wilmington is flattering, but the chances of basing a team here are unclear.

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