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Archive for May, 2012

Jennifer Aniston movie opens offices at Screen Gems

Friday, May 18th, 2012

WILMINGTON, NC (StarNewsOnline.com) — A comedy set to star Jennifer Aniston has opened production offices at EUE/Screen Gems Studios in Wilmington, the StarNews reports.

The film, a New Line Cinema production, has been scouting for filming locations in the area, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the movie.

Principal photography is expected to begin in late June or early July.

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College students to see hefty insurance price hike

Friday, May 18th, 2012

The increase is partially driven by new federal regulations.

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Brunswick County man to buy house with Cash 5 jackpot

Friday, May 18th, 2012

RALEIGH, NC (NEWS RELEASE) -– Gregory Grainger of Brunswick County said he plans to buy a house and save for retirement with the $255,979 he won playing the Carolina Cash 5 game.

Grainger, a manufacturing worker, said he bought three Quick Pick tickets for the May 13 drawing when he stopped at the Food Lion on Village Road in Leland on his way home from work. He said he learned of his good luck while visiting his fiancée. He said his fiancée was holding the ticket while he read the winning numbers out of his local newspaper, the StarNews.

“She said, ‘Read them to me again,'” Grainger recalled as he collected his winnings Friday at lottery headquarters in Raleigh. “Then she put the ticket down beside me. I was speechless after that.”

After taxes were withheld, Grainger received a check for $174,066.

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Wilmington fourth-grader honored as hero

Friday, May 18th, 2012

A Wilmington fourth-grader received the 911 Hero Award

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Wilmington Greek Festival kicks off today

Friday, May 18th, 2012

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The Greek community of Wilmington, NC shares its culture, faith, and heritage including food, music, dancing, a marketplace and cooking demonstrations by hosting the 20th Annual Greek Festival. It runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Chuch on College Rd.

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