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Archive for June, 2012

Progress- Duke merger wins fed approval, with conditions

Saturday, June 9th, 2012

The merger, which had been rejected twice previously, “will not have an adverse effect on competition.”

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Here Now – Hoggard grad lives reality dream

Saturday, June 9th, 2012

Evan Real is covering reality TV stars for OK! Magazine and its sister publication Reality Magazine

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My Reporter – What are our backyard burning rules?

Saturday, June 9th, 2012

Rules for campfires in your yard explained

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Bladen Co. deputy killed in crash

Saturday, June 9th, 2012

BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A Bladen County Sheriff’s deputy is dead after a car crash while responding to a call.

The Sheriff’s Office says just before 11 p.m. Friday, Dep. Dwayne Charles Hester, 39, died while responding to an in-progress assault with a deadly weapon incident in his marked patrol car.

Dep. Hester was an employee with the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office for a little over a year. Before that, he was a police officer with the Elizabethtown Police Department for four years.

Dep. Hester is survived by his wife and two children.

Funeral arrangements are pending.

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Waccama Bank acquired by First Community Bank

Friday, June 8th, 2012

WHITEVILLE, NC (WWAY) — Waccamaw Bank is no more. First Community Bank, of Bluefield, VA, is taking over the business.

In a news release sent today, bank leaders said despite their efforts to restore capital ratios, the bank has lost its struggle to maintain ownership.

Waccamaw Bank has been in operation for 14 years with branches in Wilmington, Oak Island, Shallotte and Southport.

Branches will open Monday as First Community Bank. Customers with questuions can call the FDIC at 10877-275-3342.

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