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Archive for July, 2012

Look for creativity at Saturday’s Hair Expo

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Southeastern Hair & Fashion Show Summer Expo is at the Schwartz Center on Saturday/

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Teacher pay raises don’t account for experience

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Pay raise doesn’t include years of experience

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UNCW grad plays bass in rising act Delta Rae

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

The six young, attractive performers have the look of the next pop music sensation.

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Sheriff: Deputy fatally shot in double shooting near Boone

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

WATAUGA COUNTY, NC (WSOCTV) — A Watauga County deputy was shot and killed early Thursday morning, the sheriff’s office said.

The shooting happened at a house on Hardin Road, just off Highway 421, about six miles from Boone in the Deep Gap community around 1 a.m.

Officials said when deputies arrived, the suspect, whose name hasn’t been released, opened fire. One deputy was hit, and another returned fire, the sheriff’s office said.

Deputy William Mast Jr. died from injuries suffered in the shooting, officials said.

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Drought returns to Southeastern North Carolina

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

 WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Parts of Brunswick and New Hanover Counties have officially regained drought status this morning. The latest report from the U.S. Drought monitor upgraded the two coastal counties in its latest report this morning. Parts of Columbus and Pender counties are classified as "abnormally dry".

The entire country has been feeling the pain of long periods without significant rainfall. Here in North Carolina, the last several years have been particularly dry – which has been especially difficult for farmers.

As of Thursday morning, Wilmington reported a nearly ten inch rainfall deficit for 2012. In 2011, the area fell shy of it’s normal rainfall by over 10 inches. 


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