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Archive for September, 2012

Back Then – Streetcar service extended to Greenfield Park in 1912

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Looking back at stories from the StarNews archives.

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Silver Laket fit with theory about meteors

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

The space theory for the formation of Carolina bays was popularized in the 1940s and 1950s

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CFCC recognized as military friendly again

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — GI Jobs Magazine has named Cape Fear Community College a “Military Friendly School” for a second year in a row.

CFCC serves more than 570 military or family members who are using veteran benefits. The school’s veterans center gives service members a place to study, get counseling and find answers that affect them.

“Just being here and having these other people around that have a vast majority of the knowledge that I don’t have is a big help,” said student and former US Army Sgt. Victoria Breaud.

Only 20 percent of approximately 7,000 colleges in the United States are considered to be military friendly by GI Jobs Magazine.

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STORMTRACK 3: Tornado Watch in effect for part of southeastern NC

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

SOUTHEASTERN NC (WWAY) — A Tornado Watch remains in effect for Sampson and Duplin counties through early evening. A strong storm system will continue to produce widespread showers/storms today. Many storms will contain heavy rain and frequent lightning, and a few storms may reach severe limits. An isolated tornado is possible locally, but a greater tornado threat exists across northeastern North Carolina. Cooler, more stable air will arrive behind this storm system.

You can always get the latest updates and warnings by following us on Facebook& Twitter, and you can track the storms yourself by using our Interactive Radar online or by downloading our StormTrack 3 Weather App.

– Chief Meteorologist Jerry Jackson

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County to promote healthy choices

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Market to offer ways of living a healthier lifestyle

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