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Archive for October, 2012

Granville Gehris named Topsail baseball coach

Saturday, October 20th, 2012

Topsail High School has named Granville Gehris the schools baseball coach.  Gehris replaces Ryan Morris, who stepped down in September.

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Wake Forest picks up road victory at Virginia

Saturday, October 20th, 2012

Chad Hedlund kicked three field goals and Wake Forest returned from an open week with a much-improved defense and beat mistake-prone Virginia 16-10 on Saturday, the Cavaliers' sixth consecutive loss.

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Dozens participate in Zombie Walk downtown

Saturday, October 20th, 2012

It's not Halloween just yet, but the zombies in the Port City are already coming out.

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PUMPKIN PATCH IS A HIT

Saturday, October 20th, 2012

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY)–It’s that time of the year again. As October approaches its last couple of weeks…Halloween fever begins to set in. And what better place to get your tricks and treats than at a local pumpkin patch. Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church hosts this youth fundraiser every October. Local parents and children spent their weekend picking out the perfect pumpkin to carve for the holidays.

Church youth director Kristin Bednarczyk says after 22-years, it’s still got it.

“The greatest thing about our pumpkin patch is that we’re blessed with a great location and the beauty of these old trees. This is a place of tradition. This is our 22nd year for families to come. And it just brings joy to see the smiles on family’s faces is worth every bit of it.”

The church pumpkin patch continues through the end of October. And believe me, it has pumpkins of all sizes. You can get big, small, and mini pumpkins at the pumpkin patch.

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ARTHRITIS WALK RAISES AWARENESS

Saturday, October 20th, 2012

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY)– Walkers took on Arthritis one step at a time this weekend in Hugh MacRae Park for the 7th Annual Arthritis Walk. The slogan…’Let’s move together.’And it looked like everyone had fun doing it. Senior Vice President of Health and Wellness Nick Turkas has been involved with this event for over ten years. He hopes to raise awareness. He also hopes other people will join the fight against Arthritis.

“We want people to know that Arthritis is a serious disease. That Arthritis affects people in Wilmington and all over North Carolina and there is something that they can do about it. They can get involved in these events and they can help others take control of this disease. And raise the funds that will help cure Arthritis.”

Nick says over two-million people in North Carolina suffer from Arthritis. He says the money raised by events like the Arthritis Walk help support vital research that could eventually lead to a cure.

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