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Archive for March, 2013

John Deere donation worth more than $130,000

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The Volunteer Mowers of First Tee of Brunswick County received help through a large donation of John Deere machinery Friday morning.

Revels Turf and Tractor donated four vehicles, worth more than $130,000 for the all-youth golf club. The 30 acre golf park has a nine hole par three course, a driving range, and a three hole course with multiple tees.

Executive Director Rebecca Albin said, “Our facility is 100 percent for the kids so all of the kids in our program can come out and use our golf course. And John Deere is making that possible for us to maintain our course as well as possible.”

Revels Turf and Tractor has two locations. One in Myrtle Beach and one in Fuquay Varina.

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Audiologist works to help make patients healthy and happy

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

An audiologist is not a party planner, matchmaker nor gatekeeper.

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Batts goes the distance in Seahawks win

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

The Seahawks improved to 18-8 overall and 5-1 in the league while the Monarch dropped to 13-11 and 4-6. UNCW ran its record on the road to 2-3 on the season.

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Happening This Weekend: 20th anniversary of Brandon Lee’s death

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — This weekend marks a tragic anniversary. A rising star was killed on a movie set in Wilmington almost two decades ago.

Brandon Lee was filming the final scenes of ‘The Crow’ in right here in the Port City when he was accidentally shot with a live bullet from a prop gun.

Sunday is the 20th anniversary of the shooting. Brandon was the son of Bruce Lee.

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StarNews: New Hanover High teacher files grievance against principal

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

By: Pressley Baird

A teacher has filed a grievance to the New Hanover County Board of Education against New Hanover High School Principal Todd Finn, saying that she feels like she is working in an environment of "abuse and harassment."

School board members reached Friday wouldn't comment on the specifics of the grievance because it involves a personnel issue. Several, however, said they've heard nothing but positive feedback about Finn from parents and students.

Beth Brown, who has taught English as a second language classes at New Hanover High since 2006, emailed her 42-page grievance and supporting documents to all seven school board members on Thursday. The information in the grievance falls between Sept. 12, 2012, and March 22, 2013. Finn became principal at New Hanover High in August 2011.

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