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Archive for May, 2013

Hundreds pay their respects at Wilmington National Cemetery

Monday, May 27th, 2013

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) – The Wilmington National Cemetery was the site of the Memorial Day service, hosted by the New Hanover County Veterans Council.

During the Tolling of the Bells Ceremony, over six hundred names of local, fallen servicemen and women were read aloud.

Those service members passed away since last Memorial Day.

For most, the day was about remembering loved ones and friends who made and impact on their life.

“It’s a day everybody needs to remember the people who serve and protect their freedoms,” Elsbeth Miller, a retired Chicago Department Field Chief said.

Organizers say about 300 people attended Monday’s service.

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New Hanover High hosts funeral service

Monday, May 27th, 2013

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) – New Hanover High School hosted the Funeral service of Barbara Ann Brunson Monday.

Brunson worked in the cafeteria at the school for 33 years and requested her service be held at the school.

According to family, Brunson passed away after a brief struggle with Cancer.

She was 58 years-old and was known to many as “Red.”

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City of Wilmington no longer alllows new speed bumps

Monday, May 27th, 2013

Q: Are speed bumps to slow traffic now illegal in Wilmington?

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New Hanover High hosts funeral for longtime worker

Monday, May 27th, 2013

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) – New Hanover High School hosted the Funeral service of Barbara Ann Brunson Monday.

Brunson worked in the cafeteria at the school for 33 years and requested her service be held at the school.

According to family, Brunson passed away after a brief struggle with cancer.

She was 58 years-old and was known to many as “Red.”

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Dozens became US citizens during Pender Naturalization ceremony

Monday, May 27th, 2013

For dozens of people, Memorial Day was not only a chance to honor those who served our country, but to pledge their allegiance to the Unite States of America.

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