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Archive for July, 2013

Rep. Susi Hamilton to become Carolina Beach Town Manager

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013


CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Rep. Susi Hamilton (D-18th District) has a new job. She is taking over as town manager in Carolina Beach.

“I am absolutely thrilled to have accepted the position of Town Manager of Carolina Beach, and look forward to working diligently and effectively for its citizens,” Hamilton said in a statement. “It is important to note that the North Carolina General Assembly does not require a member to resign in order to accept a full time position, and there are no immediate plans for any change in my elected status. I am extremely excited to have this opportunity, and look forward to continuing to serve our community.”

Hamilton represents a district that runs from downtown Wilmington through northern Brunswick County.

A spokeswoman for Hamilton did not immediately return a call for more information.

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Wooster Street crash injures 2

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

Two people were injured Tuesday afternoon in a rollover accident in the 1100 block of Wooster Street.

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Study: Organ donor with rabies had 2 raccoon bites

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

A new report shows that an Air Force recruit whose organs were donated to four patients, including a kidney recipient who died of rabies, had at least two untreated raccoon bites several months before he became sick.

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Bond reduction allows man facing child sex charges out of jail

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

Judge Jerry Jolly approved reducing Clyde Wesley Way’s bond to $20,000 cash from $350,000

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REPORT IT: Kayaker gets stuck in marsh at OIB

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013


OCEAN ISLE BEACH, NC (WWAY) — It turned out to be a long, hot day for a kayaker who got stuck in marsh mud off the west end of Ocean Isle Beach.

Darrell Hatchell sent us photos of the man he says was there for hours.

The Ocean Isle Beach Fire Department said the man got stuck in low tied in the East Channel. Firefighters said with no threat of severe weather, all they could do was wait for the tide to come back in.

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