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Archive for August, 2013

Surfers Healing event draws more than 250 autistic children

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Not only do volunteer surfers deal with the kids in the water, but volunteers also deal with the kids on the beach.

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Update – Man charged in fatal boat crash released on bond

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Jennifer Lee Faircloth, 37, of Rocky Point, was killed in the July collision on the Northeast Cape Fear River

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Wilmington-filmed ‘Heart of the Country’ is now available

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

You can watch locally-filmed Heart of the Country in your own living room Tuesday, Aug. 20, as the film is being released On Demand and on DVD at Walmart.

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Couple shares love story after meeting at Methodist orphanage

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — It’s a love story unlike most. Billy and Peggy Griffin met as children at the Methodist Home for Children near Raleigh, but their friendship didn’t end there.

Bill and Peggy took the love they found at the orphanage with them, fell in love in their teens and then married.

Now, the couple is recounting their life at the orphanage and their love affair that all started inside the place they called home.

The couple has also written a book, “An Exceptional Journey: And the Two Shall Become One,” that tells readers about the ways the orphanage helped shape their lives.

Billy and Peggy both sat down with Good Morning Carolina anchor Randy Aldridge to talk more about their story, as well as their retirement in Kure Beach.

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Boyfriend charged in deadly boat crash

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

The boyfriend of a woman killed in a boating incident on Independence Day has been charged in the circumstances surrounding her death.

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