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Archive for November, 2013

Evaluation finds Water Street parking deck underutilized

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

The land now home to the downtown deck might be better served by a mixed-use development.

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Seahawks take down Tribe to move to CAA semifinals

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

Christi Laite recorded 15 kills and the Seahawks totaled 15 blocks as third-seeded UNCW advanced to the semifinals of the Colonial Athletic Association championship tournament with a 3-1 win over sixth-seeded William & Mary on Friday at the North Charleston Convention Center.

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Tulane beat UNCW 55-50

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

Sophomore Chinwe Duru poured in a game-high 18 points, including seven during a pivotal run late in the second half, to lead Tulane to a 55-50 victory over UNCW in collegiate women's basketball action Friday at Trask Coliseum.

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Cape Fear victims of homicide and crashes remembered

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

SUPPLY, NC (WWAY) — On Dec. 13, 2012, Joshua Proutey left work at the Community Arts Center in Wilmington around 4 a.m. Police say as he was walking to his car near Second and Orange Streets, the 19-year-old was robbed of his cell phone, $10 and a sandwich. Then, the robbers shot him to death.

Joshua was just one of many people who died way before their time in the Cape Fear over the past year.

Friday night, family, friends and the men and women who try to bring victims justice remembered Joshua and 103 others at Brunswick Community College. The 13th Prosecutorial District Attorney’s office sponsored the 18th Annual Candlelight Memorial Service for people who died as a result of homicide, drunk driving, car crashes and domestic violence.

Garrietta Proutey was Joshua’s sister in law. She talked about how loved the Cape Fear Community College student was. On stage during a speech, Garrietta described what it was like to hear Joshua had been murdered.

“You know you watch TV and you see these shows and the moment you get news like that the actors on the show just go into hysterics and break down and cry. We didn’t do that that morning. The reality is when you get that news in that moment, you know that you’re supposed to cry, you want to cry. But, how can you cry about something that is absolutely not true. It’s unreal,” Garrietta said.

The service was started by Birdie Frink of justice for citizens. Frink formed the organization after her daughter, Amy, was kidnapped, raped and killed in 1994.

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NC officials investigating bomb left in teddy bear

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

LATTIMORE, N.C. (AP) – Authorities in a small North Carolina community are trying to determine who planted an explosive device concealed inside a teddy bear.

Cleveland County Sheriff Alan Norman says a newspaper carrier saw the teddy bear Thursday in the middle of a road near Lattimore, a tiny rural town about 50 miles west of Charlotte.

The man picked up the bear, and a small glass container with liquid inside and wires protruding from it fell out. The man took the device home with him and later called 911 after it began emitting smoke.

The device was defused by a bomb squad from nearby Gastonia. Federal investigators are inspecting the device, looking for clues as to who made it.

Another device was discovered in the same area six months ago.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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