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Archive for November, 2013

Company offers high-end trailers for visiting actors

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Basecamp Luxe will allow local productions to rent renovated Airstream trailers for prominent actors.

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Marzano resigns as Brunswick Co. Emergency Services Director

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Anthony Marzano has resigned as Brunswick County Emergency Services Director.

Marzano says his last day officially is Dec. 6, but that he will use vacation for most of that time. He says he is heading back to his native Illinois tomorrow for the funeral of his mentor and then Thanksgiving.

Marzano said “it’s time for new adventures.”

“It’s been a great experience,” Marzano told WWAY by phone this afternoon. “We’ve accomplished a lot.”

He pointed to things like getting county emergency agencies onto the VIPR radio system, getting grants to upgrade the 911 center and rewriting the county’s emergency plan as significant accomplishments in his 3.5 years in the job.

Marzano would not give specifics on his plans for the future saying a deal is not “signed, sealed and delivered.”

A county spokeswoman has not yet returned a call for comment and more information.

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DA – Police justified in fatal shootings at Pizza Hut

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Wilmington law enforcement officers were justified in their use of force in the fatal shooting at Pizza Hut

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Billy Graham home from latest hospital stay

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

ASHEVILLE, NC (WWAY) — Evangelist Billy Graham has returned to his home in Montreat following a two-day stay at Mission Hospital in Asheville, according to a news release from the hospital. Graham was admitted Tuesday for pulmonary-related tests and observation.

“Mr. Graham was alert and in good spirits during his stay,” said William R. Hathaway, MD, Chief Medical Officer at Mission Hospital. “We are pleased with the results of Mr. Graham’s evaluation.”

Graham, who celebrated his 95th birthday Nov. 7, was admitted at Mission Hospital last month for similar tests.

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LEO to patrol I-40 coast to coast during holiday travel

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol will join forces with a number of highway patrol and state police agencies for an upcoming enforcement campaign concentrated solely on I-40.

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