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Archive for September, 2014

Disaster preparedness fair educates public

Sunday, September 28th, 2014
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — In honor of National Disaster Preparedness Month, The Cape Fear Volunteer Center hosted a fair at the Independence Mall on Saturday. 
 
They were joined by the Wilmington Fire Department, New Hanover Emergency Management, The National Weather Service, and Disaster One all which gave out information to the public to prepared them for any disaster that could happen.
 
Checklists, emergency contact information, and general expert advice were available and hopes to help people in the possible future. 
 
Joan Woodcock, CFVC Social Work Intern said "It's important for people to come out here and get this information for the safety of their families. To know where you are going to meet if a disaster strikes, to know what kinds of stuff you should have on hand if a disaster strikes is very important."
 
This is an annual event and in case you missed it and would like more information you can head over to ReadyNC.org about emergency preparedness. 

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POLICE: Victim pushed to ground, robbed in parking lot

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Wilmington Police officers are investigating after a female victim was reportedly robbed in the Carrabba's parking lot Saturday night.

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Wilmington municipal golf course opens for play this week

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Renovations have been completed at the City of Wilmington's municipal golf course.

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Seafood-centric Calabash overcomes fires, hurricanes

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Deep in Brunswick County, there’s a fryer that never dies.

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RDU police ticketing Uber, Lyft drivers

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

AP-NC–RDU-Ride-SharingRDU police ticketing Uber, Lyft driversEds: APNewsNow.MORRISVILLE, N.C. (AP) – Officials with Raleigh-Durham International Airport say the private vehicles used in Uber and Lyft ride-sharing services don’t comply with the airport’s permit regulations.An RDU spokeswoman tells WRAL-TV (http://bit.ly/YrGtvp) that the airport is trying to reach a compromise with Uber and Lyft but for now, the ride-share services don’t meet the standards the airport has setAnd in recent wee…

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