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Archive for October, 2014

TRAFFIC ALERT: 16th Annual Battleship Half Marathon takes place Sunday

Friday, October 31st, 2014

A lot of racers and followers will be out and about in Wilmington For the 16th Annual Battleship Half Marathon, so here are some roads you may want to avoid.The race begins and ends at Battleship Memorial Park.South Front St. to the on ramp of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge will be closed to drivers from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. Sunday. The westbound lane of the Cape Fear Memorial bridge will be closed Sunday until 11 a.m. as runners will use that lane to head toBattleship Park.The course takes ru…

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Ballet company puts on special Halloween performance

Friday, October 31st, 2014

The City Ballet of Wilmington is bringing a classic to the stage, The Phantom of the Opera.

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BLOG: Decent Halloween, big changes for Saturday’s weather

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Halloween weather looks good; the ghoulish weather comes for Saturday.

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Kentucky earns No. 1 nod in AP preseason poll

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Kentucky is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason Top 25 for the second straight season.

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SCAM ALERT: Fake Brunswick deputy calling citizens

Friday, October 31st, 2014

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Deputies urge citizens in Brunswick County to not fall for a scam in the area.

According to the sheriff’s office, a man is calling people in the county – especially the northern side – saying he’s a detective. The caller identifies himself as Sgt. Michael Snyder and tells people they have failed to appears for jury duty. The caller then instructs the resident to go to a local retailer and purchase two green dot cards in the amount $395 each. hen, the caller gives the resident a number to call to verify the purchase of a card.

Officials said at least two people have fallen victim to this scammer, and they ask that you contact the sheriff’s office.

Deputies added that if you hear someone say they are with the sheriff’s department, not sheriff’s office, then that should also be a red flag.

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