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Archive for October, 2014

Police search for dark gray SUV in hit-and-run

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Police are looking for an SUV that struck a parked car then left the scene early Friday morning on Greenville Loop Road.

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Officials warn of scammers targeting UNCW students, the public

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Officials with the UNCW Police Department are warning students and the public about potential scammers pretending to be Wilmington Police and demanding a tax penalty payment.

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$75 million bond issue on Pender ballot

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Voters on Nov. 4 will decide the fate of Pender County Schools’ $75 million bond issue

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Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office hosts annual Fall Festival Thursday

Friday, October 24th, 2014

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Every parent wants their child to have a safe way to celebrate Halloween. What could be safer than celebrating with law enforcement?

The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office is hosting its 7th Annual Fall Festival Thursday. It’s 6-9 p.m. at the walking trail in front of the Brunswick County Government Complex in Bolivia.

Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Emily Flax stopped by Good Morning Carolina today to talk about all the fun the free event has in store. Check out the video above to find out more.


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Crowded field of 7 vies for 4 open New Hanover School Board seats

Friday, October 24th, 2014

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Three incumbents and four challengers are vying for four seats on the New Hanover County School Board.

It’s historical perspective against new ideas. The incumbents are all Republicans: Janice Cavenaugh, Don Hayes and Ed Higgins. The challengers include Republican Bruce Shell and Democrats Tom Gale, Chris Meek and Emma Saunders.

WWAY asked the candidates about many topics, including the $160 million school bond and teacher pay. Watch the video above to see what they had to say.

All the board of education candidates said while the raise the General Assembly gave North Carolina teachers this year is a step in the right direction, it’s not a big enough step.

You can learn more about the candidates Monday night when WWAY and HQR News 91.3fm host a forum. It’s at WHQR studios at 254 N. Front St. in downtown Wilmington from 7-9 p.m.

Election Day is Nov. 4. Early voting is already underway and continues through Nov. 1.


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