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Archive for August, 2016

Thousands not getting emergency alert calls

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Thousands of people in Brunswick County aren’t receiving emergency alert messages. Deputy Director of Emergency Services said the County adopted the CodeRED emergency notification system about ten years ago. When disaster strikes, the program lets an operator type a short message and send it out via text message, email or phone call. At the time, landlines were still the main tool used to communicate and the system automatically registered those numbers. Now, since most people…

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Trey Grundy dismissed from UNCW Basketball

Monday, August 8th, 2016

From UNCW WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Rising sophomore forward Trey Grundy has been dismissed from the UNCW men’s basketball team for a violation of team rules, third-year Head Coach Kevin Keatts announced Monday. Grundy, a 6-6, 210-pounder from Lexington, Ky., appeared in 17 games last season for the 25-8 Seahawks. He averaged 2.5 points, 1.2 rebounds in 7.2 minutes per game. He did not play in the final eight games of the season.

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Trump supporters prepare for Tuesday’s event

Monday, August 8th, 2016

UNCW College Republicans spent Monday finalizing details for Donald Trump’s arrival at Trask Coliseum on Tuesday.  

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2 teens arrested in Wrightsville Beach home break-in

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Wrightsville Beach police arrested two teens in connection to a break-in at a vacant home Sunday afternoon. 

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Protests in the works for Trump’s visit to UNCW

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Along with the thousands of Donald Trump supporters that will be insaide UNCW’s Trask Coliseum Tuesday, several groups plan to be outside, protesting his visit. Organizations including Cape Fear Progressives, Black Lives Matter, and Cape Fear Equality have said they will be participating in the protest. Hundreds have been invited through Facebook events. "People have been very responsive," said Benjamin Baker, who has been organizing the protest. "They…

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