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Oyster season opens late; fishermen and dealers hope for good harvest

Oyster season began late this year, after the deluge of rain during the first week of October caused storm water runoff. But by Tuesday,...

Push to restore medical expense deduction succeeds

For many North Carolina residents, the tax reform passed by state lawmakers two years ago was a mixed bag. Income tax rates were lowered across...

Wanted: your opinion on the New Hanover public schools

The mission of New Hanover County Schools is to help every child to "Reach, Equip, and Achieve." As part of our 2016-2020 Strategic Planning process,...

Youth crime gets the commissioners’ attention

Youth violence has received plenty of attention recently from law enforcement officials and District Attorney Ben David, and their calls for programs to reduce...

New recycling center to open by year’s end

Thirty-foot-deep concrete pits that once held mixed garbage to be fed into New Hanover County’s former waste-to-energy incinerator have been filled with dirt. Soon...

Feds consider offshore wind leases, debate visibility

Offshore wind production for the state is still years away, but the federal government is preparing to lease three sites where powerful turbines could...

Committee may fall short of consensus on industrial permit

More than a year after a tie vote left the fate of rules for heavy industry to locate in New Hanover County in limbo,...

Commissioners, planning board to hold joint meeting

The New Hanover County Commissioners will meet with the planning board Oct. 20 to discuss the latest chapter of the updated comprehensive plan. The fourth...

Rain floods roads, makes yards soggy but does little major damage

It rained. And rained. And rained. When it was over, a weather system that fed off moisture from Hurricane Joaquin had dumped 12 to...

Multi-agency plan aims to keep kids in school, out of court

As a judge in juvenile court, Jay Corpening sees a lot of kids facing charges resulting from incidents at school. He also is well...

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