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Teacher takes Pine Valley students global

Sprawled on a carpet that doubles as a map of the United States, a small group of second-graders focused intently on the electronic tablets...

Budget contains more money to dredge shallow inlets

North Carolina’s new budget includes more money to keep the state’s shallow inlets navigable. The General Assembly agreed to increase the share of the...

Beach towns, county discuss renourishment funding alternatives

New Hanover County’s room occupancy tax revenues would come into play should the federal government stop funding periodic sand replenishment on local beaches. But...

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Bond proposal will give universities, community colleges much-needed boost  Voters may be asked in 2016 to approve borrowing $2 billion to address infrastructure needs across...

Believers gather to pray for Wilmington

Under the Just Jesus tent, as it was prominently labeled, a woman strummed her guitar and sang softly: Come out of hiding, you are...

County in north end permit stalemate

It has been more than two years since New Hanover County officials asked to drop a permit requiring wildlife monitoring at the north end...

Lawmakers like much of what they see in budget, with some concerns

New Hanover County’s legislative delegation has mixed reactions to the state budget about to be delivered to Gov. Pat McCrory. The delegation’s three Republicans...

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The state budget that emerged after weeks of secret negotiations is 429 pages long, but most legislators will have had less than 72 hours...

2017 revaluation behind schedule, but appraisers busy visiting each piece of property

If you spot people in red polo shirts lurking around homes in your neighborhood, it’s likely that they are property appraisers working for New...

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The 2014-15 school performance grades are in, and while New Hanover County performed better than the state average in most areas, the results are...

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