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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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First Lady Nancy Reagan speaking at a "Just Say No" Rally in Los Angeles, 1987. (Courtesy the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration)

Beyond a ‘war on drugs’ – law enforcement’s modern options in the opioid crisis

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Author’s note: This series has explored questions about the opioid epidemic. It has focused on the basics: what are opioids, who are the people using...

The trial for arson: The once grand Carolina Beach Hotel (part III)

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CAROLINA BEACH --- The trial for hotel owners H.T. Ireland and J.L. Byrd was slated to begin on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 1928, but was...
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Public Safety Day Festival to be held at Fort Fisher this weekend

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CAROLINA BEACH --– The Carolina Beach and Kure Beach police departments, will hold a Public Safety Day festival this weekend at the Fort Fisher...
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Carolina Beach woman charged with running an adoption scam involving an unborn child

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CAROLINA BEACH --- A woman faces multiple felony charges in an adoption scam involving several victims in various parts of the country, including Ohio...

Pleasure Island’s Chowder Cook-Off has served its final sample

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CAROLINA BEACH --- One of Pleasure Island’s premier food events is coming to an end. The annual Chowder Cook-Off will no longer be held....

Property revaluations set to be mailed to New Hanover County residents

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NEW HANOVER COUNTY --- Property owners in New Hanover County should expect to get their property revaluation in the mail in the coming days. The...

New and luxurious: The once grand Carolina Beach Hotel (part I)

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CAROLINA BEACH --- The grand, new, three story Carolina Beach Hotel opened for the 1926 beach season near the Carolina Beach Lake, where Carolina...
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Here’s where to dump household chemicals and old electronics free and close to home in New Hanover County

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NEW HANOVER COUNTY --- New Hanover County is giving residents an easy way to dispose of household hazardous waste, and it starts next Monday. The...
Congressman David Rouzer, Republican of Johnston County.

After a ‘WIIN’ for area beaches, Congressman Rouzer sets sights on ‘Obamacare’

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NEW HANOVER COUNTY --- After helping to author a bi-partisan bill that will help maintain area beaches, Congressman David Rouzer is setting his sights...

Carolina Beach to issue ‘town identification cards’

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CAROLINA BEACH --- While New Hanover County beaches were spared the worst of Hurricane Matthew's wrath in October, many returning to Carolina Beach immediately...