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Algae bloom grows in lower New River

ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - State water quality advocates say the algae bloom in the lower New River in the Sneads Ferry area expanded Monday and continues to grow. WITN reported last week that an algae bloom and two fish kills were reported in and around the New River. One was in Everett Lake, in the Chadwick Stores neighborhood, found along the Fullard Creek at the mouth of the New River.
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Portion of West Fremont St. closed in Burgaw

BURGAW, N.C. (WECT) - The Town of Burgaw announced Sept. 27 that West Fremont St. between Johnson and McCullen streets will be closed “most of today.”. Per the announcement, maintenance is causing this closure. Updates will be provided as they come in.
BURGAW, NC

New Chipotle coming to Jacksonville with unique pickup lane

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Something new is hitting the Jacksonville streets. On Tuesday, Chipotle will open its second restaurant in Jacksonville with a feature called Chipotlane, a drive-thru pick-up lane for those who want the food on the move. The first 50 people in line will get Chipotle Goods merchandise and customers who sign up […]
JACKSONVILLE, NC
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Who Can Qualify For The Camp Lejeune Lawsuit?

Camp Lejeune water contamination lawsuits are being filed at the moment. They are being filed on the behalf of certain people who have ended up developing severe illnesses after being exposed to dangerous chemicals in the drinking water while they lived and worked upon the base. Therefore, anyone who was...
CAMP LEJEUNE, NC
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ABC leaders moving Pender warehouses, offices to new Burgaw location

After selling spirits since 1963, the Pender County Alcoholic Beverage Control Board is ready to start a new chapter after outgrowing its space. During a September meeting, the Burgaw Board of Commissioners approved a permit for a planned building group with the retail liquor store, warehouse, and office. The 15,300 square-foot space will be located east of U.S. 117 across from East Fremont Street, with more than 30 parking spaces.
BURGAW, NC
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Palm Tree Island transforms into Latin Oasis over weekend

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WWAY) – Palm Tree Island felt more like a Latin oasis over the weekend. These island parties began at the start of summer to bring the art of Latin dancing to Palm Tree Island. The event brings professional and beginner dancers from as far as Charlotte...
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Four years after Hurricane Florence, Camp Lejeune reflects, looks ahead

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (WITN) - Four years after Hurricane Florence brought the wettest tropical cyclone on record to the Carolinas, Camp Lejeune is reflecting on how much has been endured. Camp Lejeune says that across its base and New River, 388 buildings sustained roof damage, 319 facilities experienced interior damage,...
CAMP LEJEUNE, NC

Hurricane Florence, four years later: What’s been done, what’s next

Editor’s note: This story was submitted for publication at WNCT.com with permission from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. ===== CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. — Four years ago, the Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Lejeune area experienced the wettest tropical cyclone on record in the Carolinas. Making landfall near Wrightsville Beach in Wilmington, North Carolina on Sept. […]
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