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  1. The great white Christmas of 1989Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Lumina News

    While many children living in the southern United States may dream of the chance to see a truly white Christmas, children old and young were able to live the dream during the record-setting snow of December 1989. New Hanover County saw some of the highest accumulation totals with 15 inches of powdery white snow falling around the county and even more further inland in Brunswick County.

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  2. Shop with a Cop helps kidsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Lumina News

    With the opening of another day's advent calendar complete, the children of Wilmington dig out the hidden piece of chocolate and savor the precious treasure. Just like this time-honored tradition continues, so does that of the Wilmington's Police Recreation Association's Shop with a Cop program set to return to the Walmart on Sigmon Road.

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  3. pipelineRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Lumina News

    Enjoy sweets and mulled cider in the decorated double parlor at Bellamy Mansion Museum during a Christmas concert by Wilmington singer and guitarist Susan Savia. Savia will sing ancient carols and contemporary classics, explaining the story behind each song.

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  4. Hook, line and sinkerRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Lumina News

    The weather conditions around Wrightsville Beach for the past week have been anything but frightful and yes, for the most part, have even been delightful. Above-normal temperatures have helped keep the water temperatures in check and even though it is getting into the latter half of December, they have yet to dip below 55 degrees.

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  5. Home for the holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Lumina News

    While the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday season can cause increased levels of stress on relationships, budgets and time, even more stress is heaped on those families or individuals without the means to afford proper housing or heating during the winter months. Two local nonprofit organizations, Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity and Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry , like to use the season of giving to leverage much-needed resources for those with housing shortfalls.

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  6. Grandparents honored with Christmas dinner by Assistance League of Greater WilmingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Lumina News

    Members of the Assistance League of Greater Wilmington distribute goody bags of home-baked cookies to attendees of the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren holiday dinner Dec. 4. of Greater Wilmington have held a holiday dinner and celebration for a group of special Wilmington-area grandparents. Grandparents Raising Grandchildren is comprised of adults who raise and support their grandchildren, nieces and/or nephews.

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  7. Aldermen vote to install LED lighting throughout townRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Lumina News

    The Wrightsville Beach Board of Aldermen voted unanimously Thursday night to allow Duke Energy to install light-emitting diode street lighting throughout the town. Whereas in the past, switching streetlights and other leased lights would have been more expensive, this more recent offer would save the town an estimated $10,000 annually.

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  8. Seatox developing rapid marine neurotoxin testRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Lumina News

    Producing faster and more efficient marine toxicity testing for the academic and monitoring agencies that control the closures of fishing grounds is the goal for local biotech company Seatox Research Inc. Founded by Wilmington resident and University of North Carolina Wilmington researcher Dr. Jennifer McCall, Seatox was formed when McCall saw a way to improve the sometimes days-long process of measuring marine toxicity levels following algal blooms. Seatox was originally awarded a grant of around $200,000 from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, half of which was designated for UNCW.

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  9. Mustaches for kids grows in charitable earningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Lumina News

    It was Friday night at Banks Channel Pub and Grille in Wrightsville Beach, and things were a little off. The air was thick with aftershave and nearly every man in the building was sporting a furry upper lip.

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  10. HomeworkRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Lumina News

    Protect yourself from liability and better serve clients, whether representing a buyer or a seller, by properly filling out the required forms. Patrice Willetts will teach you how in this four-hour elective course, which costs $41 for members.

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  11. Citizen scientists prepare for annual holiday bird countRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Lumina News

    Whether counting chickadees at home or journeying into conservation lands in search of an endangered red-cockaded woodpecker, dozens of people in the Cape Fear region will join tens of thousands of volunteers across the Western Hemisphere for the 115th year of the National Audubon Society's Christmas Bird Count Dec. 14 through Jan. 5. The 15-mile bird count circle centered in Monkey Junction is one of few groups in the country to report more than 150 species each year, said Wilmington circle compiler Sam Cooper. For more than 10 years, Cooper has organized between 25 and 45 volunteers into small parties, each covering a specific area during a time slot between dawn and dusk, for the Wilmington circle.

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  12. CaroLuna Candleworks burns localRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Lumina News

    Adding some local flair to the candles burning in homes throughout the coastal Carolinas was the mission of CaroLuna Candleworks founders Kate Struntz and Brooks Inglese. The two sisters, both mothers, collaborated to create locally made and eco-friendly candles at the beginning of 2014 and just began selling them in November.

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  13. Cucolorus among National Endowment for the Arts grant recipientsRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Lumina News

    The National Endowment for the Arts announced Friday, Dec. 5, 22 North Carolina organizations will receive $527,000 in the categories of Art Works, Challenge America and Creative Writing Fellowships in Poetry. "These new projects will continue to demonstrate the power the arts have to deepen value, build connections and foster an atmosphere of creativity and innovation both at the community level and with individuals throughout the nation," NEA Chairman Jane Chu stated in a Dec. 5 North Carolina Arts Council press release.

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  14. holidayopenhouse2Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Lumina News

    Local authors and plein air painters displayed their work at Wrightsville Beach Museum of History's holiday open house Sunday, Dec. 7 from 2 to 4 p.m. Local author and University of North Carolina Wilmington department of history associate professor Dr. Chris Fonvielle Jr. signed copies of two of his books, "Fort Fisher 1865: The Photographs of T.H. O'Sullivan" and "Faces of Fort Fisher." Becky Shuford, another local author, signed copies of her book "Smidgens" as well as a children's book, "Woody and the Hens," which she wrote for her grandchildren.

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  15. Two man crewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Lumina News

    A tiny wooden craft skimmed through the emerald water of the Intracoastal Waterway Dec. 1, its sail billowing in the unseasonably warm breeze. Pat Plunkett perched in the stern of the boat, one hand on the rudder, while his father, Butch Plunkett, sat closer to the bow.

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  16. Licko to sing Celtic ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Lumina News

    Celtic multi-instrumentalist and songstress Jennifer Licko will soon return to her native state of North Carolina to present a Christmas concert featuring traditional Irish instruments like the bodhran. The Jennifer Licko Band and Dylan Foley will present "A Celtic Christmas" Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Wrightsville United Methodist Church.

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  17. HomeworkRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Lumina News

    What should a Realtor do when state law and N.C. Real Estate Commission rules differ from the Realtor code of ethics? This four-hour elective course helps Realtors know when and how to demonstrate the code of ethics in daily practice. Members can register online.

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  18. Festival of trees features sweet eventRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Lumina News

    The smell of sugar wafts through the air in the Weyerhaeuser Reception Hall at the Cameron Art Museum, where more than two dozen Christmas trees and nine gingerbread houses are on display for the annual Cape Fear Festival of Trees. A new addition to the festival, the first Art of Gingerbread competition drew bakers of all ages and abilities.

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  19. It's the most wonderful time of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2012 | Lumina News

    Kick off the holiday season at Greenfield Lake Park with a festive tree lighting celebration, beverages, snacks and a visit from Santa. Free admission.

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  20. NHC sheriffa s office launches Animal TalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Lumina News

    The Animal Services Unit of the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has launched a new magazine called Animal Tales . The free publication focuses on pet care and safety tips.

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