Bed Bugs Shut Down New Hanover County Courthouse

The New Hanover County Courthouse is closing for business because of bedbugs.

County officials say the courthouse will be closed Thursday to allow exterminators full access to the building. The bedbugs were discovered Wednesday in a work area by court personnel. New Hanover County property management was alerted. Officials say it will take most of the day to deal with the bugs. District Attorney Ben David says his office will reschedule Thursday's cases with the hope that court can return to normal operations on Friday.


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  • by The BED BUG GANG Location: On you on Mar 8, 2012 at 06:53 AM
    We will suck your blood and bite you when ya sleep.
  • by Anonymous on Mar 8, 2012 at 03:33 AM
    Wow.....this is a real shocker right, especially with all the highly respectable thugs that go through a court room. I'm surprised you don't see more of this in other towns.
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      by Shine on Mar 8, 2012 at 04:16 AM in reply to
      New sign on the front door: COURTHOUSE HAS CRABS!!! GOT E'M BY THE DOZEN OR POUND!!!!!
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        by Anonymous on Mar 9, 2012 at 11:33 PM in reply to Shine
        Crabs are body lice... that's not the same thing as bedbugs. Education is a wonderful thing. Try it.
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          by Anonymous on Mar 10, 2012 at 03:22 AM in reply to
          Not much difference.They're both creepy crawlers.
  • by 40some on Mar 7, 2012 at 08:02 PM
    I won't be sleeping there anytime soon!
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