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Brunswick County News

Former prison guard found guilty of sex offenses with 13-year-old

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Matthew Kevin Yow of Ocean Isle Beach was found guilty of two counts of indecent liberties with a child and two counts of showing his victim pornography. Full story...
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Brunswick detectives seize $17k worth of heroin

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videoBrunswick County detectives say they've taken thousands of dollars in heroin off the street. Detectives arrested four people from South Carolina Thursday with an estimated $17,000 worth of heroin in their vehicle. Full story...
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Brunswick County woman accidentally shot, killed

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office is looking into what they say was an accidental shooting that killed a woman yesterday. Full story...
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Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry to run abbreviated schedule Tuesday, Wednesday

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The Southport-Fort Fisher will run on an abbreviated schedule Tuesday and Wednesday for ramp maintenance. Full story...
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Leland Fire Department's $1M grant to benefit whole county

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A $1 million federal grant for the Leland Fire Department will benefit the whole county. Leland got the Assistance to Firefighters grant on behalf of the Brunswick County Fire Chief's Association. Full story...
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As governor, legislature fight for ferry fares, business owners worry

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videoIt hasn't happened yet, but riding a ferry in North Carolina could soon cost more. The legislature required the Department of Transportation to raise more revenue from ferry riders, but a recent executive order by the governor has temporarily stopped that plan. People in southport are still worried about the possibility of a hike. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. Sheriff hosting charity ball to benefit the SECU Hospice House

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Proceeds of this event will benefit the Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCareCenter’s SECU Hospice House of Brunswick. This 20,000 square foot inpatient facility will add to Brunswick County’s continuum of health care options. Full story...
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Lane closures on US 17/74/76 bridges near Leland Sunday

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The NC Department of Transportation will temporarily close the northbound and southbound lanes on the US 17/74/76 Bridges across the Brunswick River in Leland Sunday from 9 p.m. until midnight. One lane of traffic in each direction will remain open at all times. Full story...
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Three-year-old's death linked to blunt force trauma; drugs found during search

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videoA three year old is dead, and tonight we're learning more about what happened. Last week, Jaronn McAllister II was pronounced dead at Brunswick Novant Medical Center. Search warrants obtained by WWAY paint a picture of chaos leading up to a police chase through Brunswick County. Full story...
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Brunswick drug arrests

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The Brunswick County narcotics unit arrested several people over the past week. Full story...
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