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Brunswick County News

Deputy cited for high-speed crash

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Shallotte Police cited Samantha Lewis with careless and reckless driving. Full story...
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Town of Leland provides encrypted wireless connectivity

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Leland has partnered with Opterex to provide a Gateway to Technology for residents and the local business community as well as for mission critical town infrastructure and public safety needs through the official launch of the LelandCONNECT Encrypted Wireless dome. Full story...
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Local doctor inducted into the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

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Board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon Eric Lescault, D.O., was recently one of only 667 physicians worldwide inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Full story...
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First Tee in Shallotte vandalized

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The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a subject(s) that has caused property damage to the First Tee of Brunswick County of 349 Tarkin Court in Shallotte between the dates of 3/20/2010 and 3/21/2010. Full story...
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Ladies Auxiliary VFW in Holden Beach donate 100+ teddy bears to Sheriff's Department

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The bears are used by Deputies throughout the county to give to children that they may come into contact with through a routine traffic stop, an investigation, a child that may be a victim to a crime or just a child who needs a hug at the moment. Full story...
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Southport sign ordinance under discussion tonight

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A group of business owners and city leaders is meeting to discuss the lengthy city ordinance that deals with signs that can and can not be used. Full story...
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Terminal Groin conversation comes to Sunset Beach

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The N.C. Coastal Resources Commission will discuss its study of the feasibility and advisability of the use of a terminal groin as an erosion control device and hear public comments about the study during its meeting next week. Full story...
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Businesses against Southport sign ordinance

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video Call it a sign of frustration. A lengthy city ordinance tells Southport businesses which signs they can or can not use. Business owners say without the signs they have no business. Full story...
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Leland man sentenced for molesting child

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In Brunswick County Superior Court on Thursday, March 11, 2010, David Alexander Sylvia pled guilty to one count of 1st Degree Sexual Offense With a Child and one count of Indecent Liberties with a Minor and received an active prison sentence of 144 – 182 months, which amounts to 12 – 15 years in jail. Full story...
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Wilmington Bypass work to resume soon

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Work is scheduled to start soon on another section of the Wilmington Bypass. The state awarded a nearly $82 million contract today to build a six-mile section of I-140 in Brunswick County with the help of some federal stimulus money. Full story...
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Brunswick Sheriff opens Leland substation

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The Brunswick Country Sheriff's Office officially opened a new north end substation this morning. The substation is located next to the Port City Java in Brunswick Forest. Full story...
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Brunswick deputies searching for burglary suspect

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He is a suspect in a first degree burglary that occurred on February 16 in the area of Green Swamp Road in Supply. Full story...
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Scammer who targeted NC vacationers sentenced

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The lure of our area as a vacation destination has earned an Arizona man five years in federal prison. Full story...
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Brunswick County teacher wins national website award

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Julie Sloup, a teacher at Virginia Williamson Elementary, won the second annual SchoolCenter Imaginative Classroom Contest. Full story...
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Argument leads to Oak Island shooting

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An Oak Island man is in the hospital being shot and crashing his car Saturday. It all happened outside the Moose Lodge on Long Beach Road in Oak Island. Full story...
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