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Brunswick County News

Two charged for robbing cabbie

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A sixty eight year old cab driver for Yellow Cab out of Wilmington was approached by the two suspects and demanded his money by threatening him. The victim gave the two suspects the cash that he had and the suspects ran into the woods. Full story...
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Stranded fishermen stuck in mud up to their armpits; rescued

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Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Water Rescue Airboat assisted Oak Island Water Rescue and the US Coast Guard on Saturday night. Full story...
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Supply restaurant robbed; investigators looking for suspects

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Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Detectives are searching for suspect(s) involved in a breaking and entering to a business in Supply. R & R Seafood, located at 3 Fisherman Road, was broken into sometime between March 25th at approximately 3:00 pm and 10:00 am on March 26th. A significant amount of cash was removed from the business. Full story...
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Seminar: What it takes to vote

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Topics to be discussed will include voter registration, review of residency as defined for voting purposes and procedures for challenging voters both before and on election day. Full story...
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Brunswick firefighters confess to setting fires

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Three Brunswick County volunteer firefighters are charged with setting the same fires they extinguished. According to Supply Volunteer Fire Department, some of the volunteers were coming in at early hours and sometimes staying the night at the fire department. Full story...
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4th of July Festival gets new look

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The NC 4th of July Festival, held each year in Southport, has a new logo and an updated website for 2010. Full story...
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Brunswick escapee caught in Maryland

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Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office has retrieved Rosher Rodriguez-Aguilar from Maryland. Rodriguez-Aguilar escaped from the Brunswick County Detention Center back in September of 2009. Full story...
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Federal funds target struggling schools

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video North Carolina received good news from Washington. The US Secretary of Education announced that the Tar Heel State will receive more than $91 million to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools. Full story...
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Possible VA Clinic in Brunswick County

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video Area veterans may have a new place to get medical care. Top Veteran's Affairs officials met today to discuss a potential plan. Full story...
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Brunswick County Sheriff's Department goes on prescription drug round-up

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video The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit and members of local police departments conducted a Drug Round Up today that began at 0530 AM. The Operation has been ongoing since the beginning of January, targeting individuals selling prescription pills illegally. Full story...
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Brunswick County budget retreat starts Tuesday

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video Add Brunswick to the list of counties wrestling with a sizable budget shortfall. Brunswick County held a budget retreat Tuesday to discuss department requests and set goals for the upcoming fiscal year. Full story...
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Neighbors speak about prostitution bust

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video Neighbors say they knew from day one that the Sun Day Spa was not your typical salon for females. Businesses across the street from Playmates say people were there until the early morning hours. Full story...
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Brunswick County Sheriff's Office busts two businesses for alleged prostitution

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video Two Brunswick County establishments were busted by the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office late Thursday afternoon for prostitution and drug related charges. Full story...
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Brunswick Nuclear Plant will tests sirens on the 14th

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Tests of the public notification sirens located within 10 miles of the Brunswick Nuclear Plant will be conducted Wednesday, April 14 starting at 10 a.m. The tests are part of Progress Energy’s comprehensive emergency planning program performed in cooperation with the State of North Carolina and Brunswick and New Hanover counties. Full story...
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Five Arrested in Drug Bust

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Five suspects were arrested in Loris, South Carolina in what began as an investigation of a Hispanic based trafficking operation in southern Brunswick county. Full story...
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