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Brunswick County News

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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Plane crashes for second time

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The Federal Aviation Administration says a small plane that crashed in Virginia today also crashed in Brunswick County two years ago. Full story...
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Brunswick County man charged with cutting a 73-year-old

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Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Sherman Aundo Daniels, 53 years of age, over the weekend for Assault with Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury. Full story...
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Fire at Brunswick nuclear plant over the weekend

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The source of the fire was from electric blankets used for post-weld heat treatment. The fire was extinguished when the blankets were de-energized. No off-site assistance was required. The Unusual Event was terminated at 2310. Full story...
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Leland goes wireless

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Leland town officials cut the cord today making way for a new wireless network throughout the community. Full story...
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Petition push for Oak Island man to Rock Hall

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video You wouldn't think retirement on the Brunswick County coast would be a stop on the road to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Clay Cole may change that. Full story...
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One killed, one hurt in Brunswick crash

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One man is dead and another is in the hospital after a head-on collision in Brunswick County. It happened around 11 a.m. on Old Georgetown Road between Sunset Beach and Ocean Isle Beach. Full story...
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Terminal groin decision today

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video The Coastal Resources Commission held the final public hearing on the issue last night in Sunset Beach. Today the group plans to make its final recommendations and present them to the legislature April 1. Full story...
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