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Brunswick County News

Leland Police arrest knife-wielding man

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Leland Police say they arrested a man this morning who allegedly tried to attack two other people with a knife. Full story...
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NCDOT releases study, to hold meetings on ferry fare hike

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The state Transportation Department has released a study looking at ways to raise $5 million annually by possibly raising rates on some ferry routes and adding tolls on others. Full story...
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Oak Island jetport wins $3.65 million in federal funds

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The Cape Fear Regional Jetport in Oak Island was awarded $3.65 million in federal funds this week. The money will be used to construct a full parallel taxiway along the newly extended runway. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Animal rescuers say hunters abandoning dogs is once again becoming an issue

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video Animal Rescue groups across Brunswick County say that with the recent end of hunting season, many hunters are abandoning their hound dogs. They say these strays end up on people's porches starving or are often times hit by cars on the road. Full story...
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THE RANT: Leland should take a lesson from East Spencer

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Have you heard yet about the two firefighters in East Spencer who shocked a junior firefighter nine times with a stun gun during a department Christmas party? Sounds familiar doesn't it? Sort of like when Leland Police Officer Sherry Lewis was shot between the legs with simulated ammunition during a training exercise last February. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Videos mocking Charles Warren continue on YouTube

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video There's yet another video online mocking Brunswick County Commissioner Charles Warren and the controversy surrounding him. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Leland resident starts website to "fix Leland police"; Begins petition to disband department

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As a citizen of the United States, I will be utilizing all of my Civil Rights to expose criminal and unethical misconduct by Leland Officials. I invite you to join me as part of the "Fix Leland Movement." Full story...
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Sex offender from New Hampshire arrested in Oak Island

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The U.S. Marshals Service says it has arrested a 35-year-old New Hampshire man in North Carolina who was sought on a warrant for violating parole and for failing to register as a sex offender. Full story...
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Recently adopted dog that was abused missing on Oak Island

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This is Molly, she is about 9 months old. A chocolate lab mix. She was just adopted from SOAR and slipped her collar at her new home on NW 3rd St on Oak Island. Full story...
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NRC will keep closer eye on Brunswick nuclear plant

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The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff has determined that fuel oil tank rooms serving the Brunswick nuclear plant’s emergency diesel generators were not properly protected from possible flooding, a finding of “low to moderate safety significance” that will result in increased NRC inspection and oversight of the facility. Full story...
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