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Brunswick County News

VOTE 2012: After year of controversy, Warren faces three challengers in Republican primary

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video In Brunswick County, the District 3 Commission seat has been the center of controversy. Incumbent Charles Warren faces three challengers in the primary. Full story...
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UPDATE: Missing teen found safe

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says around 8:15 a.m. Matthew Hoffman was found safe riding his bicycle in the Southport area. He will be reunited with his father shortly. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Fired Leland cops appeal dismissals

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Three fired Leland Police officers have appealed their dismissal. Today was the last day to file those appeals. Town Manager David Hollis says he received appeals from Lt. Bill Kozak, Lt. Rick Dellapia and Ofc. John Blasingame. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Resident catches raccoon on camera

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video Susan Prater sent us these photos of a raccoon on the roof of a condo in her complex around 2:15 this morning. She says she captured this one coming out of a window eve and then going back into the opening when her camera flashed. She says she also continues to hear scratching inside the walls of her condo. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. Sheriff moving north end substation

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office is moving its north end substation. Starting May 14, the substation will be at the Leland Fire/Rescue Station 5 on NC 133. Full story...
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Rabid fox bites three in Oak Island

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The Brunswick County Health Department says a man was working in his yard Sunday and felt something brush up against him and bite him. He looked down and saw it was a fox. The fox then ran to his neighbor's garage, where a husband and wife were working. The fox attacked the wife and bit her three times. It then bit the husband once. Full story...
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Appeals Court splits decision in Judge Lewis libel case

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video The North Carolina Court of Appeals says a citizen's blog post two years ago defamed a Brunswick County judge, while another post did not. Full story...
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BCC employee charged with indecent liberties with a minor

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A Brunswick Community College employee no longer has a job after being accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a 16-year-old girl. Full story...
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Operation Spring Brake racks up charges

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office teamed up with other law enforcement for Operation Spring Brake on Friday and Saturday. Full story...
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Wilmington based race team earns podium finish

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A Wilmington based race team is off to a fast start this year. Last weekend they even found the right formula in the rain. Full story...
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