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Brunswick County News

Critic of war in Iraq sparks protest at Brunswick Community College

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videoAn anti-war activist sparked a protest at Brunswick Community College Monday night. Cindy Sheehan has been outspoken in her criticism of the war in Iraq. She spoke at the Odell Williamson Auditorium, but not everyone there, was there to hear her. Full story...
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Leland candidates talk about the future of the town

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videoLeland is a hub of growth and development in Brunswick County, the fastest growing county in the state. The election for mayor next month could go a long way to shaping the town's future. Full story...
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Drug bust in Brunswick County leads to marijuana camp

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videoThe Brunswick County Sheriff's Office has busted up what it's calling a drug camp buried deep in the woods of Supply. Undercover drug detectives said the "marijuana camp" did not just pop up overnight. Full story...
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Pregnant Brunswick County woman dies of H1N1 virus

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Brunswick County's health director reccomends pregnant women get H1N1 vaccine after county's first death related to the H1N1 virus. Full story...
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Leland Police warn residents of rise in car break-ins

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Residents of Leland are being asked to be pro-active in order to put a halt on a recent rise in car break-ins. There have been dozens of vehicle break-ins in Leland in the last few months. Full story...
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Referees suspended after incorrect call in North Brunswick vs South Columbus game

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A local high school football officiating crew has been suspended. The crew made an incorrect call on the game deciding play in North Brunswick's 27-21 overtime victory over South Columbus Friday night. Full story...
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Hewett released from jail

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Sources tell us Friday night that former Brunswick County Sheriff Ron Hewett is no longer behind bars.

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South Brunswick High students raise and release flounder

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Students at South Brunswick High School said farewell to some friends Wednesday. They have been raising 300 southern flounder since last spring, and Wednesday it was time to let them go. Full story...
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Belville candidates discuss drainage issues and tax increases

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Belville voters had the chance to meet the candidates Tuesday night. Residents heard from the hopefuls for mayoral and commission. Full story...
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Empty Bowls event helps feed the hungry

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The Southport-Oak Island Food Pantry and the Associated Artists of Southport are working together to help feed the hungry. Four artists and six others have spent the past year making more than 1,000 clay bowls. Full story...
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Artificial reef project advances in Oak Island

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videoOak Island is one step closer to an artificial reef off its shore. Residents had the chance to voice their opinions at a public meeting Monday night. The majority who showed up were for the reef; hoping a place to grow the fish population will also mean economic gain. Full story...
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North Carolina Journalism Hall of Famer dies at 92

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A Brunswick County woman who once ran for lieutenant governor has died. Margaret Taylor Harper died Sunday in Durham from complications after a stroke. She was 92. Full story...
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Defense attorneys try to limit liability in parasailing tragedy

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videoFriday brought new information in an parasailing accident that killed two women in Ocean Isle Beach. Full story...
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Farmers markets helps "Buy Local" push

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videoEvery Thursday morning vendors set up a farmers market at the Waterford Shops in Belville. But today was a little different, with an increased focus on buying local. Full story...
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Rocky road for superintendent Katie McGee

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videoAfter six years as an associate superintendent and a stretch as interim superintendent, Katie McGee has had the top job in Brunswick County Schools for nearly five years. But as WWAY's Kevin Wuzzardo reports, it's been a rocky road. Full story...
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