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Brunswick County News

Student wants to buy police new bullet-proof vests

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Five years ago, Boiling Spring Lakes police officer Mitch Prince was shot killed in the line of duty. His legacy has inspired a high school senior project to help protect officers. Full story...
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BHI bones buried at site of Confederate fort

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Archeologists say the burial site is within the boundaries of Fort Holmes, a Confederate base during the Civil War. Full story...
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Drug bust in Ash

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Agents searched the residence and seized over 260 grams of marijuana, which has an estimated street value of $1,400.00. Full story...
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Snow Sights: Leland kids build snowy fun

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video Three inches of snow fell in Leland Friday night and Saturday morning. Full story...
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Digging up the story: Reporter uncovers 3rd skeleton at BHI

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videoAs journalists, we try not to be part of the story. Sometimes, though, you just can't avoid it. That's what happened to WWAY's Hailey Winslow today when she went to Bald Head Island to watch state archeologists examine the site where two human skeletons were found last week. Full story...
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School Board wants your questions for superintendent hopefuls

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The board wants to know what question you want asked of the applicants. Full story...
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Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry runs limited Sunday

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The normal schedule will resume Monday morning. Full story...
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Aide says Edwards's wife threatens suit; John rumored to be house-hunting

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Elizabeth Edwards has reportedly threatened to sue her husband's presidential campaign aide for contributing to the downfall of their marriage. Meanwhile a tabloid claims John Edwards is looking at buying a house in Brunswick County. Full story...
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Bald Head crews turn up skeletons

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video Construction workers renovating a golf course at Bald Head Island last week turned up two human skeletons. The bones are believed to be from the 1800s. Full story...
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A real education lottery

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videoToday was the annual lottery for Charter Day School in Leland. The lottery system is needed because the state caps the number of charter schools and the students they can teach leaving some families disappointed. Full story...
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Man shot by deputies files federal suit

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In his federal complaint, George Cooper says the officers violated his civil rights, specifically by using excessive force. Full story...
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Terminal groins considered for slowing beach erosion

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Some local leaders traveled to Raleigh today to push for a way they say will help slow beach erosion. Full story...
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Deputies net prescription drugs in bust

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The sheriff's Drug Enforcement Unit says this bust is among one of the biggest it's had. Full story...
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Brunswick County paramedic arrested for embezzlement

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video A former emergency medical technician for Calabash is on administrative suspension. Full story...
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Incumbent, Northwest mayor running for Brunswick House seat

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The Republican Party picked Frank Iler last year to finish out Bonner Stiller's term serving the 17th House District. Northwest Mayor James Knox says he will run for the Democratic nomination. Full story...
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