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Brunswick County News

Ocean Island Beach holds fundraiser for turtles

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The Ocean Isle Beach Sea Turtle Patrol held a fundraiser on Wednesday at the community center. There was a silent auction, educational programs, even a meet and greet with April the sea turtle. Full story...
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Brunswick County sheriff's deputy is suspended after a boating accident

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A Brunswick County sheriff's deputy is suspended after a boating accident over the holiday weekend. It happened while Deputy Charles Murray was off-duty on his personal boat near Holden Beach. Full story...
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The Coastal Company misses deadline, property owners can't build

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The Coastal Companies, headed by Mark Saunders, missed the deadline to install water, sewer, and roads in several developments, including Seawatch and Ocean Ridge Plantation. As a result of this, many property owners are in a bind because they can't build homes until that infrastructure is complete. Full story...
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Sub-station to open in Brunswick Forest

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Brunswick County Commissioners are expected to give the go ahead on a new sheriff's department sub-station in Leland. Full story...
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Spectators gather at Southport parade

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Hundreds gathered in Southport Saturday for the state's official Independence Day celebration. It was where art, celebration and of course patriotism collided. It's been that way for three decades. Full story...
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New citizens welcomed in Southport

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videoThe 37th Annual North Carolina Fourth of July Festival is well underway in Southport, and there was plenty of activity there Friday afternoon. The highlight of the day... 143 people became U.S. citizens, including one man who calls Brunswick County home. Full story...
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Tuberculosis results back for Brunswick County Jail

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The tuberculosis tests are back for people possibly exposed to the disease in the Brunswick County Jail. Of the four hundred plus tests administered to inmates and employees, 33 people tested positive. Full story...
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Southport festival warms up for Fourth celebrations

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videoThe sounds of the Brunswick Big Band soothed the crowd on the first night of the 37th Annual North Carolina Fourth of July Festival. Forty to fifty thousand people are expected to attend this year's festivities. Full story...
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Southport welcomes new US citizens

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Independence Day will take on new meaning for many North Carolina residents. Friday's the day they become US citizens. Full story...
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Some inmates quarantined while officials wait for remainder of results

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videoThere are more positive tuberculosis tests from people exposed to an inmate at the Brunswick County Jail. Inmates who've tested positive have been quarantined while county health officials await the results of the rest of the tests. Full story...
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Women plead guilty to prostitution charges surrounding Brunswick County sex sting

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videoA lawyer for six women, all employees of two businesses allegedly soliciting sex, pleaded guilty on their behalf in court Wednesday. The defendants were not in court, but sentenced to probation within the state of North Carolina. Full story...
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Troubleshooters: Sewage pump station found, house lost

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videoFrancis Hollis moved into in his Leland mobile home in 1973, on a piece of land he says was given to him by his grandfather. Today, the home is mysteriously missing and a sewer pump station sits on the piece of land. Full story...
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Beach Day kicks off Fourth celebrations at Oak Island

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July 4th celebrations have already kicked off in Oak Island. Wednesday, the town held it's annual Beach Day celebration. Full story...
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Brunswick inmate tests positive for TB

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At least one Brunswick County Jail inmate has tested positive for tuberculosis, and a total of 400 tests have been given to see if the disease has spread. Full story...
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Southport signs on state property violating law

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Business owners hope some controversial signs in Southport will attract plenty of visitor attention. According to the city, some businesses have their signs on state property, which according to North Carolina law is illegal. Full story...
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