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Brunswick County News

A night to remember victims of crime

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Friday is a night to remember victims of crime. Volunteers from the group Justice for Citizens were set up the First Baptist Church in Leland for a candlelight service. Full story...
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Seafood sellers running out of shellfish

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Thursday marked day number eight of the temporary ban on shellfishing in our area. Full story...
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Prisoner accidentally released from Brunswick County Jail arrested

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A man who escaped from the Brunswick County Jail is on his way back to North Carolina, after being arrested in Baltimore. Full story...
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Leland Police and Fire play ball to collect toys

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The Leland Police Department is challenging the Leland Fire Department to friendly game of softball. The two teams will face off on Saturday to help collect toys for Operation Santa Cop. Full story...
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Brunswick County man accused of murder to be released from jail

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The man accused of murdering a Shallotte real estate agent last year will not be behind bars for much longer. District Attorney Rex Gore confirmed that the family of Craig Bryant... Full story...
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Two men hold up Holden Beach store

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Brunswick County detectives need your help finding two robbery suspects. Around 6:30 Wednesday night, two men wearing orange ski masks walked into Smith's Grocery and Hardware in Holden Beach. Full story...
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Former Brunswick County sheriff has new job

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Former Brunswick County Sheriff Ron Hewett is back on the job, but not as a law enforcement officer. Hewett is working part time for... Full story...
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Brunswick County Sheriff's Department collects unwanted pills

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Wednesday was the day to safely dispose of your old or expired prescription medication. The Brunswick County Sheriff's Department collected hundreds of unwanted pills from the public, all in an effort... Full story...
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Leland Town Council finally has new member

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Round Three, and the winner is in. Martha Currie is officially a new member of Leland Town Council. In two recounts, Currie won both times by one vote. Full story...
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Brunswick County purchases refurbished gas chamber

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video"As good as new" doesn't quite cut it for animal rights activists. There was confusion as to whether a gas chamber recently purchased by the Brunswick County Animal shelter was "new." Turns out, it was refurbished. Full story...
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Southport seniors love their new center

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videoSouthport seniors have a lot to look forward to. This weekend is the grand opening of a new senior center in town; something they say is very much needed. Full story...
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Suspect arrested in Brunswick County armed robbery

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The search is over for a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery in Brunswick County. Investigators believe 20-year-old Jarrell Smith beat and robbed the manager of Coastal Cinema in Shallotte Sunday night. Full story...
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Man behind bars after firing gun into Leland home

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According to police, Robin Ganey returned to a home on Village Road after an incident earlier in the day. That's when he fired 18 shots at the house. Three adults and one young child were inside. Full story...
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Shellfishing ban threatens holiday oysters

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videoWhen it comes to the holidays, there are some things you just can’t do without. “Oysters are top of the list. We have to have oysters for Thanksgiving, it's a must.” Full story...
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Northwest Police Department looking for Jabar Ballard

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Northwest police need your help finding a man wanted for holding his relatives hostage, and demanding money. Jabar Ballard is wanted for robbery with a dangerous weapon, assault, and second degree kidnapping. Full story...
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