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Brunswick County News

Southport Spring Festival blessed with perfect weather Saturday

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Spring may have officially started a few weeks ago, but the city of Southport celebrated the season Saturday with their annual Spring Festival. Full story...
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Lockwood Folly Marketplace has supplied Supply for decades

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videoOdell and Berta Blanton opened a general store in Supply in the 1940s. They moved to a larger location in 1963. The store served as a hub of activity for the community. Today, Lockwood Folly Marketplace is a popular lunch stop for those in the Supply area. Full story...
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Leland Middle School students get a lesson in safety

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Leland eighth graders took a break from math, science, and English for a lesson in safety. The program focused on underage drinking, drugs, and driving safety. Full story...
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Dog Court: Woman wants dog court for Brunswick County

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videoEach month on WWAY, we bring you the latest from the New Hanover County Dangerous Dog Appeals Court. Now, a Brunswick County woman wants the same appeals process where she lives. Full story...
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Crews and volunteers continue to excavate Fort Anderson

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Inside Brunswick Town, a place that used to be a bustling colonial port town, lies the remains of an old battery. Archaeologists are trying to uncover pieces from the 1800’s, when this spot was a fort constructed by the Confederates. Full story...
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Shallotte, past and present

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videoWe visited with students from Shallotte Middle School who are sharing stories about the town’s history. Hannah Stocks gives a look at Shallotte, past and present. Please click video for Hannah’s report. Full story...
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Three elementary schools to implement uniforms in 2010

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videoIt's uniform time for students at three Brunswick County elementary schools, but two of them didn't exactly see it coming. Full story...
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Troubleshooters: Dream home turned nightmare

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videoPam Resch lives in Pittsburgh, and plans to retire in Holden Beach. She hired a well-known local contractor to build her home, and thought she was in good hands. But things did not quite go as planned. Full story...

OSHA investigates Leland Police Department

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The State Occupational Safety and Health Administration has opened an investigation into the Leland Police Department. Full story...
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Elementary schools in Brunswick County will see uniforms

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School uniforms are coming to Brunswick County. Tuesday night the school board approved uniforms for Lincoln, Belville, and Town Creek elementary schools. Full story...
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No birthday suits, just bathing suits for Bird Island

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Signs on one Brunswick County beach could soon reveal the naked truth about North Carolina nudist laws. Many beach goers believe that Bird Island is a nude beach, but public nudity is banned by North Carolina law. Full story...
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Lincoln Elementary may find out Tuesday about school uniforms

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Parents and students at Lincoln Elementary may find out Tuesday night whether they will have a new dress code. School leaders hope uniforms will help create an equal playing field between students. Full story...
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Archaeologists to excavate Fort Anderson in Brunswick County

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Archaeologists are hoping to unearth what lies beneath a historic Brunswick County site. The work comes after archaeologists discovered grave sites on the grounds with the help of a radar ground scan last July. Full story...
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Pennell honored as state's best principal

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It turns out the best principal in the state works right here in Brunswick County. On Thursday, the state school system and Wachovia named South Brunswick High principal Vann Pennell the state's best. Full story...
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Should Lincoln Elementary students wear uniforms?

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A Brunswick County school is trying to sharpen its image. Next week, the Brunswick County school board will talk about whether Lincoln students should wear uniforms. Full story...
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