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Brunswick County Animal Shelter gives OK on adoptions

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Dog adoptions are back on at the Brunswick County Animal Shelter. Adoptions were put on hold last month after two dogs tested positive for distemper, a highly-contagious respiratory disease. Full story...
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Dog adoption back on in Brunswick County

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Dog adoptions are back on at the Brunswick County Animal Shelter. Adoptions were put on hold last month after two dogs tested positive for distemper, A highly-contagious respiratory disease. Full story...
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No charges filed after miscarried infant remains found in Leland

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videoThe report came back Thursday from the Brunswick County Medical Examiner’s Office, and it turns out the remains were the result of a miscarriage. Because there's no apparent crime here, investigators aren't releasing the names of the former suspects. No arrests were made. Full story...
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Troubleshooters: Update on answers in Oak Island

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In today's Troubleshooters Report, we have an update on a story we first brought you last year. According to published reports, the Town of Oak Island has admitted to breaking public records laws, and agreed to pay almost $50,000... Full story...
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Remains of infant found buried in Leland backyard

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videoThere was a gruesome discovery in the backyard of a Leland home Wednesday afternoon. Police uncovered the remains of a buried infant. Now, an investigation is underway to determine the cause of death and who, if anyone, will face arrest. Full story...
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Bike patrol begins in Leland

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videoThe Leland Police Department's bike unit is on the lookout in a neighborhood near you. After weeks of training and new biking equipment, they are ready to hit the streets. Full story...
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Former Calabash town administrator arrested

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The former Calabash town administrator was arrested Tuesday morning. Thirty year old Jeremy Cribb was charged with obtaining property by false pretenses and four counts of embezzlement by a public official. Full story...
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Man in custody after alleged bank robbery

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A man is in custody Tuesday night after allegedly robbing a bank in Shallotte. It happened just after 9:00 Tuesday morning at the Shallotte BB&T. Full story...
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Tuberculosis cases hit 42 at Brunswick jail

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There is an update on tuberculosis in the Brunswick County Jail. Health officials say forty-two inmates and jail workers have tested positive for the disease since an outbreak last month. Full story...
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Over 150 marijuana plants seized in Shallotte drug bust

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videoThere was a major home-grown marijuana bust in Brunswick County Monday night. Detectives with the sheriff's office seized more than 150 marijuana plants from a Shallotte house, with an estimated street value of more than $500,000. Full story...
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Students can get a tour of Cedar Grove Middle School

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Brunswick County students return to class two weeks from Tuesday. Some may be stepping foot in brand new schools for the first time. Full story...
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Bacteria strikes Brunswick County daycares

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Bacteria in Brunswick County daycare centers are making some kids sick to their stomach. The bacteria is called shigella. Symptoms of infection by shigellosis include fever, diarrhea and stomach cramps. Full story...
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The Music Man opens at Odell Williamson Auditorium

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Friday was opening night for the Brunswick Little Theatre presentation of The Music Man. The Odell Williamson Auditorium in Bolivia was the place to be for this musical ensemble. Full story...
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Traffic concerns driving people crazy in Leland

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videoA string of accidents along a major highway has police stepping up patrols. For drivers on Highway 17 in Leland, the problem may just be getting used to more cars on the road. Full story...
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Brunswick County superintendent receives evaluation

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We have some answers from Brunswick County Superintendent Katie McGee. Tuesday night, she received her evaluation from the school board. Full story...
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