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Brunswick County News

Brunswick County bypass project sees help from stimulus money

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Stimulus funds are giving the state DOT the boost it needs to get started on another leg of the Brunswick County Bypass project. Wednesday, the Department of Transportation announced that $26 million of stimulus money will help build the leg of the project that connects US 17 and 74/76 in Brunswick County. Full story...
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Boiling Spring Lakes family survives after run-in with two horses

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We all know the hazards of deer on our local highways, especially at night. But Tuesday evening a local woman had a terrifying run-in with a pair of horses. Full story...
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Dogs test positive for distemper at local animal shelter

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The Brunswick County Animal Shelter is on lock down after two dogs tested positive for a virus. Two dogs adopted last week tested positive for distemper, a highly contagious respiratory disease. Full story...
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Inmates at Brunswick County Jail not contagious, on antibiotics

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Brunswick County health officials are trying to keep tuberculosis under lock and key at the county jail. After a former inmate tested positive for the infection, more than four hundred other inmates and employees were tested. Full story...
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Oak Island Bridge sees more delays

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There are more issues with the Oak Island Bridge. The Department of Transportation said that construction of the bridge will be put on hold again - this time due to hairline cracks in the girders. Full story...
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Brunswick Forest growing, but slowly

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videoWhat lies behind the walls of Brunswick Forest? There's still plenty of construction, but it is not growing as fast as developers hoped. Full story...
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Brunswick County gets prepared for emergency

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videoBrunswick County Emergency Services held a special training exercise this weekend that dealt specifically with natural disasters. Fire departments, police departments, EMS workers and hospitals from across the state were invited to participate. Full story...
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Homecoming weekend for Navassa

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Residents of the Brunswick County town of Navassa were able to share their community pride during the 28th Annual Navassa Homecoming Weekend. Full story...
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Nudists take the plunge for skinny dip world record

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videoSaturday was the day nudists all across the nation have been waiting for, as several nudist resorts, including Whispering Pines in Brunswick County, gathered in an attempt to set a world record. Full story...
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Holden Beach officer charged with driving patrol car impaired

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A Holden Beach police officer is being charged with a DWI while driving a patrol car. Lieutenant Kendal Smith was arrested Thursday night in Shallotte after police say his police car was speeding out of a Walgreens parking lot. Full story...
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Countdown is on for the skinny dip record

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Many of us, at one point in our lives, have skinny dipped. It may have been in the middle of the night. It may have been in the privacy of your own backyard pool. Regardless, a world record skinny dip is less than 24 hours away. Full story...
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Topping out ceremony for Brunswick Community Hospital

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Construction on the new Brunswick Community Hospital paused today for an age old tradition. The topping out ceremony celebrates the placement of the last and highest beam, marking the end of the most dangerous phase of construction. Full story...
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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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