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Brunswick County News

People watch inauguration at Brunswick Community College

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Faculty spoke to the audience about presidential inaugurations in the past, and when the clock struck 12:00 noon, all eyes were on the stage to watch President Obama being sworn in. Full story...
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One man's passion for the railroad takes his hobby to the next level

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videoThere is something enchanting about the railroad that draws people to make it a hobby with model trains. For one Brunswick County man, he's taken that hobby a step farther than most, making it a big part of his home. Full story...
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Child hit by school bus in Brunswick County

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School officials said a 4-year-old child was hit by a school bus in the Westport neighborhood just off of River Road in Brunswick County. School officials say they got the call around 3:30 on Friday. Full story...
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Good ole Village Road

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videoComing off of Highway 17 to Leland, you can't help but run into Village Road, which has served as a main artery for the town for decades. Full story...
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Police looking for accused gang rapists in Sunset Beach

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Sunset Beach police are looking for some construction workers accused of gang raping a twenty-one year old woman. It happened last week at the Continental Motel in Sunset Beach. So far three men have been arrested. Full story...
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Whiteville town manager dismissed

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On Tuesday night, Whiteville City Council voted four to three to dismiss Josh Ray as town manager. Ray had been city manager for nearly 3 years. Full story...
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School redistricting issues in Brunswick County

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videoThe challenge of school redistricting has come to Brunswick County. The opening of Cedar Grove Middle and Town Creek Elementary schools means moving students. Full story...
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Firths wonder how three of their five children end up diagnosed with cancer

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videoDespite being hundreds of miles away from each other, three siblings have a rare and tragic bond. They all wound up being diagnosed with cancer. Full story...
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Peak Fitness doesn't seem to be in good shape

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videoAfter reporting the plans for a Peak Fitness to open in Leland last week, we received a number of comments on our website and followed up to see just when, and if, they might open.

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Fatal accident takes man's life in Brunswick County

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Lyman Dickhaskett Jr. went off the road and hit a ditch in Leland. The vehicle then struck a tree, which caused his truck to flip. Full story...
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The legend of Maco Light

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videoWhen night falls in Maco, one part of town, many wonder if they will see a faint light in the distance. It's called the Maco Light, story that has been the talk of the town since the 1800s. Full story...
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Early Risers and the Brunswick Cove Nursing Home

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videoSince nursing homes are manned 24/7, 365 days a year, that means some employees have to be there before dawn making sure patients are cared for. Full story...
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Leland Fire Department begins operations as an EMT provider

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More emergency medical assistance is now available in Brunswick County. The fire chief said this addition will improve safety in Brunswick County. Full story...
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Hospice facility to be built in Brunswick County

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Hospice patients in Brunswick County will soon have a facility of their own. Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center received permission from the state to build a seven bed facility in Brunswick County. Full story...
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Nudist resort changes hands

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The Whispering Pines Nudist Resort opened near Ocean Isle Beach about 35 years ago. Full story...
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