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Brunswick County News

FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Man files federal lawsuit against Leland, former cops

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videoA man Leland Police arrested during a June 2011 domestic situation has filed a federal lawsuit against the town and the two former police officers involved in the incident. Full story...
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SUV hits Leland home

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videoA surprise visitor for one family in Leland this morning. A woman drove her SUV into a house on Kingsworth Lane before noon. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. beach businesses report successful summer

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video It's the unofficial end of summer, and business owners in Brunswick County say it's been one of the best they have seen in years. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Women charged with break-ins involving young children, 2 suspects sought

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videoTwo young women are charged with home invasions in Brunswick County, where some of the victims were young children. Full story...
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Shallotte bar vandalized with racial slurs, profanity

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videoA Brunswick County business owner woke up to an unwanted sight this morning. Someone vandalized her bar with racial slurs. Full story...
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Leland officer suspended for arresting video-recording teen

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A Leland Police Department officer was suspended for 28 days without pay after arresting a teenager who was video-recording another arrest. Full story...
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Discussions continue on how to protect, regulate mouth of Cape Fear River

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videoThe Cape Fear River is both an environmental resource and an economic engine in our area. A meeting today continued the discussion about how best to protect and regulate the mouth of the river and the area around it. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. Schools hopes for more improvement in bus routes

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videoBrunswick County school leaders are working to make sure bus routes run on time. Monday and Tuesday, some buses did not pick up students from Town Creek Elementary School until around 5 p.m., and some students did not get home until after 6 p.m. Full story...
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Kindergartener, family share experience of starting school

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videoThe first day of kindergarten is a milestone for every child and parent. Today that day came for the Manipole family from Southport, who let us go along for little Sophia's first day of school. Full story...
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Gas leak forces home evacuations in Brunswick Forest

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videoA gas leak led to several homes being evacuated in the Brunswick Forest subdivision in Leland. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. Board of Education approves employee bonus

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Teachers and principals in Brunswick County will soon see an increase in pay, and employees can also expect a bonus check, according to a release from a spokeswoman with the school system. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Banned football coach says he did nothing wrong

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video Two Brunswick County pee wee football coaches are being forced to take a knee before the season kicks off. Now one of the exiled coaches says he was blind-sided by the judge's decision. For Brian McDowell, football isn't just a game, it's a way of life. Full story...
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Brunswick County students head to school, buses back in action

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videoIt’s the final few hours of summer for Brunswick County students, and big preparations are in order to make sure the first day flows smoothly. Brunswick County students head back to school tomorrow, but getting there can be a pain, especially on the first day. Luckily, one man says he has the solution. Full story...
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Brunswick County deputy arrested, fired for prostitution

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videoA deputy with the Brunswick County Sheriff's office has been arrested. Full story...
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DA: Officers were justified in June checkpoint shooting

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videoBrunswick County's district attorney says officers were justified in using lethal force when they shot at a vehicle that tried to leave a DWI checkpoint in Leland in June. Full story...
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