Brunswick County News
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5TH QUARTER: Rain delay, lightning delay & power outage at BB&T Jamboree, but well worth the wait
Submitted by on Sat, 08/13/2011 - 12:23am.

video The 25th Annual BB&T Jamboree started late, but it turned out to be a wild and woolly night with a lot of scoring at Legion Stadium.

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FIRST ON 3: No charges filed in suicide of man under investigation for underage pornography
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/11/2011 - 4:22pm.

While Mr. Cape’s decision to end his own life is certainly a tragic outcome, no criminal laws were violated by officers in connection with his death.

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Region's road project list trimmed to save money
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 08/10/2011 - 3:51pm.

video Funding for several road construction projects in our area have been cut. The NCDOT’s 10-year transportation improvement plan was underfunded by $73 million. In order to offset that amount, funding for seven projects will be eliminated.

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Southport business takes stand against bench law
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 08/09/2011 - 7:22pm.

video With the weather as hot as it has been, a seat in the shade is a good spot to be this summer. But if Southport leaders get their way, benches protected from the sun on one of the city's busiest corners could soon be gone.

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5th Quarter co-host Trot Nixon is guest speaker at BB&T Football Jamboree luncheon
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 08/09/2011 - 5:09pm.

videoThe 25th annual BB&T Football Jamboree kicks off at Legion Stadium in Wilmington Friday. All 10 head coaches got together Tuesday for a media luncheon. WWAY’s 5th quarter co-host Trot Nixon was the keynote speaker.

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FIRST ON 3: Missing man's dad says car that took him found
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 08/09/2011 - 4:22pm.

It's been almost three weeks since 18-year-old Al'Quon Flowers was last seen in downtown Wilmington. Today, there still is no sign of Flowers, but we do have some new information on the case you'll see FIRST ON 3.

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Drugs, ex led to 'Teen Mom' probation violation
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 08/09/2011 - 3:30pm.

MTV's "Teen Mom 2" star Jenelle Evans is out of jail on a $10,000 secured bond. Police arrested the reality star from Oak Island last night on a probation violation.

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Boil water advisory issued for some Leland neighborhoods
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/09/2011 - 2:18pm.

The water consumers of Brunswick Regional Water and Sewer H2GO, in Brunswick County are experiencing periods of low pressure and outages in the distribution system in the Old Town Subdivision, the areas affective are Albemarle Place, and North Olde Towne Wynd to Windsor Drive.

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McIntyre: Focus should be local, not on Washington in wake of credit downgrade
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Mon, 08/08/2011 - 4:28pm.

We caught up with Rep. Mike McIntyre today in Brunswick Ccounty and asked him for his thoughts about Standard & Poor's downgrade of America's credit rating. The congressman says southeastern North Carolina cannot focus on the debate in Washington, but rather should focus our attention here locally to boost our own economy.

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Bruns. Co. Early College HS heads back to class with new focus
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Mon, 08/08/2011 - 3:26pm.

video It was back to school today for hundreds of students at Brunswick County Early College High School. This year is a special one for the school. It is the first year BCECHS will be take part in a national program that focuses on science, technology, engineering and math.

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