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Brunswick County News

OSHA concludes investigation of Leland Police Department

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The word tonight from the Occupational Health and Safety Administration is that there are no serious safety problems at the Leland Police Department. OSHA wrapped up a recent investigation by writing up the department for one violation. Full story...
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Brunswick County church members rejoice days after lightning strike

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videoAfter a lightning strike set the church on fire last week, the congregation pulled together to find a new home for their day of worship. Full story...
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Oak Island Pier opens Monday

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A familiar Brunswick County fishing spot is reopening with a new name Monday. The Yaupon Pier will now be known as the Oak Island Pier. Full story...
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Coast Guard hosts safety demonstrations

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Hundreds of people gathered at the Coast Guard Station in Oak Island to learn more about the men and woman who help keep us safe. Full story...
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Accident claims the life of West Brunswick High senior

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Just two weeks before high school graduation, a car crash has claimed the life of a West Brunswick senior. Full story...
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Oak Island bridge work to resume

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After months of investigation into the death of a construction worker on the new Oak Island bridge, work is scheduled to resume. Full story...
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Emergency Services Director for Brunswick County stepping down

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Randy Thompson announced he will retire from the Brunswick County Emergency Services Department no later than February. He has spent the last 30 years in public service. Full story...
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Brunswick County to have helicopter of their own

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office will soon have a new addition to its force, a helicopter. In order to add an aviation program, the department is leaving another.

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Brunswick County church struck by lightning, catches fire

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A Brunswick County church caught fire this morning, after its steeple was struck by lightning. Fire crews responded to St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church on Highway 17 near 87 and had the flames under control within a half hour. Full story...
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Luxury home developer owes over one million dollars in taxes

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According to the Brunswick County Tax Department, luxury home developer Mark Saunders is behind on his property taxes, to the tune of $1.3 million.

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Southport experiencing a series of crimes

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videoThe quiet community of Southport appears to be in the midst of a mini-crime wave. Six break-ins in the past two nights, one resulting in a major fire, has investigators searching for answers. Full story...
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Brunswick County School Board fires five, changes transfer request policy

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The Brunswick County School Board met Tuesday night and fired five South Brunswick High School employees. Full story...
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Fire thought to start from lightning strike

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Severe weather could be to blame for an early-morning fire Tuesday in Brunswick County. The fire started a little after 6:30 this morning at this home on Presidents Drive in Boiling Spring Lakes. Full story...
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Oak Island to wait another month on Yaupon Pier purchase

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Looks like the Town of Oak Island will need to wait another month before it can officially purchase the Yaupon Pier. Full story...
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Brunswick schools all recycling

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Brunswick County is raising awareness about recycling. All county schools officially now have recycling programs. That means all the plastic bottles and cans that students used to throw away, will now be recycled into a new material. Full story...
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