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Congressman McIntyre holds meetings at Carolina Shores

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Congressman Mike McIntyre spent Tuesday morning in Carolina Shores, near Calabash, holding one-on-one meetings with constituents. Full story...
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Mobile home fire in Oak Island claims one life

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The body of 51-year-old Trina Villarreal was found inside her charred mobile home at 7806 East Oak Island Drive around 5:30 this morning. Full story...
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Congressman McIntyre to hold one-on-one meetings in Brunswick County

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The representative will stop in Carolina Shores to hold one-on-one meetings with Brunswick County residents. Constituents are invited to talk with the congressman about ideas, issues or concerns. Full story...
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Southport Spring Festival blessed with perfect weather Saturday

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Spring may have officially started a few weeks ago, but the city of Southport celebrated the season Saturday with their annual Spring Festival. Full story...
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Lockwood Folly Marketplace has supplied Supply for decades

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videoOdell and Berta Blanton opened a general store in Supply in the 1940s. They moved to a larger location in 1963. The store served as a hub of activity for the community. Today, Lockwood Folly Marketplace is a popular lunch stop for those in the Supply area. Full story...
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Leland Middle School students get a lesson in safety

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Leland eighth graders took a break from math, science, and English for a lesson in safety. The program focused on underage drinking, drugs, and driving safety. Full story...
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Dog Court: Woman wants dog court for Brunswick County

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videoEach month on WWAY, we bring you the latest from the New Hanover County Dangerous Dog Appeals Court. Now, a Brunswick County woman wants the same appeals process where she lives. Full story...
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Crews and volunteers continue to excavate Fort Anderson

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Inside Brunswick Town, a place that used to be a bustling colonial port town, lies the remains of an old battery. Archaeologists are trying to uncover pieces from the 1800’s, when this spot was a fort constructed by the Confederates. Full story...
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Shallotte, past and present

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videoWe visited with students from Shallotte Middle School who are sharing stories about the town’s history. Hannah Stocks gives a look at Shallotte, past and present. Please click video for Hannah’s report. Full story...
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Three elementary schools to implement uniforms in 2010

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videoIt's uniform time for students at three Brunswick County elementary schools, but two of them didn't exactly see it coming. Full story...
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Troubleshooters: Dream home turned nightmare

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videoPam Resch lives in Pittsburgh, and plans to retire in Holden Beach. She hired a well-known local contractor to build her home, and thought she was in good hands. But things did not quite go as planned. Full story...

OSHA investigates Leland Police Department

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The State Occupational Safety and Health Administration has opened an investigation into the Leland Police Department. Full story...
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Elementary schools in Brunswick County will see uniforms

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School uniforms are coming to Brunswick County. Tuesday night the school board approved uniforms for Lincoln, Belville, and Town Creek elementary schools. Full story...
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No birthday suits, just bathing suits for Bird Island

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Signs on one Brunswick County beach could soon reveal the naked truth about North Carolina nudist laws. Many beach goers believe that Bird Island is a nude beach, but public nudity is banned by North Carolina law. Full story...
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Lincoln Elementary may find out Tuesday about school uniforms

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Parents and students at Lincoln Elementary may find out Tuesday night whether they will have a new dress code. School leaders hope uniforms will help create an equal playing field between students. Full story...
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