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Brunswick County News

Man left kids in car while accused of shoplifting from Walmart

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Joe Harvin, Jr. was arrested for shoplifting from the Leland Walmart over the weekend. While being arrested, Harvin then told police he left his kids in the car in the parking lot. Full story...
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Dr. Perry's medical license permanently suspended

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An Ogden doctor's medical license is now indefinitely suspended, after he admitted to having a relationship with a female patient. Full story...
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Brunswick County bus driver suspended

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The Brunswick County school bus driver who allegedly hit a four year old boy is now suspended. The boy's family said he was crossing the street in Leland, when the bus hit him. Full story...
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Meetings begin for redistricting Brunswick County schools

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The first public forum is Tuesday night at 6:30 in the Supply Elementary School gym. The second is Wednesday at 6:30, in the Leland Middle School gym. Full story...
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North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce hosts business expo

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More than 70 area exhibitors set up shop at North Brunswick High School to showcase their products and ideas. In tough times, the North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce wants to give businesses a platform to promote themselves. Full story...
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Leland development has town officials playing catch up

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videoLeland has had developments pop up along Highway 17 for the last seven years bringing more homes and businesses along the way. Leland Mayor Walter Futch said growth in the area happened fast; so fast, the town had a difficult time catching up. Full story...
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Controlled burns in Brunswick County help maintain wildlife

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Forest fires in Brunswick County helped clear the way for future wildlife. The Brunswick County Department of Forest Resources performed a control burn on more than 275 acres of land. Full story...
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Port or no port in Southport?

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videoThe group No Port Southport said the previously approved terminal will not only destroy the environment and residential community in Southport, but also cost tax payers billions of dollars. Full story...
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Northwest Mayor shares inauguration tales with Lincoln Elementary students

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Fifth graders at Lincoln Elementary weren't able to be at President Obama's inauguration, but they had a special visit from someone who did. Northwest Mayor James Knox shared his Washington DC experience with the students. Full story...
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Principal and parent have charges dropped

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Charges against the Monroe Elementary School principal, and a parent, have been dismissed. A confidential agreement between the women states they will not have any further contact. Full story...
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Taylor's serves up inaugural menu

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videoOn Election Day, customers at Taylor's had to choose between the McCain Grinder, or the Obama Burger. Now that Obama is officially the president, Karen Taylor said she is happy to bring the Obama Burger back on her inauguration menu. Full story...
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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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