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Brunswick County News

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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Police look for suspects in attempted break-in

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videoBrunswick County Deputies are looking for suspects in an attempted break-in at a store in Southport this morning. Full story...
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Moral Monday meets opposition in Southport

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video Moral Monday has swept across the Tar Heel State: from Raleigh, to Charlotte, even Wilmington, and now it has hit the streets of Southport, where protestors for and against the policies of Sen. Bill Rabon have come together and peacefully stated their opinion outside of his veterinary clinic. Full story...
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Former DA Gore strikes plea deal, avoids jail

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video Former District Attorney Rex Gore has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor willful neglect to discharge a duty of his office. In exchange, prosecutors have agreed to drop felony charges against him. Full story...
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Brunswick County Sheriff's Office searching for missing California woman

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video According to the Sheriff's Office, Niesje Maria-Nicole Estrada was last seen Friday at the Carolina Shores Resort in Carolina Shores. Investigators said she was on vacation with her family. Full story...
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Leland Wal-Mart back open after being evacuated

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video According to Brunswick County dispatchers the Wal-Mart in Leland has been evacuated due to a gas leak. Dispatch confirms that a little after 3 p.m. on Sunday the store was evacuated. Full story...
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Probe finds Brunswick Nuclear Plant among most vulnerable to attack

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videoAll 107 nuclear reactors in the United States are inadequately protected from terrorist attacks, according to a Defense Department-commissioned report released Thursday. Full story...
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McIntyre asks Coast Guard to help remove platform in Cape Fear River

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videoRep. Mike McIntyre has joined a Wilmington man's fight to get rid of an old concrete platform near the mouth of the Cape Fear River. Full story...
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New work could mean more problems on Village Road

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video More trouble for drivers on Village Road in Leland. Two years after road work led to lots of congestion, it now appears that more work needs to be done. Full story...
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Four stabbed in Shallotte, $20,000 stolen

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Shallotte Police are looking for whoever tied up four men and robbed them of at least $20,000 in cash. Capt. Scott Branning say it happened at a home on Village Point Road Friday night. Full story...
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Brunswick County residents gather to learn about proposed wind turbines

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video Residents living in Brunswick County were able to get a good look at what offshore wind turbines might look like off of our coast. Monday evening the Federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management hosted a public meeting to display their results of a visualization study. Full story...
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Federal loan to help Dosher modernize

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videoDosher Memorial Hospital has been working for this day for several years. Monday the hospital celebrated an $8.5 million, low-interest loan from USDA Rural Development. The facility will use the money to renovate all 25 rooms. Full story...
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