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Brunswick County News

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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Police looking for accused gang rapists in Sunset Beach

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Sunset Beach police are looking for some construction workers accused of gang raping a twenty-one year old woman. It happened last week at the Continental Motel in Sunset Beach. So far three men have been arrested. Full story...
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Whiteville town manager dismissed

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On Tuesday night, Whiteville City Council voted four to three to dismiss Josh Ray as town manager. Ray had been city manager for nearly 3 years. Full story...
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School redistricting issues in Brunswick County

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videoThe challenge of school redistricting has come to Brunswick County. The opening of Cedar Grove Middle and Town Creek Elementary schools means moving students. Full story...
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Firths wonder how three of their five children end up diagnosed with cancer

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videoDespite being hundreds of miles away from each other, three siblings have a rare and tragic bond. They all wound up being diagnosed with cancer. Full story...
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Peak Fitness doesn't seem to be in good shape

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videoAfter reporting the plans for a Peak Fitness to open in Leland last week, we received a number of comments on our website and followed up to see just when, and if, they might open.

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Fatal accident takes man's life in Brunswick County

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Lyman Dickhaskett Jr. went off the road and hit a ditch in Leland. The vehicle then struck a tree, which caused his truck to flip. Full story...
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The legend of Maco Light

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videoWhen night falls in Maco, one part of town, many wonder if they will see a faint light in the distance. It's called the Maco Light, story that has been the talk of the town since the 1800s. Full story...
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