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No one hurt as fire destroys Supply home

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videoA fire destroyed a Supply home this afternoon. Firefighters from the Tri-Beach Volunteer Fire Department battled the flames, but they say the home is a total loss. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Leland plant losing 90 jobs to Mexico

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videoA Brunswick County factory will start cutting jobs soon. A spokesman for Victaulic says 90 positions will be eliminated over the next year. Full story...
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StreetSafe Driving program puts young drivers in real life situations

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video Texting while driving has passed drunk driving as the leading cause of teen deaths. That's one reason Brunswick County is taking a hands-on approach to drivers education, keeping everyone "StreetSafe." Young drivers get the opportunity to experience how easy it is to lose control of a car in a program one calls "Drivers ed on steroids." Full story...
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Son of former BSL police chief charged with heroin possession

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The son of a former Boiling Spring Lakes police chief was arrested Thursday in Wilmington with several bags of heroin, according to police. Full story...
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Holden Beach on verge of winning Hometown Showdown

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With your help, the Town has won the entire coastal division and made it to the Final Four of the N.C. League of Municipalities Hometown Showdown bracket contest. Now we are matched up against the mountain division! Full story...
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Shallotte business owner charged with sexual assault

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videoA Shallotte business owner is in jail charged with sexual assult. The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says deputies arrested David Rodriguez, 52, this morning on two counts of second degree sexual assault for an incident last night. Full story...
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Leland bank introduces video teller machines

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videoOne bank in Leland is taking technology to another level. It is replacing some in-person bank tellers with ones via video. While it might seem less personal, users say it's just the opposite. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 Update: Pedestrian hurt in golf cart accident involving Southport city manager

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A woman was taken to the hospital this afternoon after Southport Police say City Manager Kerry McDuffie hit her with his golf cart. Full story...
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Local man says his invention could have eliminated chaos in UNC game

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video In a strange ending involving the game clock, UNC was eliminated from the NCAA Tournament Sunday night. One local man says his invention could have possibly helped change the end of the game. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Former BSL police captain arrested for assault, battery

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video Curtis Ledbetter was arrested today for assault and battery after spitting on and hitting 48 year old Jonathan Cummings in the mouth on Friday. Full story...
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Shallotte woman charged with arson

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A Shallotte woman was arrested Thursday in connection with a fire earlier today. Full story...
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Deputies cleared in 2007 shooting suit

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videoA federal district court jury in Raleigh today found in favor of two Brunswick County Sheriff's deputies in a case stemming from a 2007 shooting. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Body found on BHI identified as missing Southport man

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videoAn autopsy has determined a body found on Bald Head Island is a missing Southport man. Southport Police Chief Jerry Dove says dental records confirmed the body is Adam Muhammad. The 22-year-old went missing in mid February. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Reagan flies the coop!

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video 9 years old, Reagan Christian is our youngest Extraordinary Person(of the Week) so far this year. Full story...
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Five face kidnapping, robbery charges in Brunswick County

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Five people were arrested Tuesday in connection with two kidnappings and armed robberies last week, Brunswick County Sheriff's Office warrants show. Full story...
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