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Brunswick County News

Man ordered to clean property harasses workers

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The Winnabow man ordered to clean up his property because it was deemed a junkyard couldn't get it done in time. And now he's under a court order to stay away from the people doing it. Full story...
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Leland accident hospitalizes four

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Four people are in the hospital tonight after a wreck on highway 17 in Leland this afternoon. Investigators say the driver of the rolled over station wagon ran a red light in front of Brunswick Forest and hit another vehicle. Full story...
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Cape Fear Pride: Sunset Beach Bridge

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videoThe Sunset Beach swing bridge is actually a barge with a house and roadway built on top. It's only one lane. A traffic light at each end signals drivers, coming and going, when it's their turn to travel from the mainland to the island. Full story...
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Family looking for closure one year after murder

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Exactly one year ago Carla Bussard's body was found behind an abandoned restaurant in Brunswick County. Wednesday her family is still looking for closure. Carla Bussard's mother and aunt drove up from Alabama Tuesday look for answers about what happened the night Carla was murdered. Full story...

Brunswick County School Board facing new lawsuit

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The Brunswick County School Board is facing a lawsuit from another set of parents concerned about an educator's behavior. Full story...
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Cape Fear Pride: Sunset Beach and the Kindred Spirit Mailbox

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videoA walk down the shore of one Brunswick County beach town will bring you to bird island. There, a lone mailbox holds the private thoughts of visitors, who are brought together in spirit. Full story...
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Cape Fear Pride: Sunset Beach and the Ingram Planetarium

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videoOur Cape Fear Pride series features Sunset Beach and some of the unique characteristics of the quaint Brunswick County Beach Town. The Ingram Planetarium is one of the few places in the area where visitors can learn about stars, planets and science. Full story...
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Junior firefighter faces arson charges

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A junior firefighter from Brunswick County is facing criminal charges. The crime: arson. Seventeen-year-old volunteer firefighter Leroy Jolly Jr. is accused of setting two fires in Boiling Spring Lakes this month. Full story...
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McIntyre delivers federal funding checks

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Do you ever wonder where all your federal tax dollars are going? Tuesday people in Brunswick County found out. Full story...
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Brunswick County students score low on 2007 SAT scores

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The 2007 SAT score results for Brunswick County schools show students are scoring below state and national averages. Full story...
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Teachers prepare for start of school

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Local teachers used Sunday to prepare before the start of school on Monday. Full story...
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Lack of rain hurts crops, livestock

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Because of all the dry weather cattle farmers in the region are having trouble producing enough hay to feed their herds. They say if they can't solve this problem soon, they may loose their herds altogether. Full story...
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Brunswick County to improve Bellville Elementary situation

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The Brunswick County Board of Education taking action to improve the situation at Belville Elementary School. The school is overflowing. Full story...
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Chemists test Winnabow drinking water near private junkyard

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videoChemists were in Winnabow Thursday to test the drinking water of residents who live near a private junkyard. There are concerns about seeping chemicals. Three drinking wells were tested at homes surrounding Phillip Rivers's property. His land was deemed a junkyard by a Brunswick County judge in March. Full story...
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Cape Fear Pride: Carolina Belle

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videoMany of us have flown in planes, but have you ever flown in one that doesn't have a roof? NewsChannel 3's Dana Brancato did just that in a rather famous plane in Southport. The name of the plane is Carolina Girl. She was built in 1942 and originally used in World War II as a military training plane. Full story...
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