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Brunswick County News

Co-owner of Leland flooring store under investigation

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videoA consumer alert tonight: a growing number of people tell us they've been scammed by a local flooring company. This story had not even aired yet and we were already getting numerous calls into the newsroom about the man being investigated. Full story...
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Southport Parade Draws Thousands

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videoForty to fifty thousand people were expected to line the streets for Southport's annual Fourth of July parade.
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School board reveals investigation details from 40-year-old coach's personnel files

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videoNew details in the Brunswick County School Board's investigation in to the relationship between a teenage student and her coach. Superintendent Katie McGee has made public part of coach Brent Wuchae's confidential personnel file. Full story...
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Brunswick to expand boat manufacturing facility in Navassa

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A major boat manufacturer plans to buy a facility in the coastal town of Navassa and expand the work force there by about 600 in the next five years. Full story...
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Local union attempt fails

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The attempt of some local workers to unionize has failed. Employees at the Brunswick Nuclear Power Plant rejected the plan to organize Thursday. Full story...
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Brunswick Nuclear Power Plant workers want union

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Employees at the Brunswick Nuclear Power Plant want to unionize, and Progress Energy is fighting back. Full story...
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Parents speak out about marriage between local teen, coach

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We know more about how the relationship evolved, but could the school system or should the school system have done more to stop it? Full story...
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Two die on way to Brunswick County air show

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Two aviators on their way to an air show in Brunswick County died yesterday in a plane crash. John and Sherry Horn were traveling to attend the Navion Association's annual convention in Southport. Full story...
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Coach-teen marriage sparks national debate

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videoIt's a local story that's resonating across the country. A 16-year-old Brunswick County Track star sparked plenty of debate, when she married her high school coach. Since it appeared here and on national television, there's been an unprecedented number of internet hits and comments on the story. Full story...
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The Community Empowerment Festival

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The Justice for Citizens Group and the Leland Police Department joined together to create awareness and show support for the families of murdered children. Full story...
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Letters, e-mails and texts give insight into relationship between teen and her coach

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videoWe're learning more about a Brunswick County teenager who married her 40-year-old track coach this week. How did this relationship evolve? Sixteen-year-old Windy Hager's mother gave NewsChannel 3 copies of e-mails, phone records and letters. They all document the relationship between their daughter, and the high school coach more than twice her age. It's enough to give any parent cause for concern. Full story...
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40-year-old former teacher marries 16-year-old student

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videoA South Brunswick High School coach married one of his young athletes. Local residents and administrators are speaking out. Days after marrying her coach, 40-year-old Brent Wuchae, 16-year-old Windy Hager didn't have much to say about the issue. Full story...
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Sheriff Hewett not at scheduled testimony

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videoToday is the day Brunswick County Sheriff Ron Hewett was scheduled to testify before a federal grand jury in Raleigh, but the sheriff isn't there. Sheriff Hewett will not say why he isn't there -- only that he'll be working in Brunswick County the rest of the week. Hewett along with a number of other employees from the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office were issued subpoenas June 7. Full story...
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16-year-old marries her coach, family speaks out

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videoThe mother of a Brunswick County 16-year-old who married her High School Coach is speaking out. Full story...
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Drumming Up "Spirit"

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videoSpirit Drum and Bugle Corps from Jacksonville State University performs at North Brunswick High School. Full story...
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