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Brunswick County News

Home inspection integral in buying process

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The real estate business hit a few milestones in August -- and not in a good way. Total US home sales fell to their lowest level in five years while the number of homes on the market rose to new heights. Full story...
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Leland Plans for bike ride

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videoThe "Gateway to Brunswick County" has plans to for a new path of the two wheel variety. Residents had their chance to tell Leland town officials what they think about proposed bike trails Tuesday night. Full story...
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Firefighters contain Brunswick County fire

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videoFirefighters are still working to put out a fire that broke out Monday night in Brunswick County. The fire has burned nearly 70 acres of forest land near the Lakewood Community in Shallotte. Full story...
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Study: Tourette's provides advantage in some skills

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Scientists are finding that people with Tourette's Syndrome may actually have an advantage when it comes to certain skills. Those who suffer from Tourette's learn to get used to the physical and vocal tics that others often view as faux pas, but the sudden or repetitive motions and sounds are involuntary. Full story...
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UPDATE: Police catch suspected bank robber

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Police say they have found the person responsible for robbing the Waccamaw Bank in Shallotte. The hold-up happened just before four Tuesday afternoon at the bank on Main Street. Full story...
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Brunswick County brush fire erupts days after burning ban lift

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Just days after the state lifted its burning ban a brush fire swept through about 50 acres of forest in Brunswick County. Full story...
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Brunswick County administrators discuss land transfer tax

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Brunswick county administrators held a public hearing this afternoon to discuss a controversial land transfer tax. Full story...
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Local student wins medal in Special Olympics Golf National Invitational

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videoA West Brunswick High School student recently hit the links in Florida for the Special Olympics Golf National Invitational and he came home with a medal. Full story...
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Brunswick County superintendent responds to third lawsuit

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The Brunswick County superintendent is responding to a third lawsuit filed against the school system. Earlier this week parents of a former South Brunswick High student filed a lawsuit against the school system after their son was sexually molested by a janitor. Full story...
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Brunswick County School Board faces another lawsuit

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Another set of parents are suing the Brunswick County School Board. This suit marks the third filed by parents. Once again, having to do with sexual misconduct between a school employee and a student. Full story...
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Plant expansion brings jobs to Brunswick County

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More than two dozen new jobs will be coming to Brunswick County with the expansion of a fiber and resin plant in Leland. Dak Americas is a major producer of soft drink bottles, thermoforming and heat set containers. Full story...
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Leland preparing sewer system for rapid growth

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The rapidly growing town of Leland is trying to make sure it can keep up with rapidly increasing sewer demand. A meeting will be held Thursday night outlining ways to do that. Full story...
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Brunswick County working to eliminate flooding problems

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videoBrunswick County Emergency Management is working to get rid of flooding problems in the county. They're doing it through new technology that detects rains levels. Full story...
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Parents concerned about busy intersection

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Some Brunswick County parents are very concerned about a busy intersection near their children's school. There has already been one fatal accident at the crossroads. Residents fear it'll happen again. Full story...
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Cape Fear Pride: Holden Beach Pier

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videoGil Bass says with a name like his owning a fishing pier was his destiny. Bass has run the pier for the last three decades, watching many of the same people return year after year. Full story...
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