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Brunswick County News

Woman charged with DWI twice in three hours

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videoA Brunswick County woman was arrested for DWI over the weekend twice in just a matter of hours. Both arrests happened early Saturday morning. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. voters to decide sales tax hike in May

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video For the last few months Brunswick County Commissioners have been trying to discuss the best way to use the sales tax in their county. First they voted down changing sales tax distribution. Now they're asking voters to increase the tax. Full story...
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DAK files federal suit to get back pension overpayments

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videoDAK Americas' pension plan overpaid 15 former employees of its shuttered Navassa plant and now wants that money back, according to a suit filed Thursday in federal court. Full story...
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15 years later, Columbine shooting continues teaching lessons

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video April will mark the 15th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. Today educators in Brunswick County continued to learn valuable lessons from someone who helped handle the aftermath. Full story...
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Oak Island OKs moratorium banning 'mega' homes

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videoThe Oak Island Town Council unanimously placed a moratorium banning any new homes larger than six bedrooms on Thursday after hearing from residents asking for stricter rules on large-sized houses. Full story...
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Oak Island council mulls moratorium banning larger homes

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It is being advertised as the largest home on Oak Island and is causing a furor among town council members and some residents. Full story...
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Brunswick County Sheriff supports law enforcement use of drones

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videoThe use of unmanned drones has raised privacy and safety concerns across the country. But the controversial aircraft could also be a useful tool for law enforcement one a local sheriff would like state lawmakers to consider. Full story...
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West Brunswick High School custodian faces sex-related charges

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videoA West Brunswick High School custodian is behind bars facing sex-related charges with a student. The school system's spokeswoman says Rivera will remain on administrative leave during the investigation. Full story...
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Terrell Stanley upgraded to good condition

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videoA former South Brunswick High School and current East Carolina University football player is improving at a Greenville hospital. Full story...
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Southport police searching for missing schizophrenic man

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Southport Police need your help finding this man. Police say Adam Muhammad has schizophrenia and lives with his grandmother in Southport. But Muhammad’s grandmother says she has not seen her grandson since she dropped him off at work Friday morning. Full story...
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Indicted Southport officer suspended without pay

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videoA Southport police officer charged with voluntary manslaughter in the death of a Boiling Spring Lakes teen will not be getting a paycheck as he waits for his case to be heard. Full story...
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Crash involving patrol cars, 18-wheeler shuts down lanes in Leland

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Several cars crashed in Leland earlier this morning, shutting down lanes in the area, after dispatchers say a tractor trailer slammed into two empty patrol cars. Full story...
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Parents adjust again as weather forces students out of school

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videoBrunswick County parents cannot catch a break as schools let out early today and canceled classes for tomorrow. It was cold and rainy when administrators made the decision to send students home at lunchtime. Now the district will have to figure out how to make up another lost day tomorrow. Full story...
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Teen charged in murder of Ocean Isle Beach man

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videoAnson County Sheriff's Office deputies made an arrest this week in relation to the November murder of an Ocean Isle Beach man, according to a release. Full story...
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Brunswick County make-up days finalized

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School administrators in Brunswick County finalized the make-up calendar Thursday night. Full story...
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