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Fort Anderson adds new gun to the historic site.
Fort adds new gun replica to the site
BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Fort Anderson added a new addition to the historic site today. After almost a decade, a replica of a 150-year old cannon is now on display at Fort Anderson. Site Manager Jim McKee has been a part of the project since 2008. “It’s been like Christmas, It’s been like Christmas Read more... Fri, 04/24/2015 - 7:04pm
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Coastal town leaders push for lifeguard liability limits
Coastal town leaders want new legislation to employ lifeguards with limited liability. Brunswick County Commissioners have voted to send a resolution to lawmakers asking for new legislation regarding the issue. Fri, 04/24/2015 - 6:18pm
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1,000 Venus Flytraps survive poaching
PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY)–¬†An endangered species found only in North Carolina survives being poached. One thousand Venus Flytraps are finally back at home after 4 months of rehab. In January, officers charged four men with felonies for stealing 1,500 of them from the Holly Shelter Game Land. It’s an endangered plant that lives in unusual Read more... Fri, 04/24/2015 - 6:08pm
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Surveillance video captures moment woman, 74, hit by truck
Newly-released surveillance video outside of a grocery store show the dramatic moments a truck hits a woman walking in the parking lot. The driver of that truck has yet to be identified. Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:44pm
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Lt. gov., religious leaders send letter in support of ‘religious freedom’ bill
North Carolina's lieutenant governor and several faith leaders have written an open letter to elected officials in support of a "religious freedom" bill. Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:21pm
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Bond raised for suspect accused of breaking into more than 20 homes
A Duplin County man is in jail in Bladen County under $1.5 million bond accused of breaking into at least 20 homes. Fri, 04/24/2015 - 3:56pm
Deputies say Jeffrey Amorin is facing charges in connection with vehicle and residential break-ins in the Hampstead area. (Courtesy: Pender Co. Sheriff's Office)
Deputies: Man in jail under $1M bond for Hampstead break-ins
Deputies with the Pender County Sheriff's Office say a man is facing charges in connection with numerous vehicle and home break-ins in the Hampstead area. Fri, 04/24/2015 - 3:28pm
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Police release identity of man killed outside barber shop
Wilmington Police have released the identity of the 34-year-old man who was shot and killed outside of a barber shop Thursday. Fri, 04/24/2015 - 2:25pm