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Southport changes course on international port plans

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video No port in Southport. That's the stand from the Southport Board of Aldermen. It's a 180-degree turn from how the board felt about the proposed international terminal four years ago. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Fire chief had already been convicted of DWI charge; judge threw out appeal and conviction

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video We're digging deeper into the Oak Island Fire Chief John House's DWI charge. So far we've learned from a Brunswick County Court Clerk that House had already been found guilty of his December 2008 DWI charge. The case before Superior Court Judge Ola Lewis was an appeal. Full story...
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Robbers beat victim ... twice

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The male victim was walking eastbound on Walnut Street when he noticed two men sitting on a porch in the 800 block Walnut Street. One of the men asked the victim if he had money. He said no and kept walking. When he reached the area of Anderson and Walnut Streets, the same two men approached him. Full story...
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Cops nab car thieves

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A WPD officer on patrol near Wrightsville Avenue and Independence noticed a 2007 Dodge Durango driving erratically and committing a lane violation. The officer ran the tag and began to attempt a traffic stop, but the vehicle took off. Full story...
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Chinese restaurant deliverer robbed on 15th Street

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The victim, a delivery person for Chop Stix restaurant, was attempting to deliver food at 710 S. 15th Street when a man came out from behind the house and said he ordered the food. The man asked the victim if he had change for a $100 dollar bill. Full story...
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The Rant: Folks are fired up about fire chief getting off DWI hook

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video Investigators say Oak Island fire chief John House blew a .14 when they stopped him at a checkpoint in December 2008. Judge Ola Lewis said case dismissed Tuesday when a prosecutor wanted a few more hours to get a trooper to court to testify. Now many of you are saying, "WHAT?!?" Full story...

FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Rotten lumber caused deck to collapse

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Resulting failure were due to the detrimental corrosive environment that exist in coastal areas. That constant weathering of the structure in the harsh environment decreased the decks ability to sustain the design loading capabilities as built in 1979. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Judge dismisses Fire Chief's DWI charge, refused to wait few hours for trooper

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video BRUNSWICK COUNTY (WWAY) - A Brunswick County Fire Chief is off the hook for a DWI charge after a judge decided to dismiss his case this week on a technicality. Full story...
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"No Port Southport" celebrates Board of Aldermen vote

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The grassroots organization No Port Southport, NC, Inc., welcomes the news of Southport, NC Aldermen voting 4-1 on a resolution opposing the “construction and operation of the N.C. International Terminal in Southport.” Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Several people hurt after Holden Beach deck collapse

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video Brunswick County dispatch says crews are responding to a deck collapse in Holden Beach. Town Manager David Hewett says there is no official count yet, but it looks like about seven people are hurt. Full story...
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