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Brunswick County church struck by lightning, catches fire

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A Brunswick County church caught fire this morning, after its steeple was struck by lightning. Fire crews responded to St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church on Highway 17 near 87 and had the flames under control within a half hour. Full story...
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First convention center booking tour given

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videoThe new convention center is a step closer to booking its first event. The first organization interested in utilizing the convention center checked it out Thursday morning. Full story...
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Luxury home developer owes over one million dollars in taxes

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According to the Brunswick County Tax Department, luxury home developer Mark Saunders is behind on his property taxes, to the tune of $1.3 million.

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Wilmington Letter Carriers to help Stamp Out Hunger on May 9

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On Saturday, May 9, Wilmington letter carriers will again help Stamp Out Hunger! across America with your help in order to provide assistance to the one in eight Americans who struggle with hunger. Full story...
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City Council votes to change election process, draws some opposition

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videoWe are still quite a few months away from the next election for Wilmington City Council and mayor, but when that time comes, things will run a little differently. Full story...
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Local business can look forward to more cruise ships in Wilmington

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Local businesses will get another boost, with four cruise ships docking in Wilmington. Three American Cruise Line ships will arrive in May; the first on Sunday. Full story...
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P3 Hurricane Hunter comes to Wilmington

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Though not quite hurricane season, hurricane awareness is coming to the Port City in a big way. The P3 Orion Hurricane Hunter plane will be at Wilmington International Airport Thursday along with other exhibits. Full story...
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New public safety building planned for Wrightsville Beach

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Plans to build a new public safety building in Wrightsville Beach are in the works. The space has been approved by the town and it has picked a contractor. Full story...
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Pender County offers unique scenic viewpoints for Provinces of Night

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videoFrom a scenic viewpoint, our area has a lot to offer. When it came time to film the new movie, Provinces of Night, rural Pender County is just what filmmakers were looking for. Full story...
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Southport experiencing a series of crimes

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videoThe quiet community of Southport appears to be in the midst of a mini-crime wave. Six break-ins in the past two nights, one resulting in a major fire, has investigators searching for answers. Full story...
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