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Brunswick County family mourns after teen drowns in Shallotte River

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video A Brunswick County family is mourning after investigators found the body of a 17-year-old high school student yesterday in the Shallotte River. Detectives say his death appears to have been an accident. Full story...
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Ice causing big problems on area roadways

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videoThe snowy and icy conditions are causing a lot of crashes all around the region. Some usually busy roads have been shut down or seen traffic grind to a halt. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Still no answers for Jaguar's Lair property owners

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video Jaguar's Lair was supposed to be a lavish development with lush greens and blue waters. Now property owners say their dream of luxury living has turned into a living nightmare. Full story...
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Sunset Beach holds meeting on lifeguards

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videoSunset Beach leaders are looking at how to make their beach safer. In the wake of several drownings this summer at Brunswick County beaches, a full house turned out today for a special meeting in Sunset Beach to take a look at how Wrightsville Beach's lifeguard system is set up. Full story...
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Sunset Beach to hold special meeting on beach safety

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Sunset Beach leaders will hold a special meeting next week to discuss about beach safety. The town council has scheduled the meeting for Monday at 3 p.m. at Town Hall. Full story...
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Four drownings this week have Brunswick Co. visitors on alert

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videoAnother drowning in Brunswick County yesterday brings the total this week to four. Randall Joyce drowned at Holden Beach after getting caught in a rip current with his family. The news has many tourists on edge. Full story...
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Brunswick County drownings leave people shaken up

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video Hundreds of people are on the beaches and in the ocean celebrating Independence Day, but Wednesdays drowning’s still have people pretty shaken up. Full story...
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Detectives identify SC woman wanted for Brunswick Co. thefts

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videoInvestigators in Brunswick County say colleagues in South Carolina have helped them identify a woman wanted for a couple of thefts earlier this month. Now they need to find her. Full story...
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Police ask for help identifying woman

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videoThe Brunswick County Sheriff's Office are asking the public's help to identify a woman. Full story...
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Sunset Beach cop fired after investigation into court testimony

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videoSunset Beach has fired a police officer who was under investigation after issues about testimony he gave during a recent court case. Full story...
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Defense attorney says issue that led to officer's suspension something he's never seen

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videoWe're learning more tonight about a Sunset Beach Police officer under investigation after prosecutors had to dismiss a court case in which he was a witness. The issue is notes the officer used in two different trials. Full story...
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Sunset Beach cop under investigation after court case thrown out

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A Sunset Beach Police officer is under investigation after prosecutors had to dismiss a court case in which he was a witness, WWAY has learned from sources. Full story...
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Sunset Beach celebrates 50th anniversary

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videoThe Town of Sunset Beach is celebrating 50 years of incorporation. A 50th anniversary reception is scheduled at Sea Trail Convention Center starting at 6 p.m. Full story...
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Juvenile fails to return to custody after home visit in Brunswick County

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video Law enforcement is looking for a juvenile who failed to return to custody following a home visit in Brunswick County. The Division of Juvenile Justice says the juvenile, identified only as Tyler G., was last seen yesterday at 1 a.m. at 7257 Lula Drive in Sunset Beach. Full story...
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This Day in NC History: Hurricane Hazel makes landfall

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On October 15, 1954, Hurricane Hazel made landfall at Long Beach. The storm’s arrival in North Carolina occurred on a full moon high tide, maximizing impact of the storm surge on the barrier beaches of Sunset Beach, Ocean Isle, Holden Beach, Long Beach, Carolina Beach, Wrightsville Beach and Topsail Island. Full story...
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