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Brunswick Co. School Board must pay back raises

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videoBrunswick County School Board members must repay two years' worth of raises. In a news release this afternoon, the district said the sole authority to adjust local school board salary and expenses rests with the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Brunswick Co. School Board can't give itself a raise

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video It looks like the Brunswick County School Board cannot give itself a raise after all. 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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Brunswick County discusses changes to sales tax

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video For many years Brunswick County has distributed its tax dollars based on the number of full time citizens in each municipality. Now some are asking the board of commissioners to change a system that they claim is robbing the rich to pay for the poor. Full story...
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Brunswick County residents gather to talk about county sales tax

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video Leaders in Brunswick County continue to take a closer look at how they distribute sales tax revenue. It's an issue that is causing a lot of commotion. Full story...
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Former Brunswick Co. emergency services director to run for commission

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Former Brunswick County Emergency Services Director Randy Thompson wants to get back into county leadership. Thompson, a Republican, says he will run next year for the District 1 seat on the Brunswick County Commission. Full story...
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Brunswick County budget holds line on tax rate

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As expected, the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved its 2013-14 fiscal year budget Monday night. Full story...
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Former Brunswick commissioner Warren drops lawsuit

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Former Brunswick County Commissioner Charles Warren has dropped his lawsuit against other commissioners and county staff. Full story...
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Brunswick commissioners approve pay raises for county employees

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Brunswick County’s 900 employees will receive a long-awaited pay raise, as the board of commissioners on Monday approved an across-the-board raise for the next fiscal year. Every employee will receive a raise of at least 3 percent. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. commissioners OK resolution to rejoin Wilmington MSA

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Brunswick County wants back into the Wilmington metropolitan statistical area after commissioners unanimously passed a resolution Monday night requesting it be removed from the Myrtle Beach MSA. Full story...
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Charles Warren files federal suit against former county colleagues

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video Former Brunswick County Commissioner Charles Warren has filed a federal lawsuit against several county leaders after he says he was publicly humiliated. County Commissioners met in a regular session last night to discuss many topics, but they did not discuss the lawsuit. WWAY has obtained a copy of the suit filed in US District Court. Full story...
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Brunswick County Schools taking extra security measures

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video The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office and Board of Education continue to collaborate for the safety and security of all students and staff in light of the tragic events at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Full story...
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Transition on the New Hanover County Commission

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videoIt was transition time for the New Hanover County Commission tonight. Two newcomers were sworn in and there was a change in leadership. Full story...
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Brunswick County swears in new commissioners, says goodbye to two

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video 'Tis the season for changes, and there are two new faces on the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners. Frank Williams and Pat Sykes were sworn in tonight. At the same time, one man said goodbye after nearly two decades of service. Full story...
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Old commissioners say goodbye as new faces join boards

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It's transition time in local government. The New Hanover County and Brunswick County commissions each welcome two new members tonight. Full story...
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