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Navassa shooting leaves man with hip wound

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A shooting in Navassa left one man with a bullet wound to the hip. Brunswick County dispatch received a call around 6:30 Thursday that a person had been shot in the 500 block of Plum Street. Full story...
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DAK Americas might close Navassa plant

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videoDAK Americas is considering shutting down its plant in Navassa, the company said Wednesday. The Brunswick County plant employs 350 full-time employees as well as another 250 contract workers. Full story...
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UPDATE: Former Navassa cop says town is wrongfully withholding pay

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video A day after a Brunswick County judge ordered he can keep his K9, former Navassa police officer Kevin Smith says the town is withholding compensation owed to him out of retaliation. Full story...
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Former Navassa cop keeps his K9

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video A former Navassa police officer was in court this morning fighting to keep the police dog he says is more like a member of his family. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Leland mayor proposes unifying police forces in northern Brunswick Co.

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video Some changes could be coming to communities in North Brunswick. One elected leader has suggested combining police department. Leland Mayor Brenda Bozeman says combining police forces would help all of northern Brunswick County. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Navassa Council tries to unite, solve town problems

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videoLeaders of Navassa realize they need to regroup and reunite to better serve their citizens. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: IRS hits Navassa with $35k penalty

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videoThe IRS has issued a nearly $35,000 fine to the Town of Navassa. When reached by phone this morning, Mayor Eulis Willis said the council has not yet talked about the penalty, but it does have the town's lawyer working on it. Full story...
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Navassa residents already disappointed in performance of newly elected town council

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video The town of Navassa is no stranger to conflict, and that continued Tuesday night during an emergency town council meeting. The council met to discuss a personnel issue and FEMA grant money for Hurricane Irene damage, but residents who were there had a lot more to talk about. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 & 'LOCAL NEWS REVIEW': Allegations of fraud within the Town of Navassa

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video For a number of months, Navassa has faced the issue of not having a complete financial audit approved by the Local Government Commission of the North Carolina Department of Treasury. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: DWI report shows Navassa mayor threatened cops who pulled him over; Willis says troopers made that up

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Willis told troopers statements such as, "Those police officers that stopped me, they are wanna be cops, now they're going to be used to be," and, "You've got yourself into some deep politics," and, "I used to sign their paychecks." He also told troopers, "Those officers better hope I don't blow a .07." Full story...
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Public may comment on health assessment of Kerr-McGee Chemical Corporation NPL site

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The NC Division of Public Health is conducting a public health assessment for the Kerr-McGee Chemical Corporation National Priorities List site in Navassa, Brunswick County. The final draft report is available for public review and comment through July 25. Full story...
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Investigation of Navassa mayor over

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Navassa's mayor says he had no idea he's no longer under state investigation. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: SBI investigates Navassa mayor

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We have an update to a story you'll only see on three. The State Bureau of Investigation is launching an investigation into the mayor of Navassa. The SBI is investigating allegations of forgery involving an easement for water and sewer lines. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: DA gathering information on Navassa forgery claims

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Some private property owners in Navassa say their signatures were forged on a deed to grant the town access to their property for water and sewer improvements. Because Mayor Eulis Willis was in charge of that project, he is under a cloud of suspicion. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Local News Review uncovers forgery allegation against Navassa mayor

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video Forgery. That's the word Navassa's Mayor Pro Tem used to justify the town council stripping Mayor Eulis Willis of much of his authority. The Local News Review has been working for weeks to uncover the truth behind this story. Full story...
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