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Navassa cop faces more charges

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says after seeing news reports last week of Jaymin Murphy's arrest, a second girl came forward claiming Murphy sexually assaulted her. Full story...
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Cop charged with child rape

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Investigators say he was not in law enforcement when the alleged crime happened. Full story...
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Explosive scare turns out to be a bust

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videoIt was a tense scene in the Brunswick County community of Navassa Wednesday afternoon as Hazmat crews were called in to diffuse a potentially explosive situation. Full story...
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Group home on hold in Navassa

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It looks like a controversial group home for troubled teens will not be built in Navassa after all; at least for the time being. Full story...
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Navassa resident hires attorney to fight group home

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Navassa residents are up in arms about town officials allowing a developer to build a group home for troubled teens. A man who lives adjacent to the property where the home would be located has hired an attorney to represent him. Full story...
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Navassa residents are up in arms as town council approves youth group home

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videoSome residents in Navassa are up in arms. The town council recently approved building a group home for youthful offenders, but residents say they were not notified about it. Full story...
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Town of Navassa still without permanent police chief

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The Town of Navassa is still without a permanent police chief. Former chief, Ricky Thorpe, resigned after being arrest for drunk driving in a patrol car, but his voice is still on the department's answering machine. Full story...
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Already small, Navassa Police Department still down an officer

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It has been nearly three weeks since former Navassa Police Chief Ricky Thorpe resigned after being charged with drunk driving. There are now only two acting police officers left in Navassa, and officials have yet to pick Thorpe's replacement. Full story...
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Old Meat Packing Plant May Turn Into Park in Navassa

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videoCan an eyesore be turned into a centerpiece? The Brunswick County town of Navassa received a $200,000 Brownfields Grant from the EPA. It will allow the town to perform an assessment of the old Cape Fear Meat Packing Plant, which the mayor of Navassa will turn into a park. Full story...
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Update: Navassa Police Chief Suspended

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videoNavassa's Police Chief was suspended without pay Tuesday. He was arrested for drunk driving over the weekend in his patrol car. Troopers say Chief Ricky Thorpe's blood alcohol level was three times the legal limit. Some Navassa Residents are stunned and question their safety. Full story...
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Bill would tighten rules on new landfills

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videoA bill in the State Senate would tighten rules on new landfills. State senators are scrambling to approve a final version of bill 1492 before a landfill moratorium expires August 1. The moratorium has prevented new landfills from being built in the past year. The bill has been delayed because lawmakers cannot come to an agreement on exactly what to include in it. Full story...
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