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Brunswick County News

Tooth from giant, prehistoric shark stolen from NC Maritime Museum

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video The North Carolina Maritime Museum has lost a tooth. Well, actually, it was stolen. Full story...
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Deputies: Man assaults handicapped son

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videoThe father of a handicapped child is accused of assaulting his son. Full story...
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Former Bald Head Island officer files suit over firing

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videoA former Bald Head Island public safety officer has filed suit in federal court against the village and Manager Calvin Peck Jr., charging they violated his civil rights and denied him due process when he was fired in August. Full story...
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Hampstead woman will compete for Ms. Veteran America

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video A Wilmington native will compete as the North Carolina representative for the Ms. Veteran America title this weekend. Wilmington native and Hampstead resident Kimberly King served actively on the coast guard for more than 10 years. Full story...
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Two months after announcing cuts, Dosher now hiring

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videoAfter announcing the layoffs of dozens of employees in late August, officials with Dosher Memorial Hospital said they have a new announcement -- they're hiring. Full story...
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Belville plans to add more to riverwalk

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videoThe town of Belville held their ground breaking event for the new riverwalk addition. Belville received a grant from duke energy to put in walking trails along with an educational center. Full story...
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Boat capsizes sending one to the hospital

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video The Coast Guard says one person went to the hospital after a boat capsized in Lockwood Folly Inlet near Holden Beach this morning. Full story...
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Blackwell Road closure delayed for second time

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The NCDOT has delayed the closure of a road in Leland for a second time. The DOT says the closure of Blackwell Road between US 17 and NC 133 has been postponed due to utility issues. Full story...
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Exceptional classrooms get special donations

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videoThere was a special donation Thursday for students in Brunswick County. Full story...
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UPDATE: Brunswick County locates missing man

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Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office are looking for a missing Calabash man. They say Andrew Jansky, 19, was last seen at Brunswick Community College around 12:30 yesterday afternoon. Full story...
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Happening Tomorrow: US Open King Mackerel Tournament

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videoHappening tomorrow the 2014 US Open King Mackerel Tournament kicks off in Southport. Join more than 400 boats filled with anglers hoping to reel in a King that nabs the Grand Prize of $25,000. The event began 34 years ago and is now considered one of the premiere fishing events on the East Coast. Full story...
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Navassa man from Honduras facing child sex charges

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A Honduran national arrested early Sunday in Brunswick County is accused of fondling himself in front of children and touching two girls in 2005 and 2010. Full story...
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Former police chief testifies in own defense; closings tomorrow

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video Closing arguments are scheduled for tomorrow morning in the trial for former Fair Bluff Police Chief Marty Lewis. Today Lewis took the witness stand in his own defense at the Columbus County Courthouse in Whiteville. Full story...
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NCDOT explains Sunday's traffic jam in Leland

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videoLeland traffic is making headlines once again. Unannounced maintenance work led to a big build up of traffic last night. Today the DOT told us what they were doing and why it happened. Full story...
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Dozens of dead sharks wash ashore in Oak Island

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video It was a shocking sight for some residents of Oak Island on the beach yesterday when about 50 sharks were lying by the shore dead. Dozens of sharks washed ashore ranging anywhere between 1 to 4 feet in size, now the NC Division of Marine Fisheries investigated the situation and they think they know the cause. Full story...
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