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Brunswick County News

Leland Celebrates 25th Anniversary Saturday

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video Saturday is a special day for the Town of Leland. The town is celebrating 25 years of incorporation and will kick off its annual Founder's Day with food and fun for the community. Full story...
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Changes at the top on Bald Head Island?

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videoSources tell WWAY that residents will ask for Bald Head Island Village Manager Calvin Peck to be fired at Friday’s meeting, and this won't be the first time. Residents and former employees said they are fed up with the way Peck has been running Bald Head Island and plan to ask for Peck to go. Full story...
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Brunswick youth-rec football lawsuit settled

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Brunswick County has been ordered to pay the legal fees of a parent whose child was allegedly targeted during a football game, according to an August court ruling by Superior Court Judge Ola Lewis. Full story...
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Shoplifting suspect who led police chase found dead in jail cell

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videoA man who led police on a cross-county chase after they confronted him about a shoplifting allegation was found dead this morning in his jail cell. Full story...
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DOT sets public meeting on Leland traffic issues

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videoThe North Carolina Department of Transportation has scheduled a public meeting to discuss traffic issues caused by construction on US 17/74/76 in Leland. Full story...
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Brunswick County deputies arrest man wanted for felony charges

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A Leland man who was wanted for several felony charges by Brunswick County deputies is now behind bars after he was arrested late last night. Full story...
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Dash Cam video released of chase and crash

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videoNew information on a high speed chase in Brunswick County that happened Monday afternoon. Southport Police released dash cam video of the chase and crash. Full story...
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Handicap golf carts allowed in Oak Island, dog leash laws changed

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videoIt was a full house at last night's Oak Island Town Council meeting as residents sounded off about golf carts used for handicap accessibility. Full story...
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BSL Police looking for alligator killer

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The Boiling Spring Lakes Police Department is looking for information for who killed an alligator. Full story...
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Charter Day School wants big money from Brunswick County

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videoGive us a million dollars. That's the pitch trustees from Charter Day School, Inc., gave to the Brunswick County School Board tonight. Full story...
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Challenge to book in Brunswick County Schools ends

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videoBrunswick County School Board members made a decision on a book's future in schools Tuesday night. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Bonnie Stanley-Verzella

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videoThe first day of school can be rough for both parents and students, but at Union Elementary School there is a very special kindergarten teacher who makes it easy and fun. Bonnie Stanley-Verzella says kindergarten is when kids learn a lifelong love of school and she wants them to know that learning can be fun. That's why she is our Teacher of the Week Full story...
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Shoplifting leads to high speed chase through Brunswick County

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videoTwo South Carolina residents wanted for shoplifting led police on a high-speed chase through Brunswick County Monday afternoon. Full story...
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Leaders suggest changing work times, following laws to help Leland traffic mess

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videoWith more than two years of construction still to go in Leland, is there anything that can be done now to curb the constant bumper-to-bumper traffic? That's exactly what leaders dicussed with the Department of Transportation in a standing-room-only meeting at the the DOT office in Castle Hayne this afternoon. Full story...
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Residents say town lines make neighborhood 'black hole' for services

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video Residents in a Brunswick County neighborhood say they live in a "black hole." Woodridge, off of Eastwood Lane in Olde Towne, has had flooding issues for years. Residents say they're having trouble finding help because the neighborhood sits in three different jurisdictions. Full story...
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