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Brunswick County News

Businesses against Southport sign ordinance

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video Call it a sign of frustration. A lengthy city ordinance tells Southport businesses which signs they can or can not use. Business owners say without the signs they have no business. Full story...
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Leland man sentenced for molesting child

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In Brunswick County Superior Court on Thursday, March 11, 2010, David Alexander Sylvia pled guilty to one count of 1st Degree Sexual Offense With a Child and one count of Indecent Liberties with a Minor and received an active prison sentence of 144 – 182 months, which amounts to 12 – 15 years in jail. Full story...
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Wilmington Bypass work to resume soon

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Work is scheduled to start soon on another section of the Wilmington Bypass. The state awarded a nearly $82 million contract today to build a six-mile section of I-140 in Brunswick County with the help of some federal stimulus money. Full story...
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Brunswick Sheriff opens Leland substation

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The Brunswick Country Sheriff's Office officially opened a new north end substation this morning. The substation is located next to the Port City Java in Brunswick Forest. Full story...
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Brunswick deputies searching for burglary suspect

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He is a suspect in a first degree burglary that occurred on February 16 in the area of Green Swamp Road in Supply. Full story...
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Scammer who targeted NC vacationers sentenced

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The lure of our area as a vacation destination has earned an Arizona man five years in federal prison. Full story...
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Brunswick County teacher wins national website award

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Julie Sloup, a teacher at Virginia Williamson Elementary, won the second annual SchoolCenter Imaginative Classroom Contest. Full story...
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Argument leads to Oak Island shooting

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An Oak Island man is in the hospital being shot and crashing his car Saturday. It all happened outside the Moose Lodge on Long Beach Road in Oak Island. Full story...
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Woman busted for carrying more than the "good news" in her Bible

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Agents responded to the facility and found that Brennan cut holes in the pages of a Holy Bible and inserted the contraband inside. Full story...
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Cable out at Oak Island

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Due to digging and construction associated with an ongoing water and sewer plant upgrade in Oak Island, Time Warner Cable lines have been damaged. As a result, some customers in the area have experienced a disruption of service. Full story...
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Second case of rabies confirmed in Brunswick County

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On Wednesday evening, March 3, 2010, a fox that was acting aggressive toward a German Shepherd from the Dixie Lane area in Supply was shot by the dog's owner. Full story...
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Family learns painful lesson about rabies vaccination

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video Mike and Sandra Brown had to say goodbye to their precious cleetis Wednesday. The two-and-a-half-year-old German Shepard/hound mix got in a fight in his own yard with a rabid raccoon. Full story...
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First case of rabies confirmed in Brunswick County

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The first confirmed positive case of rabies in Brunswick County for 2010 occurred on Monday, March 1, 2010. A German Sheppard mix from the Stanley Road area in Supply was in his own yard, fought and killed a raccoon. The raccoon was shipped Tuesday to the State Lab for testing. The results came back positive on Wednesday. Full story...
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Virginia Williamson students raise thousands for Haiti

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video Their goal was $600, but the group raised $2,000 beyond that. Full story...
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WWAY anchor shares love of reading with kids

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One of our anchors spent some time at Virginia Williamson Elementary in today. WWAY's Meghan Torjussen showed kids in Bolivia she can do more than just read the news. Full story...
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