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Brunswick County News

Tuberculosis cases hit 42 at Brunswick jail

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There is an update on tuberculosis in the Brunswick County Jail. Health officials say forty-two inmates and jail workers have tested positive for the disease since an outbreak last month. Full story...
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Over 150 marijuana plants seized in Shallotte drug bust

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videoThere was a major home-grown marijuana bust in Brunswick County Monday night. Detectives with the sheriff's office seized more than 150 marijuana plants from a Shallotte house, with an estimated street value of more than $500,000. Full story...
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Students can get a tour of Cedar Grove Middle School

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Brunswick County students return to class two weeks from Tuesday. Some may be stepping foot in brand new schools for the first time. Full story...
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Bacteria strikes Brunswick County daycares

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Bacteria in Brunswick County daycare centers are making some kids sick to their stomach. The bacteria is called shigella. Symptoms of infection by shigellosis include fever, diarrhea and stomach cramps. Full story...
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The Music Man opens at Odell Williamson Auditorium

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Friday was opening night for the Brunswick Little Theatre presentation of The Music Man. The Odell Williamson Auditorium in Bolivia was the place to be for this musical ensemble. Full story...
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Traffic concerns driving people crazy in Leland

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videoA string of accidents along a major highway has police stepping up patrols. For drivers on Highway 17 in Leland, the problem may just be getting used to more cars on the road. Full story...
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Brunswick County superintendent receives evaluation

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We have some answers from Brunswick County Superintendent Katie McGee. Tuesday night, she received her evaluation from the school board. Full story...
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Girls in Brunswick County learn about getting fit

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Some young Brunswick County girls are getting a head start learning about the importance of exercise and a healthy lifestyle. The Brunswick Community College Fitness for Fun Girls Camp teaches eight ...

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Leland's Night Out against crime

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Communities across the country, and right here in our area, gathered Tuesday night to take part in the 26th Annual National Night Out. One of the local events was in Leland. Full story...
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Fees may increase for trash in Brunswick County

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Brunswick County residents might have to pay more to dump their trash. The board of commissioners has voted to increase waste water fees 14.3 percent, and increase construction and demolition fees from $49 to $56 per ton. Full story...
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Brunswick businesses tap into budgets due to poor county water

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videoLast week we told you about some residents in the southern part of Brunswick County who were concerned about their tap water. This situation has also had a negative financial affect on some Brunswick County businesses. Full story...
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Exit ramp in Leland sees reduction for safety reasons

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If you are driving to Leland, you may notice a slight change in your route. The Department of Transportation recently reduced the exit ramp to 17 South from Highway 421 near the battleship to one lane. Full story...
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Officers now set to patrol Holden Beach

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There are a new set of wheels on Holden Beach. There will now be police officers patrolling the beach strand. They said they will be acting as a resource for the community helping with safety and enforcement. Full story...
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Sheriff's looking for missing Brunswick County teenager

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Law enforcement officers in Brunswick County are looking for a missing teenager. Denise Cook is 16 years old, and from Supply. She has not been seen since Friday. Full story...
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Pirates and land lovers alike try to preserve Old Baldy

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videoBald Head Island is a secluded vacation paradise. Normally it's peaceful, but Friday the island was full of pirate wannabees. It's all for a worthy project, the preservation of the state's oldest standing lighthouse. Full story...
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