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Brunswick County News

St. James property owners unhappy with involuntary annexation

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videoAnnexation continues to cause anxiety among residents near St. James. After a weekend of protests, the Brunswick County property owners are not willing to become a part of another jurisdiction without having a say. Full story...
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More than $50 million will help highway and bridge projects

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The governor has announced that more than $50 million will go to highway and bridge projects across the state. One of the projects includes replacing the bridge over Bear Branch Highway 130 near the Brunswick/Columbus County line. Full story...
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Player and coach altercation at North Brunswick leads to suspension

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A North Brunswick football player is out of the game after a tussle with a coach. School officials say the incident occurred between one of the coaches and a player earlier this week. Full story...
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Oak Island celebrates with flag raising ceremony

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Ten years ago Yaupon Beach combined with Long Beach in order to form the town of Oak Island. Congressman Mike McIntyre helped the town celebrate its ten-year anniversary Wednesday afternoon with a flag raising ceremony at the new South Harbour Fire Station. Full story...
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Town Creek Elementary students enjoy new school

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The students at Town Creek Elementary in Brunswick County are enjoying their new digs. From new desks and computers, all the way to color coded hallways - Town Creek is brand spanking new, and students, faculty and staff were excited to take advantage of the facility. Full story...
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South Brunswick's Terrell Stanley named player of the week

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videoThe South Brunswick Cougars defeated Midway 26-3 on the opening night of the season. Offensive lineman Terrell Stanley helped pave the way for the Cougar running backs. Full story...
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DOT says new Oak Island Bridge girders unacceptable

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Construction on the bridge has been stifled since last December, when one of the girders collapsed, killing one of the workers. Full story...
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Back to basics for Brunswick students

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videoBrunswick County students settled back in Tuesday, and began to adjust to school post-state budget cuts. Full story...
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Dredging causes erosion along Bald Head Island, residents fear more with Hurricane Bill

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videoHurricane Bill has Bald Head Island residents and officials concerned. Even though Bill may stay far off our coast, the storm churns up the water and the massive swells can erode the beach. Full story...
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Schools discuss response plans for H1N1 virus

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Seventeen. That is the average age of those who test positive for the H1N1 virus. That is part of the reason why schools were involved in Thursday's meeting to discuss a swine flu response plan in Brunswick County<. Full story...
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Troubleshooters: Update on Mark Saunders

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In today's Troubleshooters Report, we have an update on a story we have been following out of Brunswick County. The North Carolina Licensing Board for General Contractors has dismissed the charges against a local developer for beginning construction on a waterfront home without a building permit. Full story...
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Brunswick County Animal Shelter gives OK on adoptions

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Dog adoptions are back on at the Brunswick County Animal Shelter. Adoptions were put on hold last month after two dogs tested positive for distemper, a highly-contagious respiratory disease. Full story...
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Dog adoption back on in Brunswick County

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Dog adoptions are back on at the Brunswick County Animal Shelter. Adoptions were put on hold last month after two dogs tested positive for distemper, A highly-contagious respiratory disease. Full story...
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No charges filed after miscarried infant remains found in Leland

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videoThe report came back Thursday from the Brunswick County Medical Examiner’s Office, and it turns out the remains were the result of a miscarriage. Because there's no apparent crime here, investigators aren't releasing the names of the former suspects. No arrests were made. Full story...
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Troubleshooters: Update on answers in Oak Island

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In today's Troubleshooters Report, we have an update on a story we first brought you last year. According to published reports, the Town of Oak Island has admitted to breaking public records laws, and agreed to pay almost $50,000... Full story...
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