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Coast Guard trying to find answers

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videoIt's been almost a month since two women were killed in a parasailing accident in Ocean Isle Beach. The Coast Guard is now looking into exactly what caused the accident. They are conducting a hearing, in hopes of getting answers. Full story...
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Student helps peers at West Brunswick learn about Holocaust

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videoThere are no words to fully explain what survivors of the Holocaust went through both emotionally and physically, but one Brunswick County high school senior wanted her fellow students to understand the horrors and how lives were forever changed by Hitler’s regime. Full story...
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VFW Post 7288 honors POW and those MIA

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videoAbout five hundred veterans of foreign wars make up the VFW Post 7288 in Calabash. The post held its annual ceremony Thursday, to honor prisoners of war and the missing in action that have died, and those who have returned home safely. Full story...
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Brunswick County bus accident scares students, parents

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videoStudents at South Brunswick Middle School and High School had just one more stop before they were dropped off at school Thursday morning. But when their school bus stopped for a pick-up on Highway 211, the day started with a bang. Full story...
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Keeping Southport clean

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The city of Southport is doing its part to stay beautiful. Wednesday was the first day of the annual fall clean-up. Full story...
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Brunswick County Sheriff's Office flying high

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videoThe Brunswick County Sheriff's Office has a new addition to its force. Brunswick Air One made its debut appearance Tuesday afternoon at the Brunswick County Government Complex in Bolivia.

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Teen arrested after he drives around with dead friend in car

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A Leland teenager is charged with obstruction of justice after deputies say he drove around town with a dead body in his car. Full story...
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Brunswick County residents gain the know-how to make their county safer

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videoThe Brunswick County Sheriff's Office has 20 new additions. Citizen's Academy held its graduation Monday night. And while the students did not get guns or badges, they do have the know-how to help make the county safer.

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Remembering Floyd ten years later

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videoTen years later, the memories from Hurricane Floyd are fresh in the minds of those on Oak Island. Over a foot of rain was only half the battle, as storm surges as high as fifteen feet devastated the shores. Full story...
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Local man vying for national attention with H1N1 commercial

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A local man is hoping to win big in a nationwide contest about stopping the spread of H1N1. He is one of ten finalists vying for $2,500 and the chance to have their commercial air across the country. Full story...
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Navassa Native Chucky Brown Named Head Coach of NBA D-League LA D-Fenders

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The pride of Navassa is one step away from the NBA. Full story...
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Deputy acted within the law in Brunswick County shooting

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District Attorney Rex Gore said a Brunswick County Sheriff's deputy acted within the law when he shot and killed a man he was attempting to arrest. Full story...
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Hope for the Warriors has emotional visit to Brunswick County school

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In Honor of September 11th, Hope for the Warriors organization is sponsoring a three-day bike riding event for wounded service members. Friday, they continued day two of their journey. Full story...
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West Brunswick senior Alfy Hill chooses Alabama over UNC

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videoOne college football scouting service has West Brunswick senior Alfy Hill rated as the top prospect in the state. Wednesday in Shallotte, Hill announced his collegiate choice. It came down to the University of North Carolina or Alabama.

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Community leaders hold forum for Leland residents

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Leland residents got an inside look at their town from community leaders Tuesday night. The first Leland community forum was held at town hall. Residents heard reports from town officials, including the police chief and the public works director. Full story...
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