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Brunswick County News

Crews and volunteers continue to excavate Fort Anderson

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Inside Brunswick Town, a place that used to be a bustling colonial port town, lies the remains of an old battery. Archaeologists are trying to uncover pieces from the 1800’s, when this spot was a fort constructed by the Confederates. Full story...
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Shallotte, past and present

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videoWe visited with students from Shallotte Middle School who are sharing stories about the town’s history. Hannah Stocks gives a look at Shallotte, past and present. Please click video for Hannah’s report. Full story...
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Three elementary schools to implement uniforms in 2010

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videoIt's uniform time for students at three Brunswick County elementary schools, but two of them didn't exactly see it coming. Full story...
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Troubleshooters: Dream home turned nightmare

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videoPam Resch lives in Pittsburgh, and plans to retire in Holden Beach. She hired a well-known local contractor to build her home, and thought she was in good hands. But things did not quite go as planned. Full story...

OSHA investigates Leland Police Department

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The State Occupational Safety and Health Administration has opened an investigation into the Leland Police Department. Full story...
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Elementary schools in Brunswick County will see uniforms

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School uniforms are coming to Brunswick County. Tuesday night the school board approved uniforms for Lincoln, Belville, and Town Creek elementary schools. Full story...
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No birthday suits, just bathing suits for Bird Island

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Signs on one Brunswick County beach could soon reveal the naked truth about North Carolina nudist laws. Many beach goers believe that Bird Island is a nude beach, but public nudity is banned by North Carolina law. Full story...
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Lincoln Elementary may find out Tuesday about school uniforms

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Parents and students at Lincoln Elementary may find out Tuesday night whether they will have a new dress code. School leaders hope uniforms will help create an equal playing field between students. Full story...
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Archaeologists to excavate Fort Anderson in Brunswick County

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Archaeologists are hoping to unearth what lies beneath a historic Brunswick County site. The work comes after archaeologists discovered grave sites on the grounds with the help of a radar ground scan last July. Full story...
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Pennell honored as state's best principal

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It turns out the best principal in the state works right here in Brunswick County. On Thursday, the state school system and Wachovia named South Brunswick High principal Vann Pennell the state's best. Full story...
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Should Lincoln Elementary students wear uniforms?

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A Brunswick County school is trying to sharpen its image. Next week, the Brunswick County school board will talk about whether Lincoln students should wear uniforms. Full story...
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Drug arrests made in Brunswick County

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videoOn Wednesday, dozens of suspected drug dealers were taken off the streets in Brunswick County in operation April Fools. Full story...
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Local unemployment numbers continue to rise

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The news is not good on the unemployment front. The Wilmington area jobless rate rose in February nearly one point from January. Full story...
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Funeral arrangements made for West Bladen sophomore

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Funeral arrangements have been set for the West Bladen sophomore who drowned over the weekend. The family will hold a wake at Gaskins Funeral Home on Highway 242 in Elizabethtown. Full story...
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Several dogs test positive for distemper at Brunswick County Animal Shelter

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For the next couple of weeks, no dogs will be adopted from the Brunswick County Animal Shelter. Full story...
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