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Brunswick County News

Reaction to Oak Island annexation vote

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videoMany Oak Island residents are breathing a sigh of relief after annexation was voted down. Town council voted to drop the proposal Tuesday night to annex some 1,600 residents within the Long Beach corridor between Highway 211 and the Oak Island Bridge. Full story...
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Follow-up on body found near Holden Beach Pier

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There is new information on the body found early Tuesday morning, near the Holden Beach Pier. Forty-three-year old Ohio resident, Daniel Anderson, was found dead around 6:00 a.m. Tuesday, laying face-down on the beach. Full story...
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Oak Island mayor drops forced annexation

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videoOak Island has been in the process of trying to annex about 1,600 people. Tuesday night, in a surprising change of direction, Oak Island Mayor Johnie Vereen has challenged all the cities in the state to abandon forced annexation. Full story...
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Man found dead in sand near Holden Beach Pier

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videoA little after 6:00 Tuesday morning, a volunteer out on his regular turtle nest patrol discovered the body of a white male lying face down near the Holden Beach Pier, partially buried by sand. Full story...
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Oak Island Pier re-opens

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videoAfter a two-year hiatus, the Oak Island Pier is open again and Monday's rain didn't stop fisherman from re-claiming their spots on the pier. Full story...
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West Brunswick students gather to remember Jacob Moseley

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Students at West Brunswick High gathered Monday to remember their classmate who lost his life in a fatal car crash. Full story...
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US Marshals track down Brunswick County man in Belize

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A man who disappeared last year while on trial in Brunswick County has been apprehended in Central America. Full story...
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OSHA concludes investigation of Leland Police Department

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The word tonight from the Occupational Health and Safety Administration is that there are no serious safety problems at the Leland Police Department. OSHA wrapped up a recent investigation by writing up the department for one violation. Full story...
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Brunswick County church members rejoice days after lightning strike

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videoAfter a lightning strike set the church on fire last week, the congregation pulled together to find a new home for their day of worship. Full story...
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Oak Island Pier opens Monday

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A familiar Brunswick County fishing spot is reopening with a new name Monday. The Yaupon Pier will now be known as the Oak Island Pier. Full story...
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Coast Guard hosts safety demonstrations

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Hundreds of people gathered at the Coast Guard Station in Oak Island to learn more about the men and woman who help keep us safe. Full story...
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Accident claims the life of West Brunswick High senior

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Just two weeks before high school graduation, a car crash has claimed the life of a West Brunswick senior. Full story...
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Oak Island bridge work to resume

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After months of investigation into the death of a construction worker on the new Oak Island bridge, work is scheduled to resume. Full story...
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Emergency Services Director for Brunswick County stepping down

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Randy Thompson announced he will retire from the Brunswick County Emergency Services Department no later than February. He has spent the last 30 years in public service. Full story...
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Brunswick County to have helicopter of their own

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office will soon have a new addition to its force, a helicopter. In order to add an aviation program, the department is leaving another.

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