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Brunswick County News

Brunswick County sports schedules to be shortened to save money

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videoThe Brunswick County School Board is finalizing the budget for the upcoming fiscal year, and that includes slashing funding for athletics. Full story...
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Cape Fear Pride celebrates history of Calabash

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videoWWAY will be live in Calabash Friday for this week's edition of our Cape Fear Pride series. Calabash is known for its seafood, and the little town has certainly grown over the years. Full story...
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Thousands evacuated because of fire

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videoAbout 2,500 people have been evacuated, mostly in the Barefoot Landing area near North Myrtle Beach. Smoke and ash from the Horry County fire will impact the entire Brunswick County Area.

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Cape Fear Pride: Sunset Beach

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videoFor our Cape Fear Pride series this month, we're exploring the towns in southern Brunswick County. Today we have a look at an out of this world experience in Sunset Beach. Full story...
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What are local schools doing to protect students?

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The Columbine anniversary prompted us to take a closer look at what local school officials do to protect our students. Full story...
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Cape Fear Pride visits Ocean Isle Beach

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videoAs Ocean Isle Beach celebrates its golden anniversary this year, 500 people make up the town's year-round population. That number jumps to as much as 25,000 in the summer. Full story...
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What makes Calabash unique

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videoFor our Cape Fear Pride series this month, we're exploring the towns in southern Brunswick County. We visited with students from Shallotte Middle School who are sharing stories of the different towns' histories. Full story...
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Cause of Oak Island bridge collapse released

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The Department of Transportation said they now know what caused the Oak Island Bridge to collapse in December, taking the life of one worker. Full story...
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Congressman McIntyre holds meetings at Carolina Shores

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Congressman Mike McIntyre spent Tuesday morning in Carolina Shores, near Calabash, holding one-on-one meetings with constituents. Full story...
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Mobile home fire in Oak Island claims one life

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The body of 51-year-old Trina Villarreal was found inside her charred mobile home at 7806 East Oak Island Drive around 5:30 this morning. Full story...
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Congressman McIntyre to hold one-on-one meetings in Brunswick County

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The representative will stop in Carolina Shores to hold one-on-one meetings with Brunswick County residents. Constituents are invited to talk with the congressman about ideas, issues or concerns. Full story...
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Southport Spring Festival blessed with perfect weather Saturday

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Spring may have officially started a few weeks ago, but the city of Southport celebrated the season Saturday with their annual Spring Festival. Full story...
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Lockwood Folly Marketplace has supplied Supply for decades

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videoOdell and Berta Blanton opened a general store in Supply in the 1940s. They moved to a larger location in 1963. The store served as a hub of activity for the community. Today, Lockwood Folly Marketplace is a popular lunch stop for those in the Supply area. Full story...
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Leland Middle School students get a lesson in safety

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Leland eighth graders took a break from math, science, and English for a lesson in safety. The program focused on underage drinking, drugs, and driving safety. Full story...
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Dog Court: Woman wants dog court for Brunswick County

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videoEach month on WWAY, we bring you the latest from the New Hanover County Dangerous Dog Appeals Court. Now, a Brunswick County woman wants the same appeals process where she lives. Full story...
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