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Brunswick County News

FIRST ON 3: English found guilty of voluntary manslaughter in death of boyfriend

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videoA Brunswick County jury has convicted a 50-year-old woman in the death of her boyfriend. They found Julie ann english of voluntary manslaughter in the death Michael Pate. Full story...
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UPDATE: Pedestrian hit and killed on Brunswick River Bridge identified

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video A pedestrian who was hit and killed by a car on the Brunswick River Bridge Friday night has been identified. Full story...
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Ola Lewis files to run for NC Supreme Court Chief Justice

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videoIt was no secret Brunswick County Resident Superior Court Judge Ola Lewis planned to run for North Carolina Supreme Court this year. She made that announcement last summer. What was not widely known was her intention to run for Chief Justice. Full story...
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Woman accused of running over boyfriend takes stand in murder trial

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video A Supply woman took the stand today in her trial for allegedly hitting and killing her boyfriend with a car two years ago. Now it's up to a jury to decide if she was acting in self defense, if she murdered him or if the whole thing was an accident. Full story...
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REPORT IT: Brunswick Co. soldier surprises wife, daughter with early homecoming

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videoA Brunswick County woman and her daughter got quite the surprise for mom's birthday earlier this week. Full story...
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Woman charged with DWI twice in three hours

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videoA Brunswick County woman was arrested for DWI over the weekend twice in just a matter of hours. Both arrests happened early Saturday morning. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. voters to decide sales tax hike in May

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video For the last few months Brunswick County Commissioners have been trying to discuss the best way to use the sales tax in their county. First they voted down changing sales tax distribution. Now they're asking voters to increase the tax. Full story...
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DAK files federal suit to get back pension overpayments

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videoDAK Americas' pension plan overpaid 15 former employees of its shuttered Navassa plant and now wants that money back, according to a suit filed Thursday in federal court. Full story...
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15 years later, Columbine shooting continues teaching lessons

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video April will mark the 15th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. Today educators in Brunswick County continued to learn valuable lessons from someone who helped handle the aftermath. Full story...
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Oak Island OKs moratorium banning 'mega' homes

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videoThe Oak Island Town Council unanimously placed a moratorium banning any new homes larger than six bedrooms on Thursday after hearing from residents asking for stricter rules on large-sized houses. Full story...
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Oak Island council mulls moratorium banning larger homes

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It is being advertised as the largest home on Oak Island and is causing a furor among town council members and some residents. Full story...
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Brunswick County Sheriff supports law enforcement use of drones

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videoThe use of unmanned drones has raised privacy and safety concerns across the country. But the controversial aircraft could also be a useful tool for law enforcement one a local sheriff would like state lawmakers to consider. Full story...
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West Brunswick High School custodian faces sex-related charges

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videoA West Brunswick High School custodian is behind bars facing sex-related charges with a student. The school system's spokeswoman says Rivera will remain on administrative leave during the investigation. Full story...
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Terrell Stanley upgraded to good condition

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videoA former South Brunswick High School and current East Carolina University football player is improving at a Greenville hospital. Full story...
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Southport police searching for missing schizophrenic man

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Southport Police need your help finding this man. Police say Adam Muhammad has schizophrenia and lives with his grandmother in Southport. But Muhammad’s grandmother says she has not seen her grandson since she dropped him off at work Friday morning. Full story...
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