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Brunswick County News

Bald Head Island fires five public safety officers for violating policy

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video The final weekend of summer will be a short-staffed one for the Public Safety Department at Bald Head Island. The Village of Bald Head Island fired five members of the joint police and fire department yesterday. Full story...
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Bonuses approved for Brunswick County School employees

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videoMore bonuses are coming for employees of Brunswick County Schools. According to a news release from Brunswick County Schools, the Brunswick County School Board approved its 2014-2015 budget Thursday. Full story...
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Dozens of jobs affected as Dosher looks to cut costs

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videoDosher Memorial Hospital has announced some details of its plan to cut costs. "It kind of hurts," Dosher volunteer Verda Darrell said. Full story...
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Leland man accused of setting stolen truck on fire

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A Leland man is in custody accused of stealing a truck, and setting it on fire in the woods. A news release said Brunswick County Sheriff's Office detectives arrested Jesse Lynn Williams, 27, at his home Wednesday. Full story...
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Two Leland officers quit amid investigations, third fired

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videoThree Leland police officers are off the force amid state and internal investigations. Full story...
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Dosher trustees vote to cut staff

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videoTrustees have decided how Dosher Memorial Hospital in Southport will cut costs to make up for financial struggles. Last month WWAY was first to report the hospital was preparing employees for potential layoffs or early retirement packages. Full story...
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Leland traffic a mess for many

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videoThere is no doubt about it; sitting in traffic is a pain. A pain folks driving between Leland and Wilmington know all too well lately. Full story...
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Leland to cut down 200 oak trees in Magnolia Greens

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videoSoon, Magnolia Greens won't be as green as it is now. The golf community currently has about 600 trees lining the roadway, but the town plans on cutting down about 200 of them. Leland town manager David Hollis says cutting them down wasn't the town's idea. Full story...
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Return to school brings nerves for kids, tears for moms and dads

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videoGoing back to school can be daunting for some kids... and their parents. Today many school bells rang around the Cape Fear for the first time since spring, and kids hit the books again, while some moms and dads got a little emotional. Full story...
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After weather delays, next piece of Wilmington Bypass to open soon

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videoJust a couple more weeks until a portion of the I-140 Wilmington Bypass is open. That's according to NCDOT Resident Engineer Wayne Currie. Full story...
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Dosher trustees plan to meet on possible cuts

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videoDosher Memorial Hospital trustees will meet later this week to talk about the hospital's financial struggles, which could mean cuts. Full story...
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Deputies warn drivers to watch out on the roads as school starts up

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As hundreds of area students head back to school this week, law enforcement is warning drivers to watch out for kids and buses on the roads.video Full story...
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Silver alert cancelled for Oak Island man

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UPDATE: This Silver Alert has been cancelled. Full story...
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Have you seen this truck?

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Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office are asking the community's assistance for any information regarding a larceny that occurred earlier this week. Full story...
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