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Brunswick County News

Roger Bacon Academy public records request delayed

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videoIt's been more than a month since we requested names, salaries, and positions of all faculty and staff of Roger Bacon Academy. If the educational management company does not turn over the information in a reasonable time frame, it could lose its charter. Full story...
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Fatal stabbing turned over to DA's office

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There are still no charges against the girlfriend of a man who was stabbed to death Monday morning. The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office questioned the girlfriend and then turned the case over to the District Attorney's office. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Domestic assault apparently led to fatal stabbing near Leland

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video The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a man was stabbed to death this morning. Investigators say it was a case of domestic violence with a fatal ending. Full story...
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Brunswick County Board of Education participates in a budget workshop

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videoThe Brunswick County Board of Education met Friday to participate in a budget workshop. Board Members discussed the new 2014-2015 budget and the top 5 capital project priorities that will be presented to County Commissioners during a liaison committee next week. Full story...
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FDA orders warning for kids on tanning beds

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video The FDA is taking new steps to tackle health risks for young people when it comes to tanning. The federal agency is requiring a warnings on tanning beds, much like cigarettes, for user under the age of 18. Full story...
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Former Brunswick Co. resident charged with string of sex crimes with child from '90s

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videoBrunswick County Sheriff's detectives have arrested a man who used to live in the county for multiple sex crimes involving a child. Full story...
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Nonprofit group files ethics complaint against Baker Mitchell, Roger Bacon Academy

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videoThe executive director of a nonprofit charter school advocacy group has filed a complaint with the N.C. State Ethics Commission against Baker Mitchell, founder of several charter schools in Southeastern North Carolina. Full story...
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UPDATE: Leland woman says she lost $5,400 in jury duty phone scam

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videoA 63-year-old woman says she is still shaken up after a man fooled her out of thousands of dollars. She is not the first victim to fall prey to this scam that now has the attention of federal investigators. Full story...
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Fire destroys firefighter's home

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videoA Brunswick County firefighter lost his home to a fire overnight. Two firefighters were injured while battling the fire as well. Full story...
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Silver Alert canceled for Southport woman

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The NC Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing Southport woman. Kimberly Ann Daly, 40, is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. Full story...
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Burr introduces bill to put Brunswick County back into Wilmington MSA

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videoThe fight over the federal government lumping Brunswick County into the Myrtle Beach metro area is apparently not over. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. Sheriff's Office warns female real estate agents about suspicious man

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videoBrunswick County Sheriff's detectives are asking the public, particularly women who are in real estate, to be cautious of a man claiming to be a high ranking VP with the Hanes Corporation and wanting to relocate to our area. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Brunswick Co. school board member Catherine Cooke defends traditional schedules during rant

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videoThere's still debate over Brunswick County Schools deciding to change school start times once again. One school board member got a little heated about the decision to switch back to a traditional schedule at a recent meeting. Full story...
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Attorney: Wife of officer charged with killing teen threatened by victim's mom

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The attorney for a Southport police officer accused of shooting and killing a schizophrenic teen earlier this year says the victim's mother threatened the officer's wife at the Brunswick County Courthouse. Full story...
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UPDATE: 10 taken to hospital after school bus crash in Brunswick County

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videoA traffic accident involving a Brunswick County school bus has sent 10 people to the hospital. Brunswick County Schools spokeswoman Jessica Swencki says the bus from South Brunswick High School and South Brunswick Middle School was involved in the accident this afternoon at NC 211 and Midway Road. Full story...
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