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Brunswick County News

Customers angry after ATMC e-mail server crashes

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videoSwitching to a new e-mail interface crashed internet service provider ATMC's servers this week. Nearly 3,000 people were without email. ATMC says they've fixed it, but now they're picking up the pieces. Full story...
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NRC, Duke Energy to discuss Brunswick Nuclear Plant flooding issues

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videoThe Nuclear Regulatory Commission has scheduled a meeting with Duke Energy later this month about more issues at the Brunswick Nuclear Plant in Southport. Full story...
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Senior-oriented community planned for Brunswick County

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videoBrunswick County is about to get another, large-scale community. Developers promise they have the right ingredients for success in a region where the recession left many planned communities looking like ghost towns. Full story...
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Community group to mark 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act

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videoThis year marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act. President Lyndon B. Johnson signed it into law July 2, 1964. In honor of the landmark event, Countywide Community Development Corporation is hosting "Celebrate the Dream." Full story...
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NRC schedules open house on Brunswick Nuclear Plant performance

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videoFor the second time in 13 months, federal regulators will hold an open house to discuss the Brunswick Nuclear Plant in Southport. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will provide information May 7 on the agency's assessment of the Duke Energy facility during 2013. Full story...
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Holden Beach kicks off vacation season with Days at the Dock

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videoHolden Beach kicked off vacation season with the annual Days at the Docks this weekend. More than 50 arts & crafts vendors lined up under the bridge. A dozen food vendors set up and provided plenty of fried treats. Full story...
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Owners of Bald Head ferry that went aground want claims heard by same judge

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The owners of the Bald Head Island ferry that went aground near Southport in December have filed a motion in federal court that seeks to have any claims against them heard in one forum. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Katie Coleman

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videoKindergarten teacher Katie Coleman brings a unique teaching style to the classroom to teach big life lessons to her little students. Full story...
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Fire out at Victaulic plant near Leland

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videoFirefighters have put out a fire at a factory near Leland. Leland Fire Chief John Grimes says the fire broke out this afternoon inside a machine inside Victaulic off US 74/76. Full story...
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BSL firefighter released from hospital

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videoA Boiling Spring Lakes firefighter is doing well after suffering smoke inhalation from a fire Sunday night. Full story...
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Brunswick County Deputies search for missing 15-year-old

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Brunswick County Deputies are looking for a Sunset Beach teen. Investigators say 15-year-old Orion Woodard is a white male, 5'3" and weighs about 110 pounds, with brown hair and eyes. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. searching for missing 16-year-old

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Sheriff's office is asking for help finding 16-year-old Diamond Shorter. Full story...
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Groundbreaking ceremony for new inpatient care unit at Dosher Memorial

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videoIt's a big day at Dosher Memorial Hospital. Three years in the making, hospital leaders put on their hard hats and grabbed shovels to celebrate the groundbreaking for a 11.5 million dollar renovation. Full story...
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Oak Island continues moratorium on big houses

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The town council on Oak Island has decided to extend a moratorium on the construction of large houses until June 16. Full story...
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Sex offender stopped on school campus

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videoA man registered as a sex offender was picked up at a Brunswick County school yesterday with the help of new technology. James Fowler was arrested at Supply Elementary School when he attempted to attend an awards ceremony hosted by the school. Full story...
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