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Southport Alderman Meezie Childs dies

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A member of the Southport Board of Aldermen has died. According to her obituary, Mary Louise "Meezie" Herring Childs, 71, died Sunday. Full story...
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Southport vies for 'Happiest Seaside Town' title

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videoThe competition is fierce for the title of “Happiest Seaside Town” from Coast Living Magazine. Southport made it to the final ten. Southport is up against coast towns of California, Florida and George to name a few. Full story...
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DOT projects worry business owners near Southport

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videoIt might be warm and dry today, but the recent cold, wet weather is taking its toll on some construction projects, especially in Southport. Some of those road projects have not only caused traffic issues, but also some issues with businesses in the middle of the construction. Full story...
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Sacrifice, legacy to be focus of symposium on Civil War

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A symposium about the sacrifices made during the Civil War will be held in Southport and Wilmington. A session Friday night will be held at Murrow Hall in Southport, and the Saturday event will be held at Morton Hall at UNC-Wilmington. Full story...
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New business brewing in Brunswick Co.

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videoA new business has something brewing in Brunswick County. The Check Six Brewing Company is ready to begin manufacturing and selling craft beer in Southport. It's the only craft beer brewery in town. Full story...
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SPECIAL REPORT: Turning silver into gold

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videoWe went to Brunswick County to do a story on how the growing population boosts the economy. We came back with a story of how retirees are spending their free time. Here is the special WWAY report, "Turning Silver into Gold". Full story...
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Southport in 'Happiest Seaside Town Contest'

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videoThere's another reason to smile in Southport! Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: 88-year-old charged with hospital volunteer group embezzlement

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An 88-year-old woman is accused of stealing more than $7,500 from the Dosher Memorial Hospital volunteer organization in Southport. Full story...
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Escaped inmate, family now facing animal cruelty charges

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videoAnimal control officers with the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office Animal Protective Services have filed additional charges against the man accused of escaping a jail, along with members of his family. Full story...
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NEW DETAILS: Sheriff describes inmate capture

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video A man who escaped from jail last week by posing as his brother is back behind bars. Full story...
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