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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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NRC, Duke Energy to discuss Brunswick Nuclear Plant violations

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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff has scheduled a regulatory conference with Duke Energy officials to discuss two apparent violations at the utility's Brunswick nuclear plant in North Carolina. 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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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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Fire investigators: Lightning strike sparked fire at Southport home

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Fire investigators say a lightning strike hit a Southport home early this morning, sparking flames that eventually destroyed the house. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 Update: Pedestrian hurt in golf cart accident involving Southport city manager

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A woman was taken to the hospital this afternoon after Southport Police say City Manager Kerry McDuffie hit her with his golf cart. Full story...
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Local governments could face $100 business tax cap

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Legislators at the General Assembly are interested in streamlining how local governments can tax North Carolina businesses in a move that could take away millions of dollars from the state's largest cities. A committee that focuses on tax issues unveiled Wednesday a new version of a bill that would repeal the business privilege license tax municipalities can charge and replace it with a new tax that would be capped at $100 per business location. 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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NCDOT sets hearings to discuss proposed ferry toll hikes

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The NCDOT has scheduled four public meetings next month, including one in Southport, to discuss establishing or changing rates for some of the state's ferries. Full story...
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Southport native Tommy Harrelson writes book: 'Southport's Art Newton'

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videoSouthport native Tommy Harrelson has written a coffee table book to celebrate the life of artist and photographer Art Newton titled 'Southport's Art Newton'. Newton, also a Southport native, was a prolific artist that featured images of the Southport area and is now found in galleries and museums around the country. Full story...
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Southport-Fort Fisher midday ferry runs canceled Tuesday for ramp repairs

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videoMidday departures on the Southport-Fort Fisher ferry route have been canceled for Tuesday in order to make repairs on the ramp and gantry at the Southport Ferry Terminal. Full story...
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Security glitch sparks investigation at Brunswick Nuclear Plant

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A security scare at the Brunswick Nuclear Plant sparks an investigation into why a barrier leading to its Southport site went up without being activated. Full story...
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Southport targets erosion caused by ferry wakes

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Southport resident Dora Loflin says it starts with the first ferry of the day at about 6 a.m. with a slapping sound that gradually turns into giant claps. Full story...
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BHI FERRY UPDATE: Ship ran aground, 13 passengers hurt

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video A Bald Head Island ferry ran aground near Battery Island this morning, throwing passengers around the boat. The Coast Guard says 53 people were aboard the 64-foot Adventure around 9 a.m. heading from Southport to Bald Head Island. One passenger was flown to the hospital. Twelve others were taken to regional hospitals. Full story...
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Christmas spirit takes over Southport

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video A visit from Charles Dickens gets everyone in Southport ready for the holidays. He'll be there in spirit, of course, as the streets are transformed into everything Dickens. Full story...
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