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Federal loan to help Dosher modernize
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 2:55pm.

videoDosher Memorial Hospital has been working for this day for several years. Monday the hospital celebrated an $8.5 million, low-interest loan from USDA Rural Development. The facility will use the money to renovate all 25 rooms.

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Investigators say Southport fire was set
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/26/2013 - 11:18am.

videoInvestigators say a fire in Southport last night was set and remains under investigation.

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Abandoned Southport home burns to ground
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 07/25/2013 - 8:02pm.

video In Southport, a fire at a building backed up traffic for a half a mile on Long Beach Road Thursday night.

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NC ports asked to give land for park
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/25/2013 - 11:23am.

videoThe board of directors of the North Carolina State Ports Authority will review a proposal to turn over land to the state that was originally slated for a new container port near Southport.

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Rain putting damper on beach vacations
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Mon, 07/01/2013 - 3:44pm.

videoThe rain continues to pour, and tourists are not happy about it getting in the way of their 4th of July vacations.

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Southport's first black police chief remembered, laid to rest
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 06/20/2013 - 10:49pm.

videoSouthport's first black police chief died in his sleep Monday. Southport's first black police chief, George McCracken, 72, died in his sleep Monday. His funeral will be held today at Southport Baptist Church on Howe Street at 2 p.m.

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Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry takes part in security drill
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/19/2013 - 10:29am.

videoYou may notice something out of the ordinary today on the Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry. The NC Department of Transportation Ferry Division says it is taking part in security exercise drills today involving the ferry terminals and vessels on the route.

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Bridge work to cause detour in Southport starting Sunday night
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 10:51am.

Weather permitting, the NC Department of Transportation plans to close a section of NC 211 in Southport Sunday for preservation work on the bridge over the Duke Energy Progress Discharge Canal near the Brunswick Nuclear Plant.

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Southport chief says officer won't park in apartment's handicap spot
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 2:24pm.

Southport's police chief says there's a reason one of his officers was parking in a handicapped spot at an apartment complex.

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BUILDING HISTORY: Brunswick Inn
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 05/22/2013 - 7:47pm.

video This building was started in 1800 and it was a Governor’s summer home. Now it is the home of Jim and Judy Clary and the home for their business, the Brunswick Inn.

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