Brunswick County offices to host military exercise

Lessons from Brunswick County's emergency management plan could soon be used in foreign countries.
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Man accused of killing witness rejects plea deals

A Duplin County man accused of killing a state's witness in a Wilmington murder case pending against him rejected plea bargains in both cases Thursday, leaving open the potential that he could be tried for his life in the witness killing.

UNCW gets OK for graduate degree in filmmaking

As the local film industry stumbles under a new state grant program, the University of North Carolina Wilmington's film studies department is doubling down on its mission to cultivate the next generation of filmmakers.

‘Secrets and Lies’ renewed for second season, future in NC uncertain

ABC has more “Secrets and Lies” to spill. The locally shot mystery series has been renewed for a second season, the network announced Thursday evening.
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UNC medical school considering branch campus in Wilmington

The University of North Carolina School of Medicine is exploring the possibility of establishing a branch campus in Wilmington in collaboration with New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

New Hanover County manager to propose 5-cent property tax increase

New Hanover County Manager Chris Coudriet will recommend a 5-cent property tax increase in his proposed 2015-16 budget, which will be presented to the county commissioners Monday.

SBI: No evidence of crime in Holden Beach land purchase

A spokeswoman with Brunswick County says SBI investigators have found no evidence of a crime in a Holden Beach land purchase.

Film productions spent $241 million, to get back $60 million from North Carolina for...

Film and television productions shot in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties claimed expenses of more than $137 million in 2014 and could receive more than $34 million from the state, according to an annual audit released Thursday by the NC Department of Revenue.
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STARNEWS REPORTS: Man pleads guilty to 2013 murder

A Wilmington man will spend up to 15 years in prison for murder.

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