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ATF offers a $5k reward for gun stolen from Wilmington Police officer

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has announced a $5,000, reward for information leading to the recovery of a firearm stolen from a Wilmington Police Department officer in Brunswick County.

Horry County to discuss smoking ban at bars; businesses could take hit

Smokers, it may be a lot harder for you to light up in Horry County. Council members will consider an ordinance Tuesday to ban smoking inside public places like bars and restaurants.

Big Tobacco’s anti-smoking ads begin after decade of delay

The tobacco industry will be forced to advertise the deadly, addictive effects of smoking, more than 11 years after a judge ruled that the companies had misled the public about the dangers of cigarettes.

St. Louis bans chewing tobacco, dip, snuff at sports venues

Baseball players with big wads of chewing tobacco in their cheek are now a thing of the past at Busch Stadium. It is the 14th Major League Baseball venue to ban tobacco products.

NC court OKs big fight: 800K tobacco growers, $340M, 1 case

North Carolina's Supreme Court is setting up a whopper of a lawsuit to settle claims by 800,000 past and present tobacco farmers in five Southeastern states for a piece of $340 million.

Signatures submitted for California tobacco tax

A campaign backed by a billionaire, medical groups and organized labor says it has collected more than a million signatures to qualify a ballot measure to raise California's cigarette tax by $2 a pack.

Brunswick County looks for feedback about tobacco use in county parks

Brunswick County and Brunswick County Parks and Recreation are looking for the public’s input on the use of tobacco products at county parks.

New California tobacco age

California has become the second state in the nation to raise the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21.

California lawmakers approve raising smoking age

California lawmakers voted Thursday to make the nation's most populous state the second to raise the smoking age from 18 to 21 as part of a sweeping package of measures they are considering to crack down on tobacco.

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Holcomb finishes second as Cape Fear golfers compete in the state championship

Laney High School senior Grace Holcomb was one of the many golfers from across the Cape Fear that competed in the state tournament this week. Holcomb wrapped up her prep career for the Buccaneers on Tuesday by finishing Runner-Up in Class 4A. 

Coach, teammates remember West Brunswick football star killed in boating accident

A Brunswick County high school football star and his older brother are dead after an accident on the water in South Carolina over the weekend.

Boil Water Advisory issued for parts of Columbus County UPDATE

Another problem with a water line in the Hallsboro area occurred this evening.  The previous boil advisory has been expanded.

Wilmington Police looking for missing teenage girl

If you see her, please call 911 immediately.