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Victaulic to lay off 133 Leland plant employees
Pipe company Victaulic will lay off 133 employees from its Leland plant, according to a report filed with the North Carolina Department of Commerce.
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Wed Apr 09, 2014
NC screening process for mental illness has slowed placements
The latest biennial effectiveness survey of the North Carolina legislature from the N.C. Center for Public Policy Research shows second-term Republicans making some big jumps as the GOP continues to hold majorities in the House and Senate.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Brunswick Nuclear Plant to test sirens April 16
SOUTHPORT, NC The Brunswick Nuclear Plant will be conducting "growl tests" of the public alert and notification sirens Wednesday, April 16 starting at 10:00 a.m. During the tests, sirens located within ten miles of the Brunswick Nuclear Plant will be sounded for short periods of time lasting approximately ten seconds.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
NC seeks volunteers to spruce up 5 historic sites
North Carolina is looking for volunteers to spruce up five Civil War historic sites as part of Park Day, which is being held at about 100 sites across the country.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Former Columbus sheriff endorses Smithwick for D.A., criticizes David
Chris Batten, who stepped down as Columbus County sheriff in January, ran an ad in a local newspaper criticizing District Attorney Jon David and endorsing his opponent.
Winnabow man dies in Funston Road crash
Jesse Mason, 23, crossed the center line in his Ford Explorer, and when he tried to get back in his lane, he lost control of his vehicle, Sgt.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Ocean Isle Beach pushes for largest terminal groin
Town officials met with Ken Willson and Tom Jarrett of Coastal Planning and Engineering of North Carolina to review an Environmental Impact Statement that is required for approval of a terminal groin project.
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New Hanover County among top 10 healthiest counties in North Carolina
New Hanover County, N.C. - New Hanover County is the 10th overall healthiest county in North Carolina according to a new report released today by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
BEMC awards $35,550 in community grants
Twenty-four projects were selected from a field of nearly 50 applicants to receive funding for their programs from Brunswick Electric Membership Corp.'s Community Grant program.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Authorities ID men killed in plane that left Concord and crashed in Georgia
Authorities in Glynn County have identified the two people killed in a plane crash near Brunswick as a Florida man and an Alabama man.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Despite presence of coal ash, South field deemed safe for play
The debate over youth baseball fields usually centers around grass versus dirt infields, but a third surface has been thrown into the mix as Brunswick County Schools officials have discovered coal ash on the baseball field at South Brunswick Middle School.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
StarNews Editorial: Charter schools need to tell taxpayers what they're getting for their money
THE FOLLOWING IS AN EDITORIAL FROM STARNEWSONLINE.COM: Charter schools are here to stay in North Carolina, at least for the foreseeable future.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
10 NC Historic Spots Added To National Register
Ten North Carolina properties and districts ranging from a cotton mill to an estate are now part of the National Register of Historic Places.