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1 hr ago | Brunswick Beacon

Commissioners choose not to put sales tax increase referendum on fall ballot

Brunswick County commissioners saw too many hurdles to overcome to put the quarter-cent sales tax increase referendum back on the ballot in November.

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5 hrs ago | WITN

Operation Marry Me Military Deadline In Craven County

"Operation Marry Me Military-Craven County," and Open Aperture Photography, will give a military couple in Craven County a dream wedding at Tryon Palace again this year.

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Related Topix: Craven County, NC, Arts, Photography

8 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

High school student receives 17 stitches for shark bite wound

A high school senior from Raleigh is recovering after being bitten on the foot while on vacation at Sunset Beach in Brunswick County.

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Related Topix: Sunset Beach, NC

15 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

Human Trafficking suspect faces charges in Brunswick County

A man accused of human trafficking now faces more charges. According to Deputy Brothers with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office, Drequan Dugar was temporarily transferred to the Brunswick County Detention Center for misdemeanor larceny charges.

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Related Topix: New Hanover County, NC

18 hrs ago | WWAY-TV Wilmington

Detectives searching for missing teenager last seen at Ash home

Detectives are searching for a Brunswick County teenager they say was last seen at his home in Ash yesterday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Ocean Isle Beach, NC

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Suspicious fires on the same road prompt arson investigations

Investigators in Brunswick County are looking for multiple arsonists in connection to five separate suspicious fires that sparked along the same road, all within the past six months.

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Related Topix: Supply, NC

The Charlotte Observer

Duke Energy, municipal power agency sign $1.2 billion deal

Duke Energy Progress has agreed to buy for $1.2 billion the interests eastern North Carolina municipal power systems own in four Duke power plants.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Wake County, NC, Roxboro, NC, Person County, NC

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Teen charged after pictures of girl performing oral sex wind up on Instagram

A 19-year-old man is in jail charged with posting sexually explicit photos of a 16-year-old girl online.

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Related Topix: Bolivia, NC

StarNewsOnline.com

Governor's representative to visit Belville

Steve Keen, whose official title is Eastern Director of the Office of Governor Pat McCrory, will visit the Brunswick County town and attend tonight's Board of Commissioners meeting, which starts at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 497 Olde Waterford Way, Suite 205.

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Related Topix: Belville, NC, Pat McCrory, US Governors, Wayne County, NC

Sun Jul 27, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

High school student recovering from possible shark bite

A high school senior from Raleigh is recovering after an apparent shark bite while on vacation at the beach in Brunswick County.

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Related Topix: Sunset Beach, NC

Sat Jul 26, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Detectives seek larceny suspects from Brunswick Co.

Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office are asking for the community's assistance in identifying five individuals who have committed multiple larcenies from businesses in the Holden Beach area on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Holden Beach, NC

Fri Jul 25, 2014

StarNewsOnline.com

Low-cost spay/neuter options in the Cape Fear area

In Southeastern North Carolina, we have at least three options for the procedures that won't break a pet guardian's wallet.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, NC, Castle Hayne, NC, Winnabow, NC, Pender County, NC

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

New book shows some of Southport's past

Southport almost always shows up near the top of the list when you search online for the best vacation sites in North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Southport, NC, Books, Safe Haven

WPDE

Police search for other victims following man's arrest for multiple sex crimes

A 22-year-old man from Leland, North Carolina, was arrested Saturday for multiple sex crimes and police are now hoping to locate other potential victims.

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Related Topix: Leland, NC

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Brunswick County Sheriff's Office searches for missing teenager

Brunswick County Sheriff's Office detectives are searching for 16-year-old Haley Brook Clark from Ocean Isle Beach.

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Related Topix: Ocean Isle Beach, NC

WPDE

Teen missing from Ocean Isle Beach

The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office is looking for Haley Brook Clark. She's 16, approximately 5'4", slender build, with brown hair and blue eyes.

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Related Topix: Ocean Isle Beach, NC

Lumina News

Sheriff reveals no wrong-doing in Hewett death

Information was released July 22 by New Hanover County Sheriff Ed McMahon from the internal affairs investigation conducted by his department following the July 12 death of former Brunswick County Sherriff Ron Hewett in the county's detention facility.

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Related Topix: New Hanover County, NC, 9, US News, ATF

Brunswick Beacon

Gore leaves lasting legacy

It might have been easier for Edward Mannon Gore to simply live in the shadow of his father, who founded the town where he spent most of his life.

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Related Topix: Edward, NC, East Carolina University, Longwood, NC, Brunswick, NC

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

River Road/HWY 133 still closed due to flooding

A section of River Road/HWY 133 in Brunswick County is still closed Tuesday night to traffic due to flooding.

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Related Topix: Leland, NC, Southport, NC, Wilmington, NC, Weather

WECT-TV Wilmington

Brunswick Co., Gov. McCrory stand up against immigration issues

The border crisis has made headlines nationally for months, with thousands of children crossing the border into America.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Immigration Reform

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