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Wednesday Aug 27 | WECT-TV Wilmington

Man arrested in connection to stolen, burned truck found in wooded area

Jesse Lynn Williams, 27, was charged with larceny of a motor vehicle, possession of stolen goods or property and burning personal property.

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Related Topix: Leland, NC

Wednesday Aug 27 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

Leland man accused of setting stolen truck on fire

He is in the Brunswick County Detention Center under a $25,000 bond charged with larceny of a motor vehicle, possession of stolen goods, and burning personal property.

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Related Topix: Leland, NC

Wednesday Aug 27 | WECT-TV Wilmington

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North Carolina recreational water quality officials have issued a swimming alert for a Brunswick County site after initial testing showed elevated levels of bacteria.

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Wednesday Aug 27 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

City, county leaders prioritize Garner Report

New Hanover County Commission and Wilmington City council met at the New Hanover County Executive Development Center Tuesday to discuss a handful of strategies they want to move forward with first.

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Related Topix: New Hanover County, NC

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Brunswick Beacon

Former officer convicted of sex crime, sentencing set aside

A Brunswick County jury found a former Northwest police officer guilty of participating in prostitution of a minor and filing a false police report in Superior Court on Wednesday, Aug. 20. Hayes surrendered to police May 15, 2013, on the charges stemming from an incident where he was the victim of an armed robbery after meeting a 17-year-old girl ... (more)

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Related Topix: Northwest, NC, Boiling Spring Lakes, NC

WECT-TV Wilmington

School bus involved in accident in Brunswick Co.

The accident happened in the 1100 block of Old Ocean Highway in Bolivia according to Scott Garner, Director of Brunswick County Emergency Services.

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Related Topix: Bolivia, NC

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Leland area schools top list of critical needs in Brunswick County

Two schools in the Leland area are experiencing overcrowding issues. Officials say the community has grown quickly, and they are having a hard time keeping up.

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Related Topix: Leland, NC, Brunswick, NC

Sat Aug 23, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Silver alert issued for missing Oak Island man with dementia

The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing Brunswick County man, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

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Related Topix: Oak Island, NC

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Have you seen this truck?

Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office are asking the community's assistance for any information regarding a larceny that occurred earlier this week.

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Related Topix: Leland, NC, Ford, Ford F-350, Truck

WECT-TV Wilmington

Fight for justice: Community members set to rally for Ronald Hewett

Community members are rallying to show their support for the life and family of former Brunswick County Sheriff Ronald Hewett.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

WRAL.com

Mother worries about missing Bragg soldier

Pvt. Juliet Striped Wolf is a military intelligence soldier in the 92nd Civil Affairs Battalion at Fort Bragg.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bragg, US Army, Fort Bragg, NC, Cumberland County, NC, Fayetteville, NC

Topsail Advertiser

With all the water, consider planting a rain garden

A rainy summer, followed by extended periods of hot humid weather have left many gardens in Brunswick County a soggy, unproductive mess of weeds and cracked fruits and vegetables.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Development chief: Project Diamond still in the works

A project that could bring business and jobs to the Brunswick-Columbus county line may not be dead after all.

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Related Topix: Columbus County, NC, Brunswick, NC

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Extraordinary People: Presidential 'Detail'

It's time to get extraordinary, my friends. You're about to meet a Brunswick County man who went to California to attend a special detailing school and ended up on Presidential 'Detail'.

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Related Topix: Boiling Spring Lakes, NC

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Brunswick County dealing with 'mass exodus' of teachers

Brunswick County Schools experienced a huge loss in teachers this past school year.

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WECT-TV Wilmington

Brunswick County Car Tax Glitch

An update on a WECT investigates story from earlier this summer. The Department of Motor Vehicles has partially fixed a software glitch that led to hundreds of people being charged for car taxes they didn't actually owe.

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Related Topix: Bald Head Island, NC

WECT-TV Wilmington

Jury convicts former Brunswick County police officer of soliciting a minor

A former Northwest police officer was found guilty Wednesday of soliciting a minor for prostitution and filing a false police report, according to District Attorney Jon David's Office.

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Related Topix: Northwest, NC, Boiling Spring Lakes, NC

WWAY-TV Wilmington

First on 3: Judge sets aside former cop's prostitution with teen conviction

A Brunswick County jury has convicted a former Northwest Police officer for two crimes, but the conviction on one count may not stand in the long run.

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Related Topix: Northwest, NC

StarNewsOnline.com

Oak Island receives state money to dredge Lockwood Folly

Funding for Oak Island's dredging project along the Lockwood Folly has received a critical piece from the state, according to a press release from the town.

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Related Topix: Oak Island, NC

WECT-TV Wilmington

Traffic Alert: Accidents causing slowdowns on Highway 74/76 & Highway 17

Two traffic accidents on Highway 74/76 and Highway 17 in Brunswick County are causing major slowdowns for motorists Tuesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, NC

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