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11 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

Brunswick Housing Opportunities need volunteers for 'Brunswick Blitz'

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC Making Homes safer for the elderly and disabled. That is what the Brunswick Housing Opportunities is doing the week of July 21 through their "Brunswick Blitz" event.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Leland man charged with raping, assaulting girl

Months after being assaulted with a cigarette lighter, an unidentified female reported she was also raped by her assailant, according to the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Leland, NC, Violent Crime

WECT-TV Wilmington

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WILMINGTON, NC The National Weather Service has issued an areal flood warning for New Hanover and eastern Brunswick county until 6 PM.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, NC, Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood

WECT-TV Wilmington

5 arrested in BWK Co. on drug, gun charges during license checkpoint

According to officials, Brunswick County's Special Ops Unit was performing a license check near the intersection of Old Shallotte Road and McMilly Road Saturday evening.

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Related Topix: Longwood, NC

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Woman continues fighting to ban book in Brunswick County

The book is acclaimed as an accurate depiction of bullying and racism, but she says if it were a movie it'd be rated "R" making it inappropriate for 8th grade students.

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WECT-TV Wilmington

Hayes trial begins Monday in Brunswick County

A former Northwest Police Officer charged with solicitation of a minor is scheduled to be in court for trial starting this week in Brunswick County.

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Related Topix: Northwest, NC

Sat Jul 19, 2014

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Food donation program gives a helping hand to the community

Every beach vacation leaves leftover food behind. For Holden Beach, a program has been set in place to use your leftovers known as "A Second Helping".

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Related Topix: Holden Beach, NC

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Former Boiling Spring Lakes police chief pleads guilty

Emmett Ballree, the former police chief in Boiling Spring Lakes has pleaded guilty to willfully failing to discharge his duties as a police officer in the District Court of Brunswick County.

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Related Topix: Boiling Spring Lakes, NC

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Brunswick Co. woman appeals school's decision to keep book

A Brunswick County woman has appealed a school's decision to keep a novel she objects to in the school's curriculum.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, NC

Thu Jul 17, 2014

News Observer

Before the Baptists, Fort Caswell played role in 3 wars

Before it was sold to the Baptist State Convention to serve as a retreat center, Fort Caswell in Brunswick County played a role in both World Wars and defended the Cape Fear River during the Civil War.

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Related Topix: Civil War, _No Company, Walker Boys Studio, Video Games, Wilmington, NC, Southport, NC

WECT-TV Wilmington

Leland sexual assault suspect arrested in Idaho, now in Bwk Co. jail

Julio is charged with three counts of indecent liberties with a child, and two counts of failure to appear on a misdemeanor.

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Related Topix: Leland, NC

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Funeral arrangements announced for developer, philanthropist Ed Gore

Memorial services and funeral arrangements have been announced to honor Ed Gore, the man who helped build Sunset Beach from the ground up with his father.

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Related Topix: Sunset Beach, NC

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Beach Carolina Magazine

The American Red Cross calls on eligible donors with all blood types...

The American Red Cross encourages all eligible blood donors to make an appointment to donate blood soon to help prevent a shortage.

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Related Topix: Dublin, NC, Leland, NC, Brunswick, NC, Oak Island, NC, Southport, NC

Brunswick Beacon

Economic development leaders receive a lesson in incentives

Brunswick County economic development officials learned a lesson in the changing methods to attract industry from a consultant who selects sites for them.

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CBS Local

More Than 100 Animals Seized From Home

Authorities have seized more than 100 animals, including dogs, ducks and birds from a home in Belville in Brunswick County.

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Related Topix: Belville, NC

Tue Jul 15, 2014

News Observer

Climate report warns of four-foot floods on NC coast

Coast Guard, local, state and federal emergency officials took a Coast Guard helicopter flight Friday morning, July 4, 2014, to survey Hurricane Arthur's impact on North Carolina's Outer Banks.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, New Hanover County, NC, New Bern, NC

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Brunswick County Schools superintendent resigning

Superintendent Edward Pruden announced his intentions to leave Brunswick County Schools after the 2014-2015 school year in an email sent to WWAY.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Organization gives military weddings completely free

Two Brunswick County business women are making wedding dreams come true for military couples in North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Wedding

Myrtle Beach Online

Beach-bound honeymooners busted for meth

The StarNews of Wilmington reports officers stopped 44-year-old Raymond and 45-year-old Jacqueline McLaughlin for several traffic violations.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Education

The Charlotte Observer

Cold front, storms will break Charlotte's heat Tuesday

The heat and humidity that smothered the Charlotte region Monday will be broken later Tuesday by a fairly strong cold front, meteorologists say.

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Related Topix: Weather, Varnamtown, NC, Holden Beach, NC, Sunset Beach, NC

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