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Yesterday | WWAY-TV Wilmington

Ronald Hewett lived, died a local legend

Born and raised in Brunswick County, the West Brunswick High School graduate did not take long to rise to prominence.

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Saturday | WECT-TV Wilmington

Former Brunswick Co. Sheriff Ron Hewett dies in NHC jail

The U.S. Marshal's Office confirms that former Brunswick County Sheriff Ron Hewett died in federal custody at the New Hanover County Jail on Saturday afternoon.

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Related Topix: New Hanover County, NC

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Authorities searching for missing man from Brunswick County

Detectives said 33-year-old David Wayne Presley was last seen at his home on Helmsman Drive in Supply around 6:45 a.m. Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Supply, NC

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Prospects for big employer in Brunswick Co. still early in process

State documents say a company is considering bringing a thousand jobs to Brunswick County, but the county's economic development chief says everything is still very preliminary.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, NC, Columbus County, NC

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Deputies looking for suspect who has avoided them for months

Brunswick County Sheriff's detectives need help finding a Shallotte man they've been looking for for months on multiple charges.

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Related Topix: Shallotte, NC

WWAY-TV Wilmington

FootGolf takes hold at golf course in Calabash

FootGolf isn't the latest rage yet, but that's there's hope that it will catch on with golfers and soccer players at the Meadowlands Golf Club in Brunswick County.

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Related Topix: Calabash, NC, Buies Creek, NC

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Newsmakers | ATMC awards scholarships to Brunswick County students

ATMC has presented $2,000 scholarships to four local high school seniors: Alexandria Ball, Brittany Evans, Martina Knox and Alexander Sludds.

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Related Topix: Nakina, NC, Bolivia, NC, Carolina Shores, NC, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

WECT-TV Wilmington

Chikungunya virus continues to affect Leland couple after Haiti trip

The Brunswick County couple, who contracted the Chikungunya virus while working at an orphanage in Haiti, has been back at their Leland home for over a month.

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Related Topix: Leland, NC

WECT-TV Wilmington

Officials announce the largest heroin bust in Brunswick Co. history

Deputies with the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office arrested a man from Supply early Thursday morning in what officials say was the biggest heroin bust in county history.

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Related Topix: Supply, NC

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Former Sheriff Ron Hewett jailed on federal weapon charge

Former Brunswick County Sheriff Ron Hewett is back behind bars after being accused of possessing a firearm as a felon.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, ATF, Supply, NC

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Concert series in Sunset Beach raises money for local charities

Through the summer a different band performs each Wednesday evening in the free Sunset Beach concert series, but the concert committee offers a twist: a local charity benefits from a 50-50 raffle.

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Related Topix: Sunset Beach, NC, North Carolina, Calabash, NC, Holden Beach, NC, Ocean Isle Beach, NC

WECT-TV Wilmington

You ask, we investigate: Nuisance trees

You ask, we investigate. Brunswick County resident Vickie Hobbs wants to know what her rights are regarding a tree on her neighbor's property.

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WWAY-TV Wilmington

Judge holds bond for ministry leader accused of '90s sex crimes with child

Nearly two dozen people filled a Brunswick County courtroom today trying to make the case that a minister charged with sex crimes involving a child two decades ago should be let out of jail.

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Related Topix: Gaston County, NC

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Strand Notebook | Longtime choral society looking for new members

A recent patriotic concert by the Sea Notes Choral Society marked 40 years that the choir has been performing for audiences in southeastern North Carolina and other areas.

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Related Topix: Southport, NC, Bolivia, NC, Entertainment

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Man wanted for child sex crimes in Brunswick Co. arrested in Idaho

On May 13, Leland Police got a report accusing Fernando "Flaca" Vargas-Julio of a sexual assault.

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WWAY-TV Wilmington

Caught on Camera: Suspects sought in pig cooker theft from VFW

Brunswick County Sheriff's detectives are looking for help identifying two people and a vehicle wanted in connection with a them from the VFW post in Supply.

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Related Topix: Supply, NC

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Holiday DWI checkpoint nets 62

The Governor's Highway Safety Checkpoint was set up near the off ramp of South College Road where it crosses Market Street.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Teen charged with shooting man in chest

A Brunswick County teen faces several charges in connection to a shooting that sent a man to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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Related Topix: Supply, NC

Fri Jul 04, 2014

WMBF

11pm Update: Arthur makes landfall as Category 2 Hurricane at Cape Lookout

Hurricane Arthur is expected to affect northeast North Carolina and the Outer Banks before it moves out into the Atlantic Ocean.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, North Carolina, Carolina Beach, NC, Pender County, NC

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Don't cut driver ed

The N.C. Senate is wrong to propose cutting money for school-based driver education programs; the House would be making a huge mistake to go along with this ill-conceived proposal.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., New Hanover County, NC

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