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  1. Man gets prison for poaching nearly 1,000 Venus FlytrapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | WSOCTV

    ... code so that we may deliver news, weather, special offers and other content related to your specific geographic area. BURGAW, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina man will spend at least six months in prison after he removed nearly 1,000 Venus Flytrap ...

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  2. Sampson All-Stars compete in districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Sampson Independent

    ... Parks and Recreation officials were proud to say that two of the community's teams participated in the event held in Burgaw last month. These teams, Sampson National and Sampson American, "gave it their all" and have been recognized for their ...

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  3. Travenus GraingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Deputies said they've made an arrest in a crime targeting a man trying to sell honey in a driveway. Deputies said the crime was reported in April south of Burgaw on Highway 117 S. They said Travenus Grainger approached a man selling honey in front of his home and robbed him of money and a cellphone.

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  4. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... the prison. As you might imagine, that means it's pretty hot for the rest of the roughly 640 inmates serving time in Burgaw. Prison Director Brian Wells estimated it's 90 degrees in the dorms during the day in the heat of the summer. He says his ...

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  5. Fran's Fans huge success in BurgawRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Overall, Fran's Fans collected over 200 fans and some groups even donated as many as 25 fans. Some even challenged others to donate. Each year, WECT's Frances Weller collects new fans to be donated to people in need. All fans must be new and still in their boxes.

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  6. Suspect charged with robbing Pender Co. man selling honeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... Grainger was given a $125,000 bond. Pender County officials said the incident happened on Highway 117 just south of Burgaw on April 30. The victim was selling honey in his driveway outside his home around 2:15 p.m. when another man pulled up his ...

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  7. Fran's Fans expands to Burgaw tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    You spoke up, and we listened. Fran's Fans has expanded this year, first to Leland and now to Burgaw.

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  8. Rashawn Amir JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Deputies with the Pender County Sheriff's Office said when they tried to stop a speeding driver, he jumped out of his car and tried to run off. Deputies said it happened yesterday in the St. Helena community near Burgaw.

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  9. Pender Co. man faces drug charges after fleeing from traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    According to officials, deputies attempted to pull over Rashawn Amir Jackson, 32, of Burgaw, on Hwy 117 in the St. Helena community around 10:20 p.m.

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  10. Burgaw commissioners approve allowing fines for properties with unsafe conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Commissioners in Burgaw voted unanimously Tuesday to amend the town's nuisance ordinance to allow for civil penalties for violations. The ordinance was designed to protect the public health and safety of the town's residents by ensuring property owners correct unsafe conditions such as uncontrolled growth, collection of water, open story of junk, obstruction of drainage ways, etc.

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  11. Pender board agrees to splash pad siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    BURGAW, NC A proposed splash pad in Burgaw got another boost on Tuesday, when the town's Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to support a conceptual plan to build the pad on Courthouse Avenue downtown. That enables supporters of the small park to enhance their fundraising and grant-writing efforts while awaiting A financial commitment from the board.

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  12. Burgaw commissioners consider allowing fines for properties with unsafe conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Commissioners in Burgaw are expected to consider amending the town's nuisance ordinance to allow for civil penalties for violations. The topic will be discussed at their meeting Tuesday.

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  13. Burgaw man facing multiple charges of indecent libertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Bobby Edward Moretz, 49, has been charged with more than a dozen offenses, including statutory rape, eight counts of indecent liberties with a child and three counts of sexual battery.

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  14. Ghent Wood Products Adds Economical Propane-Fueled Kiln from Kiln-DirectRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 30 | Timberline

    ... Jeff on the selection of the kiln. And he acknowledges that he had a few questions for the team at Kiln-Direct in Burgaw, N.C., which Niels Jorgensen, president, heads. "I spent a lot of time on the phone with Pat [Patrick Dean of Kiln-Direct]," ...

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  15. Crimewatch -Read the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Sampson Independent

    June 16 - Janell A. Sumpter, 23, of 121 Hiawatha Drive, Burgaw, was charged with misdemeanor larceny. Bond set at $500; court date is July 8. June 17 - Raven Nicole Lee, 27, of 980 Clive Jacobs Road, Clinton, was charged with two counts of financial card fraud and identity theft.

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  16. Town of Hoffmana s summer enrichment camp beginning MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... Road, Hamlet. THE HAMLET SENIOR CENTER ADVENTURE CLUB will depart at 8:30 a.m. from the senior center to travel to Burgaw, North Carolina, for the Blueberry Festival. Cost is $5 per person. FATHER'S DAY PICNIC AND FISH FRY sponsored by First Baptist ...

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  17. Man convicted in Pender County shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | WSOCTV

    ... code so that we may deliver news, weather, special offers and other content related to your specific geographic area. BURGAW, N.C. (AP) - A man has been sentenced to life in prison for the shooting death of a man in Pender County nearly four years ...

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  18. Burgaw gets ready for annual Blueberry FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The 13th annual North Carolina Blueberry Festival kicks off Friday night in Burgaw. It looks like the spring weather helped to bring in a good crop of the state's official "blue" fruit this year.

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  19. Brian Grant, of Wilmington, was killed in 2012.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... lon. The verdict from the jury, made up of five women and seven men, was read in a courtroom at the Judicial Annex in Burgaw shortly after 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

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  20. First Baptist Church, Hamlet to host Fathera s Day picnic and fish fryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... Road, Hamlet. THE HAMLET SENIOR CENTER ADVENTURE CLUB will depart at 8:30 a.m. from the senior center to travel to Burgaw, North Carolina, for the Blueberry Festival. Cost is $5 per person. FATHER'S DAY PICNIC AND FISH FRY sponsored by First Baptist ...

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