Brunswick County Newswire

Brunswick County Newswire

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  1. Man accused of armed robbery four days after bonding out Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... paraphernalia, according to the North Carolina Court System. He's also slated to appear in court in Brunswick County Sept. 7 for speeding and driving without a license, according to the court system. He bonded out of Brunswick County Jail on July ...

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    13 hrs ago | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... intended to keep African-Americans and students from voting," said Hamilton. Joe Agovino, chairman of the Brunswick County Republican organization, said they don't believe the law is meant to keep anyone from the polls. "You need a photo ID to ...

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  3. Time to get started on some garden honey-do'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Topsail Advertiser

    ... by phone: If you live in Pender County, call 910-259-1238; in New Hanover County, call 910-798-7660; in Brunswick County call 910-253-2610. You can also find great local information at nhcarboretum.com and on Facebook. Just search for "New Hanover ...

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  4. Navassaa s Chucky Brown bleeds red & white, but his daughter is headed to UNCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Chucky Brown spent most of his teenage years in the small town of Navassa in Brunswick County. Brown played college hoops at NC State.

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  5. George Allen, retiring from 52 years of working at WWAYRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... have 16 mm film. Tape didn't come until the '70s." Allen was around when the station's broadcast tower in Brunswick County went down after a military jet hit a guy wire. "The jet flew back to Maryland," Allen remembered. "And the tower was in the ...

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  6. Nightly closures planned on US 421 ramp near Cape Fear Memorial BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... which also becomes US 76/17B over the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge. The ramp happens after the split for the Brunswick County beaches. Crews are working on installing lights on the ramp in conjunction with the ongoing Causeway Project. That project is ...

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  7. North Carolina editorial roundupRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Washington Times

    ... more than 7,000 people a year, Tessie Castillo of the North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition told the AP. Brunswick County Sheriff John Ingram told the AP the programs increase public safety because needles are exchanged rather than being discarded ...

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  8. Homeowners get $1,500 bill after Brunswick County fails to secure bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    That's the bill about 85 homeowners in Brunswick County are reeling from, after the developer for their neighborhood went bankrupt before the roads were completely paved. It's an aftershock from the real estate crash of 2008.

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  9. Non-profit prepares to move dogs to new facility worth $700kRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... Staff members hope the new building and location will increase the adoption rate at Paws Place. Durso said Brunswick County is full of animals looking for homes. She said people are not spaying or neutering their dogs and that is contributed to the ...

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  10. Money100sRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... a clear takeaway," said Adam Jones, the University of North Carolina Wilmington's regional economist. Brunswick County ranks second in the state's 100 economies on SmartAsset's incoming investment index, which equally weighs factors including ...

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  11. Mary Diemer shows us the shovel she used to scare off the dog. Photo By: Alexa Block/WWAYRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... them why they couldn't remove the dog," said Diemer."They said they can only issue a citation today." A Brunswick County Sheriff's Office spokesperson confirmed the dog's owners were issued two citations, one for running at large and one for public ...

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  12. Charlotte woman faces charges after Brunswick County chaseRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Brunswick Beacon

    A Charlotte woman faces two felony charges and others after leading deputies on a chase and threatening the one who arrested her before offering to perform oral sex on him in exchange for her release, warrants show. access to all the exclusive content of the web site! Simply register to receive uninterrupted access to our award-winning and in-depth local online content! If you currently subscribe or have subscribed in the past to the Brunswick Beacon, then simply find your account number on your mailing label and enter it below.

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  13. Leland Police search for Walmart shoplifterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The Leland Police Department along with the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office responded to reports of a shoplifter at the Walmart in Leland Tuesday night.

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  14. Commissioners make right call on farm standsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Brunswick Beacon

    Brunswick County enacted Unified Development Ordinance regulations in 2009 that put a stop to roadside stands but include exceptions that allow a property owner who grows produce on his or her property to sell the produce on site, even if it is on a roadside. The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners decided to revisit those regulations this year after the county's planning board in May unanimously approved recommending text amendments to the Unified Development Ordinance designed to expand opportunities for farmers markets and farm stands.

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  15. Brunswick Co. man gets prison time for stealing Venus FlytrapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A Brunswick County man is headed to prison after he pleaded guilty to stealing Venus Flytraps from the Holly Shelter Game Land in Pender County last year. On January 3, 2015 , a Wildlife Resources Commission officer found nearly 1,000 Venus Flytraps in a vehicle driven by Simmons Jr. near the Holly Shelter Game Land in Hampstead.

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  16. Farewell 'Worms and Coffee': Midway Trading Post closing July 30Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Brunswick Beacon

    It's the only place in Brunswick County famously touted for more than two decades for its "Worms and Coffee." access to all the exclusive content of the web site! Simply register to receive uninterrupted access to our award-winning and in-depth local online content! If you currently subscribe or have subscribed in the past to the Brunswick Beacon, then simply find your account number on your mailing label and enter it below.

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  17. 3 Brunswick County marinas recognized as 'North Carolina Clean Marinas'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    According to officials, the Bald Head Island marina, the Deep Point and Indigo Plantation marinas in Southport are the newest facilities to be certified as North Carolina Clean Marinas, a designation given to marinas that exceed minimum regulatory requirements. To earn the certification, the marina's owners prepare spill prevention plans and conduct safety and emergency planning.

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  18. Man charged in Venus Flytrap theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    A Brunswick County man is facing a felony charge in Pender County after the alleged theft of a rare plant. According to jail records, Paul Simmons, 23, was booked today around noon on a charge of felony larceny of Venus Flytrap.

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  19. Retirees outpacing workforce growth in BrunswickRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Although Brunswick County is continually ranked among the fastest-growing areas in North Carolina, the population growth has not been evenly distributed across age groups. In a five-year period between 2010 and 2015, the prime age-workforce grew a paltry 1.4 percent while other age groups saw a 20 percent increase.

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  20. Brunswick Co. officials looking for missing Winnabow manRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Officials said he is approximately 5'10 and 170 pounds. He has brown hair, a red beard and wears glasses. Anyone with information on Lester's whereabouts is asked to contact the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office at 910-253-2777.

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