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Wednesday 02/14/2018
Discussion becomes heated over Brunswick County Fire Commission's response expectations
Posted: February 14, 2018

Fire chiefs brought the heat to the Brunswick County Fire Commission’s meeting Tuesday night.

Midnight rescue of kayaker: 'She wasn't going to make it through the night.'
Posted: February 14, 2018

When the U.S. Coast Guard couldn’t reach a cold, lost kayaker in the shallow waters of its backyard last week, it called on volunteers from Oak Island Water Rescue, who brought the shivering woman and her boat safely ashore.

Boiling Spring Lakes board looking for ways to trim cost of proposed police headquarters
Posted: February 14, 2018

Plans for a new Boiling Spring Lakes Police Department facility will be reviewed to see whether construction costs can be trimmed.

Oak Island council acts to make mayoral term four years; considers fire-protection requirements
Posted: February 14, 2018

Oak Island Town Council unanimously approved a change to the town charter Tuesday night that, when final, will extend the term of the mayor from two to four years.

Thursday 02/08/2018
Candidate filing opens Monday for Brunswick County, state and congressional races
Posted: February 08, 2018

Filing opens at noon on Monday, February 12, for candidates who plan to seek office in the 2018 elections.

Governor meets with U.S. Interior Secretary Zinke over oil drilling off North Carolina coast
Posted: February 08, 2018

Gov. Roy Cooper met with U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Saturday to discuss his opposition to offshore leasing for oil and natural gas. In a statement following the session, Cooper reported the secretary said he would consider Cooper’s request to extend the public comment period on the new leasing plan and hold public hearings along the coast, instead of just in Raleigh.

Schools' make-up schedule made simpler by forgiving two days of instruction; requirements still met
Posted: February 08, 2018

Thanks to January’s winter storm, students in Brunswick County Schools will attend school two fewer days than initially planned.

Sea Biscuit Wildlife Shelter thinking about expansion, creation of an education center
Posted: February 08, 2018

Sea Biscuit Wildlife Shelter had a busy 2017, caring for an average of one and a half creatures per day and rehabilitating animals from near and far.

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