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Rainfall of one to two and locally three feet from Hurricane Florence continues to bring extensive, long-lasting, and in some cases record-setting river flooding across southeastern North Carolina. As feared, flooding is occurring in some areas that have never had flooding before.

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They came to the shelters bearing blankets, Bibles and board games, folders of family photos and insurance papers, treasured stuffed animals and a weeks' worth of cigarettes. They carried life jackets, televisions, zip-top bags of medication and grocery bags full of mixed nuts and chocolate chip cookies.

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Storm Threat Hits Level 10: The Waffle House in Shallotte, NC Is Now Closed – This is Serious – Everyone GET OUT! The Waffle House storm center is now in operation. Anyone who has traveled the Southeast knows about the ubiquitous Waffle House at every interstate exit.

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Last Friday, B.A.C.K O.F.F. of Brunswick hosted its first overdose awareness event at Shallotte's Mulberry Park. The event coincided with International Overdose Awareness Day, held Aug. 31 to raise awareness and eliminate the stigma associated with drug-related deaths.

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According to a news release, 53-year-old Delmas Carlyle Gause, aka Trampus, was given a 71-month prison sentence followed by 5 years of supervised release. He was charged with conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 28 grams or more of crack.

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'My finger is not enjoying it either': Alligator wrangler shares a video showing the VERY intimate way to tell if the reptile is a boy or girl George Howard, general manager at Shallotte Rivers Swamp Park in North Carolina, demonstrates how he determines the sex of an alligator No one would expect an alligator wrangler to have an easy job but one man proved it's more difficult than you might think as he shared how to determine the sex of the dangerous creature. George Howard, of North Carolina, demonstrated how he and colleagues perform the dreaded task of finding out whether an alligator is a boy or a girl, in a video shared via Facebook .

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SHALLOTTE Brett Hickman accepted the West Brunswick head coaching job in March and has worked since then to improve the program's culture. Hickman was pleased with his team's competitiveness during the BB&T Football Jamboree on Friday, Aug. 10, at Legion Stadium in Wilmington.

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Renovation of the new Mulberry Park Community Center in Shallotte is expected to be completed by the end of this month, Mayor Walter Eccard said at the Aug. 7 board of aldermen meeting. The lineup now consists of Gary Lowder & Smokin' Hot at 7 p.m. this Thursday, Aug. 16, and Blackwater Rhythm & Blues on Aug. 30. 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 The Brunswick Beacon, then simply find your account number on your mailing label and enter it below.

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