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Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help in locating two men wanted on assault charges in two unrelated incidents. Jeramy John Lewis, 28, of Shallotte, is charged with assault by strangulation and assault on a female following an incident Thursday night.

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The suspect arrested in connection to the armed robbery of the PNC Bank in Calabash Monday has been linked to another bank robbery in Shallotte that happened in September 2014. According to Brunswick County Sheriff’s officials, Grover Marcell Springs, 37, was arrested at his residence on Deer Run Ave. in Georgetown, South Carolina early Tuesday.

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A South Carolina man accused of robbing a Calabash bank Jan. 5 has been charged in the robbery of a Shallotte bank Sept. 17. 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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Crews in Columbus County are investigating after a morning fire burns through part of a major elementary school there, causing the district to cancel classes. The school system’s spokesman said the fire started around 6 a.m. and likely destroyed the main building there.

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CresCom Bank ‘s agreement to purchase 13 branches from Virginia-based First Community Bank was finalized earlier this week, according to a news release. The acquired branches, located in South Carolina and southeastern North Carolina, increase CresCom Bank’s assets to $1.3 billion.

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Officials with Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation say a “software issue” has interrupted service to more than one thousand customers in the Shallotte and Supply areas of Brunswick County. Heather Holbrook, a Marketing and Communication Specialist with BEMC, says the outage is affecting 1,052 customers as of 8:30pm Monday night, despite the outage map showing more than 3,500 customers without power in the 28462 and 28470 area codes.

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About 6 a.m. Thanksgiving Day, volunteers gathered at Shallotte Presbyterian Church to prepare holiday suppers for those in the community who receive Meals On Wheels. Offered through Brunswick Senior Resources Inc., Meals On Wheels volunteers deliver hot meals to adults 60 and older who are homebound or at BSRI senior centers and sites throughout the county.

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