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Archive for May, 2009

Oak Island bridge work to resume

Friday, May 8th, 2009

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After months of investigation into the death of a construction worker on the new Oak Island bridge, work is scheduled to resume.

Engineers have given the go-ahead to resume work on the second bridge to the island. Work was halted after a girder collapsed last December, killing a worker.

It will take contractors some time to get equipment back up and running. No word on when the million dollar bridge project will be complete.

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After months of investigation into the death of a construction worker on the new Oak Island bridge, work is scheduled to resume.

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Rescue workers on front lines fighting flu

Friday, May 8th, 2009

Since last week, EMS officials in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties have instructed staff to ask patients a few extra questions to protect both rescue workers and those they serve, officials said.

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Emergency Services Director for Brunswick County stepping down

Friday, May 8th, 2009

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Brunswick County‘s Emergency Services Director is stepping down.

Randy Thompson announced he will retire from the Brunswick County Emergency Services Department no later than February. He has spent the last 30 years in public service. Now, he wants to move on to politics.

He said he plans to file next year as a Republican candidate for Brunswick County commissioner.

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Randy Thompson announced he will retire from the Brunswick County Emergency Services Department no later than February. He has spent the last 30 years in public service.

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Shallotte seeks a piece of Myrtle Beach’s Bike Week action

Friday, May 8th, 2009

Rick Noyes, owner of Shallotte’s Beach House Harley-Davidson on U.S. 17, has planned a grand opening for the business to coincide with Bike Week, which officially started Friday and concludes May 17.

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UPDATE: U.S. 17 in Leland re-opens, but expect delays

Friday, May 8th, 2009

The southbound lanes of U.S. 17 near Leland have re-opened, but motorists should still expect delays as backed-up traffic clears.A motor vehicle accident caused the southbound lanes of U.S. 17 at Waterford near Walmart to close for about an hour, according to Brunswick County Emergency Services. – Chris Mazzolini

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