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Brunswick County News

HAPPENING TONIGHT: DOT hosts public meeting on Leland traffic

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videoDrivers frustrated by the traffic in Leland will have the chance to sound off tonight. The NC Department of Transportation is hosting a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Leland Middle School. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Investigators found kiddie porn on former cop's hard drive

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videoDays before investigators say a former Leland cop led them on a high-speed chase, they went to his house looking for a stash of kiddie porn. Investigators seized cameras, a laptop, an iPad, and several CDs from Hank Smith's Supply home, and it had some of what they were looking for. Full story...
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Father pleads guilty to infant son's murder

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videoA Brunswick County man has pleaded guilty to killing his infant son more than a year ago. Full story...
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Former cop accused of chase denied bond

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videoHank Smith, the former police officer from North Carolina who police say led Brunswick County Sheriff's deputies on a high-speed chase Tuesday night was denied bond Sunday afternoon. Full story...
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NC Rice Festival held in Belville this weekend

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video Belville held the North Carolina Rice Festival this weekend in celebration of the town, but for the historical aspect of the area. Full story...
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Detective went to former cop's house on child sex crimes call

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videoNew details are emerging about the former Leland Police officer accused of leading a high-speed chase into South Carolina this week, including allegations of sex crimes involving a young child. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: North Carolina Rice Festival

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videoHopefully your plate won't be too full this weekend. You need to fill it up with rice! Full story...
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Neighbors react to cop accused of chase

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videoA former Leland Police officer accused of leading a high-speed chase from Brunswick County into South Carolina was wanted on warrants that accuse him of threats against a woman and her children involving a rifle. Police were attempting to serve those warrants when they say Smith fled. Full story...
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Former cop accused of chase wanted for threatening woman, children

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videoA former Leland Police officer accused of leading a high-speed chase from Brunswick County into South Carolina was wanted on warrants that accuse him of threats against a woman and her children involving a rifle. Full story...
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Police: Boy missing from Durham may be in Southport

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videoDurham Police are trying to find a missing 20-month-old boy, who they say could be in Brunswick County. Andrew Thompson Jr. is a black male weighing about 28 pounds. Full story...
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Shallotte Police search for bank robbery suspect

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videoShallotte Police are looking for a man they say robbed a bank earlier this afternoon. Full story...
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POLICE: Former Leland officer involved in high speed chase

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videoA Former Leland police officer is accused of leading a multi-state police chase. Full story...
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North Carolina Rice Festival comes to Brunswick County

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videoHappening this weekend, the North Carolina Rice Festival takes over Belville. There will be live music on Saturday and Sunday along with arts and craft vendors, an art contest, and a rice cooking contest. Full story...
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Teen's death sparks pickup debate

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videoState troopers continue investigating the vehicle from the crash that killed one teenager and injured seven others. Now, we're asking legislators what they think about North Carolina's law concerning passengers riding in the beds of trucks. Full story...
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Teen charged in wreck that killed passenger, injured six others

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videoA 17-year-old boy has been charged in the crash that killed one of his passengers and injured six others early Sunday morning. Full story...
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