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Brunswick County News

Couple charged with arson now charged with fraud

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videoA Brunswick County couple charged with arson last month now face fraud charges after asking for public assistance. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Dashcam captures incident between Leland, Navassa officers

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video New details on the traffic stop that ended with a Leland Police officer's resignation last month. We now have the dashcam video that paints a clearer picture. "Just remember: once you leave your jurisdiction you are just a normal citizen," Sgt. Anthony Nathan is heard telling a Navassa officer on the video. Full story...
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Teachers stage walk-in protest at board meeting

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videoClose to 200 teachers squeezed into the Brunswick County School Board meeting to hold a silent protest. Full story...
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Leland officer quits after incident involving Navassa officer

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video A Leland Police officer has resigned after an altercation with an officer from a neighboring department. Full story...
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WPD cruiser involved in crash in Leland

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A Wilmington Police car was involved in an accident this morning in Brunswick County. Leland Police say it happened just after 8 a.m. on Village Road. Full story...
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Coast Guard can't remove platform in river, but victim's husband plans to light it

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video The Coast Guard says it cannot remove, mark or light an old quarantine platform in the Cape Fear River near Southport where a woman died in a boat accident last year. But the woman's husband says that won't keep him from doing something about it. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. man dead in SC crash

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A North Carolina man died in a crash on Highway 9 near Highway 31 in Horry County Tuesday afternoon. Full story...
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UPDATE: Missing Brunswick County teens found safe

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UPDATE: The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says the teens were found safe in Supply this morning. Full story...
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BSCO: Missing teen found safe

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UPDATE: Detectives say DaMonte Batts was found safe in Leland. Full story...
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37th Annual NC Festival by the Sea

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videoIn Holden Beach, folks looking to have some fun in the sun flocked to the 37th Annual NC Festival by the Sea. With close to 150 vendors, this year's festival was bigger than ever before. From live music, to a car show, and even a street dance, this festival had something for everyone, especially those who like to snack on some delicious free samples. Full story...
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Detectives need help identifying suspects who stole from hardware stores

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videoBrunswick County sheriff's detectives are asking for help in identifying suspects accused of stealing tools from both the Lowe's Home Improvement in Wilmington and Southport. Full story...
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Explore With George: NC Festival by the Sea

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videoThe NC Festival by the Sea is at Holden Beach. There's live music, rides, crafts, a horseshoe tournament and it's the only time of the year that you can walk across the Holden Beach bridge. Full story...
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Woman faces trafficking charges after deputies seize cocaine, Escalade

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videoA Bolivia woman faces several drug charges after Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Vice-Narcotics officers pulled her over, seizing over 50 grams of cocaine and an Escalade. Officers say the arrest comes after numerous complaints from community members sparked a brief investigation. Full story...
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Students back in class after boiler room fire at South Brunswick High School

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videoStudents have returned to class at South Brunswick High School after a small fire. Firefighters say when they arrived, they saw black smoke coming from the building in Boiling Spring Lakes. Full story...
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Police chase ends in arrests, seizure of 90 bags of heroin

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Three men were arrested Tuesday night in Leland after a brief car chase on Highway 74/76 that ended when officers performed a PIT maneuver. Full story...
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