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Brunswick County News

ONLY ON 3: As new mayor opens door to public, Leland issues still unresolved

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video As questions about the handling of the Sherry Lewis situation continue to swirl in Leland, the town's new mayor is opening her doors to the public. It's a chance for residents to have their voices heard on any number of issues. Full story...
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Police arrest man wanted for breaking and entering

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Police have arrested a wanted man. Brunswick County Sheriff's deputies arrested 27-year-old Frederick Corbitt Pence. Police found Pence at a home in Ash around 6 p.m. Monday. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Another Holden Beach home on Starfish Drive catches fire

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Firefighters responded to a blaze at 111 Starfish Drive in Holden Beach Saturday around 7:30 a.m. Less than one month ago, the home received water damage while crews worked to put out another fire that destroyed two homes next to it. Full story...
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Mike Easley avoids disbarment after felony

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Former North Carolina Gov. Mike Easley will be able to resume practicing law at end of this year under an agreement reached with the State Bar on his punishment related to a campaign finance-related felony in 2010. Full story...
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Leland Police arrest knife-wielding man

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Leland Police say they arrested a man this morning who allegedly tried to attack two other people with a knife. Full story...
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NCDOT releases study, to hold meetings on ferry fare hike

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The state Transportation Department has released a study looking at ways to raise $5 million annually by possibly raising rates on some ferry routes and adding tolls on others. Full story...
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Oak Island jetport wins $3.65 million in federal funds

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The Cape Fear Regional Jetport in Oak Island was awarded $3.65 million in federal funds this week. The money will be used to construct a full parallel taxiway along the newly extended runway. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Animal rescuers say hunters abandoning dogs is once again becoming an issue

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video Animal Rescue groups across Brunswick County say that with the recent end of hunting season, many hunters are abandoning their hound dogs. They say these strays end up on people's porches starving or are often times hit by cars on the road. Full story...
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THE RANT: Leland should take a lesson from East Spencer

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Have you heard yet about the two firefighters in East Spencer who shocked a junior firefighter nine times with a stun gun during a department Christmas party? Sounds familiar doesn't it? Sort of like when Leland Police Officer Sherry Lewis was shot between the legs with simulated ammunition during a training exercise last February. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Videos mocking Charles Warren continue on YouTube

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video There's yet another video online mocking Brunswick County Commissioner Charles Warren and the controversy surrounding him. Full story...
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