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Brunswick County News

Leland swears in new Town Council

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It was a changing of the guard in Leland tonight, following November elections some new faces joined the town council. Full story...
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Brunswick commissioners looking at options after DSS blow-up

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video A day after a board member and reporter were kicked out of a Brunswick County Social Services Board Meeting, county leaders are looking into what happened. One county commissioner went as far as to call it an embarrassment. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Former band teacher pleads guilty, relationship with student detailed

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video It's been nearly a year since a former North Brunswick High School band director was accused of sexting a student. Today Mark Riel pleaded guilty. WWAY was the only media outlet in the courtroom as Riel entered his plea. Full story...
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Warren kicks Social Services Board member out of meeting twice

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video The Brunswick County Social Services Board meeting today got out of hand with two people getting kicked out and even threatened to be arrested. Board member Pat Sykes says she was just speaking up for what she believes was right when she was told to leave. Full story...
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Reward offered in search for Southport bank robber

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Police in Southport are looking for a man who robbed a bank this afternoon. Southport Police Chief Jerry Dove says it happened about 1:55 p.m. at the First Citizens Bank at Howe and W. West Streets. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Family hopes fire that damaged home can be a lesson to others

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video A Brunswick County family is still picking up the pieces and cleaning up from a weekend house fire that damaged their home. Now they want to tell their story in hopes of possibly preventing a similar incident for others. Full story...
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Political tensions continue to run high in Boiling Spring Lakes

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video Boiling Spring Lakes city leaders met behind closed doors today to discuss what they say were personnel matters. Concerned and angered residents showed up to see what might really happen. Many believe Mayor Richard White and some other city leaders do not have the citizens' best interest at heart. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Woman killed, two injured in morning wreck near Shallotte

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video A woman is dead and two other people injured after a crash this morning near Shallotte. Highway Patrol says it happened around 8:30 a.m. on McMilly Road. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. teacher moves on in Teacher of the Year contest

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Melissa Warren teaches English at South Brunswick High School. She found out today she's been selected North Carolina Southeast Region Teacher of the Year. Full story...
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THE RANT: It's official: Leland is out of control

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And I don't mean that in the "cool, funny, you're out of control, dude!" sense. I mean it in the classic "there is no one at the helm of this ship" way. That was blatantly apparent at last night's special closed session meeting. Full story...
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