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Brunswick County News

Southport cashing in on NC 4th of July Festival

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video Southport is already busy with visitors in town for the holiday weekend. The symbol of our freedom translates to dollar signs for local businesses. Full story...
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Boy recovers after being hit by deputy's cruiser

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video A Brunswick County Sheriff's deputy is under investigation after he collided with a 14-year-old boy riding his bike last night. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Swimmer drowns at Ocean Isle Beach

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videoTown officials say they are unsure what led to drowning. This is the first drowning this summer at Ocean Isle Beach. Full story...
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Fire destroys Bald Head Island home

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videoFire investigators on Bald Head Island spent the day trying to figure out what caused last night's blaze that destroyed a home on Thistle Ridge. Full story...
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125 will become new US Citizens Sunday

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The new citizens represent 52 countries from around the world. The largest number of new citizens, 13, originates from India, with another 10 each from Mexico and the United Kingdom, and 8 from China. Full story...
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Brunswick deputies look for man who tried to break into Dollar General

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help finding a suspect who tried to break in to a Dollar General last night. It happened in the Southport area in the 1700 block of Southport-Supply Road. Full story...
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NC Ports Authority still supports project even though Congressman gives it thumbs down

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Members of a panel that oversees North Carolina ports say they hope a study will continue on a project in the southeastern part of the state. Full story...
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Congressman McIntyre against new port in Southport

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In the past I expressed very serious concerns about how this project might affect the quality of life in Brunswick County. I have also stated that there were very serious questions that needed to be answered before the project could move forward. Full story...
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Was Brunswick County negligent?

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videoIn Brunswick County, a lawsuit's been filed charging the county was negligent and caused some 20 inmates in the jail to come down with tuberculosis. Full story...
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Former social worker pleads guilty to defrauding state of $120,000

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This investigation showed that Stuckes signed up fraudulent and ineligible Department of Social Services clients and received the benefits for herself in the excess of $120,000. Full story...
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Brunswick County sees growth, realtors excited

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video Brunswick County is seeing steady population growth and realtors are encouraged in a depressed market. Full story...
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Southport choral society presents July 4th concert

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Enjoy a Celebration Of Freedom with Sea Notes Choral Society as we proudly present America, Our Country, Our Home... Full story...
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Brunswick Co. man attacked with machete

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Upon arrival deputies obtained information on victim, Bersain Hernandez that he had been stabbed by a person at the residence. After thorough investigation, deputies obtained information that Jose Barron had stabbed Hernandez with a machete. Full story...
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Two teens charged with having high grade marijuana

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During a routine traffic stop on June 24th at approximately 10:00 pm on Hwy 74 a pound of high grade marijuana was seized from a Toyota 4-Runner driven by a Robert Weaver Wood. The marijuana’s street value is estimated at $6,000. Full story...
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Kayaker drowns at Holden Beach

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Investigators say 55-year-old Raymond Joseph Dracker of San Rafael, CA, was kayaking when he was hit by a wave trying to get out into the ocean. Full story...
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