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Brunswick County News

FIRST ON 3: Families of women killed during parasailing accident file lawsuit

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videoThe families of two women killed in an Ocean Isle Beach parasailing accident last year are suing the company and boat owners. Full story...
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Developer loses tax appeal

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Mark Saunders and his attorneys argued that Brunswick County improperly revalued hundreds of lots in his luxury home developments, making his tax bill skyrocket overnight. Full story...
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Brunswick County getting VA clinic

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Contracting efforts will begin in 30 days with the goal of providing services within four months. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Judge Lewis on why she dismissed Oak Island Fire Chief's DWI

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video Slowly but surely we're getting some answers about why a judge threw out a fire chief's DWI charge two weeks ago. Tonight, those answers are coming from the judge who made the ruling. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Prisoner costing Brunswick Co. taxpayers $100k a month

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video Brunswick County Commissioners will meet this evening to figure out how to pay for a sick prisoner in the county jail. So far, his medical bills are running at $100,000 per month. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: State Bar suspends Brunswick ADA's license

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The state bar suspended Samantha Alsup's license for one year for withholding evidence in a Columbus County arson case. Full story...
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Mother & son arrested; charged with growing pot

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Drug agents searched the residence and seized approximately 25 grams of marijuana, marijuana plants, diverted prescription pills, and drug paraphernalia from the residence. Agents arrested Patsy Ann Locklear and Keith Patrick Locklear without incident. Full story...
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Murder charge filed against driver who killed mother in wreck

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Highway patrol said Daniel Brennick was drunk and speeding on River Road in Brunswick County when he crossed the center line and hit Satu Harris's car head-on on May 7. The 38-year-old mother died at the scene. Full story...
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Argument leads to Shallotte shooting

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A Brunswick County man is in jail after shooting another man. It happened around 9:30 last night at 4532 Rounding Run Road in Shallotte. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: District Attorney will appeal Fire Chief's DWI dismissal; Read the DA's news release

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videoNew developments about Oak Island's fire chief who walked away from his DWI conviction. WWAY has been demanding accountability. Tonight, we're getting results. Full story...
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TROUBLESHOOTERS: Leland man upset with tax help company

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video In tonight's Troubleshooters report, a Leland man is less than satisfied with JK Harris. You may have seen the commercials for the tax resolution company offering to help you settle your debts with the IRS. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. family talks about son's life or limb ordeal

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videoA Southport couple is talking about how their son had to saw off his own arm to save his life in a real case of "life or limb." Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Trooper says he was never called for Chief House's appeal hearing

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Brunswick County District Attorney Rex Gore said the Assistant DA had what he calls a "mix-up" and subpoenaed the wrong trooper. First Sgt. A.E. Morris was the correct trooper, but he says he was never contacted by the DA's office at any point about House's DWI charge. Full story...
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Two die in wreck; speeding and alcohol factors

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videoIn the last 60 days in Brunswick County four people have died in car accidents where one of the drivers is accused of driving while impaired. The latest crash happened yesterday and claimed two lives. Highway Patrol says alcohol and speed both played a factor in the crash. Full story...
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Holden Beach bank robber nabbed

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Police arrested an Oak Island woman Monday afternoon. The woman is accused of robbing the Waccamaw Bank in Holden Beach. Full story...
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