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Brunswick County News

Bald Head bones waiting for ride to Raleigh

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Archaeologists said bones found on Bald Head Island would go to Raleigh for further examination. Full story...
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Modernization helps improve efficiency at Sunny Point

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video The military wharf at Sunny Point was already helping out our men and women in Iraq and Afghanistan by shipping out 90 percent of the ammunition used in combat. Full story...
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BCSO: Two shoplifters hit Supply Walgreens

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Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Detectives are searching for two unidentified suspects involved in a Larceny from Walgreen’s, 1138 Sabbath Homes Road in Supply last week. Full story...
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Murder trial set to get underway

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Joshua Kayne Caudill is on trial for the murder of Oak Island restaurant owner Phillip Cook. Cook was found beaten to death on his porch in July 2007. Full story...
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2007 letter from Holden to Easley carried instructions to shred

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The letter is on City of Southport letterhead, and has a memo attached advising the governor to shred it after reading. Full story...
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Budget battle continues in Oak Island

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video Dozens of Oak Island residents showed up to a special budget workshop today. Many of them hoped to get their frustrations out on how the town has been spending their money. Full story...
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Judge orders Sun Spa, Playmates closed

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Deputies raided the businesses earlier this year, arresting several people on drug and prostitution charges. The Sheriff's Office made a similar bust on both places last summer as well. Full story...
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Brunswick County native murdered in Asheboro

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video Police in Asheboro are investigating the murder of a Brunswick County native. Police say a neighbor out for a walk found 22-year-old Shaunna Walley's body in some woods Tuesday morning. Walley grew up in Shallotte, but she moved to Asheboro about a year ago. Full story...

Tar balls on Oak island likely not from Gulf spill

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Coast Guard Commander John Nadeau says it's not unusual to find tar balls that wash up on beaches. He says oil in the water from any source turns into a putty-like substance after the oil collects particles. Full story...
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Oak Island mayor thinks tax hike plan out of line

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videoOak Island, just like many towns and cities, is trying to balance its budget. One idea proposed by town council is a 2.5-cent property tax increase, but this proposal doesn't fly with the mayor. Full story...
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FUGITIVE FILES UPDATE: Man wanted for gun theft surrenders

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Jonathan Blake Kohler is charged with stealing two shotguns and a rifle from 4468 Pigott Road in Shallotte some time in April. Full story...
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Easley probe includes former Southport Mayor

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A federal subpoena shows investigators want information about a contract Norman Holden had with the Department of Transportation. Full story...
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One arrested, one wanted for Leland-area break-in

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In this week's Fugitive Files, Brunswick County deputies say they've solved a breaking and entering in the Leland area from last week, but need your help finding one of the suspects. Full story...
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Tow truck owner rips off car dealer says investigators

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Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Detectives are searching for a former contract employee of John’s Auto Sales in Shallotte. Trent Delacruz Mufuro, owner of A&J Transport, Towing and Recovery obtained $62,350 worth of property belonging to the owner of John’s Auto Sales over a year’s time period while contracting work according to investigators. Full story...
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Oak Island workers may get bonus

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Town Manager Jerry Walters says the one-time payment would replace the annual cost-of-living raise that is customary and would save the town money. Full story...
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