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Brunswick County News

WTVD ABC11 INVESTIGATION: Investigation of Bald Head Island police officer's death reopened

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The North Carolina coast is known for its beautiful beaches, and Bald Head Island is among the best. With million dollar mansions, it's a remote summer playground for the rich and powerful. But in the fall of 1999, the island was where Loy Buff's long nightmare began. Back then, his daughter Davina Buff-Jones was just starting a new career as a police officer on Bald Head. Full story...
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'Teen Mom' Jenelle Evans is engaged!

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Teen Mom Jenelle Evans is engaged! The MTV star and her boyfriend Gary Head are planning to tie the knot! Full story...
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Lightning sparks house fires in Oak Island

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video Lightning is to blame for three house fires last night in Oak Island. One vacation home, valued at nearly $1 million, is considered a total loss. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Brunswick Nuclear Plant to blame for deaths of endangered sea turtles

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video Three endangered sea turtles died recently near the Brunswick Nuclear Plant in Southport. The turtles died after getting into the canal that provides cooling water for plant operations. Full story...
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Jordan adds Novant hospitals to endorsement list

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Michael Jordan is perhaps the world's best known pitchman. Now a North Carolina hospital group is joining the likes of Nike and Hanes in having Wilmington's hoops legend promote them. Full story...
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Oak Island business owner sentenced for drug trafficking

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An Oak Island business owner will spend more than two years behind bars after being convicted of drug trafficking. Charles Overman owner of Overman Electric, Inc., received a minimum mandatory sentence of 25 months in prison after pleading guilty to trafficking more than 25 pounds of marijuana. Full story...
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Illegal immigrant pleads guilty to raping 6-year-old girl

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Luis Arturo Sanchez, 23, pled guilty on Friday afternoon in Brunswick County Superior Court to First Degree Rape for incidents that occurred with a 6 year old girl from Shallotte in 2010. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Parents say son sent home from overseas school trip left alone by chaperones

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video The family of a Brunswick County high school senior says he was left to fend for himself after he got in trouble on a trip to Spain. Now the family is searching for answers, and they say they want the chaperones held accountable. Full story...
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Sykes victorious in Brunswick Co. 3rd District Commission race

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The controversial primary race for commissioner in Brunswick County's 3rd District is over, and the victory has gone to Pat Sykes, who won with about 50 percent of the vote. Sykes will run uncontested in November, because no Democrats filed to run for the seat. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. Schools set schedule for 2012-2013

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Brunswick County Schools has set new times for 2012-2013 school year. Full story...
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