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Brunswick County News

Detectives asking for help identifying several suspects in Supply break-in

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Brunswick County Sheriff's detectives are asking for help in identifying several people who they say are accused of breaking into a convenience store in Supply early this morning. Full story...
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StarNews: Fire destroys two homes in Windsor Park neighborhood

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videoWhat caused a fire to ignite and destroy side-by-side homes in Leland on Sunday is the center of an ongoing investigation. The fire, which started between 1190 and 1188 Amber Pines Drive in the Windsor Park neighborhood, was reported about 3:20 p.m. Full story...
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Passenger dies in ATV accident

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A man has died after a fatal ATV accident in Ash around 6:20 Friday evening. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: St. James realtor using Google Glass to reach far away customers

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videoJust as everyone was adjusting to smart phones, the next big thing in technology is already here. You might have heard of Google Glass, but a Brunswick County realty company is among the few actually using it. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. man sentenced to life without parole for elderly woman's murder

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videoIt took jurors less than an hour to find Richard Grissett, 53, guilty of murder and other charges. Tears filled Grissett's eyes as the verdict was read. Full story...
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Dispatchers: Someone shot into Supply home with people inside

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Deputies are investigating after no one was hurt when someone fired shots into a Supply home while people were inside. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Mariea Carey

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videoMs. Mariea Carey has been teaching more than four decades! She admits she stopped counting at 40 years. But a former student's nomination may have her recounting some of the best years of her life. Full story...
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German shepherds rescued from puppy mill ready for adoption

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videoBrunswick County Animal Protective Services has been caring for five German shepherds rescued from a Duplin County puppy mill two weeks ago. When they found, the dogs were covered in mud and feces and inside of cages. Full story...
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Fire investigators: Lightning strike sparked fire at Southport home

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Fire investigators say a lightning strike hit a Southport home early this morning, sparking flames that eventually destroyed the house. Full story...
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Meet a 9/11 survivor at Brunswick Community College

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videoThe Foundation of Brunswick Community College invites you to see 9/11 through new eyes. They've called on a survivor of the attacks to share his inspirational story of victory and life after that terrifying "date with destiny" as he describes it. Full story...
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Trial begins for man accused of murdering an elderly woman

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videoThe trial for a man accused of murdering an elderly woman begins. After several days of delays due to a flu outbreak, the murder trial of 53-year-old Richard Grissett finally started this afternoon. He's accused of killing 86-year-old Linnie Mae Ward at her home in November 2012. Full story...
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Brunswick County family mourns after teen drowns in Shallotte River

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video A Brunswick County family is mourning after investigators found the body of a 17-year-old high school student yesterday in the Shallotte River. Detectives say his death appears to have been an accident. Full story...
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Teen's body found in Shallotte River

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video A teen's body was found this afternoon in the Shallote River. The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says around 2 p.m., a helicopter spotted a body floating in the Shallotte River. Full story...
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New ad pits old sheriff against current district attorney

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videoIt's not every day you see a democrat buy an ad supporting a republican, but that's exactly what a former sheriff did and more. Full story...
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Winnabow man wanted for assaulting pregnant woman caught

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videoThe Brunswick County Sheriff's Office has tracked down a man who was wanted for multiple assault charges after allegedly attacking a pregnant woman. Full story...
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