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Brunswick County News

Brunswick Disaster Recovery Plan

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video This six-hundred-page book holds details to a disaster recovery plan 45 meetings and was six months in the making. It can take ten years to recover from a natural or man-made disaster.

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Brunswick Co. teacher charged with sex with student

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office arrested a teacher at Brunswick County Academy for sex crimes against a student. Leah Gayle Shipman, 39, of Leland is charged with sexual offense with a student, statutory rape and taking indecent liberties with a student.

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Survey gives school board feedback in superintendent search

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video More than 600 people filled out an online survey to give feedback as the board searches for a new leader for the district. Full story...
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SUV careens into the Little Shallotte River

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video It was a scary night for two Brunswick County residents when their SUV careened into the Little Shallotte River. Luckily both passengers got out okay, but not before a chilly swim to shore. Full story...
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Local community helps family rebuid after fire destroys their home

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A Brunswick County couple is counting their blessings. A holiday weekend fire destroyed their house, but because of the community, the Holmes family is starting to rebuild. Full story...
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Officials seeking help in case of missing teen

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office needs your help finding a missing teen. Tiffany Skyler Jackson is a 16-year-old white female. She is five-foot-eight, 125 pounds with green eyes and brown hair.

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Brunswick County Sheriff's Department sued by former inmate

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video The Brunswick County Sheriff's Department is getting sued after a former inmate says he was stripped, pepper-sprayed, and beaten by jailers. The inmate, Damien Guarniere, has video of the event and he's posted it on youTube.

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CDC recalls doses of H1N1 nasal spray, some distributed in Brunswick County

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The Center for Disease Control is recalling more doses of the H1N1 nasal spray, including hundreds of doses distributed by the Brunswick County Health Department. Full story...
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Emergency Services Director for Brunswick County, Randy Thompson retires

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videoBrunswick County’s emergency services director was awarded the states highest honor. Friends, family and co-workers were there as Randy Thompson received the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, during a dinner held in his honor. Full story...
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Major drug bust takes place in Brunswick County

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videoThere was a major round up Wednesday for the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office. NewsChannel 3's Nadine Maeser was invited to join deputies at 6:00 this morning, as they set out to bust dozens of suspects, wanted on drug charges. Full story...
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No local affects on H1N1 recall, Brunswick County help kids swine flu-free

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Local health departments say they were not affected by this week's recall of the H1N1 vaccine. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are recalling 800,000 doses in pre-filled syringes intended for young children... Full story...
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Troubleshooters: Update on Mark Saunders and Coastal Companies

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In tonight's Troubleshooters report, we have an update on a story we have been covering for the better part of a year now. More than 200 individual property owners are now suing local developer Mark Saunders. Full story...
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Holiday travel creates increased risk of spreading H1N1

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videoHealth officials are concerned a third wave of the H1N1 virus will strike in January when people return from Christmas break. With so many people traveling across the country this holiday season, this pandemic will likely spread even more, just as the regular flu season hits. Full story...
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South Brunswick High program receives nice gift

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South Brunswick High School's aquaculture program got a nice gift Tuesday. The Coastal Conservation Association presented a $1,500 check to support the program's flounder hatchery. Full story...
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Brunswick County Board of Health talks animal euthanasia

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Animal euthanasia headlined the agenda at Monday night's Brunswick County Board of Health meeting in Bolivia. Brunswick County currently uses euthanasia by injection for companion animals. Full story...
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