Brunswick County News
Brunswick baseball teams head to Dixie finals
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 08/02/2011 - 9:47pm.

Baseball is big in Brunswick County. In fact Brunswick County may have two different Dixie Youth World Series winners by the end of the day on Wednesday.

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Jury finds Brunswick Co. man not guilty of assault on deputies
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 08/02/2011 - 2:58pm.

video Back in 2007 Brunswick County Sheriff's deputies shot a man, who was also charged with two counts of assault on a law enforcement officer. George Cooper says he never pointed a gun at the officers much less fired it, and today a jury at the Brunswick County Courthouse agreed with him.

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Oak Island man convicted of helping Dick's VP get kickbacks
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/01/2011 - 1:25pm.

A federal jury in Utica has convicted a former lawyer for Dick's Sporting Goods of money-laundering and fraud in connection with the establishment of 22 new stores across the country. Benjamin Viloski, 62, of Oak Island, N.C., was convicted Friday of nine counts of fraud, money-laundering and making false statements.

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ONLY ON 3: Abused man speaks out
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sun, 07/31/2011 - 10:59pm.

video A Brunswick County man who claims he was abused is speaking out on behalf of all men who fall prey to domestic violence.

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Missing kayakers located
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 07/31/2011 - 9:04pm.

New Hanover County Dispatch has confirmed that the two kayakers who were missing near Fort Fisher have been located.

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Anti-violence rally hopes to promote peace and positivity
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sun, 07/31/2011 - 8:11pm.

video A recent rise in violence around our area motivated a local organization to try and "Stop the Violence." The "Nothing Other than the Truth” Foundation rallied together Saturday to try and change negative attitudes and mindsets.

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New hospital opens in Brunswick County
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Sun, 07/31/2011 - 5:43pm.

video Sunday morning was the opening of the new Brunswick Novant Medical Center off of Highway 17 at 7 a.m. 24 patients began being transported from the old Brunswick Community Hospital to the new state of the art facility.

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New UNC interim football coach credits Leland resident for motivation
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 07/29/2011 - 10:34pm.

video Everett Withers was introduced as the interim head football coach at the University of North Carolina on Friday. At the news conference it took less than 30 seconds for Withers to credit a man who lives in Brunswick County. In fact Withers mentioned Mel Foels four times before he mentioned anyone else.

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Swimming advisory lifted near Southport city pier
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/29/2011 - 12:55pm.

The state Division of Marine Fisheries today lifted a water quality swimming advisory for a sound-side swimming area in Brunswick County.

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Beach Water Quality Swimming Advisory issued for sound-side site in Brunswick County
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/28/2011 - 12:48pm.

An advisory against swimming was posted today at a sound-side site in Brunswick County, where state officials found bacteria levels in the water that exceed the state and Environmental Protection Agency's recreational water quality standards.

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