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Brunswick County News

Man dies in Friday car accident

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Twenty-seven-year-old Antonio Nava Gonzalez died in a car accident on Friday. Gonzalez was driving along Highway 1336, about twelve miles west of Shallotte when he overturned his car. Full story...
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Brunswick County's Teen Court is not kids stuff

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videoA Brunswick County program is giving a whole new meaning to the term a jury of your peers. It is called Teen Court and it is a chance for young first offenders to wipe the slate clean. Full story...
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Southport may be losing their maritime museum

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The state has Southport's Maritime Museum on the chopping block for programs to cut, in the midst of a $2 billion budget shortfall. Full story...
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Southport in multiple multi-million dollar disputes

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videoThe city of Southport is facing two battles involving millions of dollars; one with the state and the other with a private sanitation company. Both argue that the city of Southport broke its agreement. Full story...
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Kids get airborne

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videoThirty kids walked around Stag Air Park in Burgaw with butterflies in their stomachs, but big smiles on their faces waiting their turn for an exhilarating ride in a two-seater airplane. Full story...
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New citizen alert system to keep Brunswick County residents informed

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The Brunswick County's Sheriff's Office is opening up the lines of communication between law enforcement and the public. Full story...
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Decal helps parents of teenage drivers

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videoEighteen-year-old Meredith Stanley has a new sticker to add to her truck thanks to her mother, Cindy. The new decal is part of a new program at the Brunswick County sheriff's office, aimed at keeping parents informed on how their young drivers are acting on the roads if they get pulled over by a law enforcement officer. Full story...
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Parents concerned about school redistricting in Brunswick County

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videoTwo new schools are set to open next year, Town Creek Elementary and Cedar Grove Middle. Redistricting lines have been drawn for four different scenarios and not all parents are pleased. Full story...
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Residents of Leland are invited to line dancing

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The Town of Leland is inviting residents to put on their dancing shoes and join the Parks and Recreation department for some line dancing. Full story...
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ABC store funds not going to help students learn ABC's

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videoThe city of Southport is feeling the effects of the economic downturn, so much so, that the board of aldermen chose to reallocate funding generated from an unlikely source, its local ABC store. Full story...
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Southport home catches fire and raises questions

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videoFire investigators spent most of Sunday trying to figure out what caused a vacant Southport home to go up in flames. Full story...
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Bald Head Island ambulance catches fire Sunday

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A fire began early Sunday morning in an ambulance used for transporting patients from Bald Head Island. Full story...
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Residents meet to discuss group home in Navassa

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The fight continues to keep a group home from moving into a residential neighborhood in Navassa. Residents met again Saturday night to protest the proposition of a level-four group home in town. Full story...
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Portion of ABC sales will no longer go to Southport area schools

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For more than fifty years, a portion of sales from the Southport ABC liquor store has gone to three area schools, and Dosher Memorial Hospital. That is about to change. Full story...
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Hobbs' court appearance postponed

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Brett Hobbs was scheduled to appear in Brunswick County Court today, but the appearance was postponed. Hobbs was arrested last month and charged with felony larceny and conspiracy. Full story...
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