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Brunswick County News

FIRST ON 3: Crews put out woods fire in Brunswick County

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Crews have put out a woods fire in western Brunswick County. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. man wanted for armed robbery

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Brunswick County Sheriff's deputies are searching for a man in the Ocean Isle Beach area they say was involved in an armed robbery at a convenient store in Sunset Beach earlier this month. Full story...
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NC coastal jetties construction bill to become law

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Gov. Beverly Perdue has agreed to loosen North Carolina's 25-year-old policy of preventing the construction of jetties designed to trap sand and protect coastline homes and other buildings from beach erosion. Full story...
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Chris Rock's mom cancels Brunswick County seminar

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Rose Rock, the mother of movie star/comedian Chris Rock and author of "Mama Rock Rules" has canceled her Brunswick County speaking date. Full story...
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Brunswick NAACP President claims county officials are racist

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video The Brunswick County NAACP president says County Commissioners and the Sheriff's Office are racist. Bernest Hewett made the accusations Friday morning on the Big Talker FM. We spoke with him on the phone this afternoon. Full story...
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Real-life 'Kitchen Cop' calls it a career

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For years, many of you have tuned in for our regular Kitchen Cops reports of area restaurant health inspections. One of the people who has made that segment possible has called it a career. Full story...
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Suspect in jail, other wanted for trying to rob pizza joint

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A Shallotte man is in jail for the armed robbery of a Brunswick County pizza parlor last month, but investigators are still looking for another man in the crime. Full story...
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Brunswick deputies search for man wanted in string of home, car break-ins

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Investigators in Brunswick County want Adam Clayton Pugh for a string of home and car break-ins as far back as May 16 and as recently as Tuesday in Calabash and Carolina Shores. Full story...
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School PTO treasurer arrested for embezzlement

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A woman accused of stealing from an elementary school's PTO has been arrested. Dana Leigh Brooks was arrested in New Hanover County. She's wanted in Brunswick County on 12 counts of embezzlement. Full story...
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Prosecutor in Zahra Baker case charged with DWI in Brunswick Co.

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A chief assistant district attorney - and a lead prosecutor in the Zahra Baker case - was arrested early Tuesday in Sunset Beach and charged with driving while impaired. Full story...
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