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Brunswick County News

Leland approves a $200,000 budget for water board

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Leland is one step closer to taking over water distribution for its residents. It is hoped that if the town takes over water distribution, it will have more control over customer service. Full story...
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Widow needs help to cover funeral costs

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videoThe fatal accident on the new Oak Island bridge two weeks ago was bad enough, now construction worker Jose Montalvo's widow is struggling for help. Full story...
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Troubleshooters: Family has trouble with faulty HVAC system

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videoIn this week’s Troubleshooters Report, a Brunswick County couple spent more than $6,000 for a home heating unit that is not working correctly. Full story...
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New sewer system has Oak Island residents worried

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videoA new sewer system is triggering health concerns in Oak Island. Residents are concerned that the way the system has been installed, could compromise their drinking water. Full story...
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Navassa house fire believed to be a result of arson

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Leland police think arson caused a Navassa house fire two weeks ago. Tuesday, police arrested James Hansford Skaggs and charged him with 2nd degree arson. Full story...
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Brunswick County moving forward with annexation

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The annexation of 6 subdivisions in Brunswick County into the town of Sunset Beach is moving forward. Full story...
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Operation First Step rounds up over 80 suspected drug dealers in Brunswick County

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videoThe list of suspected drug dealers is long, but law enforcement officers in Brunswick County say they're working to change that. Early Tuesday morning, nearly 50 deputies and officers took to the streets to round up more than 80 suspected drug dealers. Full story...
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Residents split over Brunswick County annexation

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videoFor some Brunswick County residents, just the thought of being annexed into the town of Sunset Beach fuels a heated discussion among neighbors. Full story...
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Talented Salvation Army bell ringer bringing holiday cheer with music

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videoYou have probably seen the Salvation Army's bell ringers around town, but you may not have met one volunteer who uses another talent to ring up donations. Full story...
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Leland celebrates 16th Annual Christmas Festival

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It looked a lot like Christmas in Leland Saturday, as the own celebrated its 16th Annual Christmas Festival. The holiday spirit was kindled, beginning with a Christmas parade, floats, automobiles, and musical groups. Full story...
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25th Annual Southport Flotilla makes locals merry

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videoDespite the low temperatures, holiday spirits were up at Southport's Flotilla. From shrimp boats to sailboats, nearly a thousand people gathered to watch. Full story...
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Brunswick County DSS worker investigated in largest fraud case in years

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Department is investigating the largest fraud case they've seen in years. Full story...
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Brunswick County Sheriffs are looking for a Wilmington man

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office needs your help locating a wanted man. Full story...
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Oak Island moves closer to buying Yaupon Pier

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The Oak Island Town Council has taken another step towards the purchase of the Yaupon Peir. By a vote of three to two last night, the council accepted a $300,000 state grant to help with the $1.5 million purchase of the pier. Full story...
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Leland to start curbside recycling program

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With the New Year will come a new way to help the environment in Leland. The town will start a curbside recycling program in early 2009, similar to Wilmington's. Full story...
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