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Brunswick County News

ONLY ON 3: Southport City Hall workers say mold a problem

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video Some Southport City Hall employees say mold is taking over their building, but they say when they reached out for help, nobody helped. Full story...
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David brothers' criminal presentation for a good cause

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video Jon and Ben David are twins with twin jobs. They prosecute criminals. Tonight they presented three cases from 911 calls to investigation, trial and conviction. The cases were connected to both New Hanover and Brunswick counties. Full story...
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Couple charged with restaurant break-in, robbery

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A Brunswick County couple is charged with breaking into and robbing a Calabash restaurant earlier this month. Brunswick County Sheriff's detectives say James Alan Howarth, 36, and Tina Louise Watts, 35, of Calabash broking into the Seafood Hut Nov. 8. Full story...
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UPDATE: Officers search for leads after Ocean Isle Beach man found shot to death

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video Officers are looking for the owner of a white, mid-size car after a Brunswick County man was found shot to death in Anson County. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. court clerk appointed to state Task Force on Safer Schools board

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Gov. Pat McCrory announced the appointments to a Task Force on Safer Schools today. The group ranges from students and teachers to elected officials, lawyers and law enforcement from across North Carolina, including James MacCallum who will serve as vice chairman of the board. Full story...
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Man wanted after high-speed chase

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video Police say a wanted man led them on a high-speed chase this weekend in Brunswick County. Navassa Police say they were doing a license check early Sunday morning, when a driver reversed and sped away. Full story...
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Two arrested in connection to Leland armed robbery

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Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested two in connection to an armed robbery that happened on Nov. 03 at a home on Hooper Rd., in Leland. Full story...
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Schools get look at scores under new standards

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videoThe results are in from last year's end-of-grade and end-of-course testing, and many schools in our area are seeing lower scores than last year. It's a trend seen across the state after a new, more rigorous curriculum was implemented last year. Full story...
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Couple charged with arson now charged with fraud

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videoA Brunswick County couple charged with arson last month now face fraud charges after asking for public assistance. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Dashcam captures incident between Leland, Navassa officers

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video New details on the traffic stop that ended with a Leland Police officer's resignation last month. We now have the dashcam video that paints a clearer picture. "Just remember: once you leave your jurisdiction you are just a normal citizen," Sgt. Anthony Nathan is heard telling a Navassa officer on the video. Full story...
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Teachers stage walk-in protest at board meeting

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videoClose to 200 teachers squeezed into the Brunswick County School Board meeting to hold a silent protest. Full story...
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Leland officer quits after incident involving Navassa officer

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video A Leland Police officer has resigned after an altercation with an officer from a neighboring department. Full story...
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WPD cruiser involved in crash in Leland

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A Wilmington Police car was involved in an accident this morning in Brunswick County. Leland Police say it happened just after 8 a.m. on Village Road. Full story...
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Coast Guard can't remove platform in river, but victim's husband plans to light it

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video The Coast Guard says it cannot remove, mark or light an old quarantine platform in the Cape Fear River near Southport where a woman died in a boat accident last year. But the woman's husband says that won't keep him from doing something about it. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. man dead in SC crash

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A North Carolina man died in a crash on Highway 9 near Highway 31 in Horry County Tuesday afternoon. Full story...
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