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Brunswick County News

Shallotte mourns mayor's death

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video Flags waved at half staff today in Shallotte after the town lost its beloved mayor yesterday evening. Mayor Donald "Buddy" Kelly was in his second year as mayor when he died. Full story...
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Oak Island's 'Teen Mom 2' on cover of upcoming Us Weekly

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video Jenelle Evans, one of the co-stars of MTV's "Teen Mom 2" reality series and Oak Island native, will be featured on an upcoming cover of US Weekly. Full story...
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WILMINGTON JOURNAL: Brunswick Co. NAACP supporting Commissioner Charles Warren

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In July of last year, Brunswick County Commissioner Charles Warren was appointed by his fellow commissioners to serve as a board member of the Department of Social Services. Not only did he assume his duties as a DSS board member, but he eventually became chairman of the board as well. According to Commissioner Warren, the first African-American Brunswick County commissioner to be elected in 28 years when he took the seat in 2008, a storm began brewing in September when a decision was made to terminate the director of DSS. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: 'General Hospital' star talks about visit to our area

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When you open a restaurant, word of mouth and advertising can bring in business. It also doesn't hurt when your daughter is a daytime diva. Full story...
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Property in NC coastal counties loses value

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Recent tax valuations in Brunswick and Carteret counties show property prices have dropped by more than 25 percent since the peak of the coastal real estate bubble. Full story...
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Teen dies in accidental shooting

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Brunswick County Sheriff's Deputies responded to an incident in the wooded area near Inman Road in Ash this afternoon. On February 22nd at approximately 3:47 pm, Deputies responded to the wooded area to find victim, David Purifoy, 14/W/M, of 5896 Kingtown Road, wounded from a single gunsho Full story...
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Brunswick Co. officials call in the NC Forestry Service to help contain fire

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New Hanover County is not the only one dealing with fires. Brunswick County had to call in the North Carolina Forestry Service to help battle a brush fire Tuesday night. Full story...
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Former band director's court date delayed

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North Brunswick High School's former band director will have to wait a little longer for his day in court. Full story...
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Leland Police take tougher stance on Walmart shoplifting

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videoLeland Police are addressing a shoplifting problem at the town's biggest store. Today Police Chief Tim Jayne announced anyone caught stealing from the Leland Walmart will face stricter procedures and punishments. Full story...
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Oak Island Celeb Jenelle leaving her baby boy behind

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Teen Mom Jenelle Evans has given up hope of getting custody of her little boy, Jace, and is ready to leave her hometown for a new life at college without him - reports OK! Magazine. “She wants Jace back,” Jenelle’s best friend, Tori Rhyne, tells OK! exclusively. Full story...
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