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Brunswick County News

Read Across America Day

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Dr. Seuss was the big man on campus at Supply Elementary School. Today is Read Across America Day. Full story...
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A big check for Riegelwood Fire and Rescue

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The Community Foundation of South Eastern North Carolina awarded $42,000 to the Acme-Delco Riegelwood fire station. The money will buy much needed emergency equipment. Full story...
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Bald Head Island villagers consider contraceptives for deer

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Officials on Bald Head Island are now working with university researchers to see if they can use contraceptives to limit the deer population there. Full story...
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Brunswick County road closure

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A road closing in Brunswick County could affect normal traffic. The closure is necessary so part of the substructure for the new bridge can be safely constructed. Full story...
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Leland to get 14-screen movie theater

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Coming soon to Leland is a new 14-screen movie theatre. It's part of a larger development in the Brunswick Forest community off Highway 17. Full story...
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Brunswick County outgrowing courthouse

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Thirteenth District Attorney Rex Gore says pretty soon Brunswick County will have to make a decision on whether to add on to the brand new courthouse. Construction was finished in 2002. Full story...
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UPDATE: Brunswick County Commissioners vote against gravesite removal

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videoThe unexpected discovery of a long-forgotten turn-of-the-century graveyard behind a school created a dilemma in Brunswick county. Full story...
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Gravesite found behind elementary school

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A gravesite found behind Belville Elementary School will be the topic of discussion Monday night. Full story...
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DOT says Sunset bridge construction to start soon

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Engineers plan to begin work this month on a new high-rise bridge that will replace a wooden pontoon bridge connecting Sunset Beach to the mainland. Full story...
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SC cigarette tax to go up

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South Carolina's cigarette tax could soon be going up. And it could have an impact on Brunswick County smokers who now drive across the border to buy their cigarettes. Full story...
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Baptist churches branching out

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videoFifty years ago, Reverend Eric Porterfield, who is white, wouldn't have lead the congregation of the historically black Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church. He might not have even walked through the door. Full story...
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Leland gas station turning into lucky lottery spot

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A Leland gas station is starting to get the nickname "lucky lottery spot" after multiple wins in a matter of months. Full story...
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Northwest City Council says NO to landfill

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videoAngry crowds packed the Northwest city council meeting. They held signs and told council members exactly what they thought about a proposed landfill in Brunswick County. Full story...
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Council members to meet about Northwest landfill

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videoAnother proposed landfill is striking a nerve with residents of one Brunswick County neighborhood. And they want to know why town leaders are pushing for it. Full story...
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Man arrested for having gun, fake credentials

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When Perritt Alford picked up his child from school on Wednesday a student noticed a gun on his belt. Agents searched Alford's house and found several fraudulent US Marshal and police badges, IDs, and other items. Full story...
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