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Brunswick County News

Brunswick Co. Sheriff's K-9 dies over the weekend

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Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office is saddened to report the passing of K9 Officer “Clyde”. Clyde was part of the bloodhound team along Deputies Josh Smith and Chris Powell, and canine sister “Bonnie." Clyde was handled primarily by Deputy Powell. Full story...
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License check results in five drug arrests

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According to spokeswoman Emily Flax, officers were performing a license checking station at Old Shallotte Road and McMilly Road in Shallotte around 7:30 p.m. Saturday. They said they found 89 bags of heroin along with pills, marijuana, paraphernalia and a gun in one car. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. courthouse affected by statewide shortage

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videoA shortage of court reporters is creating some issues for courtrooms across the state. Because of that shortage, the Brunswick County courthouse had to push back the trial date for former Northwest police officer Michael Hayes. Full story...
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Woman continues fighting to ban book in Brunswick County

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videoCedar Grove Middle School's Media Committee decided to keep "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" on school shelves, but one community member says she's going to continue fighting. The award winning book has been described as an accurate depiction of bullying and racism, but Frances Wood says it has no redemptive qualities to it. Full story...
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A Second Helping gives vacation leftovers to those in need

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video Every beach vacation leaves leftover food behind. For Holden Beach, a program has been set in place to use your leftovers known as A Second Helping. Full story...
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Former BSL police chief pleads guilty

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The former police chief of Boiling Spring Lakes has pleaded guilty to a crime involving his son. District Attorney Jon David says Emmett Ballree entered the plea today to willfully failing to discharge his duties as a police officer. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. woman appeals school's decision to keep book

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videoA Brunswick County woman has appealed a school's decision to keep a novel she objects to in the school's curriculum. Full story...
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Bob Hanna officially named West Brunswick football coach

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Bob Hanna has officially been named head football coach at West Brunswick High School. Hanna has 43 years of coaching experience, including the last 20 as head coach and athletic director at Irmo High School in suburban Columbia, SC. Full story...
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Sex crime suspect arrested in Idaho now in Brunswick Co. Jail

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A man charged with sex crimes involving a child in Brunswick County is in the Brunswick County Jail after being arrested earlier this month in Idaho. Full story...
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Memorial, funeral arrangements announced for philanthropist Ed Gore

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videoFuneral arrangements and memorial services honoring developer and philanthropist Ed Gore have been announced. Full story...
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