Brunswick County News
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4-year-old dead after being hit by car
Submitted by Katie Harden on Sun, 12/05/2010 - 8:37pm.

video It's a parent's biggest nightmare, losing a child. This became a reality Saturday afternoon in Supply when 4-year-old Jalen Jones was struck by a car after running into the street. Sergeant Matt Hardee of North Carolina Highway Patrol says the child was just cross the street to play with his brothers.

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STARBASE helps launch students' interest in science, math
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Fri, 12/03/2010 - 3:13pm.

video Fifth graders in Brunswick County had an experience today that was truly out of this world. It's called STARBASE a program that's enforcing math and science into young minds across North Carolina and the country in an explosive way.

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St. James community outraged over postal service layoffs
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 12/01/2010 - 10:42pm.

A family of beloved mail carriers in St. James are losing their jobs after a decade of delivering the mail. Folks in the community are outraged. They have started collecting signatures, trying to save the jobs of their local mail carriers. More than 300 people have already signed on.

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Fire destroys restaurant in Calabash
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 12/01/2010 - 6:24pm.

videoA big fire in a small Brunswick County town damaged a landmark restaurant Tuesday night. About 6:30 p.m. a fire call came into Brunswick County Dispatch. It was Captain John's in Calabash.

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Restaurant fire sheds light on communication problem
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Wed, 12/01/2010 - 5:51pm.

video The Captain John's Seafood restaurant fire brought up another issue for first responders. An issue key to success or failure when lives are on the line.

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FIRST ON 3 & THE STATE PORT PILOT: St. James postal carriers being laid off; Community rallies to help
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/01/2010 - 4:55pm.

Patsy Rankin had been delivering mail in St. James with her husband and son for ten years when she received a letter saying her contract was being terminated at the end of the year.

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FIRST ON 3 & THE STATE PORT PILOT: BCC President Greiner flip-flopping on going to Kentucky?
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Wed, 12/01/2010 - 4:54pm.

While a two-year Kentucky school plans for the upcoming arrival of its new president, Dr. Stephen Greiner, e-mails sent to all Brunswick Community College employees last week suggest he might not be going anywhere after all.

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Fire destroys home in Supply; Takes firefighters 90 minutes to put out
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 12/01/2010 - 11:45am.

It took 35 firefighters and six department to put out a house fire this morning on Quilt Road in Supply. The main problems is there are no hydrants in that area, so firefighters had to truck water in.

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Elected officials meet in Brunswick Co.
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Tue, 11/30/2010 - 11:18pm.

Politicians and newly elected leaders met on Tuesday night and talked about the future of Brunswick County.

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Minor fender benders show traffic problems in Leland
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 11/30/2010 - 5:44pm.

video The Cape Fear Skyway bridge has been up for debate for years. On days like today, its absence has many commuters scratching their heads.

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