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Brunswick County News

Two charged with SC murder of NC trooper's brother

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video Two men are in custody charged with murdering a Shallotte man in Myrtle Beach. Now family and friends of Alton Daniels are left trying to make sense of what happened. Full story...
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Detectives look for help identifying theft suspect

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videoBrunswick County Sheriff's detectives hope surveillance photos will help them identify and find a wanted woman. The woman is a suspect in a larceny from a vehicle that happened on Long Beach Road in Southport Friday. Full story...
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UPDATE: Bolivia man wanted for questioning on gun thefts caught

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office is searching for a Bolivia man wanted for questioning about the theft and sale of multiple firearms in the Bolivia area. Full story...
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State agency orders release of charter school company salaries

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The state Office of Charter Schools is asking The Roger Bacon Academy to release employee salaries by June 27 in response to a complaint filed with the office earlier this month. The request comes a week after the education management company, which has three charter schools in Southeastern North Carolina, released some employee counts and salary costs, but not individual breakdowns. Full story...
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Shallotte man found dead in car in Myrtle Beach

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videoMyrtle Beach police officers are investigating the death of a man found Monday morning in a car with at least one gunshot wound, according to Captain David Knipes with Myrtle Beach Police. Full story...
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Theft ring suspect arrested at court house

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One of five suspects wanted by Leland Police in a theft ring has been arrested. New Hanover County Deputies arrested Thomas Lynn Jones at the New Hanover County Court House Friday. Full story...
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Brunswick County fire contained

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Brunswick County Fire Marshal Scott Garner says fire fighters have cut a line to stop the fire on Clark Way. Full story...
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Parents of missing girl speak out

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videoThe family of a missing girl spoke out Saturday in hopes of finding answers. It has been three years since Rachel Owens's parents have seen their daughter. Full story...
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West Brunswick principal rescinds resignation

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videoBrock Ahrens will remain principal at West Brunswick High School after announcing a change of heart during this morning's graduation ceremony. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: West Brunswick High School principal quits over students' graduation eligibility

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videoWest Brunswick High School's principal has resigned in an apparent dispute with school district leaders over the eligibility of students to participate in the school's graduation ceremony tomorrow. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. detectives searching for missing Southport man with disabilities

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Brunswick County detectives are asking for the public's help in their search for a missing Southport man with disabilities who was last seen early this morning. Full story...
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Sunset Beach death raises safety questions

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videoIt's a question that comes up this time of year. How safe are our beaches? After several drownings at Brunswick County beaches in 2013, lifeguards became a hot topic. But, the town never implemented them. Full story...
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UPDATE: Woman who died in ocean off Sunset Beach identified

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Sunset Beach Police say Patricia Marie Rene, of Carolina Shores, died in the ocean Tuesday. Deputy Chief Joseph Smith says a distress call came in around 11:30 a.m. for a woman who was unresponsive in the water near the 1st Street access near the fishing pier. Full story...
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Feral cats cause controversy in Southport

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videoFolks in Southport say feral cats are a citywide issue. But after one neighborhood raised some concerns about the cats, a resident pushed back. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. School Board flip-flops back to staggered schedule

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videoIt's back to the staggered schedule for Brunswick County students. Less than a month after voting to return to a traditional schedule, school board members changed their minds once again today. Full story...
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