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Bald Head Island

Bald Head Island residents call for manager to go

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video Bald Head Island residents pointed fingers at village management during a village meeting today. After nine public safety officers were disciplined recently, including five who were fired, for personnel matters, residents say they want to see change in leadership. Full story...
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Changes at the top on Bald Head Island?

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videoSources tell WWAY that residents will ask for Bald Head Island Village Manager Calvin Peck to be fired at Friday’s meeting, and this won't be the first time. Residents and former employees said they are fed up with the way Peck has been running Bald Head Island and plan to ask for Peck to go. Full story...
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Former Bald Head Island employees say they feel bullied

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video Bald Head Island insiders say something is going on with the village's management. Several former employees have come forward after nine public safety officers got in trouble for personnel issues, but management refuses to talk. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Scandal deepens as former Bald Head Island employee speaks out

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videoThe controversy over Bald Head Island staff issues deepens. Nine people have now been punished for policy violations at Bald Head. A former employee says little there is what it seems though. Full story...
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UPDATE: More trouble on Bald Head Island

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video More trouble for officers at Bald Head Island. Three more were put on probation as a result of violations of the islands policy. Full story...
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Bald Head Island fires five public safety officers for violating policy

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video The final weekend of summer will be a short-staffed one for the Public Safety Department at Bald Head Island. The Village of Bald Head Island fired five members of the joint police and fire department yesterday. Full story...
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Army Corps of Engineers seeks comment on Bald Head Island terminal groin

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The Army Corps of Engineers is looking for public input on possibly building a terminal groin at Bald Head Island. Full story...
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Coast Guard rescues 10 boaters southeast of Bald Head Island

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The Coast Guard rescued 10 people Thursday after their 22-foot pontoon boat the people were on started taking on water southeast of Bald Head Island. Full story...
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Search continues for body of swimmer missing since Saturday

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videoThe search continues for the body of a swimmer who went missing Saturday at Carolina Beach. Now the SABLE and Brunswick County Sheriff's helicopters have joined in the search. Full story...
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Coast Guard completes 13-hour tow of disabled boat off Bald Head Island

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Henry Fischer, aboard the 33-foot sport fishing boat Atlanta, contacted Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center watchstanders at approximately 5:15 p.m. Wednesday requesting assistance after his boat lost steering. Full story...
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Quarter-cent sales tax increase fails in Brunswick County, BHI approves beach bond

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There will be no quarter-cent sales tax increase in Brunswick County, but voters in Bald Head Island did approve bonds to protect the island's beaches. Full story...
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Owners of Bald Head ferry that went aground want claims heard by same judge

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The owners of the Bald Head Island ferry that went aground near Southport in December have filed a motion in federal court that seeks to have any claims against them heard in one forum. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Body found on BHI identified as missing Southport man

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videoAn autopsy has determined a body found on Bald Head Island is a missing Southport man. Southport Police Chief Jerry Dove says dental records confirmed the body is Adam Muhammad. The 22-year-old went missing in mid February. Full story...
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Autopsy for body found on Bald Head Island postponed

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videoIt will be at least another day until investigators know the identity of a body that washed ashore Monday in Brunswick County. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Man's body washes up on Bald Head Island

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video The body of a man washed up on Bald Head Island this morning. Southport Police Chief Jerry Dove says he got a call around 7:30 a.m. about a body washed up near the Bald Head Island Marina and beach access No. 7. Full story...
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