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Brunswick County News

Brunswick Co. searching for missing 16-year-old

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Sheriff's office is asking for help finding 16-year-old Diamond Shorter. Full story...
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Groundbreaking ceremony for new inpatient care unit at Dosher Memorial

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videoIt's a big day at Dosher Memorial Hospital. Three years in the making, hospital leaders put on their hard hats and grabbed shovels to celebrate the groundbreaking for a 11.5 million dollar renovation. Full story...
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Oak Island continues moratorium on big houses

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The town council on Oak Island has decided to extend a moratorium on the construction of large houses until June 16. Full story...
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Sex offender stopped on school campus

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videoA man registered as a sex offender was picked up at a Brunswick County school yesterday with the help of new technology. James Fowler was arrested at Supply Elementary School when he attempted to attend an awards ceremony hosted by the school. Full story...
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UPDATE: Man now faces murder charge after shooting victim dies

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videoA Supply man facing attempted murder charges in a weekend shooting is now charged with murder after deputies say one of the two people he shot with a rifle outside his home has died. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Leland residents want to put the brakes on town parking ordinance

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videoYou won't find many cars parked on the street in Leland. The town requires you to obtain a permit days in advance or else you might find yourself with a $50 ticket. There are no markings informing drivers of the local law, that's why some folks are speaking out against this town ordinance. Full story...
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Detectives asking for help identifying several suspects in Supply break-in

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Brunswick County Sheriff's detectives are asking for help in identifying several people who they say are accused of breaking into a convenience store in Supply early this morning. Full story...
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StarNews: Fire destroys two homes in Windsor Park neighborhood

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videoWhat caused a fire to ignite and destroy side-by-side homes in Leland on Sunday is the center of an ongoing investigation. The fire, which started between 1190 and 1188 Amber Pines Drive in the Windsor Park neighborhood, was reported about 3:20 p.m. Full story...
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Passenger dies in ATV accident

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A man has died after a fatal ATV accident in Ash around 6:20 Friday evening. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: St. James realtor using Google Glass to reach far away customers

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videoJust as everyone was adjusting to smart phones, the next big thing in technology is already here. You might have heard of Google Glass, but a Brunswick County realty company is among the few actually using it. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. man sentenced to life without parole for elderly woman's murder

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videoIt took jurors less than an hour to find Richard Grissett, 53, guilty of murder and other charges. Tears filled Grissett's eyes as the verdict was read. Full story...
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Dispatchers: Someone shot into Supply home with people inside

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Deputies are investigating after no one was hurt when someone fired shots into a Supply home while people were inside. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Mariea Carey

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videoMs. Mariea Carey has been teaching more than four decades! She admits she stopped counting at 40 years. But a former student's nomination may have her recounting some of the best years of her life. Full story...
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German shepherds rescued from puppy mill ready for adoption

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videoBrunswick County Animal Protective Services has been caring for five German shepherds rescued from a Duplin County puppy mill two weeks ago. When they found, the dogs were covered in mud and feces and inside of cages. Full story...
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Fire investigators: Lightning strike sparked fire at Southport home

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Fire investigators say a lightning strike hit a Southport home early this morning, sparking flames that eventually destroyed the house. Full story...
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