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Brunswick County News

ONLY ON 3: Brunswick Co. footing bill to cover private ambulance company's service cuts

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video Brunswick County is scrambling trying to figure out how to fill the gap left behind when a private ambulance company made big staff cuts this week. Amera-Tech gave the county little notice it was laying off EMTs, which left emergency services in a bind. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Leland hires interim chief, upholds Jayne firing

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video The Town of Leland is taking another step forward and putting the past behind it. Town Manager David Hollis announced Monday he has upheld the firing of former Police Chief Tim Jayne after Jayne appealed the termination. Hollis also announced Mike James as the police department's new interim chief. Full story...
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Baber found guilty of first degree murder

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Matthew Lee Baber was sentenced Monday to life in prison without parole after a jury found him guilty of killing James Murdock in a 2008 drive-by shooting. Full story...
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Disease carrying beetle discovered in Brunswick Co.

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video North Carolina forestry officials say a devastating disease affecting trees in the laurel family across the southeastern United States has now been discovered in Brunswick County. Full story...
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Loose logs block US-17 causing severe traffic

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video Traffic backed up for miles Wednesday night after a truck carrying timber flipped near Supply Street on US-17, blocking the Northbound lanes and spilling the wood across the Southbound lanes. Full story...
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Warren responds to removal from DSS Board

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A day after fellow Brunswick County Commissioners removed him from the county's Social Services Board, Charles Warren is speaking out. The commissioner sent a "letter to the editor" to several media outlets this morning. Full story...
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Warren removed from DSS board; replacement appointed

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video The Brunswick County Commissioner voted four to one Monday to remove Charles Warren from the Department of Social Services board after viewing footage from inside the December DSS meeting. Full story...
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Brunswick County jail death investigation concludes

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Following an investigation by the SBI, Brunswick County District Attorney Jon David has concluded that no criminal charges are warranted and no further action will be taken on this matter by his office. Full story...
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Trial underway for 2008 Calabash drive-by murder

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video After more than three years in the court system a fatal drive-by shooting has now gone to trial. Investigators found the body of James Murdock on Pineclair Drive in Calabash May 8, 2008. Full story...
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Names released in fatal car accident, friends react to death

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video The North Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a car accident involving a Southport police officer that left one person dead. Full story...
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