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Brunswick County News

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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UPDATE: 211 open after being closed because of severe car crash

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Highway 211 near Southport is now open after being closed because of a severe car accident Sunday night. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Brunswick County eliminated from Caterpillar search last week; thousands of jobs to Georgia

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video Caterpillar will not call southeastern North Carolina its new home. Brunswick County Economic Development Commission Executive Director Jim Bradshaw says Brunswick County was eliminated from the selection for a proposed manufacturing plant back on February 7, but officials chose to keep that decision quiet until now. Full story...
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Caterpillar to build plant in Georgia, create 4,200 jobs

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Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal confirmed that Caterpillar plans to build a new manufacturing facility in Georgia, a project company officials say will create more than 4,200 US jobs. Full story...
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