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Brunswick County News

ONLY ON 3 & 'LOCAL NEWS REVIEW': Allegations of fraud within the Town of Navassa

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video For a number of months, Navassa has faced the issue of not having a complete financial audit approved by the Local Government Commission of the North Carolina Department of Treasury. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Leland Council directs police chief to ask SBI for investigation; Updated with SBI letter

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video The Leland Town Council used a special meeting Thursday night to instruct Police Chief Tim Jayne to send a letter to the SBI requesting an investigation into allegations of criminal activity within the Leland Police Department and the possible release of personnel records by a former town employee. READ LETTER TO SBI INSIDE. Full story...
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Loss of 'Project Soccer' leads to finger pointing

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video It's official. Southeastern North Carolina has lost more than 1,000 jobs to the Palmetto State. Continental Tires announced it will build a $500 million facility with 1,600 jobs in Sumter County, South Carolina. Now the state legislature and the governor's office here in North Carolina are playing the blame game. Full story...
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5th Quarter - week 8 high school preview

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video Week number eight of the high school football season kicks off on Friday night. Jesse Jones has a preview of Friday's action. It's highlighted by three games in Wilmington. Hoggard, Laney and New Hanover will all be playing at home. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Belville council responds to mayor's arrest

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A day after Belville Mayor Jack Batson was arrested on a sexual battery charge, the other members of the town's Board of Commissioners responded to the situation. Full story...
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Senator Berger blames Perdue's "Pay-to-Play Politics" for losing "Project Soccer"

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“This is embarrassing for North Carolina. It’s this kind of incompetence and unethical behavior that has disgraced Democrat politician after Democrat politician in North Carolina. And we will not allow the state to do business like this anymore.” - State Senator Phil Berger Full story...
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Leland Town Council meets tonight to discuss "personnel actions"

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video After an ongoing WWAY NewsChannel 3 Investigation into allegations of misconduct and corruption within the Leland Police Department, the Leland Town Council has called a special meeting at 7 p.m. to discuss what Mayor Pro Tem Brenda Bozeman calls "personnel actions." Leland residents are encouraged to be at the meeting. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Leland council members to call for private investigation of PD

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videoEarlier this week Leland Town Council called a special meeting for tomorrow night. WWAY has learned whether it's the main topic or not, at least one council member plans to ask for a private investigator to look into mounting allegations against Leland's Police Department. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Belville mayor charged with sexual battery

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videoThe mayor of one Brunswick County town is out of jail after being arrested this afternoon for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman at his home. This is not the first time Belville's mayor has been publicly reprimanded recently for his actions. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Leland cop hits driver, other officers ruin investigation

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Then she says while she was on the phone with a friend, one of the Leland officers got in her car without her permission and moved it into a parking lot. The driver tells us so many officers showed up on the scene and crowded around her she felt very uncomfortable. Full story...
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