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Brunswick County News

Is new gas chamber most humane way to put down animals?

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videoBrunswick County Animal Services has a new gas chamber used to euthanize their animals, but the new installation has animal rights activists up in arms. Full story...
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Kids at Bolivia Elementary explore the moon

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videoSome kids at Bolivia Elementary know all about the moon. In fact, they have been learning all about it first hand. NASA loaned the school pieces of moon rocks. Full story...
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Brunswick County looks to change dangerous dog ordinances

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Brunswick County is getting closer to changing its ordinances regarding dangerous dogs. Health director Don Yausey told the Brunswick Board of Health Monday night that attorneys are reviewing the language of the ordinance, attempting to work out the kinks. Full story...
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Brunswick County voters ready for new faces

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videoJudging by the results at the polls, Brunswick County voters were ready for some new faces. Three incumbent mayors were edged out by new political challengers. The mayor-elects won by a good number of votes. Full story...
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Oak Island has a new mayor, Wallace beats Vereen

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videoIn Oak Island there will be a new mayor. Betty Wallace handily beating incumbent Johnie Vereen Tuesday night. WWAY’s Steve Rondinaro spoke with the new mayor-elect. Full story...
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Holden Beach hopes to avoid the growing number of internet cafes

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videoInstead of venturing to Vegas, many people are gambling right in their backyards at internet cafes. As you might imagine, controversy is brewing. Brunswick County has several of these internet cafes, but they are not necessarily welcomed. Full story...
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Brunswick County kids learn core values with First Tee program

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Brunswick County kids are learning core values while playing golf. This fall, students at six Brunswick County schools are spending part of the school day at Cinghiale Creek Golf Course as part of the First Tee program. Full story...
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City of Southport sees Pyrate Invasion

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Pirates invaded the city of Southport Halloween weekend. Dozens of pirates and militia from long ago came back to relive the town's rich history in the inaugural Pyrate Invasion. Full story...
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Leland officer, K-9 recovering after accident

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A Leland police officer and his K-9 are recovering, after their patrol car was totaled Wednesday night. Officer Jonathon Hall and his police canine were traveling on Highway 133 at Blackwell Road in Leland when... Full story...
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Arrest made in Brunswick marijuana bust

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Fifty-four year old William James Burney of Supply was charged with two counts of trafficking marijuana, one count of possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver, plus one count of manufacturing marijuana. Full story...
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Cape Fear Italian Festival provides for Brunswick Community College students

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Students at Brunswick Community College will get a hand with their education thanks to your love for Italian-American culture. Full story...
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Critic of war in Iraq sparks protest at Brunswick Community College

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videoAn anti-war activist sparked a protest at Brunswick Community College Monday night. Cindy Sheehan has been outspoken in her criticism of the war in Iraq. She spoke at the Odell Williamson Auditorium, but not everyone there, was there to hear her. Full story...
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Leland candidates talk about the future of the town

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videoLeland is a hub of growth and development in Brunswick County, the fastest growing county in the state. The election for mayor next month could go a long way to shaping the town's future. Full story...
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Drug bust in Brunswick County leads to marijuana camp

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videoThe Brunswick County Sheriff's Office has busted up what it's calling a drug camp buried deep in the woods of Supply. Undercover drug detectives said the "marijuana camp" did not just pop up overnight. Full story...
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Pregnant Brunswick County woman dies of H1N1 virus

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Brunswick County's health director reccomends pregnant women get H1N1 vaccine after county's first death related to the H1N1 virus. Full story...
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