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Brunswick County News

DOT presents potential ferry rate increases

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Cape Fear residents had their voices heard Tuesday night on proposed rate hikes on the Southport-Fort Fisher ferry. Full story...
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Warren, Sykes square off again at first DSS Board meeting since ejections

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video The last time there was a DSS Board meeting in Brunswick County, Chairman Charles Warren tried to have fellow board member Pat Sykes arrested. The fallout from that December meeting has been extensive. It's led all the way to county commissioners attempting to remove Warren from that board and, in turn, Warren fighting them this week in court. Full story...
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McComas: Project Road Runner speeding along

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We're starting to get more details about a plan to bring a new industry to southeastern North Carolina. State Rep. Danny McComas (R-19th District) says the so-called Project Road Runner is good for the community, the region and the state. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Boiling Spring Lakes subject of workplace violence complaint

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Boiling Spring Lakes is under the microscope after receiving a workplace violence complaint from the NC Department of Labor. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Judge Jolly ducks reporter questions on NC Supreme Court ruling

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video Judge Jerry Jolly took District Attorney Jon David all the way to the state Supreme Court over the DA's new traffic court program, but the judge would not stop for our camera when we tried to ask about the high court ruling against him. Full story...
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Details hush-hush on new effort to bring jobs to Brunswick County

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After a failed bid to bring "Project Soccer" to southeastern North Carolina, Gov. Bev Perdue may be trying to get another company to bring jobs to the area. Full story...
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Meeting on ferry fare hike Tuesday in Southport

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The NC Department of Transportation will hold a meeting tomorrow about the proposed rate increase on the Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry and other ferry routes up the coast. Full story...
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Judge to rule Wednesday if Brunswick Co. Commission can boot Warren from DSS Board

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video Brunswick County Commissioner Charles Warren was once again fighting his fellow commissioners this afternoon this time in court. A judge said he will make a decision later this week on whether commissioners can remove warren from the county's DSS Board. It's a move at least one fellow DSS Board member wants. Full story...
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House move to slow traffic at Holden Beach Tuesday

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Traffic at Holden Beach could be tied up tomorrow morning for an unusual reason: an beach house is moving inland. Full story...
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N&O: Unqualified Progress Energy workers caused fluke mishap at Brunswick nuclear plant

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Nuclear safety officials have concluded that a fluke mishap last year at Progress Energy's Brunswick nuclear plant near Wilmington was caused by the lack of worker qualification for more than a decade. Full story...
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