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Brunswick County News

First hotel in Leland celebrates with ribbon cutting

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videoThere was an economic show of confidence Thursday as northern Brunswick County celebrated the grand opening of its first hotel. The Comfort Suites at Magnolia Greens has been open for more than a week, but business owners and community members came out for the official ribbon cutting. Full story...
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Brunswick County Sheriff's Department puts alleged drug trafficker behind bars

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Department continues to crack down on prescription drug trafficking and forgery. Detectives put another alleged prescription drug trafficker behind bars. This time, the person arrested is a registered nurse in the county. Full story...
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Whispering Pines hopes to dip into a world record

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videoMany of us, at one point in our lives, have skinny dipped. It may have been in the middle of the night. It may have been in the privacy of your own backyard pool. Regardless, a world record skinny dip is in the planning stages. Full story...
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NO PORT Southport plans forum to discuss environmental concerns

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The group opposing a planned international port in Southport is sponsoring a forum Thursday night on environmental impacts of the project. Full story...
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Sunset Beach residents discover costly water bill issues

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Cape Fear is not the only utility authority having billing problems. Eighteen Brunswick Utility customers in Sunset Beach are drowning in this months water bills. Full story...
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Teen driver free on bond, facing manslaughter charges

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videoCaleb Diaz and Jacob Mosely died after a fatal crash off Royal Oaks Road. Jospeh Moreno was driving the car, and at seventeen years old, he is facing two counts of involuntary manslaughter. Full story...
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Sheriffs believe suspects in spa raids may have left state

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A Brunswick County prostitution raid that ended in fourteen arrests has left sheriff's deputies hoping the suspects return for their court date. Full story...
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Brunswick County prostitution investigation continues

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videoThe Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says half of those women caught in last week's raid in south Brunswick County may be part of a larger prostitution ring that stretches beyond state lines. Full story...
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McIntyre talks local economy in Brunswick County

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Congressman Mike McIntyre stopped by one Brunswick County town to shed some light on the local economy. The Southport and Oak Island Chamber of Commerce held their 34th annual chamber meeting Monday. Full story...
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Brunswick sheriffs looking for man in alleged stabbing

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office needs your help. Deputies are looking for 28-year-old "Eddie" Brock - wanted for allegedly stabbing someone at a party in Supply this past Saturday night. Full story...
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Woman rescued after near drowning at Holden Beach

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A 49-year-old woman was in critical condition Sunday night after nearly drowning at Holden Beach. Holden Beach Police said at about 1:00 Sunday afternoon the woman was swimming at the east end of the beach, when she suffered some sort of heart problem. Full story...
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Southport gears up for 4th of July

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Fourth of July is still nearly two weeks away, but already, Southport is gearing up for the big event. Artists from the region and beyond will display their work at Franklin Square Gallery for the new summer regional show. Full story...
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Sunday Concert on the Coast in Holden Beach

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videoIt is officially summer. That means it is peak season for the Sunday night Concert on the Coast series in Holden Beach. WWAY's John Rendleman weathered the heat, to see who was shagging underneath the Holden Beach Bridge. Full story...
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Raid leads to twelve arrests surrounding prostitution ring

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videoA large prostitution raid Thursday night in Brunswick County has put twelve people behind bars. According to Brunswick County deputies, the Sun Spa massage parlor near Longwood employs three women who have allegedly been engaged in illegal activities for months now. Full story...
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Frank Iler to replace Bonner Stiller

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videoWhen Bonner Stiller resigned his House seat earlier this month it left a hole in Raleigh. Tuesday night, members of the Brunswick County Republican Executive Committee met to elect Stiller's replacement.

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