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Brunswick County News

Connolly disgraces Southport badge

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videoJames Connolly used to be a Southport police officer. A year ago, he arrested Arlanda Lee McDuffie after he found him in possession of a gram of cocaine. When it came time to provide the evidence, Connolly couldn't do it. Full story...
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Former Oak Island police dispatcher is suing town

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In a lawsuit filed Monday, Leah Welch claims she was sexually harassed by her former Sergeant Paul Demello. Full story...
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Budget shortfall threatens Brunswick DARE program

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videoThe DARE program has been run by the town of Leland for the past three years. Now, budget concerns may mean an end to it. The town wants to take DARE officer Sherry Lewis off her education route, and switch her on regular police patrol. Full story...
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Southport police officer finds himself behind bars

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A Southport police officer will serve thirty days behind bars. Officer James Connolly, who has been with the Southport Police since 2002, was subpoenaed for a trial and did not show up. Full story...
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Leland tree giveaway

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Spring is almost here and to prepare for it, the town of Leland gave away thousands of trees on Saturday. There were lots of tree species to choose from and were given out free of charge, on a first come first serve basis. Full story...
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NC Maritime Museum trying to stay afloat

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The North Carolina Maritime Museum in Southport could be on the chopping block because of state budget cuts. Museum supporters pleaded their case at last night's Board of Aldermen meeting. They want to house the museum in the city's parks and recreation building, and are asking the city to lease it to the state for one dollar a year, for ten years. Full story...
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Brunswick teen in custody for multiple charges

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A Brunswick County teenager is in custody tonight for allegedly stealing a car, and driving it from Wilmington to Leland. Full story...
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NC Maritime Museum meets Thursday about closing

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Supporters of the NC Maritime Museum at Southport will plead their case to City Aldermen Thursday. Full story...
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Council to vote Tuesday night on financing of Yaupon Pier

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videoThe town of Oak Island is thousands of dollars away from owning the Yaupon Pier. Tuesday night, Oak Island's town council will vote on how to finance the $1.7 million project to reopen the Yaupon Pier. Full story...
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Construction helps animals cross the road

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New road construction near Oak Island is helping to prevent road kill. Critter crossings have been placed under road construction off of Highway 211. Full story...
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Investigations continue in Oak Island bridge death

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Progress on the Oak Island Bridge remains stalled. Investigators from the North Carolina Department of Labor are still looking into the construction accident in December. Full story...
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Oak Island would like your thoughts on Yaupon Pier

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The Town of Oak Island wants to buy the pier for $1.7 million. So far, they have $800,000 in grants. The town received bids for financing the rest. Full story...
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Burn gets out of control in Boiling Spring Lakes

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A prescribed burn in Brunswick County got out of control Monday afternoon. Although there are several nearby homes, none of them had to be evacuated. Full story...
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Judge drops lawsuit against Brunswick County School Board

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A federal judge has dropped a law suit against the Brunswick County School Board regarding a sexual relationship between a former student and former teacher. Full story...
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Two Brunswick County teens may face arson charges

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Two teens in Brunswick County may face arson charges after starting five fires Thursday. The first fire began around noon in Boiling Spring Lakes. Within three hours, fire fighters battled five fires, some involving trash. Full story...
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