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Brunswick County News

Leland Town Council talks budget

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Thursday night, Leland's Town Council was briefed on the proposed budget for next fiscal year. The town will be working with $5.8 million, and needs to make an eight percent reduction compared to this year's budget. Full story...
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Brunswick County holds its People's Choice Awards

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The people of Brunswick County have spoken. The Second Annual Brunswick County People's Choice Awards ceremony was held at Dosher Memorial Hospital Thursday night. Full story...
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Brunswick Community Hospital neurologist surrenders license

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Brunswick Community Hospital's only neurologist has surrendered his medical license. According to the state medical board, Dr. Charles Hall gave up his license last month. Full story...
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Group home on hold in Navassa

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It looks like a controversial group home for troubled teens will not be built in Navassa after all; at least for the time being. Full story...
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Local reality show to air on internet

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There is a new reality competition coming to the Cape Fear region called the ‘Nation's Next Top Model Home’. In this web-based challenge, seven interior designers will have the chance to decorate the primary living areas of seven new model homes in the Compass Pointe Community in Leland. Full story...
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Bald Head Island residents vote to help re-nourishment effort

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Bald Head Island residents seem to agree that beach re-nourishment is worth paying for. In a special election Tuesday, island residents voted to raise taxes to pay for an approximately $17 million re-nourishment effort. Full story...
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Republican Stiller to leave NC House

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A state representative is stepping down. Brunswick County Republican Bonner Stiller is leaving the North Carolina House effective June 15th. Full story...
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Two construction companies face fines and violations in Oak Island Bridge accident

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Two construction companies must pay more than $9,000 in fines for the death of a man during construction of the new Oak Island Bridge. Full story...
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NRC plans to answer questions about Brunswick Nuclear Power Plant

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How safe is the Brunswick Nuclear Power Plant? That's a question the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission will answer Wednesday night. Full story...
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The differences in dog courts

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videoIn New Hanover County, the Dangerous Dog Appeals Court is a three person volunteer panel, which hears each case. In Brunswick County, a five-man health committee acts as the jury. It sounds similar, but here's where the differences add up. Full story...
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Brunswick County School Board holds final meeting on uniform policy

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Brunswick County School Board meets Tuesday night for its final reading of a uniform policy. In April, the school board voted “yes” to uniforms at Lincoln, Belville and Town Creek Elementary schools. Full story...
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Perry sentenced to 37 years

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The Brunswick County man who skipped the country during his trial for statutory rape has been sentenced. Brian Perry and his girlfriend fled to Belize in December. The two were found in early May, and brought back to the US last week. Full story...
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Leland man sentenced Monday after fleeing country

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The Leland man who fled to Central America last year while on trial in Brunswick County faces a judge Monday morning. Full story...
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Public hearing for Brunswick County proposed budget

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Brunswick County residents will get the chance to voice their concerns about the county's proposed budget. The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing Monday night. Full story...
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Saunders given thirty day extension

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Brunswick County commissioners have just agreed to give a local developer 30 more days to make good on a promise to install roadways and infrastructure in a number of major developments. Full story...
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