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Brunswick County News

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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Boiling Spring Lakes woman continues to fight city on code violations by neighbors

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videoAt the heart of the issue is what Anita Pinckney says is garbage in one neighbor's yard, and mistreated animals in the other. Pickney said the city takes little to no action when it comes to her complaints about code violations. Full story...
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Malfunction leads to Brunswick County power outage

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About 40,000 Brunswick Electric customers were without power for a few hours today. The company was working with Progress Energy to make upgrades to a transmission line early this morning, when a piece of equipment malfunctioned. Full story...
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Power outage left much of Brunswick Co. in cold

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On this cold Thursday morning, much of Brunswick County was without power. A Brunswick Electric Membership Cooperative spokesperson told WWAY power was out from Supply southward to the state line. Full story...
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Elderly Brunswick County man arrested for drug trafficking

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An elderly Brunswick County man, once on the county's most wanted list, is behind bars. Sixty-nine-year-old Franklin Floyd was arrested shortly before 5:00 pm Tuesday at his house. Full story...
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Brunswick County schools make unexpected redistricting decision

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videoSchool redistricting lines have been drawn in Brunswick County - but they weren't the lines the public was expecting. Full story...
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Officials trying to prevent illegal dumping

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videoIllegal dumpers beware, Boiling Spring Lakes officials are after you. Area roads and woods are being littered with trash and becoming a real nuisance for residents. Full story...
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Brunswick students take part in MASH program

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Middle school students throughout Brunswick County participated in a medical academy called the MASH program on Tuesday. Full story...
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Brunswick Community Hospital's new building is on schedule for next year

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Construction on Brunswick Community Hospital's new building is moving ahead smoothly. Crews broke ground on the new facility last June and the building is scheduled to be finished late next year. Full story...
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Brunswick County makes decisions on tightening its belt

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videoMonday night, Brunswick County commissioners approved budget cuts they hope will get the county's finances back on track. Full story...
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Brunswick commissioners to decide on cuts

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videoBrunswick County is facing an $8.5 million deficit in this year’s budget. Commissioners vote Monday night on proposed spending cuts to make up the difference. Full story...
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Factors involved in Brunswick County school closings and delays

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The decision to close or delay school is not an easy one. There are actually several factors that have to be taken into consideration. Full story...
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Friends remember UNCW student involved in fatal car crash

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videoThe weather played a role in the death of a 21-year-old UNCW student over the weekend. Ryan Young died Saturday in a car crash in Brunswick County. Full story...
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