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Brunswick County News

Phlock to the Beach is August 22-24 at Oak Island

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videoPhlock to the Beach, A Buffett Style Beach Bash is August 22 - 24 in Oak Island. Change your latitude and your attitude at the opening night Parrot Head Pub and Grub Crawl that extends from the island to nearby Southport. The entire weekend is filled with events including horseshoe and cornhole tournaments, arts, food and drinks and live music. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Two officers suspended; Leland PD asks SBI to probe missing evidence

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videoLeland police have asked the State Bureau of Investigation to look into one of their own. The SBI says agents are now investigating an issue involving missing evidence. But that's not the only issue within the department. Full story...
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Neighbors, drivers tired of NC 133 flooding

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video Another rain-soaked weekend meant more closures along NC 133 in Brunswick County. It left River Road looking more like a river than a road. Now drivers and neighbors alike say they have some major concerns. Full story...
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Volunteer firefighter killed in Brunswick Co. boating accident

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A volunteer firefighter is dead and another man is in serious condition after a boating accident in Brunswick County Saturday afternoon. Full story...
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UPDATE: Southport suspect in two robberies arrested

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videoBrunswick County Sheriff's Office detectives arrest man suspected of robbing two businesses in Southport. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Southport residents again complain about abnormally high power bills

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video You pay a price to live near the beach, but some Southport residents say the price of their power bills is ridiculous. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. judge files for open NC Appeals Court seat

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videoA Brunswick County judge is the 19th and final candidate to file to fill an open seat on the North Carolina Court of Appeals. Full story...
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2012 embezzlement case ends in guilty pleas

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videoAn embezzlement case in Brunswick County has finally come to an end. This week two women pleaded guilty to charges from 2012. Full story...
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UPDATE: Stabbing suspect now behind bars in Brunswick Co.

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Brunswick County Sheriff's Office detectives say a Wilmington man wanted for assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill is now in custody. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Turning mold into a gold-en idea

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videoHere in the south, we all know humidity can wreak havoc in many, many ways. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week developed a new way keep indoor humidity from creating mold. Set it and forget it! He turned mold into a gold-en idea. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. superintendent upholds school decision to keep book

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videoThe challenge over another controversial book in Brunswick County Schools is over for now. Full story...
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Pumping of flood water leads to beach warning at Oak Island

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videoState regulators want beach visitors to be aware of flood water that will be pumped to the ocean surf at two locations in Oak Island. Surfers and swimmers should avoid these sites. Full story...
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Army Corps of Engineers seeks comment on Bald Head Island terminal groin

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The Army Corps of Engineers is looking for public input on possibly building a terminal groin at Bald Head Island. Full story...
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Woman reunites with Coast Guard rescuer 44 years after nearly drowning

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video In honor of Coast Guard Day, a reunion decades in the making at Coast Guard Station Oak Island. A Coast Guardsman who saved a girl from drowning more than four decades ago reunited with her today. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Dosher trustees to delay layoff discussion

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videoA Dosher Memorial Hospital spokesman says the Board of Trustees has delayed discussions about possible layoffs. Full story...
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