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Brunswick County News

Brunswick County fire contained

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Brunswick County Fire Marshal Scott Garner says fire fighters have cut a line to stop the fire on Clark Way. Full story...
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Parents of missing girl speak out

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videoThe family of a missing girl spoke out Saturday in hopes of finding answers. It has been three years since Rachel Owens's parents have seen their daughter. Full story...
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West Brunswick principal rescinds resignation

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videoBrock Ahrens will remain principal at West Brunswick High School after announcing a change of heart during this morning's graduation ceremony. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: West Brunswick High School principal quits over students' graduation eligibility

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videoWest Brunswick High School's principal has resigned in an apparent dispute with school district leaders over the eligibility of students to participate in the school's graduation ceremony tomorrow. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. detectives searching for missing Southport man with disabilities

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Brunswick County detectives are asking for the public's help in their search for a missing Southport man with disabilities who was last seen early this morning. Full story...
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Sunset Beach death raises safety questions

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videoIt's a question that comes up this time of year. How safe are our beaches? After several drownings at Brunswick County beaches in 2013, lifeguards became a hot topic. But, the town never implemented them. Full story...
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UPDATE: Woman who died in ocean off Sunset Beach identified

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Sunset Beach Police say Patricia Marie Rene, of Carolina Shores, died in the ocean Tuesday. Deputy Chief Joseph Smith says a distress call came in around 11:30 a.m. for a woman who was unresponsive in the water near the 1st Street access near the fishing pier. Full story...
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Feral cats cause controversy in Southport

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videoFolks in Southport say feral cats are a citywide issue. But after one neighborhood raised some concerns about the cats, a resident pushed back. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. School Board flip-flops back to staggered schedule

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videoIt's back to the staggered schedule for Brunswick County students. Less than a month after voting to return to a traditional schedule, school board members changed their minds once again today. Full story...
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Charter Day School information response leaves many questions

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video More than six weeks after WWAY requested information regarding faculty and staff salaries, the non-profit behind a group of area charter schools has responded to public information requests from WWAY and other area media outlets, but the response still leaves questions about how money is spent. Full story...
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Detectives need help identifying suspect

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Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office are asking for the community's help in identifying a suspect. Full story...
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Woman charged with attacking roommate

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video The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says an Ocean Isle Beach woman is behind bars while another woman recovers at the hospital. Full story...
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Car accident on Holden Beach Road injures cyclist

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Sunday morning around 7:45, at the intersection of Holden Beach Road and Ocean Blvd West, the Brunswick County Emergency Communications received a report of a motor vehicle crash involving a bicyclist Full story...
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5 hurt in jet ski accident near Sunset Beach; 2 with severe injuries

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videoSunset Beach firefighters responded to a jet ski accident off Bird Island, which lies in between North and South Carolina. A witness on scene tells us a group was out in the surf and went up into the rocks. He said several people were taken to the hospital. Full story...
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