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Brunswick County News

UPDATE: H2Go explains future water plant project

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video H2Go is in the process of expanding the company by building a water plant in the northern portion of Brunswick county, but the location of the development has created some controversy. Full story...
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Escaped inmate, family now facing animal cruelty charges

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videoAnimal control officers with the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office Animal Protective Services have filed additional charges against the man accused of escaping a jail, along with members of his family. Full story...
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Marine organizations attempt whale rescue after rare Ocean Isle spotting

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videoThe Ocean Isle Beach Turtle Protection Organization is learning more information about a whale they saw for the first time Sunday. Visitors called the organization when they found this male, 8-foot long Pigmy Sperm Whale on the east end of Ocean Isle Beach near the Shallotte inlet. The UNCW Marine Biology team also responded to the call. They say the whale had likely been sick for a while and was about 100 miles off course. Full story...
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Proposed water plant creates concerns for residents

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Leland residents and town leaders met Saturday morning to discuss a proposed water plant that has some folks in Magnolia Greens in an uproar. H2Go bought property in Leland last year to build the plant to treat ground water but was turned down by the town council. Now, the company thinks it has another spot for it. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Two jailers suspended, one demoted in wake of jail escape

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video Brunswick County's sheriff has disciplined more employees following the escape of inmate William Hewett. Full story...
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NEW DETAILS: Search for NBHS student shooter continues

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videoThe police chief of the Leland Police Department says detectives plan to speak again today to the student who was shot next to North Brunswick High School Wednesday. Full story...
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Deputies: Second drug arrest at Leland restaurant

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There's been a second drug arrest at Leland Restaurant. Full story...
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Schools respond to new state grades

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video The majority of North Carolina schools received a "C" average grade, in school performance grades released Thursday. In the Cape Fear region, we also saw a lot of "C" and "D" grades, but school leaders urge parents to not jump to conclusions about this new grading system. Full story...
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State renews CDS charter 10 years

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Leland's Charter Day School will keep running for at least 10 more years after the State Board of Education today unanimously approved renewing the school's charter. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: David Beebe

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videoOur Teacher of the Week served our country as a marine, and now he serves the community as a seventh grade teacher. Growing up David Beebe said he struggled with a learning disability. Full story...
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