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Brunswick County News

Back to School: How teachers prepare for students before they hit the halls

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As the start to school approaches, kids often find their emotions range from excitement to anticipation. So, how do teachers feel as they prepare for the big day before students head back to the classroom? Lincoln Elementary teacher Shane Terzaken says even teachers get butterflies before the big day while they wait for their students to file in.video Full story...
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UPDATE: Lightning likely cause of flames at St. James Plantation home

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Lightning is likely to blame for flames that sparked at a St. James Plantation home late last night, according to the fire marshal leading the investigation.video Full story...
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Judge Lewis fires back after Martin named next Chief Justice

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videoA battle between two Republicans in the non-partisan race for North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice took an interesting turn today, when Gov. Pat McCrory said he will appoint one of the candidates to the post. Full story...
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Jury selection begins for former NW cop accused of soliciting a 17-year-old for prostitution

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videoJury selection is underway in Brunswick County for a former cop charged with soliciting a minor for prostitution. Michael Hayes is accused of paying 17-year-old girl $60 for a sex act and filing a false report. But Hayes’s attorney says he is an innocent man. Full story...
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Fire damages Calabash restaurant, we get an inside look

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videoA fire heavily damaged a restaurant in Calabash overnight. The Calabash Fire Department says at 11:36 p.m. it and several other agencies responded to a fire at Coleman's Original Calabash Restaurant. Full story...
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State trooper resigns after arrest on DWI charge in Brunswick County

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A North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper has resigned after being arrested this week with DWI in Brunswick County. Full story...
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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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