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Bill to abolish Brunswick County coroner passes

There will no longer be a coroner in Brunswick County after this year.

Bill to eliminate Brunswick Co. coroner moves to NC House floor

A Senate bill aimed to get rid of the Brunswick County coroner is moving forward to the House floor after getting favorable votes Wednesday morning.

911 callers describe house fire that killed toddler

As investigators work to figure out what caused a house fire, we're learning more about the toddler who died from the incident.

Brunswick County drug overdose rate almost double state average

According the State Center for Health statistics in 2014 Brunswick County nearly doubled the state average of prescription drug overdose deaths.

FIRST ON 3: Sen. Rabon explains bill to get rid of Brunswick Co. coroner

videoSen. Bill Rabon today explained to WWAY why he's filed a bill to do away with Brunswick County's coroner.

Coroner and his funeral home named in descecration of remains suit

A Southport woman is suing a funeral home owned by Brunswick County's coroner claiming her husband's remains were desecrated.

Southport death now considered murder

What was being called a suspicious death of a 62-year-old Southport woman is now being ruled a homicide.

Process underway to replace Hewett

Brunswick County is less than a month away from having a new sheriff. State law says that the party of the former sheriff will decide the next sheriff. Because Ron Hewett is a Democrat, the Brunswick County Democratic Party will be choosing the new sheriff. But not without asking for the public's input.

Ron Hewett resigns as Brunswick County Sheriff

videoRonald Hewett has resigned from his position as Sheriff of Brunswick County. He was suspended from his post on March 27. He is under investigation for alleged embezzlement, sexual harassment and showing up at crime scenes intoxicated.

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Gov. Cooper to give COVID-19 update this afternoon

Gov. Roy Cooper is expected to give an update on the state's response to COVID-19.

Novant Health suspends hundreds of employees over COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Novant Health released an update on Tuesday on its mandatory COVID-19 vaccination program for employees.

North Carolina man accused of assaulting firemen during fire

Authorities have arrested a man who they say assaulted firefighters as they fought a fire at his North Carolina home.

Pet Pals: 6-month-old Pitbull is looking for his forever home

This week’s Pet Pal is a 6-month-old Pitbull named Prince and is in need of a forever home after being found as a stray.