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City, county leaders prioritize Garner Report
New Hanover County Commission and Wilmington City council met at the New Hanover County Executive Development Center Tuesday to discuss a handful of strategies they want to move forward with first.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Former officer convicted of sex crime, sentencing set aside
A Brunswick County jury found a former Northwest police officer guilty of participating in prostitution of a minor and filing a false police report in Superior Court on Wednesday, Aug. 20. Hayes surrendered to police May 15, 2013, on the charges stemming from an incident where he was the victim of an armed robbery after meeting a 17-year-old girl ... (more)
School bus involved in accident in Brunswick Co.
The accident happened in the 1100 block of Old Ocean Highway in Bolivia according to Scott Garner, Director of Brunswick County Emergency Services.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Leland area schools top list of critical needs in Brunswick County
Two schools in the Leland area are experiencing overcrowding issues. Officials say the community has grown quickly, and they are having a hard time keeping up.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Silver alert issued for missing Oak Island man with dementia
The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing Brunswick County man, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Have you seen this truck?
Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office are asking the community's assistance for any information regarding a larceny that occurred earlier this week.
Fight for justice: Community members set to rally for Ronald Hewett
Community members are rallying to show their support for the life and family of former Brunswick County Sheriff Ronald Hewett.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Mother worries about missing Bragg soldier
Pvt. Juliet Striped Wolf is a military intelligence soldier in the 92nd Civil Affairs Battalion at Fort Bragg.
With all the water, consider planting a rain garden
A rainy summer, followed by extended periods of hot humid weather have left many gardens in Brunswick County a soggy, unproductive mess of weeds and cracked fruits and vegetables.
Development chief: Project Diamond still in the works
A project that could bring business and jobs to the Brunswick-Columbus county line may not be dead after all.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Extraordinary People: Presidential 'Detail'
It's time to get extraordinary, my friends. You're about to meet a Brunswick County man who went to California to attend a special detailing school and ended up on Presidential 'Detail'.
Brunswick County dealing with 'mass exodus' of teachers
Brunswick County Schools experienced a huge loss in teachers this past school year.
Brunswick County Car Tax Glitch
An update on a WECT investigates story from earlier this summer. The Department of Motor Vehicles has partially fixed a software glitch that led to hundreds of people being charged for car taxes they didn't actually owe.
Jury convicts former Brunswick County police officer of soliciting a minor
A former Northwest police officer was found guilty Wednesday of soliciting a minor for prostitution and filing a false police report, according to District Attorney Jon David's Office.
First on 3: Judge sets aside former cop's prostitution with teen conviction
A Brunswick County jury has convicted a former Northwest Police officer for two crimes, but the conviction on one count may not stand in the long run.
Oak Island receives state money to dredge Lockwood Folly
Funding for Oak Island's dredging project along the Lockwood Folly has received a critical piece from the state, according to a press release from the town.
Traffic Alert: Accidents causing slowdowns on Highway 74/76 & Highway 17
Two traffic accidents on Highway 74/76 and Highway 17 in Brunswick County are causing major slowdowns for motorists Tuesday afternoon.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Kinston Free Press
Reece Gardner: Remember to vote in November elections
On the local scene, the contested races are: Board of Education, District 1, Billy Davis and Rod Smith ; County Commissioner, District 1, J. Mac Daughety III , Daniel McLawhorn , and Jeni Ackley ; Sheriff, Ronnie Ingram and Rickie Pearson Sr. .
Mass exodus of teachers in Brunswick County
Some students in Brunswick County will be welcomed by substitute teachers on their first day of school.
The Charlotte Observer
Mother charged in infanta s death
Katherine Anne Jennings, the mother of two babies who died under mysterious circumstances in 2012 and 2013, has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the second baby's death.