Brunswick County man sought after on drug and gun charges
Jeffrey Brian Sullivan wanted for felony possession of cocaine, possession of heroin, possession of firearm by felon, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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Three teens arrested for school vandalism
Brunswick County Sheriff's Office detectives have arrested three teens for damaging property at Lincoln Elementary school in Leland early Friday morning.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Deputies seek woman in Calabash larceny case
Brunswick County Sheriff's Office detectives are looking for a woman wanted for questioning in a recent theft from a Calabash business.
Temporary lane closures on U.S. 17 North begin as NCDOT relocates rest area
The N.C. Department of Transportation will temporarily close one lane of U.S. 17 North in Beaufort County daily between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. beginning Monday, March 17, weather permitting.
Potential scam targets those who buy medication online
BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC Officials with the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office are warning people about another potential scam targeting those who purchase medication online.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
City hires consultant to help navigate Duke options
New Bern aldermen hired a consultant Tuesday night to pursue the city's options in a possible buy-out deal with Duke Energy.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Heroin overdose on rise, antidote could save lives
US Attorney General Eric Holder says with heroin overdoses increasing by 45% between 2006 and 2010, something needs to be done to combat this deadly drug.
No property tax increase expected in Brunswick County
Although they haven't officially voted on a property tax increase, Brunswick County commissioners don't plan on an increase in the coming year.
5 hospitalized, one dead in accident
Simmons was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident. CALABASH, NC A serious car accident in Brunswick County sent five people to the hospital Monday afternoon.
Your Turn: Creating supportive housing for homeless
In a recent WECT News story, a group in Southport announced plans to build a homeless shelter in Brunswick County.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Company to hire 50 to build boats in NC
The 33rd Strike Group said it will build the plant to make 18-foot aluminum catamaran motorboats at the plant new Navassa.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Burgaw Police Department creates new S.A.V.E program
The shooting death of Brunswick County teen Keith Vidal is prompting change in a police department dozens of miles away.
Man wanted for breaking into vending machine again, hit & run
A man with a history of breaking into vending machines is wanted for allegedly committing the same crime again overnight.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Officials nab SC man in NC after 6-month investigation
Kyle Whitney Anderson, 27, was stopped on Hwy 17 in Calabash as the result of an ongoing investigation over the past six months.
Flurry of candidates file for elections by deadline
Superior Court Judge Ola Lewis announced her intention to run for the N.C. Supreme Court last June, but waited until Friday, Feb. 28, the last day of the fi ling period, to make it known she is running for chief justice.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Man, woman charged with over 100 counts of sex crimes with child
BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC A Wilmington man and woman have been arrested and charged in connection to over 100 counts of sex offenses with a child.
New homeless ministry opening in Southport
According to a state report, there is anywhere between 101-250 homeless people living in Brunswick County.
A family in Brunswick County is heartbroken and worried about their livelihood after a fire with multiple explosions ravaged their family-owned business.
Owner of business targeted by viral photo of dog hanging speaks out
The New Hanover County Animal Services Unit is investigating a photo that went viral online overnight that shows a dog hanging from a leash at a Wilmington pet grooming business.
Crews respond to structure fire on Holden Beach
Emergency officials responded to a structure fire around 5:15 Tuesday afternoon in 600 block of Ocean Blvd. on Holden Beach.