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Today's News

  • Brunswick County Community Foundation announces new board members

    The board of advisors of the Brunswick County Community Foundation announced new members:

    • Rosemarie Ryan, a St. James resident with more than 30 years of nonprofit, educational and civic service and a two-time recipient of the Old North State Award.

    • Mary Walton, an Ash resident who serves on the board of directors of the Roosevelt and Ruth Educational and Recreational Foundation.

  • Haselden elected to North Carolina Senior Games board

    Khrystye Haselden of Brunswick County has been unanimously elected as a member of the North Carolina Senior Games Inc. Board of Directors.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 10:15 a.m. Feb. 1, 2018, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement
    253-2906

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 10:33 a.m. Jan. 31, 2018, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement
    253-2906

  • Southport man accused of trafficking cocaine

    Brunswick County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Southport man accused of trafficking cocaine and possessing other drugs.

    Kevin Connor Kortright, 27, of Marsh Grove Lane is charged with trafficking cocaine, possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver marijuana, possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver methamphetamine, maintaining a dwelling for a controlled substance and misdemeanor charges of simple possession of a schedule III controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • Shallotte Police reports

    Shallotte police investigated the following incidents in the past two weeks. All information is taken directly from incident reports.

    Jan. 26

    Call for service; a Brooks Court resident reported she received a debit card she did not request.

    Jan. 27

    Defrauding innkeeper and injury to personal property by throwing A-1 steak sauce, Heinz 57 sauce, Tabasco sauce, salsa and Coke products across the Waffle House on Whiteville Road, causing $12 in damage and then leaving without paying.

  • Leland Police reports

    Leland police investigated the following incidents and made these arrests in the last two weeks. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    Jan. 17

    Obtaining money by false pretense by using victim’s checking account to make a $214.79 purchase.

    Resisting, delaying and obstructing a police officer by causing a disturbance and providing false information.

    Jan. 18

    Breaking and entering and larceny of $150 from a motor vehicle parked at an Egrets Nest Circle residence.

  • Shallotte Police reports

    Shallotte police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests in the past two weeks. All information is taken directly from police incident and arrest reports.

    Jan. 14

    Misdemeanor larceny of $2.27 in gas from Murphy’s Express.

    Jan. 16

    Damage to personal property by breaking the rear window on a vehicle parked on Whiteville Road, causing $200 in damage.

  • Leland Police reports

    Leland police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests in the last two weeks. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    Dec. 26

    Larceny of a jacket and hat worth $39.77 from Wal-Mart on New Pointe Boulevard.

    Dec. 29

    Forgery and counterfeiting of instrument and uttering forged instrument by forging a check for $1,890.41.

    Jannie Sue Nan Deans, 26, of Blue Banks Loop Road, was arrested on a felony charge of larceny from a merchant and a misdemeanor larceny charge.

  • Senators seek EPA audit of water contaminant testing

    GenX tests taken in the last two weeks of 2017 showed contaminants dropped to levels reported before The Chemours Co. reported an Oct. 6 spill to the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality.

    Chemours was first found discharging GenX from its Fayetteville Works facility into the Cape Fear River, from which Brunswick County draws its drinking water, in June 2017