Today's News

  • Public meetings on Sunny Point Joint Land Use Study scheduled for July 30 at two sites

    The Cape Fear Council of Governments (CFCOG) is preparing a Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) in conjunction with Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point (MOTSU), Brunswick County, New Hanover County and the municipalities of Leland, Boiling Spring Lakes, Southport, Carolina Beach and Kure Beach. The purpose of the JLUS is to identify potential land use conflicts around the military installation and the railroad corridor between MOTSU and Leland that might impede the long-term sustainability of its operations.

  • SCC to have quarterly networking meeting Aug. 2 in Leland

    The Services Coordinating Council (SCC) will elect officers and finalize plans for its second annual Expo and Free Health Day, set for Sept. 29, at its next quarterly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 2 at Leland Town Hall, 102 Town Hall Drive in Leland.

    Visitors can meet representatives of area nonprofits, governmental agencies, secular and religious groups that work to provide benefits and support to struggling residents in northern Brunswick County.

    For more about SCC, go to nbservicegroups.org.

  • Navassa Superfund Site public meeting Aug. 9

    There will be a public information meeting about the Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp. Navassa Superfund Site from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, at Navassa Community Center, 338 Main St. in Navassa.

    Representatives of the Environmental Protection Agency Region 4, the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) and the Multistate Environmental Response Trust (the Multistate Trust) will provide updates about cleanup efforts and plans for the site.

  • ‘An Evening with Sam Quinones’ scheduled Aug. 23

    The Brunswick County Treatment Court will present ‘An Evening with Sam Quinones,’ author of “Dreamland,” the true tale of America’s opiate epidemic, on Thursday, Aug. 23, at 7 p.m. at Odell Williamson Auditorium on the campus of Brunswick Community College.

    Doors open at 6:15 p.m.

    This is a free event. The first 250 attendees will receive a free copy of “Dreamland” (one per family).

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 11:04 a.m. July 19, 2018, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement


  • Weather postpones Sunset Beach Summer Concert until July 29

    The Wednesday, July 18, Sunset Beach Summer Concert featuring PaperWork has been postponed to 7-9 p.m. Sunday, July 29. Organizers do not wish to take a chance with all the thunderstorms in the area.


  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 12:05 p.m. July 18, 2018, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement


  • PHOTOS: Dixie Boys State Tournament

     Brunswick County hosted the 2018 North Carolina Dixie Boys State Tournament this week at Town Creek Park in Winnabow. Scroll through the slideshow to see photos from this week's action. 

  • PHOTOS: Dixie Youth AAA State Tournament

     Scroll through the slideshow to see photos from last week's Dixie Youth AAA State Tournament at Waccaamaw Park in Ash. Leland National won the state title with a 2-0 victory over West Robeson American. 

  • Kieran Meehan reels in sunfish

     Eight-year-old Kieran Meehan of Chattanooga, Tenn., caught a sunfish while fishing with his grandfather in a Bolivia pond. Meehan caught the fish while he was on a trip to Brunswick County with his father. They were visiting Meehan’s grandfather, who lives in Winding River.