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Flooding closes River Road near Orton Plantation

A portion of River Road in Brunswick County has been closed to traffic due to flooding. This week’s heavy rains prompted the closure, which is between Daws Creek Road and…

‘Ride the Wave’ for free Wednesday; open house scheduled

‘Ride the Wave’ for free Wednesday; open house scheduled

As part of its 10th anniversary celebration, Wave Transit is offering free rides on Wednesday, July 23. Riders on all transportation services will be treated to free fares, according to…

UPDATE: Man dies after jumping from Cape Fear Memorial Bridge

UPDATE: Man dies after jumping from Cape Fear Memorial Bridge

A man died after he jumped from the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge this morning. According to Wilmington Police Department Spokeswoman Linda Rawley, a man jumped from the Cape Fear Memorial…

House approves Common Core repeal; bill headed to Gov. McCrory

North Carolina is one step closer to joining a handful of states opting out of federal Common Core classroom standards. With a vote of 71-34, the House of Representatives passed…

Leland woman arrested on animal cruelty charges after more than 100 animals are removed from her home

Leland woman arrested on animal cruelty charges after more than 100 animals are removed from her home

A Brunswick County woman has been arrested on animal cruelty charges following the rescue of more than 100 animals from unsuitable conditions at her Leland home. Mary Eva Faith Stoltz,…

New date for hearing on homeowner insurance increase

New date for hearing on homeowner insurance increase

Next month’s scheduled hearing on a proposal to raise homeowner insurance rates across North Carolina–with the southeast coast again seeing the largest spike–has been postponed. The new date is Oct.…

Sheriff: Thursday’s heroin seizure largest in county history

Sheriff: Thursday’s heroin seizure largest in county history

BOLIVIA—Agents with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office drug enforcement unit seized 8,000 bindles of heroin in an early morning traffic stop on Thursday. Agents arrested Kevin Jermaine Hankins, 32, of…

Brunswick board of education yet to finalize superintendent’s evaluation after two daylong meetings

Brunswick board of education yet to finalize superintendent’s evaluation after two daylong meetings

Members of the Brunswick County Board of Education on Tuesday evaluated the performance of Superintendent Edward Pruden for most of the day. Again. After a six-hour evaluation the board continued…

This week in crime: Police respond to attempted robbery on Saint Andrews Drive; Brunswick detectives arrest three on drug charges

This week in crime: Police respond to attempted robbery on Saint Andrews Drive; Brunswick detectives arrest three on drug charges

Wilmington Wilmington police officers responded to the 900 block of Saint Andrews Drive in response to an attempted robbery at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to police spokeswoman Linda Rawley. The…

‘Color Purple’ author addresses educators on censorship, teaching literature

‘Color Purple’ author addresses educators on censorship, teaching literature

When Alice Walker first handed her mother a copy of “The Color Purple,” she read the first five pages, painstakingly, before putting it down. The graphic language, Walker recalled, was…

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