Supply man pleads guilty to killing 21-year-old woman in April 2014

William Calvin Steward

BRUNSWICK COUNTY — A Supply man will serve at least 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in the shooting death of 21-year-old Iqueisha Tequila Monique Collins in April 2014. William Calvin Steward, 38, pleaded guilty Monday in Brunswick County Superior Court before Judge James Gregory Bell. Along with the murder plea, […]

F-1 tornado in Brunswick County on Wednesday tracked more than 3 miles

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BRUNSWICK COUNTY — Forecasters with the National Weather Service have confirmed and tracked an F-1 tornado that ripped through the Longwood area of Brunswick County on Wednesday. According to a report from the National Weather Service (NWS), the tornado touched down at 11:53 p.m. Wednesday and lasted for about 5 minutes. The tornado’s path was […]

Brunswick County utilities company H2GO celebrates 2,000 days of safety

A fire hydrant signed by the H2Go staff.

LELAND — On Feb. 8, H2GO held a celebration for its nearly 30 employees, thanking them for their commitment to safety. H2GO has now gone 2,000 working days without a safety violation or time loss from injury. Related: Brunswick utilities company H2GO shares the importance of buying local In 2012, Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Brian Griffith formed […]

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Mary’s Gone Wild, where art, charity and God coalesce

“He tells me, ‘listen to me Mary, this isn’t your place. This is my place. You’re doing my work.’ He tells me all time.”

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SUPPLY — Mary’s gone wild, but she’s not crazy. Mary’s Gone Wild is a folk art museum, located on a back road a few miles north of Holden Beach. Owner, artist and Brunswick County native Mary Paulsen has welcomed people from around the world to see her artwork. Paulsen produces two different and distinctive types […]

FEMA extends deadline for those with Hurricane Mathew damage to seek assistance

Those affected by Hurricane Matthew in Pender and Brunswick counties now have an extra two weeks to apply for federal assistance.

A screenshot provided by the Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation shows the Whiteville substation during Hurricane Matthew.

RALEIGH — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has again extended the time in which residents affected by Hurricane Matthew can apply for federal assistance. Those who want to apply for federal assistance now have until Monday, Jan. 23. The extension is the second granted to the state by FEMA. The state first requested an […]

UPDATE: Witnesses spot two missing Brunswick County teens in South Carolina


UPDATE: 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Information has been received by the sheriff’s office that River Boyd and Macalya Wallace were seen at the southbound on-ramp of U.S. 95 in Hamer, South Carolina at approximately 12:25 p.m. Wednesday, according to an update from the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office. The two teens were last seen leaving South Brunswick […]

Police arrest a Boiling Spring Lakes man on an additional officer impersonation charge

Anthony Mark Collins

BRUNSWICK COUNTY — Boiling Spring Lake Police have filed an additional officer impersonation charge against 28-year-old Anthony Mark Collins. Collins, of Boiling Spring Road in Boiling Spring Lakes, was arrested last Thursday on charge of impersonating an officer in connection with another incident. On Tuesday, police filed a second charge in connection with an incident […]

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