High schooler’s love for flying reaffirmed during Brunswick County job shadow day

From left-to-right: Howie Franklin of Cape Fear Regional Jetport, Booke Demonbreun and Rich Largent of Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 939. Photo courtesy- Karen Sphar.

BRUNSWICK COUNTY – What’s life like in the “real” world? More than 60 South Brunswick High School students  tasted reality recently as part of job shadow day put on in conjunction with the Career Ready program at Brunswick County Schools. With help from The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce Education Committee, Brunswick County Career […]

Pilot injured in helicopter crash at Brunswick County airport

The pilot involved in the helicopter crash this morning at Cape Fear Regional Jetport in Oak Island, has been released from the hospital. Photo courtesy of the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office.

A helicopter crash reported in Brunswick County sent one man to the hospital on Wednesday morning. According to Kathleen Bergan, spokeswoman with the Federal Aviation Administration, a Robinson R44 helicopter crashed in a grassy area at Cape Fear Regional Jetport/Howie Franklin Field, 4109 Long Beach Road, near Oak Island at about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. Along with […]