Residential Real Estate Firm Announces Additions To Its Team
Wilmington-based residential real estate firm Century 21 Vanguard recently welcomed Jason Hamlett, Amanda Pietrzak and Lori Stafford to its team. Hamlett will specialize in residential and land sales in New Hanover and Brunswick counties, according to a news release. "He has completed extensive training and licensing as required by the...
Southport City Implements New Conflict of Interest Policy for Local Government Officials
Southport City has implemented a Conflict of Interest Policy. This policy aims to prevent personal interests of staff, officers, and aldermen from interfering with their roles or leading to personal gain at the city's expense. It defines a conflict of interest as a clash between private interests and official duties of a person in a trusted position.
Brunswick County Board of Elections dismisses protest hearing for Sandy Creek mayoral election
BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) – Brunswick County Board of Elections dismissed the protest hearing for the Sandy Creek mayoral election on Monday, Dec. 4. “The alleged irregularities/misconduct was not sufficiently serious to cast doubt on the apparent results of the election,” a BOE representative said.
One person airlifted following ATV crash in Bolivia area
BOLIVIA, N.C. (WECT) – Fire and EMS crews in the Bolivia area responded to a crash involving an ATV on Sunday, Dec. 3. According to the Bolivia Fire Department, one person was airlifted to receive further medical treatment following the incident, in which an ATV crashed into a building.
Southport's Annual Storefront Showcase Brings Festive Cheer and Friendly Competition
Experience the festive spirit in Southport's 3rd annual storefront showcase! With 16 stores competing in five categories, this event brings the community closer while adding a friendly rivalry. Voting is open until December 10th. Tune in to find out more about this unique holiday tradition.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.72 and $2.74 in Oak Island as of 2023-12-02. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.247, a week ago the price is $3.259 , according to AAA.
Nominate Local Heroes for the 2024 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award in Brunswick County
Brunswick County, North Carolina, is now accepting nominations for the 2024 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award. This award honors individuals and groups who have significantly contributed to their community through volunteer work. The county can choose up to 10 recipients for their exceptional contributions. One nominee may be considered for the Governor’s Medallion Award for Volunteer Service, the state's top volunteer recognition. A local committee will review the nominations before sending the final list to the North Carolina Office of the Governor.
Cape Fear Memorial Bridge Project: Balancing Urban Upgrades and Community Impact
A crucial infrastructure endeavor has commenced at the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge in Brunswick County, NC, marking a significant six-month maintenance project to replace aging grids and enhance the bridge's longevity. This pivotal link, constructed in 1969, serves as a testament to the challenges faced by urban areas balancing necessary upgrades with the daily flow of life. Commuters like Bill Kamszik and Belinda and Frank Leonardo voice concerns over the disruptions, while Leland Mayor Brenda Boseman urges flexibility and patience from residents as traffic patterns shift and congestion becomes a temporary norm.
Weekly Safety Report: Fatal Crash and Three-Vehicle Collision in Southport, North Carolina
Two incidents occurred in Southport, North Carolina this week. The first incident involved a fatal crash on November 18th, where a pedestrian was pinned under a vehicle. The Southport Police Department determined it to be an accidental incident. The second incident was a three-vehicle crash on November 29th, near Dosher Memorial Hospital. The scene was cleared by the police just before 8 p.m.
Toys for Tots do toy pickup from Brunswick County elves, St. James Woodworkers
BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The St. James Woodworkers have been handmaking toys to donate to Toys for Tots. The time of the year has arrived when their hard work becomes someone else’s Christmas wish. We gave you a look last week at the year-long work these St....
Swim Team Growth
The mens swim team’s growth over the past four years has taken it from a team with too few people to swim relay to a team with a surplus of swimmers. The adoption of ten more swimmers is due in part by senior Abram Norton’s efforts. “When I...
TRAFFIC ALERT: Crews to make repairs to W. Bay St. in Southport
SOUTHPORT, N.C. (WECT) – A portion of W. Bay Street will be closed later this month so City of Southport crews can make erosion repairs. The street will be closed between S. Lord Street and S. Caswell Ave. from Dec. 11-19. “Please use caution in this area as large...
This place in Bolivia, NC offers delicious food especially their meatloaf sandwich
On my recent trip to Bolivia, NC, I had the joy of eating at Midway Grille. This cozy restaurant, located next to a pet store and a shipping store in Midway Commons, has a friendly and inviting atmosphere. The menu has a variety of tasty choices that are hard to resist.
Special Planning Board Review Committee Meeting Scheduled at Nash Street Fire Substation on December 8
The Planning Board Review Committee has scheduled a special meeting for December 8, 2023, at 9:30 AM. This meeting will take place at the Nash Street Fire Substation and will discuss Section 3.19 Signs of the Unified Development Code.
This Place in Belville, NC, Is Offering a Seafood Lover's Paradise at Affordable Prices
I went to Cape Fear Seafood Company in Belville and it was amazing. The seafood dishes were exceptional and the atmosphere was welcoming. You have to visit this coastal gem! It's perfect for families, couples, solo diners, business meetings, and friends looking for a delightful dining experience. Cape Fear Seafood Company is famous for its amazing food and friendly service. They have a few signature dishes that really stand out.
Local Alert: W. Bay St. Closure for Erosion Repairs, December 11th-19th
ROAD CLOSURE: W. Bay St. between S. Lord & S. Caswell will be closed to all traffic between December 11th – December 19th so that city crews can make erosion repairs. Please use caution in this area as large rip rap and equipment will be present. If the road is in good condition, it will be opened for the holiday, then closed again beginning January 2nd throughout the entirety of the project. Please use alternative routes and extra caution in the area. Thank you.Visit here for more details.
Fatal Hit and Run Incident in Brunswick County Under Investigation
• A pedestrian was killed in a hit and run incident in Brunswick County. • The pedestrian was crossing the road to assist a vehicle in a ditch. • The victim has been identified as an 80-year-old man from Shallotte.
Pedestrian dead after hit and run in Brunswick County
A suspect was arrested and charged in connection with a fatal hit and run that happened in Brunswick County on Wednesday. A pedestrian was walking west, crossing from Mt. Zion Church Road in Longwood to the west shoulder of N.C. 904 to assist with a vehicle in the ditch, according to a news...
SHP: Alcohol involved in single-car crash on Service Rd. near Snow’s Cut Bridge
CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. (WECT) - Emergency crews are still at the scene of a single-car crash on Service Rd. near the Snow’s Cut Bridge in Carolina Beach. According to a trooper with State Highway Patrol, a woman was traveling north of Carolina Beach Rd. when she swerved right and hit a tree, causing the car to overturn multiple times.
WATCH: Detectives looking for person seen on video holding gun in Leland home break-in
BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Unit are asking for the community’s assistance in identifying a person seen on video after breaking into a Leland home. The Sheriff’s Office says the break-in took place on N. Fork Way on...