The Brunswick County Board of Education will move forward with two public meetings to share staff proposals on school lines for a new middle school and proposed changes for an overcrowded elementary school.
The Cape Fear Region's next rain chances will hold off until early next week - 30% Monday, 50% Tuesday, and 10% Wednesday - so Friday and the weekend should offer nice opportunities to work or play outside.
Leland Town Council approved the resolution Thursday night supporting a 20 percent increase to the town's fire fees. That is projected to cover the operating cost for the fire department in next year's budget.
Stickers are distributed every two years, and allow residents to access trash and recycle convenience sites. Decals allow either trash and recycle, or recycle only, depending on which tax fee Pender County homeowners opt for.
The front rows of a courtroom in Brunswick County were filled with Phillip Brock’s family and friends Thursday as he made his first court appearance in connection to the death of his wife, Judy Brown Brock.
On Thursday, activists held a press conference demanding law enforcement action, and the Pender County Sheriff’s Office released a statement stating that the investigation into the homicide is “still a very active one.”
The Sons of the American Revolution recognized Wilmington firefighters at Station 2 Thursday for their “heroic efforts to rescue a family of three when they were crushed by a tree that had fallen through their residence during Hurricane Florence.”