Brandon Wissbaum is originally from Charlotte, NC, but has lived in Wilmington since enrolling at the University of North Carolina Wilmington in 2009. After graduating from UNCW in 2013 with a B.A. in Communication Studies, Brandon began working at WECT as a production assistant. Soon after, he moved into several other roles before becoming assignment manager in late 2015, where he contributes to the day-to-day operations of the newsroom. He also works with the reporters on investigative stories. Outside of work you can fine Brandon in the gym, walking his Siberian Husky or grilling out in his backyard. You can contact Brandon via email at email@example.com, or connect with him on Twitter.
Brunswick County Schools “inadvertently” broke state law when it failed to notify the public of two official meetings where board members interviewed candidates for superintendent and ultimately came to an agreement on its top choice, a school spokesperson said on Monday.
In deciding to fire its police chief and top lieutenant, the City of Southport presumed neither law enforcement officer was willing to participate in an internal audit prompted by their arrests on public corruption charges, documents show.
The state has summarily suspended the operations of an assisted living facility in Columbus County after an investigation found “evidence of neglect and failure to protect residents from potential harm that presents an imminent danger to the health and welfare of residents in the home.”
A former State Bureau of Investigation agent recently confessed to removing and discarding a campaign sign a week before the primary election earlier this year. The SBI later fired the agent after he admitted to lying to authorities investigating the theft, the agent’s termination letter reveals.
A judge on Monday blocked a Lexington-based tree removal company accused of price gouging a Wilmington homeowner following Hurricane Florence from providing tree trimming services, pending the outcome of the state’s lawsuit against the business.
Businesses forced to close for Hurricane Florence can apply for an SBA loan to help offset operating expenses incurred during the closure, even if the storm did not cause any physical damage, a senior official with the U.S. Small Business Administration said on Friday.
A newly unsealed court document confirms that a relationship between Nicholas Oates and a child involved in a 2016 investigation continued into this summer, ultimately leading to criminal charges being filed.