Ku Klux Klan fliers pop up in Brunswick County

Published: Apr. 26, 2015 at 8:38 PM EDT|Updated: Apr. 30, 2015 at 8:38 PM EDT
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WINNABOW, NC (WECT) - Brunswick County Sheriff's officials collected dozens of bags this weekend that contained fliers promoting the Ku Klux Klan.

According to Brunswick Co. Sheriff Office spokesperson Emily Flax, several concerned citizens in the Winnabow area alerted them about the bags and turned them in Saturday.

The bags contain white rice and a flier with contact information for the Karolina Knights.

Flax said deputies on patrol collected approximately 130 bags from in the Winnabow area.

David Holt the Grand Dragon of the Karolina Knights confirms the group went on a "night ride" Friday night handing out fliers in the Winnabow area.

Imperial Wizard Thomas Hamilton of the Karolina Knights said the organization is based out of North Carolina and is a subset of the Ku Klux Klan. Hamilton said the group is focused on rebuilding pride in America.

"Times have changed," Hamilton explained. "It's not about black and white anymore."

Hamilton continued to say that the organization stands for the right of the White American and said African Americans cannot join the organization.

Flax said the Brunswick County Sheriff's office is investigating.

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