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Today's News

  • Notable scores, highlights from local golf leagues

     Results of recent golf events submitted by area golf leagues.

     

    Beachcombers

  • Farm Bureau Player of the Week award winners

     North Carolina Farm Bureau announced the West Brunswick High School varsity football player of the week award winners for the team's games against Whiteville and North Myrtle Beach (S.C.).

  • West Brunswick finishes strong to beat North in volleyball match

      LELAND - The West Brunswick High School volleyball team made the trip to Leland on Thursday, Sept. 14, and returned to Shallotte with a conference victory after the Trojans rallied from a one-game deficit to beat the Scorpions.

  • North Brunswick athletes garner weekly accolades

     Three North Brunswick High School volleyball players earned North Carolina Farm Bureau Student-Athlete of the Week awards. 

  • Younts’ hat trick propels West to 3-1 victory over North

     Junior forward Alex Younts netted a hat trick in West Brunswick’s 3-1 triumph over North Brunswick in a Mideastern 3A/4A Conference soccer match Sept. 14 in Leland.

    The Trojans improved to 5-3, which includes a 1-1 ledger in league play.

    Sophomore goalkeeper Cameron Therrian made four saves in five chances against the Scorpions, who fell to 2-7-1 (0-2 conference).

    West Brunswick beat the Scorpions two nights after dropping its first conference tilt of the season, a 9-0 decision against Hoggard.

  • Marching to the beat

     Mills Ellenberg, a member of the North Brunswick High School marching band, dances to the beat during the Scorpions' home football game two weeks ago against North Johnston. 

  • Records don’t always tell the whole story

     The three Brunswick County varsity high school football teams are off to a cumulative 1-11 start.

    That’s not good no matter how you slice it.

    If you only look at the standings or the records and don’t examine the trajectory of each team’s season more closely, you’ll miss some things.

    The Trojans of West Brunswick have stumbled to an 0-4 start after a 9-4 campaign in 2016.

  • Nicholas continues to run, and fight, despite uncertain timetable

     SHALLOTTE – Tom Nicholas watched his own mother wilt away during the final days of her life.

    She fell victim to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a disease in whichtissue deep in your lungs becomes thick and stiff, or scarred, over time. The formation of scar tissue is called fibrosis.

    Nicholas’ mother died as a result of the disease. That all happened in 1998, so Nicholas made a decision.

  • Sharon Methodist pastor delivers invocation at Panthers’ home opener

     Two weeks ago, Eddie Hill sported a blue Colts jersey to celebrate the beginning of the NFL season.

    Indianapolis has long been the favorite team of the pastor at Sharon United Methodist Church on N.C. 130 in Supply.

    However, Hill enjoyed the experience of a lifetime Sunday, Sept. 17, thanks to another professional football organization.

    Hill prayed the invocation before the Carolina Panthers’ home opener against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte.

  • Shallotte Police reports

    Shallotte police investigated the following incidents and made these arrests in the past two weeks. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    Sept. 11

    Lost pocket book containing $260 in cash, credit cards and a driver’s license in the parking lot of Scotchman gas station on Whiteville Road.

    Sept. 12

    Ernest Nmileo Netecia Edyang, 29, was arrested on a misdemeanor warrant.

    Brian Scott Cooke, 36, was arrested on charges of violating a domestic violence protective order and driving while impaired.