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Today's News

  • Fishing takes persistence and patience
  • Trojans win doubleheader

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    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick beat North Myrtle Beach 8-6 Saturday on Mike Alderson Field.

    West took advantage of four errors and a passed ball in the first inning on the way to a 3-0 lead.

    The Trojans scored in the fourth and scored four in the fifth in taking an 8-2 lead.

    In the fifth, Lewis led off and singled. Davis singled. The runners advanced on an error. A sacrifice fly by Johnson scored a run. After Carlyle walked, Charlie Carcich singled home a run. Ashburn singled home the final two runs.

  • BCC sweeps Lakeland

     BOLIVIA — Dillon Stewart singled home the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning as BCC beat Lakeland 3-2 in the second game of a doubleheader Saturday, March 7, at Founders Field

    With one out in the inning, Willie McRae singled and advanced to second on a passed ball. After Chase Gehringer walked — he had homered in the third — Stewart hit the game-winning single. Stewart finished two singles, a double and one RBI. McCrae had two hits. Kyle Mehl also doubled.

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  • BLT Stagestruck Players extend 'Godspell Jr' two more performances

     IF YOU GO

    What: “Godspell Junior”

    When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday March 21; 3 p.m. Sunday March 22

    Where: Brunswick Little Theatre, 8068 River Road, Southport

    How much: $6 for children up to age 12; $12 for students with an ID and $17 for adults.

    Tickets may be purchased online at www.brunswicklittletheatre.com or Ricky Evans Gallery at 211 N. Howe St. in Southport.

    For more information go to www.brunswicklittletheare.com or call 447-BLT6 (2586)

  • Brunswick County Home & Garden Show set for Saturday

     IF YOU GO

    What: 13th Annual Brunswick County Home & Garden Show

    When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 7

    Where: West Brunswick High School

    Cost: $5; ages 8 and younger admitted free

    It’s time for the 13th Annual Brunswick County Home & Garden Show.

    The show will take place 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at West Brunswick High School, 550 Whiteville Road in Shallotte.

  • Two men accused of sexually assaulting children

    Two Brunswick County accused of sexually assaulting children in separate cases were arrested Thursday, March 5.

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested 19-year-old Shimon Curtis Hales, of T Street, and charged him with three counts of statutory rape, three counts of sexual offense and three counts of indecent liberties with a child. 

    The incidents, which involve a girl younger than 14 and a girl younger than 16, occurred between Feb. 28 and March 5, warrants show.

  • Sunshine Week open house March 16 in Carolina Shores

    The town of Carolina Shores will have an open house to coincide with Sunshine Week.

    The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon Monday, March 16, at Carolina Shores Town Hall, 200 Persimmon Road.

    Sunshine Week is a national initiative to promote dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information.

    One the event agenda is an educational program followed by an open-house tour of town facilities.

  • Warren named interim director of administrative courts office

    Brunswick County District Court Judge Marion Warren has been named interim director of the N.C. Administrative Office of the Courts.

    Chief Justice Mark Martin appointed Warren to the post Friday, March 6.

    Warren will begin duties effective upon the retirement of current director Judge John W. Smith on May 1, according to an Administrative Office of the Courts news release.

  • Bolivia woman wins $20,000 in N.C. Education Lottery

    Brunswick County’s streak of lottery luck continues.

    North Carolina Education Lottery officials announced Brandy Moore of Bolivia was the winner of $20,000 in the Joker’s Wild instant prize game.

    It’s the fourth time in less than a month someone from Brunswick County has won state lottery money.