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Today's News

  • VIDEO: Chavis wins 100 meters
  • Trojans defeat North Myrtle Beach

     

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick beat North Myrtle Beach (S.C.) 13-2  in four and one-half innings in a non-conference baseball game Wednesday, April 22, on Mike Alderson Field.

    The Trojans (16-4) took advantage of NMB mistakes in winning the game with five hits and nine walks. The Trojans stole six bases. NMB is 8-12.

     West scored four runs in the second on one hit one error, two passed balls and four stolen bases. The Trojans scored seven runs in the third and two in the fourth.

  • Brunswick County deputies assist in Wilmington drug arrests

     Brunswick County sheriff’s deputies assisted two other law enforcement agencies in a search that resulted in the arrests of two Wilmington men accused of trafficking drugs.

    The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Unit and Wilmington police, along with Brunswick County sheriff’s deputies, arrested Daquah Lamar Drakeford and Deandre Lavon Wilder after searching a home on the 1200 block of North Fourth Street on Monday, April 20, New Hanover County Sheriff’s Lt. Jerry Brewer said.

  • Investigators seek couple in jewelry theft

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s investigators are asking for the community’s assistance in identifying a couple believed to have stolen jewelry from a Calabash gift shop Sunday.

    Employees of Callahan’s Nautical Gifts at 7212 Beach Drive said a white man and white woman came in about 4 p.m., stole the items and left in a white, four-door, Ford F-150 pickup with tinted windows. 

    Anyone with information is asked to call Detective April Cherry at 880-4929.

  • Scorpions’ Klutz signs with Lees-McRae

     LELAND — North Brunswick senior softball player Kasey Klutz signed a letter of intent Wednesday, April 22, to attend Lees-McRae College.

    The scholarship is worth $8,000 Klutz’s first year, renewable through her senior season.

    “She’s a great kid,” North softball coach Brittney Lehrschall said. “She works extremely hard. One of our leaders. She’s competitive. She’s a huge difference on the field.”

  • VIDEO: Shelly Chavis wins 100-meter race in MEC 3A championship meet
  • VIDEO: Shelly Chavis, Allen Frye win 100-meter races in MEC 3A title track meet
  • Mideastern 3A Conference track photos

     West Brunswick’s girls’ and boys’ track teams won the Mideastern 3A Conference championship track and field meet April 21 at West.

    In the three-team girls’ meet, West scored 83 points, Topsail 62.5 and South 32.5.

    In the boys’ meet, West scored 71.5 points, South 50 and Topsail 45.5.

    In the girls’ meet, Paige Lowery won the 100 hurdles (19.30) and the 300 hurdles (55.35).

  • County keeps pay-as-you-go for parks, but will review priorities

    BOLIVIA — The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners agreed it won’t add more debt to the county budget to finance park projects, but will review the priority list once more before continuing the pay-as-you-go policy in the 2015-16 fiscal year.

    County staff reviewed the pay-as-you-go policy — only using money available from the fund balance for capital projects — after Commissioner Randy Thompson asked to consider alternatives during an April 9 budget workshop.

  • County seeks limit to liability if beach communities post lifeguards

    BOLIVIA — The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners agreed to seek legislative help to ensure coastal communities aren’t at risk if they choose to put lifeguards on their beaches.

    At their Monday, April 20, meeting, commissioners voted to send a resolution to the General Assembly asking to enact legislation to provide immunity or limit liability for municipalities or counties that provide lifeguard services.