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Today's News

  • District court docket

     The following cases were adjudicated over two days of District Criminal Court on Oct. 17and 18 in Bolivia.

    Codes: PG, pleaded guilty; PNG/NG, pleaded not guilty, found not guilty; PNG/G, pleaded not guilty, found guilty; BCDC, Brunswick County Detention Center; NCDOC, North Carolina Department of Corrections.

    Monday, Oct. 17

    Judge Marion R. Warren presided over the following cases with prosecutor Cathi Radford and courtroom clerk Jennifer Hearn:

  • Four county golfers qualify for state

    STAFF REPORT

    South Brunswick sophomore Ashley Sloup won a sudden-death playoff in claiming a spot as a state qualifier in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A East Golf Regional Monday.
    Sloup shot an 85 in the tourney and finished as the first individual qualifier not on a qualifying team. She was second overall.
    West Brunswick freshman Cameryn Smith shot 102 and finished as the eighth individual qualifier not on a team. She also qualified for the state tourney.

  • Piperettes play annual tournament

    The Piperettes played their annual member-member tournament Oct 15-16. The format was two-man best ball for Saturday and a ringer format for Sunday. If a team improved its score on a hole on Sunday, it could change its Saturday’s score.
    Flight 1: Gross, Judy Nicoletti and Noelle Kehrberg, 69; net: Lynn Hamlin and Carol Christie, 53.

  • The First Tee Player Card on sale

    The First Tee Player Card is on sale with some new courses available for card users.
    “The First Tee Player Card has been a success from the start,” said Carol Petrea, co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of The First Tee of Brunswick County. “This year, our card had 27 courses listed on it.  The Player Card helps support The First Tee, but it also gives our local golfers bargain prices at some of our most prestigious courses. Big thanks to all of our golfers who support us with purchasing the card. ”

  • Scores, highlights of area golf leagues

    BRICK LANDING LGA

  • Independent Insurance Agents donates to First Tee

    The Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina recently donated $5,000 to each of the seven chapters of The First Tee in North Carolina.
    Scott Evans, of Coastal Insurance in Shallotte, presented a $5,000 check to Carol Petrea, co-founder and chairperson of the board of directors of The First Tee of Brunswick County.  

  • South’s Sloup wins golf championship

    STAFF REPORT

    South Brunswick sophomore Ashley Sloup shot a 44 and won the Waccamaw Conference golf championship Oct. 17 at Lockwood Folly.
    Sloup, unbeaten this season and a regional qualifier, also led the Cougars to the team title.
    Christine Guseman shot a 56 and finished fourth. Katie Narron shot a 57, giving the Cougars a team score of 157. Tina Tolley shot a 61. All already have qualified for the regional.

  • Shock gets its third shutout of the year

    The Shallotte Shock U12 girls’ soccer team won 1-0 during the weekend, its sixth victory of the season and its third by shutout. Goalkeepers Kayla Crouch and Joi Sturdivant each played a half in goal in the shutout.
    Hope Simmons, Amity Croft, Nicole Gibbs and Leah McDonald led the Shock’s defense.
    Amity Croft and Nicole Gibbs protected any attacks coming from the sides of the field and turned the ball around, starting the Shock back on another scoring attempt.

  • November is a great month to target flounder

    November is a great month to target flounder. It is often when we see the biggest and the most flounder in Brunswick County waters. The flounder bite this year has been surprisingly strong, considering there is still concern about the stock’s status due to their amazing popularity with both recreational and commercial fishermen and all the pressure that brings. Still, the flounder season has been good and November will likely be the best month yet.

  • Team Instigator wins Fall Brawl King Classic

    Scott Smith and crew of the Instigator fought through 40 miles of rough seas so they could fish a spot they hoped would be holding a big king mackerel. They battled not only Mother Nature but also other hungry predators, as the kings they hooked were continuously bitten by barracuda and shark.