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Today's News

  • BCAR releases August 2017 real estate data

    Brunswick County’s residential real estate market continued its steady growth during August with the number of units sold up 20 percent over July and 33 percent over August 2016, according to statistics released by the Brunswick County Association of Realtors (BCAR).

    “August may be the last month of summer vacation, but the real estate market in Brunswick County certainly didn’t take a summer a break,” BCAR CEO Cynthia Walsh said in a news release.

  • Hope for Recovery event Sept. 30

    North Carolina Parents Coalition for C.H.A.N.G.E., WVCB 1410 Christian Radio and Palms Health and Wellness LLC will host Hope for Recovery from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at 1 Medical Center Drive in Supply (formerly Brunswick Community Hospital).

    The event will be a day of live music, food, testimonies, resource providers, crafts and more. This is an opportunity for the community to come together and offer support along with resources to those suffering from substance abuse as well as offer support to those who have lost loved ones in the fight.

  • N.C. Science Museums program awards $2.39M in grants

    Fifty-four science centers across the state will soon receive grant awards as part of the second year of the $2.39 million North Carolina Science Museums Grant Program.

    Grants were awarded based on criteria that promote the priorities of state government, with a primary goal of enhancing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education opportunities for the public, particularly in low resource communities.

  • Nonprofit expo planned for Sept. 30

    The Northern Brunswick County Services Coordinating Council (NBCSCC) is hosting a Community Services Expo on Saturday, Sept. 30, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Leland Cultural Arts Center, 1212 Magnolia Village Way.

    This will be a networking opportunity for more than 20 local agencies to speak with people who need services, whether physical, financial or emotional, as well as informing potential new volunteers of the many ways they can make a difference to people in Brunswick County.

  • Brunswick County Emergency Services included in swift water and flood rescue award

    North Carolina has received the international Higgins and Langley Award for Outstanding Achievement in Swift Water Rescue for the coordinated local, state and federal response in October 2016 to Hurricane Matthew.

    One of the agencies contributing to the Hurricane Matthew rescue effort recognized by the Higgins and Langley board was Brunswick County Emergency Services.

  • Health Fair events offered in Ash

    The Roosevelt & Ruth Educational and Recreational Foundation will host a series of community health events to encourage healthy living and wellness beginning Saturday, Sept. 30, at 2 p.m. at the church fellowship hall at 5213 Little Prong Road in Ash.

  • Celebrating the Dream Socioeconomic Leadership Conference

    The Countywide Community Development Corp. (CWCDC) community subcommittees on the LBJ Presidential Leadership Awards, Socioeconomic Development, Village for Scholars (youth development) and Humanities and Arts, representing Brunswick, Bladen, Columbus, New Hanover and Pender counties, announced the 2017 Celebrating The Dream Socioeconomic Leadership Conference Weekend on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 29-30, at Wilmington Convention Center in Wilmington.

  • League of Women Voters to sponsor candidate forums

    The League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear is sponsoring a series of candidate forums for certain Brunswick County municipal elections before Election Day, Nov. 7.

    The Leland Municipal Election Candidate Forum is Wednesday, Oct. 4, at 6:30 p.m. at Leland Town Hall. Candidates will be running for mayor, town council and H2GO Board of Commissioners seats. Leland Town Hall is at 102 Town Hall Drive, off of Village Road NE in Leland. Residents are encouraged to submit questions for the candidates at leland2017quest@gmail.com.

  • Sunset Beach Town Council to meet Oct. 2

    Sunset Beach Town Council is scheduled to address park rules, a 12-foot easement for Twin Lakes Restaurant, Palm Cove appeal hearings and the Medcalf Drive roadway at members’ upcoming meeting Monday, Oct. 2, in the town hall meeting room at 700 Sunset Blvd. N.

    The session starts with a 6 p.m. closed session to consult with Town Attorney Grady Richardson on pending litigation and to receive legal advice, followed by a work session at 6:45 p.m., which is open to the public.

    The regular meeting with regular agenda items follows at 7 p.m.

  • Carolina Shores commissioners to meet Oct. 2 and 5

    Carolina Shores commissioners are scheduled to convene for their monthly workshop at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 2.

    The town board’s monthly meeting follows at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5.

    For more information and copies of an agenda and meeting packet, go to the town website, carolinashoresnc.com.