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Today's News

  • 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.

  • S.C. man accused of running from deputies in Leland

    A South Carolina man is accused running from Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office deputies before they arrested him in Leland on Wednesday, Sept. 13.

    Shaquille Weaver, 23, of Wright Boulevard in Conway, is charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana up to one-half ounce, misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, two misdemeanor counts of resisting a public officer, fictitious information to an officer and speeding.

  • Calabash man faces resisting arrest, drug charges

    Brunswick County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Calabash man who tried to run from them after they found cocaine in his possession.

    Eric Lamont Stevens, 36, of Marlowtown Road NW is charged with possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver cocaine, maintaining a vehicle, dwelling or place for a controlled substance, misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and misdemeanor resisting a public officer.

  • No one injured after pickup strikes school bus

     

  • Wilmington man accused of trafficking opiates

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a Wilmington man accused of trafficking opiates.

    Paul Andrew Frick, 41, of Crosswinds Drive was arrested Sept. 15 and charged with possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver a schedule II controlled substance, possession of heroin, two counts of trafficking opium or heroin and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • School board approves Town Creek schools’ designs

    BOLIVIA — The Brunswick County Board of Education approved the schematic designs for the addition to Town Creek Elementary School and the new Town Creek Middle School during its meeting Tuesday afternoon.