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Today's News

  • TRACKING EARL: Latest updates and advisories

    Video added

    UPDATE: All Brunswick County Schools after-school activities scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 2, have been cancelled. The JV football game scheduled for Thursday night has been canceled and rescheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday. The varsity football game is still on schedule for Friday night.

    Brunswick County Schools' Friday schedule returns to normal, according to school offcials as of 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

  • North Brunswick beats Lejeune 4-1 in soccer

     LELAND—North Brunswick scored four first-half goals and went on to beat Lejeune 4-1 in a nonconference soccer game Sept. 1.

    Lejeune stunned the Scorpions by scoring three minutes into the game. After that score, North dominated the rest of the 40-minute half.

  • Arts and entertainment events

    Ongoing through Sept. 18

    Jim Comer art exhibit, Sunset River Martketplace, Calabash. For hours and more information, visit www.sunsetrivermarketplace or call 575-5999.

    Sept. 2

    7-9 p.m., The Spare Change Band, Summerfest in the Garden, Rourk Gardens, Main Street, Shallotte. Free. Rain cancels. For more information, visit www.brunswickcountync.gov.

    Sept. 3

  • New books available at Rourk Branch Library in Shallotte

    The following books are now available at Rourk Branch Library in Shallotte. Reviews are courtesy of Friends of the Library.

    NON-FICTION

    “Hollywood” by Larry McMurtry. McMurtry fans and Hollywood hopefuls alike will find much to cherish in these pages, as McMurtry illuminates life behind the scenes in America’s dream factory.

    FICTION

    “Burn” by Nevada Barr. A new and exciting Anna Pigeon novel.

  • Tablescaping program returns to Creative Exchange series

    Sunset River Marketplace’s Creative Exchange series continues in 2010 with Kathy Cody, owner of Calabash Garden Tea Room. Her presentation last year, “The Art of Tablescaping,” was so well received she is back by popular demand, organizers said.

    This year’s presentation will be from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8. Cost of the event is $5 and includes lunch. RSVPs are required due to limited seating.

  • Museum of Coastal Carolina, planetarium set fall programs, hours

    Museum of Coastal Carolina Family Programs Fall and Holiday 2010 Fall Schedule: Sept. 10-Dec. 18, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

    Holiday Schedule open: Dec 21-23 and 28-30, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Closed Dec. 24, 25, 31 and Jan. 1.

    All day admission is $8 adults, $6 senior adults and students, $4 preschool, and age 2 and younger admitted free. Programs included with admission.

    Family Programs 

    Arrive and pay museum admission before the programs start. Late arrivals may not be admitted.

  • It’s an elusive reality: What is the purpose of wealth?

    Wealth is an elusive reality. Typically, we think of folks with mega millions disclosed in a variety of homes, yachts, lavish vacations and lifestyles that defy description. We may also conjure images of Bill Gates or Warren Buffett and others of their ilk. More familiarly, the names of local philanthropists emerge, both with a smile and a tiny bit of envy or even rancor. 

  • Sea Trail Garden Club plans fundraiser fashion show

    Sea Trail Garden Club and Dillard’s of Coastal Grand Mall in North Myrtle Beach, S.C., will host its annual fashion show, charity auction and luncheon on Tuesday, Sept. 28, at the Sea Trail Conference Center in Sunset Beach to benefit local charities.

    Doors open at 9 a.m. Cost is $20 for reserved seating only. Checks should be made payable to Sea Trail Garden Club and are due by Sept. 15. Mail checks to: Ellen Belford, 212 Crooked Gulley Circle, Sunset Beach, NC 28468.

    For more information, call Ellen at 579-2629 or Diane Robbins at 575-1810.

  • Brown speaks to Rotary Club

    District attorney Rex Gore introduced Allison Brown to the South Brunswick Islands Rotarians at the club’s meeting Aug. 13.

    Brown is a rising sophomore at West Brunswick High School where she participates in honors classes and plans to take Advanced Placement Classes. She has been a member of the basketball, cross country and track teams while maintaining a 4.3 GPA.

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