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Today's News

  • Sixth annual event seeks to ‘Ride Domestic Violence out of Town’

    Saturday, Sept. 30 will mark the sixth annual Let’s Ride Domestic Violence Out of Town Awareness Rally, held by Hope Harbor Home.

    This year’s event will start at Beach House Harley-Davidson on U.S. 17 on the south side of Shallotte.

    On-site pre-registration will start at 9 a.m., with kickstands up at 10 a.m. Riders will be escorted by the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office.

  • BFA Christmas Basket/Tree of Hope program

    Brunswick Family Assistance Agency has begun taking applications, by appointment only, for its Christmas Basket/Tree of Hope program. The agency will continue to take applications through Nov. 6.

    Applicants should call 754-4766 to schedule an appointment to apply for this program. Applications will also be taken at Family Resource Center in Leland and New Hope Clinic in Boiling Spring Lakes.

  • Calabash Town Hall Day set for Oct. 6

    The public is invited to meet local service providers as Calabash Town Hall Day takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, in Calabash Community Park at 868 Persimmon Road across from Calabash Town Hall.

    Highlights include the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office with its singing quartet, animal protective services, IMPACT unit, detention officer, telecommunicator, volunteer services and ACE unit.

  • NCDMV customers reminded to check for ‘.gov’ in websites

    The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles has received complaints from citizens using unofficial websites that charge fees for the simplest DMV services or products. The official NCDMV website charges nothing for DMV information or forms, and its products are usually provided free or at much lower rates than those advertised on unofficial sites.

  • ATMC 60th annual membership meeting scheduled for Oct. 6

    ATMC will have its 60th annual meeting of members Friday, Oct. 6, at Odell Williamson Auditorium on the campus of Brunswick Community College. Member registration will begin at 1 p.m. A barbecue and chicken dinner will be served on the lawn from 4 to 6:30 p.m. while supplies last.

    The entertainment portion of the annual meeting will take place inside the auditorium beginning at 5 p.m. Attendees will be able to enjoy a special performance by the River City Dixieland Jazz Band with their distinctive New Orleans-style jazz.

  • Club Profile: Carolina Shores Garden Club

     Meets: second Wednesday of each month, September to May

    Membership: Open to all communities in Carolina Shores

    President: Jane Boyle, (910) 575-6367, jboyle@atmc.net

    Vice President: Joanne Bendy

    Secretary: Jeanne Zalasko

    Treasurer: Kay Craig

    For almost four decades, the Carolina Shores Garden Club has been doing its part to cultivate beauty in the community.

    Founded in 1978 by Mary Quinlan, the club convenes monthly from September through May to cover a variety of topics having to do with gardening.

  • Byrd fights for spot on European Tour

     Zack Byrd has spent the last year playing on the Sunshine Tour in South Africa after a decorated golf career at Coastal Carolina University. Byrd, a Carolina Shores native, was once one of the top junior golfers in North Carolina. Now Byrd is in the second stage of qualifying school for a position on the European Tour. 

  • County golf squads compete in conference match

     South Brunswick and West Brunswick finished fifth and sixth, respectively, in a Mideastern Conference golf match Sept. 13 at The Lakes at Boiling Spring Lakes.

    Laney won the nine-hole team event, which was played on the 2,767-yard par 36 in Brunswick County.

    Laney’s Jayla Rogers captured medalist honors with a 3-over par 39, while Hoggard’s Anna Moore finished as runner-up with a 5-over 41.

    Laney (133) bested Hoggard (164) by 31 strokes to capture its fourth consecutive team win of the 2017 season.

  • Arriving at the ball with a square clubface
  • Notable scores, highlights from local golf leagues

     Results of recent golf events submitted by area golf leagues.

     

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