Today's News

  • Pedestrian struck by vehicle on Shallotte street

     A pedestrian suffered minor injuries after being brushed by a truck on Mulberry Street in Shallotte on Sept. 18.

    Stacey Manning was crossing Mulberry Street on her way to Wing and Fish Company two weeks ago when she was struck by a 2004 Chevrolet pickup driven by Juan Corona, Shallotte police Lt. Robert Gravino said.

    Emergency personnel responded to the collision and treated Manning’s minor injuries at the scene, Gravino said.

  • Grand jury indicts two Supply men in meth lab case

    Two men arrested after a meth lab was found in their Supply residence have been indicted by a Brunswick County Superior Court grand jury.

  • Brunswick strategic planning meetings begin Oct. 5

    Brunswick County will host the first public meeting to develop a new strategic plan at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 5 at Leland Town Hall.

    The strategic plan is a long-term vision statement to guide county officials in charting the county’s course for the future.

    The planning and visioning process will include extensive public input, both in the form of public meetings and an online survey.

  • Patterson has ‘amazing’ time at First Tee Open

    I’ve known Landon Patterson since he joined The First Tee of Brunswick County eight years ago. He was cute, enthusiastic about golf and willing to learn and be a part of the program.

    Today, Patterson is a senior at West Brunswick High School, the captain of its golf team and an honors student. He has led them to three straight state tournament appearances. He has been named first team all-conference the last two years.   

    He just returned from playing in the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach.

  • McLaughlin scores ace

    Doris McLaughlin scored a hole-in-one Aug. 24 on the second hole at Panther’s Run. She used a 7-wood on the 100-yard hole.

  • McCumbee, McAleer win sports car title

    Staff Report

    Chad McCumbee and Stevan McAleer, driving for C.J. Wilson Racing, won the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Street Tuner series championship Friday, Oct. 2, at Road Atlanta.

    McAleer and McCumbee entered the final race of the season holding a one-point lead over Andrew Carbonell, who co-drives the No. 26 Freedom Autosport SemperFiFund.org Mazda MX-5 with Liam Dwyer.

  • Terrell Stanley helps ECU defeat Virginia Tech
  • Spooky stuff stirs along Grissettown Longwood Haunted Trail

    UPDATE: Because of the weekend's deluge of heavy rain and possible flooding, the seasonal opening the haunted trail had been postponed until Oct. 9-10.

    GRISSETTOWN — This isn’t your average kiddie-kindergarten Casper the Friendly Ghost trail. This is the real deal. Only the older and braver dare enter.

    Every year, the award-winning Station 31 Haunted Trailed hosted by Grissettown Longwood Fire & Rescue gets better and scarier, with thousands of people stopping by to brave it.

  • More fall events in Brunswick County

    UPDATE: Due to the weekend's rain, many of the Saturday events have been postponed.

    It’s the season for autumnal goings-on. Following is a roundup of what’s in store in coming days.Get set for Sunset at Sunset on Saturday

    Vendors and music will once again collide when the ninth annual Sunset at Sunset celebrates the fall season in Sunset Beach in the Village at Sunset Beach next to Ingram Planetarium in Sunset Beach.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department Sept. 21-23

    Sunset Beach Police Department

    Sunset Beach police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    Sept. 21

    Michael Edward Elks, 47, 2413 Calvert St., Supply, charged with second-degree sexual offense.

    Sept. 23

    First-degree burglary reported on Clubhouse Road.

    Identity theft reported on Medcalf Drive.21-25Sept. 25

    Amber Marie Lawson, 25, 1724 Pembroke St., Ocean Isle Beach, charged with drunk and disruptive.