Today's News

  • Workshops for Carolina Shores homeowners in flood-prone areas

    The town of Carolina Shores is conducting a public input forum related to properties that are subject to flooding or have been previously flooded. Taking place at various locations throughout Carolina Shores on Wednesday, April 4, these workshops are primarily geared to residents who live in low-lying and flood prone areas that have experienced flooding in recent storm events (e.g., October 2016).

  • Oak Island seeks town volunteers

    The town of Oak Island police volunteers to help enforce parking regulations and firefighters to drive a truck in parades or work community events.

    The town also needs Beach Ambassadors — citizens who will help explain beach rules to visitors.

    Those interested in helping out in one of these areas or in some other way are asked to fill out a volunteer application.

  • Cape Fear RPO advisory committee elects 2018 officers

    The Cape Fear Rural Transportation Planning Organization (RPO) Rural Transportation Advisory Committee (RTAC) elected officers for 2018 at its Feb. 16 meeting. Brunswick County commissioner Frank Williams was unanimously re-elected as chairman and Whiteville Mayor Terry Mann was unanimously re-elected as vice chairman.

  • Free AARP Tax-Aide available in county

    AARP Tax-Aide volunteers provide free high-quality income tax assistance, free federal and state tax preparation and free electronic filing. The service is available to low and moderate income taxpayers with special attention to those 60 and older. You do not have to be an AARP member or retired to take advantage of this free service.

    IRS certified AARP Tax-Aide volunteers will discuss your tax situation with you, answer your questions, and then prepare and electronically file your tax return.

  • Community Safety Day is April 28 at USCG Station Oak Island

    U.S. Coast Guard Station Oak Island will host its annual Community Safety Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at 300A Caswell Beach Road on Oak Island. The event is free of charge and open to the general public. The Coast Guard and public safety personnel from around the Cape Fear Region will provide demonstrations and hands-on experiences.

  • Job Fair for ages 55+ scheduled for May 4

    Free for job seekers, the inaugural Brunswick Senior Resources Inc./Brunswick Workforce Center job fair for people 55 and older will take place Friday, May 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Brunswick Center at Shallotte at 3620 Express Drive in Shallotte.

    Brunswick Workforce Center Outreach

    Call 754-6120.

    Southport Library at 109 W. Moore St. in Southport, every Friday from 1 to 4 p.m.

    Leland Library at 487 Village Rd NE in Leland, every other Thursday from 1 to 4 p.m.

  • Museum of Coastal Carolina open during county spring break

    The Museum of Coastal Carolina will be open for Brunswick County spring break week (March 26-30) daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 31 is Family Day, a day of fun and games, with free museum admission for Brunswick County residents with valid IDs. Family Day museum admission for non-residents is $3 per person.

  • Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center volunteer fundraiser March 26-27

    First Uniform Inc. will be at Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center on Monday, March 26, from 4 to 7 p.m. and Tuesday, March 27, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    First Uniform Inc., which specializes in scrubs and shoes, accepts cash and all major credit cards.

    Uniform selections include Barco One, Cherokee, Core Stretch, Cherokee Heart and Soul, Cherokee Infinity, Healing Hands, Koi and WonderWork by Wink. Shoes will include Alegria, Dansko, Sanita, Klogs USA, New Balance, Asics, Saucony and Fila, as well as a selection of Sockwell compression socks.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 10:44 a.m. March 22, 2018, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement


  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 11:26 a.m. March 21, 2018, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement