Today's News

  • Veal Marsala and veal piccata are quick, easy meals to prepare

    Veal has a unique delicate flavor that can easily be incorporated into pasta dishes, stir-fries or even casseroles that use ground meats.
    Some of my favorite dishes are made with veal, like veal Marsala and veal piccata. The higher cost of veal versus beef or pork usually determines when I make these dishes.

  • Ocean Isle Inn manager says staff, location make all the difference

    OCEAN ISLE BEACH—The friendly way customers are treated at the Ocean Isle Inn is one of the main factors in the resort’s success, manager Lee Shapiro says.

    The fact that it’s on a wide, uncrowded beach doesn’t hurt, either.

    Recently, resortandlodges.com named the Ocean Isle Inn the number one resort destination on the Atlantic Coast.

  • ‘What Made the Clock Rock’

    Songs that originally were broadcast live over radio airways more than half a century ago will be brought back to life in a musical revue at the historic Amuzu Theatre in downtown Southport.

  • Ocean Isle Beach - Crime Report

    The Ocean Isle Beach Police Department investigated the following incidents last week. All information is taken directly from police crime reports.

    •Larceny and breaking and entering at the Ocean Isle Beach pier parking lot; a cell phone was taken from a vehicle.

    •Call for service on West Second Street and Dawson Street; a golf cart caught fire.

  • Employee lawsuit against board of education dismissed in federal court

    A lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court against the Brunswick County Board of Education by an employee who claims violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) was dismissed Friday, July 2.

    Board attorney Kathleen Turner Kennedy said the lawsuit filed by Brunswick County Schools employee Lorene Williams was dismissed in federal court, after the board was granted a summary judgment.

  • Representative recognized as ‘coastal champion’ of Ocean Isle Beach

    OCEAN ISLE BEACH—Trying to be inconspicuous and spend a relaxing day at the beach with his family, U.S. Rep. Mike McIntyre ditched his usual suit and tie and opted for a T-shirt, shorts, sunglasses and a baseball cap.

    Yet despite his best efforts to blend in, beachgoers immediately spotted him and couldn’t wait to approach the congressman to personally thank him for his support in helping bring beach renourishment to Ocean Isle Beach.

  • Holden Beach crime report

    Holden Beach Police investigated the following incidents and charged the following individuals from June 22 through July 12:

    •Danny Davis Foster, 36, of Fayetteville, was charged with driving while license revoked and displaying a fictitious registration plate.

    •Jessie Daniel Stewart, 20, of Supply, was charged with displaying an expired registration plate and no insurance.

    •Amanda Geraldine Dunn, 23, of Shallotte, was charged with displaying an expired registration plate.

  • VIDEO INCLUDED: Widow still fighting for benefits after being denied seven times

    ASH—Kim Durland has meticulous records detailing her husband’s military service, health problems, hospitalizations and death. She keeps them on hand in the home the couple shared for seven years.

    She has kept these files not out of grief but out of necessity. Her husband was a Vietnam veteran who had a service-connected disability, and she has not been able to receive survivor benefits since his death.

  • Woman pleads guilty to robbery that led to restaurant owner’s death

    BOLIVIA—Two men have been convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison for their roles in the 2007 murder of Oak Island restaurateur Phillip Cook, and last month, another co-conspirator pleaded guilty to her role in the robbery that led to Cook’s death.

  • Shallotte crime report

    Shallotte police charged the following people and investigated following incidents last week. All information is taken directly from police reports.

    •Police charged Tyiah MacKenzie Pence, 22, of 67 Shamrock Drive, Sunset Beach, with domestic violence at CVS Pharmacy after the victim reported Pence assaulted him, hitting him about the body and face. Pence was taken to the Brunswick County Detention Center with no bond.