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Today's News

  • 'Tis another season for tree lightings

    You know the holiday season has begun as trees start to light up.

    In addition to the Ocean Isle Beach tree lighting at 4:30 p.m. this Saturday, Nov. 25, the town of Carolina Shores heralds the holidays with its second tree lighting the same evening, at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, at town hall at 200 Persimmon Road.

    Highlights include homemade cookies, hot chocolate, caroling and a special guest in red on hand to greet children of all ages.

    For more information, call Carolina Shores Town Hall at 575-4877.

    Holden Beach 10th annual tree lighting

  • Ocean Isle Beach launches another Super Saturday to celebrate season

    Ocean Isle Beach once again rings in the season with traditional Super Saturday events two days after Thanksgiving.

    Festivities consist of the annual holiday parade at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, from the Museum of Coastal Carolina at 21 E. Second St., consisting of decorated golf carts, bicycles and other creative wheels.

    Participants are asked to meet in the museum parking lot for judging at 1:15 p.m. Categories include floats, golf carts, bicycles and walkers, with trophies to be awarded for first, second and third place in each category.

  • Beer & Brats brew up Nov. 24 at Ocean Isle Beach museum

    Folks weary of turkey and Black Friday hoopla can catch a break when the Museum of Coastal Carolina serves up its fifth annual Beer & Brats fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, at the museum at 21 E. Second St. in Ocean Isle Beach.

    Highlights include freshly cooked bratwurst, fries, assorted craft beer and soda.

    Check Six Brewing Company of Southport will tap into some of its best-selling craft brews for the event including Wendy’s Blonde Ale, Gee Bee Honey Pale Ale and Aerial Aggression Double IPA.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department Nov. 16-17 2017

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

    Nov. 16

    Medication delivered by FedEx reported stolen from an address on Baroney Place Drive.

    Nov. 17

    Someone broke into an Arnold Bread truck on Clippers Way and stole 12 packs of Arnold snacks.

    Communicating threats reported at the Sunset Beach Fishing Pier. Someone’s vehicle got booted for not paying to park and pier owners were threatened.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 11:54 a.m. Nov. 17, 2017, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement
    253-2906

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 3:51 p.m. Nov. 16, 2017, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement
    253-2906

  • UPDATE: Missing woman safely located

    Missing woman Deena Delfosse has been located and was returned home safely Thursday night.

    Delfosse was located in Wilmington on Third Street, according to Lt. Jeremy Humphries with the Leland Police Department.  

    Delfosse, 40, was reported missing Nov. 14.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 8:29 a.m. Nov. 15, 2017, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement
    253-2906

  • Vote recount yields same tallies

    BOLIVIA — Discretionary recounts conducted Wednesday morning by the Brunswick County Board of Elections have led to the same tallies reported on election night, Nov. 7.

    That means Sunset Beach resident Jan Harris still has a one-vote edge over former town councilman Wilson Sherrill to win a third seat on Sunset Beach Town Council, with 661 votes to Sherrill’s 660.

  • Leland TDA OKs partnership with town

    LELAND — The Leland Tourism Development Authority agreed to a $25,000 administrative services contract with Leland town staff at its Nov. 8 meeting.

    Town Manager David Hollis and staff have participated in the TDA meetings since the board reorganized in the spring to discuss the town providing administrative services instead of the TDA hiring an executive director.

    Leland’s town council re-chartered the TDA in May, increasing the membership to include nine seats on the board and voting to have a town commissioner Michael Callahan serve as chairman.