Today's News

  • Detectives seek man who flashed restaurant employees

    Brunswick County Sheriff's Office detectives are asking for the community's assistance in identifying the man who exposed himself to two restaurant employees in the Shallotte/Ocean Isle Beach area about 8 p.m. Saturday, May 14.

    The dark-skinned man is thought to be in his mid- to late 40s and was last seen wearing a blue Duke hat, a striped shirt and khaki shorts, according to a sheriff’s office news release

    He left the restaurant, which was not identified, in a champagne-colored Toyota Solara.

  • West Brunswick reaches third round in state baseball playoffs

    SHALLOTTE — The West Brunswick baseball team has reached the third round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A state playoffs.

    The Trojans beat Chapel Hill 10-0 Saturday in six innings on Mike Alderson Field.

  • BCC reaches final in World Series qualifier

    BURLINGTON — The Brunswick Community College baseball team beat Wake Tech 11-3 in seven innings Sunday in a semifinal of the NJCAA Division II Region 10 championship baseball tournament.

    BCC was scheduled to play for the title Monday evening. If the Dolphins win, they advance to the World Series May 28 to June 4 at David Allen Memorial Ballpark in Enid, Okla.

    Against Wake Tech, winning pitcher Nolan Clenney gave up seven hits. He walked four and struck out nine.  

  • Corinth Holders ends West Brunswick’s softball season

    SHALLOTTE — Corinth Holders beat West Brunswick 8-2 in the second round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A state softball playoffs Friday at West.

    West finishes the season 14-11.

    “They’ll get better,” West coach Joe Noble said about his team, which started one senior. “The maturity levels will rise. They’ll step up.”

    Corinth Holders is 13-10.

  • BCC wins opener in baseball tourney

    BURLINGTON —  Brunswick Community College opened the NJCAA Division II Region 10 championship baseball tourney by routing Surry Community College 12-2 in seven innings. Friday.

    BCC had 14 hits. Nolan Clenney was 4-for-4 with a triple and an RBI. Markel Jones had a walk, a triple and three RBIs. Nathan Kuester was 3-for-4 with a double and three RBIs. Kyle Mehl was 3-for-4 with a double and  two RBIs. Ryan Clinch had a walk, a hit and an RBI. Anthony Lombardo was 2-for-4 with an RBI.

  • Scorpions lose in softball playoffs in eight innings

    LELAND — North Brunswick lost 8-7 in eight innings to Beddingfield in the first round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 2A state softball playoffs May 11.

    North finishes the season 11-10. Beddingfield is 19-3.

  • Tyler Johnson leaves West Brunswick for college job

    SHALLOTTE — Tyler Johnson has resigned as coach of the girls’ basketball team at West Brunswick High School.

    “I have taken the women's basketball head assistant coaching job at Montreat College,” he said.

    “I wasn’t looking to leave. I was looking to build something here. Had a lot of good momentum from this year.”

    He said he was approached about the job about a month ago, had two interviews and was offered the job.

  • Frinks celebrate 50th anniversary

     Barry and Birdie Frink are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married May 15, 1966, at Delco Baptist Church and made their home in Shallotte, where they raised three daughters: Leigh Ann, Jill and Amy. Their family now also includes son-in-law Steve and grandsons Joshua, Banyan and Kyle.
The Frinks are members of Camp United Methodist Church.

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  • West Brunswick’s Jon Jordan to play basketball at BCC

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick senior Jon Jordan signed a letter of intent May 10 to attend Brunswick Community College and play basketball.

    Jordan, listed on the roster as 6-foot-8, 260 pounds, was a member of the West Brunswick team that played in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A East Regional his sophomore year. In his junior year, he was on the team that finished as co-champion of the Mideastern 3A/4A Conference and was 25-4 overall. In his senior year, West reached the third round of the state playoffs.