Today's News

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 5, 2017, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 10:53 a.m. Dec. 5, 2017, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement

  • Old house reaps new life and homesite at Indigo Farms

    It was a crumbling old home near a busy intersection where vagrants had taken over.

    But Mark and Faye Graham saw potential in the one-story 1927 structure, especially when the old house on S.C. 90 across from the North Myrtle Beach, S.C., Park and Sports Complex, along with a barn, was offered for free.

  • Newly elected board members take seats in Sunset Beach

    SUNSET BEACH — Three new council members and Mayor Robert Forrester took their oaths of office at the town board’s semimonthly meeting Monday night, Dec. 4, at Sunset Beach Town Hall.

    After being sworn in by town clerk Lisa Anglin, Forrester, who was officially elected unopposed Nov. 7 after being appointed last year, administered oaths to incoming newly elected council members Charlie Nern, John Corbett and Jan Harris.

    Council approved appointing councilman Mark Benton to serve as mayor pro tem.

  • Carolina Shores commissioner Timothy resigns

    CAROLINA SHORES — Town commissioner Mary Timothy resigned Monday morning after reading a letter of resignation citing several issues with the town, from concerns about feeling disrespected to employee pay.

    Timothy, 66, abruptly resigned at the last monthly town board workshop of the year Dec. 4 after serving two years of a four-year term she was elected to in November 2015.

  • Two concerts on tap this weekend at Odell Williamson Auditorium

    Blues & Beach Music Concert

    The Heavy Hitters of Soul present a Blues & Beach Music Concert at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, at Odell Williamson Auditorium on the campus of Brunswick Community College in Bolivia.

    The concert will feature Jim Quick & Coastline, Clarence Carter, Theodis Ealey and Pat Cooley.

    Tickets are $35 general and $40 premiere and available through 5:15 p.m. Dec. 8.

    Go to bccowa.com or call the Odell Williamson Auditorium box office at 755-7416.

    ‘Restless Heart Christmas’

  • Brunswick Town celebrates An 18th Century Christmas

    Visitors to Brunswick Town will once again be feted with an up-close look at how American colonists celebrated the yuletide as the state historic site stages its annual An 18th Century Christmas from 1 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10.

    Highlights include costumed interpreters providing on-the-hour guided tours of St. Philips Anglican Church on the grounds of the pre-Revolutionary port site overlooking the Cape Fear River.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department Nov. 20-Dec. 1 2017

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

    Nov. 20

    Injury to real property on Dogwood Drive.

    Two reports of larceny of baby formula from Food Lion.

    Nov. 22

    Larceny of baby formula from Food Lion.

    Nov. 23

    Larceny of wallet at Walgreens.

    Nov. 24

    Larceny of baby formula from Food Lion.

    Nov. 27

    Animal neglect reported on Seaside Road.

    Dec. 1

  • SAL donates to Jessie Mae Monroe Elementary

    Jessie Mae Monroe Elementary School principal Alicia Williams receives a $1,100 donation for from the Sons of the American Legion (SAL) Squadron 503 in Calabash from Cmdr. John Manning. From left are assistant principal Joseph Benton, Williams, Manning, parent facilitator Sharyn Morrison and SAL Past Cmdr. Bob Molloy. This donation was the result of a fun-filled bowling tournament chaired by Molloy at the Brunswick County Bowling Center in Shallotte. The money will go to the school’s backpack program. The next squadron bowling tournament will be in March 2018.

  • Dosher Foundation golf event raises more than $50,000

    More than 115 players and 125 sponsors helped the Dosher Memorial Hospital Foundation raise $54,000 along with $8,000 in goods and services at the foundation’s 8th annual golf classic on Oct. 13. The foundation recognized Griffin Estep Benefit Group, Inc. as the major sponsor of the tourney that took place at Oak Island Golf & Country Club.

    For information about sponsoring or playing in the 2018 tournament, call the foundation at 457-3850.