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Today's News

  • Sunset Beach Police Department Feb. 16-18 2017

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

    Feb. 16

    Brandon Lamar Stevenson, 27, of Burnice Lane in Bolivia arrested on charges of felony breaking and entering, felony larceny, injury to real property and misdemeanor breaking and entering. Stolen property was recovered by Sunset Beach detectives.

    Feb. 18

    Mail reported stolen at Sunset Commons off Seaside Road.

  • North Brunswick Business Expo Feb. 25

    The North Brunswick Business Expo, presented by the North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce, will take place from 10 to 3: p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Leland Cultural Arts Center 1212 Magnolia Village Way in Leland.

    The expo featuring more than 30 vendors will include a free shred event sponsored by Corning Credit Union. Drop off documents for shredding at the shred truck between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

    Expo participants also will be able to see the current exhibit at the LCAC by Anne Van Blarcom Kurowski.

    Admission and parking are free.

  • Spring fishing is in the air

    By Capt. Derek Treffinger

    No matter whether you rely on a groundhog or an almanac, it’s safe to say everyone got his dose of spring last weekend. With temperatures in the low 70s, many visitors and residents ventured outside to take in some warm sunshine we all have longed for. Some took this opportunity to go hiking, some took a seat outside at their favorite restaurant, and luckily some finally found it warm enough to venture offshore to do some fishing.

  • Fishing petition good start in the right direction
  • Small things make a big difference in golf

    By Darren deMaille

    During every golf clinic I run, I begin the session by setting the tone for learning and motivation. I am constantly reminding my students to enjoy the moment and never take anything for granted. You never know what is around the corner, so count your blessings.

  • BCC wins 18-inning game

    team 9-8 in 18 innings Saturday at Founders Field.

    The game was the home opener for the Dolphins. The two teams were scheduled to play a doubleheader (nine innings and seven innings).

    The game ended when Dominic Ford singled to left field, driving in Brett McMillan, who had led off with a double to left field.

    ECU led 7-3 in the eighth inning but BCC scored four runs and tied the score 7-7.

  • NCHSAA sets pairings for girls’ basketball playoffs

    NCHSAA Women’s Basketball Pairings finalized for the 2017 Playoffs

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association
    finalized the 2017 Basketball playoff brackets this afternoon. Play will
    begin at the higher regional seeded team on Tuesday, February 21.

    Rounds one through four will all be held at the home of the higher seed.
    The Regional Finals (Round 5) will be played in Fayetteville for the East
    and Greensboro and Winston-Salem for the West.

    This year, by vote of the Board of Directors, the playoffs were seeded

  • NCHSAA sets pairings for boys’ basketball playoffs

    NCHSAA Men’s Basketball Pairings finalized for the 2017 Playoffs

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association
    finalized the 2017 Basketball playoff brackets this afternoon. Play will
    begin at the higher regional seeded team on Tuesday, February 21.

    Rounds one through four will all be held at the home of the higher seed.
    The Regional Finals (Round 5) will be played in Fayetteville for the East
    and Greensboro and Winston-Salem for the West.

    This year, by vote of the Board of Directors, the playoffs were seeded

  • Jumping for joy
  • Three county wrestlers win state titles

    GREENSBORO —  Three county wrestlers won championships Saturday in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state tournament.

    West Brunswick senior Harrison Campbell won the Class 3A 120-pound title for the second straight year. Campbell finished the season 39-4.

    North Brunswick senior Tyrone Watson Jr., second last year at 182 pounds, won the Class 2A title. Watson finished the season 34-2.