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Today's News

  • Rankin named honorable mention All-Pac-12

     Brandon Rankin was one of nine Washington State University football players who received All-Pac-12 Conference recognition, including three named to the second team. Rankin received honorable mention.

    Rankin, a defensive tackle/end, picked up his first career all-conference accolade in his final season at WSU, making 20 tackles, 12 solo and 4.5 for losses.

  • Fletcher’s legacy is his off-the-field victories

     

     Two days after Jimmy Fletcher was fired as football coach at West Brunswick High School, he received a job offer at another school.

  • New town commissioner sought in Carolina Shores

    CAROLINA SHORES—Wanted: willing candidate(s) interested in serving as a town commissioner.

    The town of Carolina Shores has issued an open-recruitment call to residents as it seeks to fill the unexpired board term left vacant after former town commissioner Walter Goodenough was elected mayor in the Nov. 8 election. It’s an opportunity for interested residents to take part in the town’s governing body, according to a notice issued Nov. 22 by the town.

    The vacant seat is for a remaining two years of a four-year term.

  • Classic car and motorcycle shows bring toys to kids

    Once a month classic cars roll into the Smithfield Chicken ’N Bar-B-Q in Waterford Village in Leland for Cruise Day. Collectors show off their special vehicles, enjoy discounts on food and a DJ’s tunes, enter a 50-50 raffle and vie for door prizes and trophies—and proceeds benefit the Brunswick County Toy Run.

  • District court docket

    Wednesday, Nov. 16

    Judge Marion R. Warren presided over the following cases with prosecutor Cathi Radford and courtroom clerks Courtney Graham and Jennifer Hearn:

    Stephen Peter Acerbi, PG speeding 54/45.

    Kristin Dawn Ahearn, PG improper turn.

    Zachary Izick Ahrens, failure to reduce speed, voluntarily dismissed.

    Abdull Kariem Akbar, expired registration card/tag, voluntarily dismissed.

    Amy Elizabeth Albea, expired registration card/tag, voluntarily dismissed.

    Shawna Ellis Aman, PG improper equipment.

  • VWES students take part in photo workshop

    Kids & Teens Only Development Workshops conducted a photo workshop that introduced Communities in Schools students at Virginia Williamson Elementary School to the basics of photography.
    The workshop exposed students to the art and technical side of photography before the digital evolution.
    Students were taught about composition, what a camera is, how a camera works, and how to make a pinhole camera out of a tin can.

  • Cookbook featured at Creative Exchange

    During a Creative Exchange event attended by 65 people on Wednesday, Nov. 9, Sunset River Marketplace art gallery introduced its “Gallery Gals Appetizers!” cookbook, demonstrating three of the appetizers and offering a dozen of the cookbook’s recipes for sampling. Cookbook sales during the event were $1,100.

  • Little River Rotary dishes up 500 barbecue plates

    More than 500 plates of barbecue were sold during the Rotary Club of Little River’s third annual Scott Taylor Memorial Barbecue on Oct. 28, raising more than $2,500 for Horry County children. Many pre-sold meals were delivered to North Myrtle Beach and Little River area businesses.
    The Rotary club is appreciative of the support of St. Paul AME Church for the use of its church parking lot. The church is a landmark in Little River, S.C.

  • County businesswoman makes her dream reality

    Home Going Gardens Inc. (HGG) was recently awarded its 501(c)(3) tax-exempt designation from the Internal Revenue Service. This designation was a dream come true for its founder, Anitra Cobb.
    Because of its exempt status, HGG can qualify for various grants and gifts given by government, corporate, foundation and private sources. Monetary gifts and non-financial resources will help HGG carry out its mission by helping individuals written off by society because of a felony record. All contributions made to HGG are tax-deductible to the benefactor.

  • 4-H trains leaders in county

    Ten Brunswick County residents took part in 4-H Club leader training at Bethel AME Church in Leland on Friday, Nov. 10.
    Debra Knox, media coordinator at Lincoln Elementary, started recruiting a 4-H youth leader team in July. In October, she turned in eight volunteer applications and set up training with the 4-H staff.