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Today's News

  • Agents find meth lab, arrest four in Supply

    Agents with the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office Drug Enforcement Unit and North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation agents arrested four people after finding a meth lab inside their Supply residence Friday morning, May 1.

  • Brunswick Business Incubator slated to open in August

     LELAND — Seven years ago, Jim Bradshaw and others shared a progressive idea to launch a business and industry incubator in Brunswick County.

    Now, his dream is well on its way to becoming a reality as Brunswick Community College officials announced last week the incubator would be open in the middle of August.

  • Leland man charged in two larcenies

    A Leland man accused of stealing more than $14,000 in property faces three felony charges after his arrest Thursday, April 30.

    Deputies with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Division arrested 23-year-old Ryan Tyler Duffy, of Holly Hills Drive, and charged him with felony larceny, breaking and entering and larceny after breaking and entering, sheriff’s office spokeswoman Emily Flax wrote in a news release.

  • VIDEO: North Brunswick Scorpions win ECC softball title
  • VIDEO: North wins ECC softball title
  • West Brunswick reaches title game in MEC softball

     West Brunswick reached the championship game of the Mideastern 3A/4A softball tournament by beating Laney 2-1 May 5.

    Leilani Emile was 2-for-3 and hit a solo home run to left center field that gave West a 2-0 lead. It was her seventh home run this season.

    West had five hits. Randaisa Daniels, Caroline Gore and McKenzie Benton also had hits.

    Gore was the winning pitcher, giving up nine hits in seven innings. She struck out two and walked one. Laney scored its run in the fifth.

  • North Brunswick wins ECC softball title

     LELAND — North Brunswick beat East Duplin 10-1 May 5 and won the East Central Conference championship softball tournament.

    The Scorpions finished 9-1 and are 16-5 overall.

    Senior infielder Kasey Klutz hit a two-run home run to center field in the bottom of the first that put North ahead 2-1. Her groundout in the third gave the Scorpions a 3-1 lead.

  • Leland Police reports

    Leland police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests in the last two weeks. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    April 28

    Brandon Alexander Bain was arrested on a warrant from Brunswick County.

    Larceny of fishing equipment from a South Navassa Road residence.

    Involuntary commitment; victim was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington.

    Injury to personal property; someone cut the tire valve stem of a vehicle parked on Maple Tree Drive.

  • Shallotte Police report

    Shallotte police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests in the last two weeks. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    April 27

    Jessica Ann Howell, 30, was arrested on misdemeanor charges of domestic violence protection violation, assault inflicting serious injuries and trespassing.

    Larceny of a weed eater and blower worth $500 from Lowe’s Home Improvement.

    April 28

  • Celebrating literacy: It's the season for books, poems and a spelling bee

    Not only does spring bring flowers, it has also reaped an array of events celebrating the oral and written word. Following is a roundup of what’s on tap in coming days and weeks.

    ‘Frosty the Yellow Frog’

    Sunset Beach author Anne Giordano has just published her third children’s book.

    At 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 8, she will read a copy of “Frosty the Yellow Frog” to children at the Museum of Coastal Carolina in Ocean Isle Beach.