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Today's News

  • Clinics to host open houses for veterans, caregivers

    Fayetteville Veterans Affairs Medical Center’s coastal clinics — Brunswick County Community-Based Outpatient Clinic, Wilmington Health Care Center and Jacksonville CBOC — are hosting open houses Wednesday, Nov. 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Brunswick County CBOC is at 18 Doctors Circle (Units 2 and 3), in Supply.

    The event is part of a national VA effort to expand recognition of veterans beyond Veterans Day to include the entire month of November.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 4:48 p.m. Oct. 30, 2017, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement
    253-2906

  • Purple Feet Festival resets for Sunday, Nov. 5

    The Imitations and renowned Lucy Lookalike Contest highlight Silver Coast Winery’s 12th Purple Feet Festival rescheduled for noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5.

    The annual event, postponed because of inclement weather in early September, also features DJ Butch Barnes, arts and crafts and food vendors, and Grissettown Longwood Fire & Rescue’s Safety House.

  • Dixon Chapel 63rd Oyster Roast heats up Nov. 4

    Dixon Chapel United Methodist Church at 190 Varnamtown Road in Varnamtown is once again stirring up its annual Oyster Roast for the 63rd time this year.

    The savory event celebrating freshly harvested local oysters roasted over open fires on the grounds of the church is scheduled from noon to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4.

    The cost for an oyster roast is $25 adults and $10 children, which includes hushpuppies, pickles and coffee. (Bring an oyster knife and sauce of your choice.)

  • Owl Howl roosts in Belville’s riverwalk park Nov. 4

    The Cape Fear Raptor Center brings its third annual Owl Howl back to Brunswick Riverwalk at Belville Park on Nov. 4.

    The Cape Fear Raptor Center provides rehabilitation services to injured raptors with the goal to release them back to their natural habitat. 

    The organization also offers education programs in the Southeastern region of North Carolina on the importance that raptors serve in our ecosystem to help ensure the presence of raptors in our environment for future generations.

  • Praise in the Park to precede CROP Hunger Walk

    The South Brunswick Interchurch Council will partner with the Greater Shallotte Ministerial Association and the town of Shallotte to hold a Praise in the Park event Sunday, Nov. 5, in Mulberry Park in Shallotte. This will include the 26th annual CROP Hunger Walk, information sharing by participating churches, music and free food for participants. All are welcome.

  • Honoring Zetts

    Longtime Sunset Beach Turtle Watch coordinator Carmel Zetts receives honors and accolades from a crowd of friends and town officials for her years of dedicated service for wildlife conservation at a Sunset Vision event Oct. 19 at the Museum of Coastal Carolina in Ocean Isle Beach. She was also presented with North Carolina’s highest honor, the Order of the Long Leaf Pine from Gov. Roy Cooper.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 2 p.m. Oct. 27, 2017, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement
    253-2906

  • Witness shares details of Friday school bus crash on N.C. 211

    SUPPLY — Taryn Clemmons of Shallotte had just picked up her son from South Brunswick Charter School on Friday and was heading back toward Shallotte on the only road that could get her there, N.C. 211, when she crested the hill and saw the immediate aftermath of a collision involving two buses and a truck.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 1:48 p.m. Oct. 26, 2017, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement
    253-2906