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Today's News

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 8:15 a.m. Feb. 2, 2018, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement

    253-2906

  • Makai Brewing Company brings craft beer down U.S. 17 to Brunswick County

    OCEAN ISLE BEACH — The craft beer brewing trend has made its way down U.S. 17 with the opening of the Makai Brewing Co. near Ocean Isle Beach.

    A host of breweries have started up in Wilmington, but Makai is only the second to come to Brunswick County. The first was Check Six Brewing Co. in Southport.

    Red Hare Brewing Co. of Marietta, Ga., announced plans for its first expansion brewery on Main Street in Shallotte.

  • Agents arrest seven men after separate drug investigations

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Vice-Narcotics Unit agents arrested seven men after two separate month-long investigations.

    Brandon McMillon Bragg, 38, of Dellwood Drive in Wilmington, is charged with selling or delivering heroin, maintaining a vehicle for keeping and selling heroin, possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver cocaine, two counts of possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver heroin and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • Brunswick County Community Foundation announces new board members

    The board of advisors of the Brunswick County Community Foundation announced new members:

    • Rosemarie Ryan, a St. James resident with more than 30 years of nonprofit, educational and civic service and a two-time recipient of the Old North State Award.

    • Mary Walton, an Ash resident who serves on the board of directors of the Roosevelt and Ruth Educational and Recreational Foundation.

  • Haselden elected to North Carolina Senior Games board

    Khrystye Haselden of Brunswick County has been unanimously elected as a member of the North Carolina Senior Games Inc. Board of Directors.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 10:15 a.m. Feb. 1, 2018, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement
    253-2906

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 10:33 a.m. Jan. 31, 2018, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement
    253-2906

  • Southport man accused of trafficking cocaine

    Brunswick County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Southport man accused of trafficking cocaine and possessing other drugs.

    Kevin Connor Kortright, 27, of Marsh Grove Lane is charged with trafficking cocaine, possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver marijuana, possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver methamphetamine, maintaining a dwelling for a controlled substance and misdemeanor charges of simple possession of a schedule III controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • Shallotte Police reports

    Shallotte police investigated the following incidents in the past two weeks. All information is taken directly from incident reports.

    Jan. 26

    Call for service; a Brooks Court resident reported she received a debit card she did not request.

    Jan. 27

    Defrauding innkeeper and injury to personal property by throwing A-1 steak sauce, Heinz 57 sauce, Tabasco sauce, salsa and Coke products across the Waffle House on Whiteville Road, causing $12 in damage and then leaving without paying.

  • Leland Police reports

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

    Jan. 17

    Obtaining money by false pretense by using victim’s checking account to make a $214.79 purchase.

    Resisting, delaying and obstructing a police officer by causing a disturbance and providing false information.

    Jan. 18

    Breaking and entering and larceny of $150 from a motor vehicle parked at an Egrets Nest Circle residence.