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Today's News

  • Sunset Beach Police Department

    Sunset Beach police investigated the following incidents. All information is taken directly from department reports.

    Sept. 24

    Financial transaction card fraud, Seabourne Way.

    Death investigation, Magnolia Drive.

  • Caffeine overdosers unite: There's a lot to learn in the middle of the night

    Free coffee on National Coffee Day this past Monday, Sept. 29, must’ve been caffeinated bliss for addicts who don’t have to be mindful of overdoing it.

    All a coffeeholic had to do was venture up U.S. 17 for a free or reduced-price fix every five or so miles. And that’s just in consideration of all the Kangaroo stores and Mickey D’s dotting the roadside.

  • Calabash EMS puts old ambulance 'in the pink' to spread awareness

    CALABASH — She’s an old ambulance sporting a new shade of pink to spread a year-round message.

    At a ceremony last Thursday, Sept. 25, Calabash Volunteer EMS ambulance No. 2971, the oldest in the department fleet, was unveiled as the newly transformed “Vision of Calabash.”

    The station on Beach Drive was decked out in pink for the emergency vehicle unveiling, from balloons and festoons to refreshments. The men on hand were decked out, too, exemplifying real men who wear EMS pink T-shirts during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.

  • Grand jury

     The Brunswick County Superior Court under the direction of Judge Ola M. Lewis with prosecutor Jon David and courtroom clerk Amanda Kidd adjudicated the following cases Sept. 22 during a grand jury session:

    Brandon K. Bailey, possession of heroin, possession of marijuana up to ½ ounce, possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Mitchell Barfield, possession stolen goods/property.

  • District court docket

     The following cases were adjudicated over four days of District Criminal Court on Sept. 16, 17, 19 and 22 in Bolivia.

    Codes: PG, pleaded guilty; PNG/NG, pleaded not guilty, found not guilty; PNG/G, pleaded not guilty, found guilty; BCDF, Brunswick County Detention Facility; NCDOC, North Carolina Department of Correction.

     

    Tuesday, Sept. 16

    Judge Jerry A. Jolly presided over the following cases with prosecutor W. Fred Gore and courtroom clerk Kristin Cranfill:

    Charles Anthony Allen, PG improper equipment.

  • The invention of wings takes us to unexpected skies

     The day was hot and humid. Summer had taken hold with a vengeance calling for relaxation and re-creation. It also evoked a need to spend time with neighbors we dearly love. Dinner together would be nice, I thought. H.D. was assigned the delight of inviting them. Between preparations, in fact even during it, I was entranced by Sue Monk Kidd’s newest novel, “The Invention of Wings.” I knew I’d be talking to our friends about it, especially since they and we are avid readers.

  • Sullivan celebrates 90th birthday
  • Class reunion Oct. 4

     The Shallotte Pirates Class of 1962 will have its 52nd reunion at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at Jerome’s Restaurant in Shallotte. For more information, call 880-3973.

  • Brennan-Mascolo wed

     Dorothy Brennan of Shallotte and Anthony Mascolo of Oxford, N.Y., were married Sept. 19 in a private ceremony at the Wedding Chapel in the Glades in Gatlinburg, Tenn. The Rev. Bill Anderson officiated at the wedding.

    The bride is the daughter of Dorothy Hoffmann and the late Albert A. Hoffmann of Ocean Isle Beach. The groom is the son of Emma Mascolo of Norwich, N.Y., and the late Amando Mascolo.

  • Hewett graduates from basic

     Air Force Airman Alexandria L. Hewett, daughter of Christine L. Hewett of Shallotte and Gary F. Hewett of Supply, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.

    Hewett completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, basic warfare principles and skills.