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Today's News

  • Thai dishes prepared quickly and inexpensively at home

     I really love Thai food. It’s quick and tasty. I’ve read that Thai food used to be a lot spicier than it is now, but apparently over the years it has been toned down. The Thai food in America is often blander than its counterpart in Thailand.

  • Am I being unfair to you?

     The women of the Philippines worked as a team with others to put together the worship service for World Day of Prayer 2017. They began their labor by listening to stories, especially news of the day a horrendous typhoon made landfall in their country. The tales they heard contained more than details of horrors seen and endured. They were revelations of resilience and faith. But, they were also narratives that evoked more questions than answers.

  • Sunset Beach hires new police chief

    The town of Sunset Beach has hired a new police chief.

    Kenneth J. Klamar, chief of the Perkins Township Police Department in Sandusky, Ohio, has been selected following a nationwide recruitment, according to a press release issued Monday morning, March 6, by Sunset Beach Town Administrator Susan Parker.

    He is slated to begin his new duties April 20 at a starting salary of $85,000.

    Klamar began his law enforcement career in 1995 and has advanced through the ranks in his current agency from patrol officer to patrol sergeant to chief of police in 2009.

  • Stenborg leads division in scoring, Jenkins in rebounding

    The Brunswick Community College men’s basketball team won its final regular season game, beating Clinton Community College 100-86 March 2.

    For BCC, Bobby Stenborg scored 24 points, Daivon Gamble 18, Jaylon Wray 17 and Devin Hutchinson 11.

    Stenborg, a sophomore, finished the regular season as the division leader in scoring, 20.3 points per game. He hit 60.1 percent of his shots, third highest in the division.

    BCC is 17-13 overall. It finished 3-9 and tied for fifth in Region 10.

  • Tyquan Hill to play in national basketball tourney

    Davidson County Community College beat Montgomery (Md.) College 92-79 Saturday in Oxford, Ga., and won the NJCAA Division III District 7 title. The victory qualified the Storm for the national tournament March 16-18 at the UCR Regional Sports Centerin Rochester, Minn.

    Freshman Tyquan Hill, a West Brunswick graduate, played nearly 30 minutes in the title game. He led the Storm in assists (10). He tied for most steals (two) and blocked shots (one). He hit a 3-pointer and scored seven points.

  • BCC splits doubleheader with USC Sumter

    BOLIVIA —  The Brunswick Community College baseball team split two games against the USC Sumter Fire Ants in a doubleheader Saturday at Founders Field.

    In the first game, the Dolphins made six errors in losing 8-7 in nine innings. BCC starter Derrick Carter gave up six runs, three of them unearned, in 3.2 innings. He walked none, gave up eight hits and struck out eight.

    BCC trailed 8-3 entering the bottom of the fifth but scored four runs.

  • Trojans lose baseball game to North Myrtle Beach

    SHALLOTTE — The West Brunswick baseball team lost 5-0 to North Myrtle Beach (S.C.) High School in the Trojan Invitational on Friday at Mike Alderson Field.

    West (1-1) was held to three hits in the seven-inning game. West batters struck out 12 times. On defense, a passed ball indirectly led to a run and a dropped fly ball indirectly led to another run.

  • Trojans lose lacrosse games to St. James

    St. James 10

    WBHS 1

    St. James (Murrells Inlet, S.C.) beat West Brunswick 10-1 in the Trojans’ second lacrosse game of the season March 2 at St. James.

    St. James scored the game’s first goal with 8.2 seconds left in the first quarter.

    The Sharks scored three goals in the final 2:04 of the half in taking a 6-0 lead.

    St. James’ Kyrese Vereen and West’s Brandon Wehrly, both seniors, were ejected for fighting as the first half ended.

  • Mideastern 3A/4A Conference announces winter all-conference teams

    South Brunswick swimmers Tyler Bowersox and McKenzie White are Mideastern 3A/4A Conference Swimmers of the Year.

    Coaches in the seven-team conference made the selections.

    White, a junior, won two events in the Mideastern 3A/4A Conference swim championships Jan. 27 in Wilmington.

    White won the 100-yard backstroke (1 minute, 2.82 seconds) almost 2 seconds ahead of 17 other swimmers.

    She won the butterfly (1:02.47) 1.36 seconds ahead of 10 other swimmers.

    Bowersox, a senior, also won two events in the MEC swim championships.

  • Trojan soccer team opens with two victories

    The West Brunswick girls’ soccer team opened its season with two victories, beating Whiteville and South Columbus by 5-0 scores.

    On Feb. 28 at Whiteville, senior midfielder Claire McNeil scored three goals, senior forward Amberlee Fogel one and sophomore forward Greer Josselyn one.

    On March 1 at South Columbus, Fogel scored twice, McNeil once, freshman midfielder Sidney Jones once and junior forward Hannah Mellen once.