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Today's News

  • Calabash Lions celebrate Oktoberfest on Sept. 20

    CALABASH — Festive fall festival season launches next weekend with the Calabash Lions Club’s first Oktoberfest.

    Slated from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, on a vacant lot at Thomasboro Road and Carter Drive, the community event will include authentic Bavarian as well as American food, beer, Oktoberfest music by the Harbour Towne Fest Band of Wilmington, a dance floor, contests for best bierstein and best Bavarian costume, arm wrestling, children’s entertainment and a horse-drawn carriage.

  • Woman's Club quarter auction set for Saturday

    Bid on a bargain for as little as 25 cents to help raise money for scholarships.

    The General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC) South Brunswick Islands Woman’s Club is having its fifth annual quarter auction at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, to do just that.

    The event at West Brunswick High School will consist of more than 200 up-for-grab items donated by local businesses and artisans, with prices starting for as little as 25 cents.

  • Sunset Beach Police Report Sept. 1-7 2014

    The Sunset Beach Police Department investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests.

    Sept. 2

    Larceny reported on Golf Club Drive at Ocean Harbour.

    Sept. 3

    Warrants issued for Derrick Wesley Shepard, 30, of 607 Magnolia Drive, Sunset Beach, for assault on a female, habitual felon and possession of heroin with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver.

    Sept. 4

  • Trojans beat Cougars in tennis

     West Brunswick beat South Brunswick 5-4 in a conference tennis match Thursday, Sept. 4, at South.

    The Trojans won four of the six singles matches.

    At No. 2, Anna James beat Hannah Pieper 6-3, 6-2. At No. 3, McKenzie Winberg beat Katrina Marchetti 6-3, 6-3. At No. 4, Allie Madison beat Sarah Costa 6-2, 4-6, 10-0. At No. 5, Olivia Rutter beat Eliza Douglass 5-7, 7-5, 10-5.

    In other singles matches, South’s Gabby Beacham beat Katie Barnes 6-0, 6-2 and South’s Kezia Matson beat Bianca Desimone 7-5, 6-3.

  • North Brunswick’s defense stellar in victory

     LELAND — North Brunswick took advantage of East Columbus turnovers in a 48-6 in a non-conference home football game Friday, Sept. 5.

    The Scorpions intercepted three passes and recovered two fumbles.

    Junior Jordon Howard intercepted a pass in the first half and senior Dominique Blanks and senior Jerry Andrews intercepted passes in the second half.

    Senior Erick Wheeler forced a fumble that senior Evin Bellamy recovered.

  • Trojans’ Kinlaw, Cougars’ Eichorn win races

     West Brunswick’s Lora Kinlaw won the girls’ cross-country race Thursday, Sept. 4, at Smithville Park.

    In 90-degree temperatures, Kinlaw ran the 3.1-mile course in 23 minutes, 21 seconds. South Brunswick’s Gabbi Hitchcock was second, 14 seconds behind Kinlaw. South’s Logan Horne was two seconds behind in third (23.75). Hannah Phieffer finished fifth (24:19) and Bailey Johnson sixth (24:28). No other county runner broke 25 minutes.

  • Play for Pink continues Lockwood tradition

     Lockwood Folly has been hosting fundraisers for breast cancer since 1997. The Play for Pink ladies golf tournament will take place Oct. 23.  The men’s Play for Pink golf tournament is on Oct. 29. The annual Play for Pink card party and luncheon took place on April 4.

  • Hill, Napolitano named conference players of week in college football

     

    Video of Nick Napolitano: 

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdbSVsxg5-s

    Staff Repor

    Former West Brunswick football players Alfy Hill ad Nick Napolitano had key plays for their teams in college football over the weekend.

    Hill, a senior defensive end, was one of the top defensive players for Winston-Salem State University in its 38-7 home victory Saturday, Sept. 6, against UNC Pembroke.

  • Sunset Beach to mull twin lakes options

    Sunset Beach Town Council will review alternatives proposed by town staff for maintenance of the twin lakes on Shoreline Drive West at its monthly meeting Monday, Sept. 8.

    The town does not own the lakes and is not legally responsible to maintain the lakes for stormwater retention.

    Town staff has developed three options and recommends one of those options — to allow full cost of maintenance to revert back to the property owner or conservation group and encourage them to apply for available grants.

  • Auditorium director loses house, dogs in weekend fire

    A house fire Saturday afternoon in the Ash area has left a couple without a home.

    Waccamaw Fire and Rescue Chief Jason Coveyou said smoke was pouring from the house at 3829 Ash Little River Road upon his department’s arrival at the fire reported at 4:41 p.m. Sept. 6.

    Passersby who noticed smoke coming from the house on their way to Myrtle Beach, S.C., reported the fire.