Today's News

  • Brave Brick Landing soldiers on

    These are difficult times for the folks at Brick Landing Plantation, and I am one of those folks. 

    It all began Jan. 1, 2010, when the pro shop received a call from the operators of the course, Maples Golf Management, co-owners of the course with CTC Brick Landing LLC. They ordered the pro to close the golf course immediately and lock the building. If anyone was playing the course, they were to be stopped and given a refund. Furthermore, a sign was to be placed on the door saying the golf course and clubhouse are closed for the month of January. 

  • Dixie Youth meeting Nov. 29

    Shallotte Dixie Youth Baseball and Softball will have its annual fall meeting at 6 p.m. Nov. 29 at Shallotte First Baptist Church in Shallotte to discuss al old business from the 2010 season. Coaches, parents and interested parties are encouraged to attend.

  • Brunswick County Tennis Association championship teams decided

    The Brunswick County Tennis Association had a season-ending round robin at the Ocean Isle Beach Tennis Center.

    Members of the BCTA ladies’ advanced league championship team captain Karen MacKinnon and members Kathy Babbis, Dawn Caporaso, Jan Denney, Margie Foote, Barbara McMichael, Kathy Pace, Ann Perry, Linda Peterson and Martha Reese.

  • Little River Jetties productive area to fish

    When it comes to catching speckled trout and redfish in colder water, many Brunswick County anglers choose to head just south of the border and boat down to the Little River Jetties. It’s a great place to fish and one of the area’s most productive areas.

  • The First Tee of Brunswick County plans major expansion

    The First Tee of Brunswick County is planning a major expansion of its home course, Cinghiale Creek, in 2011-2012. A new 11,000-foot residential academy will be constructed, and a Tom Watson Practice Facility will be carved out of 10 adjacent acres, which have been donated on a no-cost lease from the McLamb family of Shallotte. 


  • Bowling news


    McDonald’s Amusement Classic, Nov. 8: Keith Croom 237, 224, 226, 687 series; Eric Jenrette 200, 215, 228, 643 series; Michael Oxendine 214, 223, 203, 640 series; Wayne Branch 266, 197, 629 series; Steve Keifer 237, 192; Karen Moshoures 173, 203, 538 series; Dar Anuszewski 190.

  • Supply Elementary School announces honor roll, awards

    Supply Elementary School has announced its honor roll and awards for the first nine weeks of the 2010-2011 school year.

    Terrific Kids

  • Students take part in Etiquette Day at Virginia Williamson Elementary

    Virginia Williamson Elementary School teaches more than just reading, writing and arithmetic. It also teaches table manners and etiquette. Parents were asked to dress their children in their best attire recently for Etiquette Day.

    Parent facilitator Sylvia Gaughf, along with the help of several parent volunteers, decked out the cafe’s tables with tablecloths and centerpieces. When students and their teachers arrived in the cafe, they were greeted by waiters and were escorted through the serving line.

  • Union Elementary School students earn awards, make honor rolls

    Union Elementary School recently hosted its first nine-weeks awards day. The following students were recognized:

    Principal’s award

    Kindergarten: Olivia Cox, Henry Smith, James Barrett, Noah Helms, Olivia Morris.

    First grade: Cooper Kirkland, Hailey-Lynne Sayre, Abbigail Butler, Mackenzie Smith, Alice Leland.

    Second grade: Patrick Vereen, Teagan Coley, Tre’Vonn Frink, Miracle Todd, Ryan Connick.

  • West Brunswick High School students make honor rolls

    West Brunswick High School has announced the following first nine-weeks awards:

    A honor roll