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Today's News

  • Hickmans Crossroads Library hosts Tax-Aide

    AARP Tax-Aide volunteers provide free, high-quality income tax assistance, free federal and state tax preparation and free electronic filing. The service is available to low- and moderate-income taxpayers with special attention to those 60 and older. You do not have to be an AARP member or retired to take advantage of this service.

    IRS certified AARP Tax-Aide volunteers will discuss your tax situation with you, answer your questions, and then prepare and electronically file your tax return.

  • Shallotte police arrest woman on felony larceny charge

    Shallotte police arrested a Supply woman wanted in a January theft.

    Amy Elizabeth Griffie, 36, of Partridge Place was arrested Feb. 7 at her residence and charged with felony larceny, Detective Sgt. John Holman said.

    Griffie is accused of stealing a ring worth about $1,000 from the counter of Pawn-USA on Main Street on Jan. 19. The ring has not been found.

     Griffie was released Feb. 7 from the Brunswick County Detention Facility on $10,000 bail.    

  • Brochure named chairwoman of state resort towns group

    Oak Island Mayor Cin Brochure is the new chairwoman of the NC Association of Resort Towns and Convention Cities.

    Brochure was elected to her post during the group’s meeting in Raleigh on Feb.5. Her term will be for one year, after which she will serve as immediate past chairman.

  • Calabash Merchant’s Association workshop

    All business owners within the town of Calabash are invited to attend a workshop with the Calabash Merchant’s Association, local economic development committee and community service committee at Sanborn Hall, 882 Persimmon Road in Calabash, at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27.

    The merchant workshop goals are to assist local merchants by networking and brainstorming ideas for cooperative efforts with the town to support promotion of local growth in the community.

    For more information, call 579-6747.

  • AARP Tax-Aide available locally

    AARP Tax-Aide volunteers provide free high-quality income tax assistance, free federal and state tax preparation and free electronic filing. The service is available to low and moderate-income taxpayers with special attention to those 60 and older. You do not have to be an AARP member or retired to take advantage of this free service.

    IRS certified AARP Tax-Aide volunteers will discuss your tax situation with you, answer your questions, and then prepare and electronically file your tax return.

  • NCDOT seeks partners for Watch for Me NC campaign

    The N.C. Department of Transportation is accepting applications from communities interested in participating in the Watch for Me NC 2017 campaign. The nationally recognized program focuses on bicycle and pedestrian safety, education and enforcement. The 2017 campaign is supported by the Governor’s Highway Safety Program, in partnership with the NCDOT Division of Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation.

  • County rabies clinics to be offered April 1

    County rabies clinics

    to be offered April 1

    Brunswick Sheriff’s Animal Protective Services and the Brunswick County Health Department are sponsoring rabies clinics Saturday, April 1. Rabies vaccinations are $6 per pet. State statute 130A-85 requires all dogs and cats age 4 months or older to be vaccinated against rabies. The penalty is a $100 citation.

    For more information, call BCSAPS at 754-8204.

    Clinic locations

  • BCC wins 18-inning game

    team 9-8 in 18 innings Saturday at Founders Field.

    The game was the home opener for the Dolphins. The two teams were scheduled to play a doubleheader (nine innings and seven innings).

    The game ended when Dominic Ford singled to left field, driving in Brett McMillan, who had led off with a double to left field.

    ECU led 7-3 in the eighth inning but BCC scored four runs and tied the score 7-7.

  • NCHSAA sets pairings for girls’ basketball playoffs

    NCHSAA Women’s Basketball Pairings finalized for the 2017 Playoffs

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association
    finalized the 2017 Basketball playoff brackets this afternoon. Play will
    begin at the higher regional seeded team on Tuesday, February 21.

    Rounds one through four will all be held at the home of the higher seed.
    The Regional Finals (Round 5) will be played in Fayetteville for the East
    and Greensboro and Winston-Salem for the West.

    This year, by vote of the Board of Directors, the playoffs were seeded

  • NCHSAA sets pairings for boys’ basketball playoffs

    NCHSAA Men’s Basketball Pairings finalized for the 2017 Playoffs

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association
    finalized the 2017 Basketball playoff brackets this afternoon. Play will
    begin at the higher regional seeded team on Tuesday, February 21.

    Rounds one through four will all be held at the home of the higher seed.
    The Regional Finals (Round 5) will be played in Fayetteville for the East
    and Greensboro and Winston-Salem for the West.

    This year, by vote of the Board of Directors, the playoffs were seeded