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Today's News

  • Community Safety Day is April 28 at USCG Station Oak Island

    U.S. Coast Guard Station Oak Island will host its annual Community Safety Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at 300A Caswell Beach Road on Oak Island. The event is free of charge and open to the general public. The Coast Guard and public safety personnel from around the Cape Fear Region will provide demonstrations and hands-on experiences.

  • Local library readies for move, new name

    Hickmans Crossroads Library at 1040 Calabash Road will officially close to the public at 6 p.m. Monday, April 30, to move to a new location on U.S. 17 in Carolina Shores.

    Once it’s relocated, the library will also have a new name — Southwest Brunswick Branch Library, branch manager Christi Iffergan said.

    The library move will begin Tuesday, May 1, to the new site at 9400 Ocean Highway, previous address of Brunswick Community College’s South Brunswick Islands Center.

  • BFA commodities distribution May 10

    Brunswick Family Assistance will have a commodities distribution May 10 from the BFA/Big Lots parking lot on Main Street in Shallotte.

    Items distributed will include dark red kidney beans, green beans, pinto beans, frozen blueberries, corn, eggs, fig pieces, fish fillets, mixed fruit, grape juice, peanut butter, pears, plums, canned pork, frozen turkey breast, great northern beans, beef stew, farina, macaroni pasta, green peas, white potatoes and vegetable soup.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 11:16 a.m. April 19, 2018, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement

    253-2906

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 12:08 p.m. April 18, 2018, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement

    253-2906

  • U.S. House of Representatives North Carolina District 7 Grayson Parker

    Name: Grayson Parker

    Office sought: U.S. House of Representatives North Carolina District 7 seat

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Age: 32

    Town of residence: Goldsboro

    Education: Bachelor of Science in management, North Carolina State University; MBA, East Carolina University

    Profession: Small businessman/entrepreneur

    Political and public service experience: Non-establishment political outsider and pragmatist involved in various volunteer and charitable endeavors within the Goldsboro/Wayne communities

  • U.S. House of Representatives North Carolina District 7 Dr. Kyle Horton

    Name: Dr. Kyle Horton

    Office sought: U.S. House of Representatives North Carolina District 7 seat

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Age: 38

    Town of residence: Kure Beach

    Education: Summa cum laude graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington; MD and MBA in a combined five-year dual degree physician leadership program from the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio; internal medicine residency training at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va.

  • N.C. State Senate District 8 candidate Anthony H. Mascolo

    Name: Anthony H. Mascolo

    Office sought: N.C. State Senate District 8 seat

    Party affiliation: Libertarian

    Age: 59

    Town of residence: Shallotte

    Education: Bethpage High School; New York Institute of Technology, behavioral science/criminal justice major

    Profession: Retired police lieutenant; lay minister certified in parish business administration, Roman Catholic Church.

    Political and public service experience: Chairman, Libertarian Party of Brunswick County; National Libertarian Party member since 2003

  • N.C. State Senate District 8 candidate Randolph W. “Randy” Crow

    Name: Randolph W. “Randy” Crow

    Office sought: N.C. State Senate District 8 seat

    Party affiliation: Libertarian

    Age: 72

    Town of residence: Kelly

    Education: Bachelor of Business Administration, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas, 1970; Studies of Advanced Real Estate Subjects, Texas A&M, College Station, Texas, 1980

    Profession: Self-employed small investor

  • N.C. House of Representatives District 17 candidate Patricia L. Sykes

    Name: Patricia L. Sykes

    Office sought: N.C. House of Representatives District 17 seat

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Age: 65

    Town of residence: Southport

    Education: High school, some college and training with federal government

    Profession: Retired after 32 years with the federal government in various agencies; Brunswick County Schools, Brunswick County and town of Long Beach (now Oak Island); past owner of Sykes Portable Welding & Repair for more than 25 years