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  • Randleman ends North Brunswick’s baseball season in regional finale

     RANDLEMAN—Standing on the prominent pitcher’s mound in the third inning at Randleman’s unique Brookshire Field—which features a sloping outfield—David Zacek was symbolic of North Brunswick’s baseball team in the final game of the NCHSAA Class 2A Eastern Regional: depleted of pitching but full of competitive spirit.

    Before a large crowd on a warm night, Randleman (26-3) beat North 13-7 Saturday in a game that came down to which team had the deepest pitching staff. On Saturday, neither starter got past the second inning.

  • Kelly, North Brunswick stun Randleman 6-5

     LELAND—Tylan Kelly’s two-run hit off the outfield fence with one out in the seventh inning rallied North Brunswick to a 6-5 victory over Randleman on Friday night in the NCHSAA Class 2A Eastern Regional baseball tournament.

    Randleman lost for the just the third time in 28 games. The victory tied the best-of-three series 1-1. North (17-10) and Randleman (25-3) play at 7 p.m. Saturday in Randleman for the regional title and the bid to the state tournament.

  • West opens Junior Legion season with victory

     The West Brunswick Junior American Legion baseball team opened its season by routing New Hanover 11-1 in five innings May 26.

    Carson Tew was the winning pitcher, giving up four hits and one run. He walked one and struck out one. He was helped by a double play that ended the third inning.

    West scored twice in the first in taking a 2-1 lead. Erick Hill led off with a single. With one out, Dustin Darguzas hit a run-scoring triple to right field. A sacrifice fly by Landon Tilley put West ahead 2-1.

  • Brunswick Beat for May 25, 2011
  • Brunswick County attorney charged with state tax offenses

    RALEIGH – A Brunswick County attorney was arrested Thursday on tax charges filed by the North Carolina Department of Revenue.

    Sam H. Edwards, 67, of 1710 Hale Beach Road, Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., was charged on May 26, 2011, with five counts of willful failure to file tax returns.

    Arrest warrants allege that Edwards failed to file North Carolina individual income tax returns for tax years 2005 through 2009.

  • District Court Docket

    The following cases were adjudicated over five days of District Criminal Court on May 11, 12, 13, 16 and 17 in Bolivia.

    Codes: PG, pleaded guilty; PNG/NG, pleaded not guilty, found not guilty; PNG/G, pleaded not guilty, found guilty; BCDC, Brunswick County Detention Center; NCDOC, North Carolina Department of Corrections.

    Wednesday, May 11

    Judge Scott L/ Ussery presided over the following cases with prosecutor Cathi Radford and courtroom clerk Jennifer Hearn:

  • Students graduate from Gardner-Webb

    Three Brunswick County students were among 436 graduate students at Gardner-Webb University’s 2011 spring commencement exercises.

  • Club briefs

    Memorial Day program set

    A Memorial Day program is planned for Monday, May 30, at the Calabash Fire Department on Persimmon Road and N.C. 179 in Calabash. Festivities begin at 11 a.m.

  • Kiwanis Club plans open house

    The South Brunswick County Kiwanis Club will have an open house from 8:45-10 a.m. Tuesday, June 7, at the Days Inn (formerly Holiday Inn Express) in Shallotte on U.S. 17.

  • Archbishop visits St. Paul’s by the Sea

    The Most Rev. Scott McLaughlin recently visited St. Paul’s by the Sea Anglican Church.