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Today's News

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office crime report

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s deputies investigated the following incidents last week, which are taken directly from sheriff’s office incident reports:

    •Burglary and larceny on North Ridge Drive in Supply; suspect entered victim’s home through a window and stole property, including jewelry, computer, flat-screen TV, iPod and digital camera.

    •Larceny and property damage on Stanley Road in Supply; suspect stole items and damaged victim’s property.

  • Justice for Citizens plans 16th annual candlelight vigil

    LELAND—One hundred eighteen names will be read aloud this Friday night.

    One hundred eighteen people who were lost to violent crimes—murder, domestic violence or drunk driving—will be remembered as part of the 16th annual Justice for Citizens Candlelight Vigil.

    The event is open to the public, and is slated for 7:30 p.m. this Friday, Nov. 18, at First Baptist Church of Leland, 517 Village Road in Leland.

    Birdie Frink, event organizer and co-founder of Justice for Citizens, encourages everyone in the community to attend.

  • Shallotte woman to be on 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire"

    SHALLOTTE—A Shallotte resident is a contestant this week on the hit game show “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?”

    Heather Menzel, a U.S. history teacher at South Brunswick High School and the wife of Joe Menzel, a English teacher at West Brunswick High School, taped an episode of the game show with Emmy-award winning Meredith Vieira.

    The episode is set to air Wednesday, Nov.16. “Millionaire” can be seen on WMBF (NBC), weekdays at 7:30 p.m.

  • Two arrested for Ocean Isle Beach area break-ins

    Two suspects were recently arrested for a string of residential breaking and entering incidents reported in the Ocean Isle Beach area.

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Del Routh said Sheriff John Ingram “has been putting a lot of emphasis on breaking and enterings in the county.”

  • Men’s Tournament of Champions photos

     2011 Brunswick Beacon Tournament of Champions

    Sunday Tee Times

     

     

    8:36:  Marie Strickler, Joan Mason, Sandy Hulberg

    8:48:  Lori Schneider, Laura Botto, Denise Pacula

    9:00:  Bev Ibbott, Marilyn Greenfield, Rosa Stadick

    9:12:  Judy Nicoletti, Jeanne Maxon, Mona Boob, Fay Curry

    9:24:  Jim Sweeney, Harlee Bordeaux, Murray Spruce  

  • Women’s Tournament of Champions photos

     2011 Brunswick Beacon Tournament of Champions

    Sunday Tee Times

     

     

    8:36:  Marie Strickler, Joan Mason, Sandy Hulberg

    8:48:  Lori Schneider, Laura Botto, Denise Pacula

    9:00:  Bev Ibbott, Marilyn Greenfield, Rosa Stadick

    9:12:  Judy Nicoletti, Jeanne Maxon, Mona Boob, Fay Curry

    9:24:  Jim Sweeney, Harlee Bordeaux, Murray Spruce  

  • Davis confident in second season at West Brunswick

     The West Brunswick boys’ basketball team won six games last year under new coach Eric Davis, but there were successes for the coach trying to re-establish a winning program at West.

    “No. 1, we tried to build a foundation for our program, and the kids bought into that,” Davis said.

    “This group of kids is the best group of kids I have ever been around. Their attitudes are great. Anything I ask them to do, they do it. Every single day they came in and worked hard—harder than any group that I have ever coached.

  • New coaches, new start for Lady Trojans’ basketball

     Two West Brunswick High School graduates will coach the Lady Trojans this season, and if their enthusiasm is any indication of what the season will be like, then the Lady Trojans will have many victories. 

  • BCC baseball players sign with Charleston Southern, Winthrop

     Two Brunswick Community College baseball players signed letters of intent Friday. Tory Schroff will attend Charleston Southern and Michael Green will attend Winthrop.

    Before he suffered a season-ending injury in March to his right hand, Green had pitched 16 innings in five games, giving up 13 hits and five earned runs. He was 2-1 with a 2.699 ERA. He struck out 13 and walked six.

    In the summer he played in the Coastal Plains League, and that is when Winthrop noticed him.

  • North’s Linkous signs with UNCW; North’s Lowry picks UNC Chapel Hill

      LELAND—Steven Linkous will attend UNC Wilmington and Matt Lowry will attend UNC Chapel Hill to play baseball after they graduate in the spring from North Brunswick High School.

    They signed letters of intent Nov. 10 at North in the library in front of a large gathering of coaches, friends and family.

    “It’s been a long time, if ever, since we’ve had two Division I prospects come out in the same year, ” North head baseball coach Randy Fennell said.