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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:

    •Assault with a deadly weapon on Palmers Branch Drive in Leland; suspect cut victim with a knife.

    •Breaking and entering to a vehicle and larceny on Stone Chimney Road in Supply; suspect broke into victim’s car and stole a driver’s license, Social Security card, Medicare card, several pieces of jewelry and assorted mail.

  • Brunswick County officials lift water conservation alert

    BOLIVIA—Brunswick County officials have lifted the water conservation alert issued earlier this summer.

    Due to recent rainfall as well as decreased demand for potable water, Brunswick County Public Utilities Director Jerry Pierce has lifted the stage 1 water conservation alert for all Brunswick County customers.

  • Brunswick County Vice Narcotics Unit arrests

    Agents with the Brunswick County Vice Narcotics Unit made the following arrests last week. The Brunswick County Vice Narcotics Unit is made up of drug agents and officers from the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office and the Shallotte and Oak Island police departments.

    On Sept. 1, agents served a search warrant at 1730 West Hill Drive SW in the Cedar Grove community of Supply. During the search, agents seized a small amount of marijuana, money, gang-related paraphernalia and three firearms.

  • Commissioners waive tip fees for storm-related vegetative debris at county landfill

    BOLIVIA—At their Aug. 31 pre-agenda meeting, county commissioners approved waiving tip fees for vegetative waste and debris at the county landfill from Sept. 2-17.

    All county and municipal residents can receive the waiver.

    Initially county administration officials opted not to provide curbside debris collection after assessing damage and debris from Hurricane Irene on Monday, Aug. 29, operations services director Stephanie Lewis said.

  • Four jury trials, one suspect pleads guilty in superior court cases

    BOLIVIA—Four jury trials were conducted in Brunswick County Superior Court last week, and one suspect pleaded guilty to homicide.

    District Attorney Jon David said last week was a busy week for his prosecutors and investigators, which also included the death investigation of a 9-day-old baby killed by dogs in Bladen County.

  • Brunswick among local counties to receive public, individual FEMA assistance

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—Brunswick County is among several local counties approved for public and individual assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

    Last week, U.S. Rep. Mike McIntyre, D-N.C., announced FEMA public assistance was approved for Brunswick, Columbus, Duplin and Pender counties to assist with damages from Hurricane Irene late last month.

  • Trojans rally in fourth quarter, beat North Myrtle Beach

     West Brunswick scored on a halfback option pass from sophomore Sean Hewett to senior wide receiver Cameron Smith with 2 minutes left to clinch a 28-18 victory Friday night over North Myrtle Beach in a non-conference high school football game.

    The victory was the first of the season for West (1-2). North Myrtle Beach, which had not scored in its two previous games, dropped to 0-3.

  • BCC finishes 3-2 in Labor Day volleyball tourney

     

     

    BCC opened its Labor Day volleyball tournament by beating Louisburg College 25-14, 22-25, 25-18, 25-21 on Friday afternoon at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center.

    In the first set, Kenzie McDuffie served the Dolphins to a 6-0 lead. Danielle Ellis held serve for four more points as the Dolphins extended the lead to 11-1 and BCC went on to win 25-14.

    In the second-set loss, the Hurricane scored five straight points in taking a 14-9 lead. The lead was 23-17 when BCC rallied but fell five points short of victory.

  • Trojans open conference with victory over Whiteville

     

    The West Brunswick volleyball team opened its conference season by sweeping previously unbeaten Whiteville 25-15, 25-21, 25-14 at West.

    Jasmine Jackson finished with 14 kills and six blocks. Alex Wickel had 26 assists and scored seven points Mary Morgan Inions scored 15 points, five of them aces. She also had five kills.

    Kaylee Johnston scored a season-high seven points. Olivia Babson scored a season-high six points and had a season-high four blocks. Alyssa Chappell scored five points and had five kills Hannah Stocks had four digs.

  • Unexpected motivation this season for BCC volleyball

          The Brunswick Community College volleyball team opens its home season with the BCC Labor Day Tournament Sept. 2-4 at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center.