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Today's News

  • Three county wrestlers win state titles

    GREENSBORO —  Three county wrestlers won championships Saturday in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state tournament.

    West Brunswick senior Harrison Campbell won the Class 3A 120-pound title for the second straight year. Campbell finished the season 39-4.

    North Brunswick senior Tyrone Watson Jr., second last year at 182 pounds, won the Class 2A title. Watson finished the season 34-2.

  • VIDEO: Harrison Campbell wins state

    Final seconds of Harrison Campbell’s 120-pound victory in the NCHSAA Class 3A state wrestling tournament.

  • VIDEO: Tyrone Watson Jr. wins state
  • VIDEO: Patrick Burton wins state

    Final seconds of Patrick Burton’s 152-pound victory in the NCHSAA Class 2A state wrestling tournament.

  • CGMS students face discipline after BB guns found in locker

    Four Cedar Grove Middle School students face disciplinary action after a school resource officer discovered Airsoft BB Guns in a locker Feb. 8.

    Brunswick County Schools spokeswoman Jessica Swencki said a tip from a student led to SRO Kenneth Powell finding two BB guns. She said Powell and principal Michael Hobbs took immediate action and the four seventh-graders involved were identified.

    Swencki said all four students face disciplinary action according to the school’s code of conduct, which ranges from short-term to possible long-term suspension.

  • Leland woman arrested on drug charges

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a 66-year-old Leland woman accused of trying to sell oxycodone pills in January.

    Wilma L. Batten of Village Road was arrested Feb. 7 and charged with felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver a schedule II substance, felony conspiring to traffic opium/heroin, felony conspiring to sell/deliver a schedule II substance and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. 

    Warrants show Batten attempted to sell a pill bottle containing 17 oxycodone pills Jan. 18.  

  • Plea hearing scheduled Feb. 20 in 2016 fatal Shallotte crash

        A Carolina Shores teen facing charges in a Shallotte crash that killed his 13-year-old friend and injured his 16-year-old brother in February 2016 is scheduled to enter a plea in Brunswick County Court on Monday, Feb. 20, according to the District Attorney’s Office.

  • District court docket for Jan. 30, 31 and Feb. 1, 2 and 3.

     The following cases were adjudicated over five days of District Criminal Court on Jan. 30, 31 and Feb. 1, 2 and 3 in Bolivia.

    Codes: PG, pleaded guilty; PNG/NG, pleaded not guilty, found not guilty; PNG/G, pleaded not guilty, found guilty; BCDF, Brunswick County Detention Facility; NCDOC, North Carolina Department of Correction.

     

    Monday, Jan. 30

    Judge Scott L. Ussery presided over the following cases with prosecutors Shirley Smircic and Cathi Radford and courtroom clerk Kimberly Gonzalez:

  • Eat more nuts and nut butters

     Earlier this year I wrote about the Mediterranean diet. This eating pattern incorporates the basics of healthy eating traditionally practiced in countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. Eating like those who live in the Mediterranean region has been shown to promote health and decrease risk of many chronic diseases.

  • Anti-itching oils, herbs and salves