Today's News

  • BLT auditions, camp announced

    Brunswick Little Theatre will hold auditions for its summer musical, “Into The Woods,” on Saturday, May 3, and Monday, May 5, in Building F on the campus of Brunswick Community College.

    Those under age 15 (except those auditioning for Little Red Riding Hood) will audition from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 3. Adults and all those auditioning for Little Red Riding Hood will audition at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 3, or 7 p.m. May 5.

    All are encouraged to audition on the Saturday date if at all possible.

  • Sunset Beach Police Report

    Sunset Beach police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests. All information is taken directly from police reports.

    April 14

    Breaking and entering to a motor vehicle, larceny of sunglasses and iPod, on Elderberry Lane.

    April 15

    Christopher Daniel Bailey, 27, who has no permanent address, charged with two counts of breaking and entering to a motor vehicle.

    Injury to real property reported on Dogwood Drive.

    April 17

  • Ole! First Fiesta Mexicana set for May 3 at St. Brendan's

    St. Brendan the Navigator Roman Catholic Church is getting into Cinco de Mayo mode early with its first Fiesta Mexicana from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Cinco de Tres — Saturday, May 3.

    Fiesta fare will include authentic Mexican food, beer, wine and soda for sale throughout the day.

    Other event highlights include music, all-day dancing, games for children and a grand prize raffle of $1,000.

    There is no admission fee, and there will be plenty of free parking at the church at 5051 U.S. 17 in Shallotte.

  • Transcript of news conference about U.S. Open



    CHRISTINA LANCE:  Good morning.  Thank you for joining us here today. My name is Christina Lance and I'm very happy to welcome you to Media Day for the 2014 U.S. Open and U.S. Women's Open championships. I would like to take a moment here to introduce our speakers. We'll begin here on my right, I have Mr. Dan Burton, USGA vice president and chairman of the Championship Committee.

  • At spring break, redfish providing best action
  • Ladybirds going strong for 23 years

     One of the best things about women’s golf in Brunswick County is the Ladybirds golf league.

    It started Jan. 21, 1991, when representatives from Brick Landing, Brierwood, Carolina Shores, Fox Squirrel (now The Lakes), Oak Island and Sea Trail met to discuss forming a ladies interclub league. 

  • Scores, highlights of area golf leagues

     Staff Report

    Summaries of recent league events in the area.



    Results at Panther’s Run. Gross: Sid Silvers, 84; Gary Gutheil, 86. Net: Paul Michal, 68; Gutheil and Silvers, 69. Team (two nets): Tom Culverwell, Tom Quick, Dick Cecil and Ed Nocella, 125 (19 under par).

  • West’s Zio scores 100th career soccer goal

     LELAND — When someone reaches a sports milestone, the player usually asks her coaches and teammates to sign the game ball.

    Instead of autographs, Carla Zio just got a nose print on hers.

    The star scorer became the first player in West Brunswick High School history to score 100 goals last Thursday after she recorded six in a 9-0 win over North Brunswick.

    After the victory and with her Trojan teammates all around, coach Brian Quinn ceremoniously gave Zio the game ball.

  • BCC loses twice to Rockingham

     Rockingham Community College beat Brunswick Community College 2-1 in nine innings and 9-2 in seven innings in region baseball games Friday, April 18, at Founders Field.

    In the 2-1 loss, BCC starter Jimmy Boyd gave up four hits and one run seven innings in a no-decision. He walked one and struck out five.

    Rockingham scored the winning run on a two-out error in the top of the ninth when two BCC outfielders bumped into each fielding a flyball and the ball dropped out of the glove of one of the outfielders.

  • Trojans beat South in softball

     BOILING SPRING LAKES — West Brunswick beat South Brunswick 16-1 in a conference softball game Friday, April 18, at South.

    Leilani Emile and Caroline Gore each hit two-run home runs as West finished with 15 hits. The Trojans improved to 8-2 in the conference.

    Maddi Emmons was the winning pitcher, giving up one hit in the seven-inning game. She walked three, hit one and struck out 11.