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Today's News

  • Shallotte Police report

    Shallotte Police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests in the last two weeks. All information is taken directly from police incident and arrest reports.

    November 14

    Jayquan Goodine, 23, 2304 Butler’s Circle, Ash, arrested on charges of assault on a female – domestic violence.

    November 15

    Michelle Lynn Cowart, 39, 114 Hickory Dr., Leland, arrested on misdemeanor larceny charge.

    November 16

  • Leland Police report

    Leland police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests in the last two weeks. All information is taken directly from police incident and arrest reports.

    November 20

    Traffic Crash on Village Road involved two vehicles, resulting in property damage only.

    November 21

    Breaking and entering and larceny on Brookhaven Trail by unknown suspects breaking into boats and stealing property.

  • Napolitano is Division II Academic All-America selection

    Nick Napolitano is one of five Wingate University football student-athletes named to the Capital One Academic All-America NCAA Division II football teams, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

    Wingate graduate student offensive lineman Will Poteat (Vale) is a first-team pick. Four Bulldogs received second-team laurels: redshirt senior tight end Brandon Ellington (Wilmington), redshirt senior defensive back Jon Jimenez (Scottsdale, Ariz.), junior linebacker Eric Mapoles (Snellville, Ga.) andNapolitano (Shallotte), a senior defensive end.

  • Outrage over firing lingers as interim school superintendent takes helm

     BOLIVIA — Although it was the Brunswick County Board of Education’s first official meeting under interim superintendent Les Tubb, it was the superintendent the members recently fired who was the point of contention with several concerned parents and community members at a Tuesday, Dec. 2, regular scheduled meeting at the county commissioners’ chambers in Bolivia.

    The board’s decision to terminate Dr. Edward Pruden’s contract last month sparked outrage from the community, which spilled over into Tuesday night’s meeting.

  • Local artists flood the streets on Black Friday

     SHALLOTTE — Brunswick County artists sure know how to brighten Black Friday.

    The artists lined the streets and parking lots of Shallotte with donated artwork the day after Thanksgiving for the inaugural Flood the Streets with Art Black Friday event.

  • Volunteers prepare Thanksgiving meals for seniors

     SHALLOTTE — Many seniors in Brunswick County weren’t able to leave their homes on Thanksgiving, so local volunteers brought a taste of the holiday to them.

  • Ash man sought in nightclub shooting

     Investigators are looking for a 27-year-old Ash man accused of shooting a Supply man at a Shallotte nightclub about 1:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 30.

    Deontray Tremel Bryant, of Plainview Drive, is wanted on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Emily Flax said.

    Bryant is accused of shooting 26-year-old Nikko Hankins at Remedy’s Lounge, a nightclub off N.C. 130/Holden Beach Road.

  • Duo accused of stealing more than $1M in property in three counties

     Detectives have arrested a couple accused of committing more than 100 break-ins in three counties.

  • Calabash greenskeeper dies at Sunset Beach golf course

     A Calabash man drowned while working at a Sunset Beach golf course Friday morning, Nov. 28.

    Forty-six-year-old Juan Luis Morales-Ambrosio, who was working as a greenskeeper at Ocean Ridge Plantation, was operating a three-wheel Gator lawn maintenance vehicle in a sandtrap on Hole No. 5 of Tiger’s Eye Golf Course when the vehicle went into the water, deputy coroner Dave Crocker said.

    Morales-Ambrosio was pulled from the water by coworkers and friends at 8:35 a.m. and was pronounced dead at 8:51 a.m. The cause of death is drowning, Crocker said.

  • Missing woman sought

    Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office are asking for the community's assistance in locating a woman missing from Calabash.