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Today's News

  • Nothing can spoil a great tailgating party

    Touchdowns … fight songs ... cheerleaders ... food. What’s a football game without a tailgate party? From burgers to hot dogs and baked beans to potato salad, no pre-game is complete until the hunger is tackled. Tailgating is as American as apple pie or political scandals.

    If you can’t make it to the big game, throw a bash at your home.

  • Sinning by silence

    Let me begin with a disclaimer. I am not nor ever have been engulfed in poverty. I have never been embraced by homelessness. I have only slightly and lightly engaged with the unending brick walls of regulatory systems. So, I come as an outsider looking in. I come as one who has only observed the frustration of always asking, always begging, always being beholden to another. I have not experienced it on a regular basis.

  • "Hermit of Fort Fisher" encore shows at Brunswick Little Theatre

    Brunswick Little Theatre and Big Dawg Productions present encore performances of “The Hermit of Fort Fisher," David Anthony Wright's poignant yet humorous drama drawn from a real-life Brunswick County character.

    Show dates are 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12, 13, 14, 19, 20 and 21 and 3 p.m. Oct. 15 and 22 at Brunswick Little Theatre at 8068 River Road SE in Southport.

  • Longtime library friend Marylin Searby lauded

    Marylin Searby was a friend of Hickmans Crossroads Library even before there was a library.

    Late last month, her fellow Friends of the Library at the county book branch on Calabash Road paid tribute with a reception honoring the octogenarian for her ongoing contributions to the little rural library that could.

  • Little River ShrimpFest a two-day celebration

    The “sleepy fishing village” of Little River, S.C., just across the border from Brunswick County raises the roof this weekend with its 13th Annual Little River ShrimpFest, expected to draw thousands for its two-day event.

    Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15 on the historic Little River Waterfront at 4460 Mineola Ave.

    The festival showcases fresh local seafood served by Little River’s waterfront restaurants, plus favorite festival foods from an array of vendors.

  • Fun on the farms set for October

    Two historic family-owned farms are celebrating the season with annual events for October.

    Music, rescued farm animals and children’s activities highlight Greenlands Farm’s Fall Farm Fest from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at 668 Midway Road in Bolivia.

    Indigo Farms at 1542 Hickman Road showcases pick-your-own pumpkins, pig races and a hay maze from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, plus optional nighttime hay rides, during October.

  • Local poet sets library rhyme time Oct. 19

    Local poet “Uncle Mike” Dailey brings his rhythm-and-rhyme poetic stories of odd things he’s learned on the web to Hickmans Crossroads Library at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19.

    The Ocean Ridge resident has been writing poetry for most of his adult life and so far has published three collections of his poetry, with another three or more collections in the works.

  • Amuzu show to benefit hurricane victims Oct. 15

    The Historic Amuzu Theatre announces “I Am My Brother’s Keeper,” a special musical benefit show to raise money for hurricane victims.

    On Sunday, Oct. 15, the cast and band will come together for a blend of favorite music from previous shows with all proceeds going to United Methodist Committee On Relief through Trinity United Methodist Church in Southport.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department, Oct. 2017

    Sunset Beach Police Department

    Sunset Beach police investigated the following incident. All information is taken directly from incident reports.

    Oct. 7

    Stolen trailer reported on East Third Street.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 11:31 a.m. Oct. 10, 2017, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement
    253-2906