Today's News

  • District court docket

     The following cases were adjudicated over four days of District Criminal Court on Nov. 2, 3, 4 and 5 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, Nov. 2

    Judge Jerry A. Jolly presided over the following cases with prosecutor Ashley Gore and courtroom clerk Kimberly Register:

  • Popcorn, movies and dogs?

     I love curling up on the couch tangled up in kids, dogs and cats sharing a colossal bowl of popcorn while watching a good movie. While the human family relishes the film, I’m pretty sure my dog’s main interest in movie night is the popcorn. That’s OK with me, because popcorn can be a healthy snack for cinema-loving canines.

  • Brining your turkey will result in a moister, more flavorful bird

     That beautiful, bronzed, succulent roast turkey! For most of us, the Thanksgiving dinner usually revolves around the big bird. This is probably one of the easiest parts of the meal. Preparing all the other dishes that complement the bird and making sure they’re all done at the same time is the real challenge.

    Most of us buy a frozen turkey and thaw it ahead of time. It takes at least 24 hours in the refrigerator for every 5 pounds of turkey, so a 20-pound bird will take four to five days to thaw.


  • Scorpions’ White signs with UNC Pembroke

    By Michael Paul

    Sports Editor

    LELAND — North Brunswick senior Summer White has signed a letter of intent to attend UNC Pembroke and play softball.

    White was an infielder/outfielder last season for the Scorpions, who finished 9-1 in the East Central Conference, 18-6 overall. In 15 games, White batted .227 (with an OBP of .346). She stole six bases and scored 17 runs. Her fielding average was .944.

  • Fire department offers safety tips for Thanksgiving cooking

    he Calabash Fire Department is reminding all residents to be safe this Thanksgiving.

  • Rouzer to host ‘Coffee with Your Congressman’ Nov. 20

    Congressman David Rouzer will host“Coffee with Your Congressman” in Calabash this Friday, Nov. 20, at 9:30 a.m. at Dockside Seafood House Restaurant, 9955 Nance St. There is no cost to attend.
    “Coffee with Your Congressman” serves as a venue for constituents to meet with Rouzer, share their opinions and concerns while also serving to update southeastern North Carolinians on his work in Washington.

  • High School Fishing Association has second tourney
  • Friendships go through seasons, too

     By Linda Arnold


    “Seasons change, and so did I. You need not wonder why.” Those lyrics from an old song by The Guess Who speak volumes. You may think the current change of season has to do with falling leaves, football and cooler temperatures, although there’s much more.

    Cycles and rhythms — they’re all part of nature, as well as our lives. 


    Reason, season or lifetime

  • Vegetarian Thanksgiving

     What does a vegetarian eat on Thanksgiving? As this big eating holiday approaches, we are inundated with recipes for how to thaw, dress and season a turkey, the main dish and delicious centerpiece for our holiday tables. But what if you have a vegetarian coming to dinner?

  • Homelessness is everybody's problem