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Today's News

  • Duke Energy to test sirens around nuclear plant Wednesday

    The outdoor warning sirens around Brunswick Nuclear Plant near Southport will be tested Wednesday, Nov. 8, between 10 and 11 a.m. The 38 sirens within 10 miles of the plant will sounded at least once during the test at full volume. Residents will hear an audible tone lasting for about three minutes. No public action is required.

    This full volume test is performed annually in cooperation with emergency officials in Brunswick and New Hanover counties, who are responsible for sounding the sirens.

  • Supply man charged in Friday fatal shooting

    A Supply man is charged with murder after a shooting Friday night, Nov. 3, at the victim’s home.

    Jeffrey Len Carlyle, 56, of Secession Drive, was charged Saturday morning, Nov. 4, with the murder of 64-year-old Carl Edward Robinson, following an investigation by the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office.

    Dispatch records show the shooting happened at 8 p.m. Nov. 3 at Robinson’s home, 2885 Paddlewheel Trail SW in Supply, sheriff’s office Capt. Mose Highsmith said.

  • Supply man charged with murder

    A Brunswick County man has been charged with murder following a shooting Friday night, Nov. 3, at the victim's home in Supply.
    Jeffrey Len Carlyle, 56, of Secession Drive, Supply, was charged Saturday morning, Nov. 4, with the murder of Carl Edward Robinson following an investigation by the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office. Dispatch records show the shooting happened at 8 p.m. Nov. 3.
    Robinson was shot at his residence Friday night at 2885 Paddlewheel Trail SW in Supply, Sheriff’s Office Capt. Mose Highsmith said.

  • Sykes challenges Iler for state House District 17 seat

    SOUTHPORT — Less than a week before the 2017 municipal election, the race for the 2018 North Carolina District 17 House seat has already begun.

    On Oct. 30, state Rep. Frank Iler released a statement announcing he will seek re-election in 2018.

    Brunswick County commissioner Pat Sykes announced Nov. 2 her intention to challenge him.

    Both candidates are Republicans and would face off in the primary election Tuesday, May 8, 2018.

    Sykes, of Southport, is serving her second term for county District 3, having won re-election in 2016.

  • Wanted Bolivia man arrested after standoff

    Horry County, S.C., police arrested a Bolivia man wanted on a felony drug warrant after a standoff in Little River, S.C., on Nov. 1.

    Christopher John Clarida, 27, is charged with resisting arrest and being a fugitive, Horry County Government spokeswoman Krystal Dotson said.

    Someone called police to Lincoln Heights Drive where Clarida was believed to be at 5:41 p.m. Wednesday, Dotson said.

    “After many unsuccessful attempts to have Clarida exit the home,” members of the Horry County police SWAT went inside and apprehended him, Dotson said.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 1:02 p.m. Nov. 3, 2017, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement
    253-2906

  • Before it gets too cold, fishermen striking while the iron’s hot

     The fishing off the Brunswick County Coast has been flat out incredible this fall. From Spanish mackerel, big king mackerel and sharks nearshore to grouper and wahoo offshore, the fishing has not been good, it’s been great.

  • Brunswick Football League bowl game photos

     Scroll through the slideshow to see photos from the Brunswick Football League's final week of the season last week at Town Creek Park. 

  • Monty Stanley named Farm Bureau Player of the Week
  • West Brunswick drops thriller against Laney

     After Laney reeled off 26 consecutive points to take a 12-point lead, it appeared as if the West Brunswick varsity football team had no hope for a comeback.

    The Trojans hadn’t scored a touchdown since the midway point of the first quarter and found themselves with a two-touchdown deficit with just six minutes remaining in the fourth quarter.

    That’s when things got awfully interesting.

    Senior quarterback Owen McDowell rifled a touchdown pass to wide receiver Noah Johnson to pull the Trojans within a score, 26-21.