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Today's News

  • Sunset Beach Police Department Aug. 12-16 2015

     Sunset Beach Police Department

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

    Aug. 12

    Indecent exposure reported on Sunset Oaks Lane.

    Aug. 13

    Breaking and entering, damage to real property reported on North Shore Drive.

    Aug. 15

    Breaking and entering, 34th Street.

    Breaking and entering, larceny on North Shore Drive.

    Aug. 16

    Larceny on Canal Drive.

  • North Brunswick 2-0 in volleyball

    Staff Report

    North Brunswick opened its volleyball season with a 25-19, 25-22, 25-17 victory against Union.

    “Senior Claire Longshore did a good job moving from the libero roll into the setter role, helping the team with 11 assists,” North coach Morgan Farroll said.

    Longshore also tallied four aces, two kills and five digs.

    In the second set, Longshore went on a serving streak, scoring five straight points.

  • Trojans open boys’ soccer season

    SHALLOTTE — The West Brunswick boys’ soccer team lost 3-1 to White Oak in a non-conference game Monday, the first game of the season.

  • Military support group launched in Brunswick County

    Military Mama Network (MMN), a nationwide Facebook-based support group for military families, launched a local chapter to help provide support to military families and veterans. Meetings will take place on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the old cafeteria (Firebird Café) at the Brunswick Community College campus in Bolivia.

  • Annual flushing program set for Sept. 11 completion

    On June 15, the Brunswick County Public Utilities Department began its annual flushing program. During the past few weeks, public utilities crews have worked to flush all of the water mains in the county system. The crews are nearing completion of the flushing program.
    Brunswick County will complete its annual flushing program Sept. 11 and will convert back to chloramines as the primary disinfectant.

  • U.S. 17 lane closures continue in Shallotte

    Because of weather delays, the North Carolina Department of Transportation will continue intermittent lane closures at U.S. 17 (Ocean Highway) and U.S. 17 Business, south of Shallotte, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Tuesday, Sept. 15, weather permitting.  
    The closure is necessary for crews to finish the final paving of the road and intersections. Once completed, this will improve the traffic flow in the area by extending the left turn lane which will allow continuous through movement on U.S. 17, according to an NCDOT news release.

  • Alfy Hill on Eagles’ roster

    Alfy Hill is on the football roster for the Philadelphia Eagles.

    Hill, a West Brunswick graduate, is so new to the team that Eagles’ website lists him as 6-foot-5 but lists no weight. His jersey number is 77.

    A brief biography states that Hill is a “a 6-foot-3, 283 pound defensive end, Hill began his collegiate career at the University of Alabama but played his final two seasons at Winston-Salem State. In his senior year, he accumulated 29 tackles and 7.5 sacks. Hill practiced with the Arizona Cardinals this spring prior to joining the Eagles.”

  • Photos of the BB&T Cheerleading Showcase
  • VIDEO: West Brunswick cheerleaders at BB&T Cheerleading Showcase
  • Leland teen charged with assault in stabbing

    A Leland teen is accused using a small folding knife to stab a man in the stomach.

    Officers arrested 19-year-old Andrew James Willetts, of Blue Banks Road, and charged him with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, according to Leland police reports.

    Willetts is accused of stabbing Anthony Buchymer with the knife’s three-inch blade about 7:30 p.m. Aug. 11, warrants show.

    Willetts is incarcerated at the Brunswick County Detention Facility on $30,000 bail.