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Today's News

  • Chamber plans annual meeting

    The Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting, celebrating 35 years of service to the community will be at 5:30 p.m. March 10 at the Sea Trail Convention Center. The meeting’s theme will be “Reflections of the Past, Present and Future.”

    Tickets are $40 per person and $330 for a reserved table of eight. Current, past and present members are encouraged to attend for the passing of the gavel, awards, presentation, dinner and dancing. Business dress attire is required.

  • Students make A/B honor roll at West Brunswick

    West Brunswick High School has announced the following students have been named to its A/B honor roll for the second nine-weeks of the school year:

  • Students make A honor roll at West Brunswick

    West Brunswick High School has announced the following students have been named to its A honor roll for the second nine-weeks of the school year:

  • CIS awards scholarships to seniors

    Communities in Schools of Brunswick County Inc. (CIS) will award 20 $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors at each of the county’s three high schools, as well as Brunswick County Academy and Early College High School. Applicants will be interviewed and scored based on financial need, academics, school activities, community involvement and interview presentation.

  • Students earn honors at Virginia Williamson Elementary School

    First grade

    Ms. Yantachka’s class:

    Principal’s award: Camden Phelps, Meredith Manley.

    Citizenship: Corryn Hardee, Savion Metters.

    Terrific Kids: Nichelle Furr, Bailey Moore.

    B.U.G. (Brought Up Grades): Julia Hargis, Devaney Lane.

    Academic Excellence: Aidan Bailey, Kassie Callaghan, Emma Carter, Mason DiBenedetto, Adrian Faircloth, Corryn Hardee, Nathan Harris, Meredith Manley, Erin McLeod, Camden Phelps, Corbin Sink, Nichelle Furr, Julia Hargis, Zackery Klamerus.

  • Brunswick Community College offers continuing education programs

    The Economic and Workforce Development Department (EWD) at Brunswick Community College offers short-term programs and classes for self-improvement, cultural enrichment and academic achievement geared toward adults seeking skills for employment, intellectual stimulation, community involvement and social interaction.

    Many small business courses are free due to funding from a Small Business Center grant. For a full schedule of classes, including online courses, go to: www.brunswickcc.edu. Call 755-7378 to register. The following are upcoming CEWD courses and seminars:

  • Legion Post 503 has chili cook-off

    Calabash American Legion Post 503 hosted a chili cook-off at the Post on Beach Drive in Calabash. The cook-off was run by Roger Milliman, first vice commander, and  Rose Phillips of the Ladies Auxiliary.

    Judges for the cook off were Lynn Clayburgh; Brunswick County Sheriff John Ingram; Nigel Cossey, owner of Pappas Restaurant; Tony Digennaro, owner of Rum Runner Restaurant; and Karen Ruck, Ladies Auxiliary president.

  • Camera club to meet March 8

    The March 8 meeting of the Coastal Carolina Camera Club will feature a workshop on shooting in RAW format, which provides greater post processing control of images than the JPEG format.

    Additionally, the workshop will cover the use of High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDR), a process that more accurately captures the various levels of highlights and shadows in what is photographed.

  • Camera club to meet March 8

    The March 8 meeting of the Coastal Carolina Camera Club will feature a workshop on shooting in RAW format, which provides greater post processing control of images than the JPEG format.

    Additionally, the workshop will cover the use of High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDR), a process that more accurately captures the various levels of highlights and shadows in what is photographed.

  • Religion briefs

    Mount Zion MBC sets services

    Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 7370 Mount Zion Church Road in Longwood, will have Sunday worship at 11 a.m. Sunday school starts at 9:30 a.m. 

    Prayer meeting and Bible study is at 8 p.m. Wednesday.

    Oak Grove plans gospel sing

    Oak Grove Baptist Church will have a gospel sing featuring Crystal River from Conway, S.C., at 6 p.m. March 6.

    Ministry plans recovery program