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Today's News

  • In the cold, redfish can be caught in creeks

    The weather hasn’t been the best for fishing thus far in 2011, though local waters have not stopped producing nice redfish in the back creeks. When the weather allows it, this action is available for those hardy enough to seek it.

  • Mike Holsea scores ace

    Mike Holsea aced the 17th hole at Brierwood Golf Club on Jan. 20. He used a 6-iron on the 165-yard hole. Playing in his foursome were Mona Dye Boob, Ron Boob, Walter Brennan and Billy Payne. Mike, who has an 8 handicap, has been playing for nearly 40 years and this was his first ace.    

  • Scores, highlights of golf leagues

    The Beachcombers played a two low nets tournament Jan. 12 at Eagle Nest. Finishing in first with a score of 125 was the team of Roger Dunham, Hal Riebesehl, Bob Smith and Paul Michal. In second with a 126 was Jim Beairsto, Reese Evans, Gary Gutheil and Dennis McCann. Lowest gross for the day was Reese Evans (89). Lowest nets for the day were Dennis McCann, 63, and Bob Smith, 69. Dennis McCann was voted golfer of the week.

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  • Al Arrigoni leaving The First Tee of Brunswick County

    Al Arrigoni, executive director of The First Tee of Brunswick County, host of Tee Time with Al Arrigoni on the ATMC cable network, golf coach and mentor to dozens of kids and a friend of many, is leaving. 

  • The Golf Ball coming to Brunswick

    The First Tee of Brunswick County will be celebrating its fifth anniversary with a gala dinner-dance aptly name “The Golf Ball.” 

    The celebratory event will take place on Feb. 12 at 101 Stone Chimney Place, 101 Stone Chimney Road in Supply. 

    “This is the banquet facility of the Brunswick County Association of Realtors and it is a fabulous venue,” said Kimmie Durham, Golf Ball chair. “It will be an evening of great food from Art Catering at the Purple Onion, dancing and sharing stories about The First Tee. 

  • Holt Durham speaks to First Tee board

    It is a long-held policy of The First Tee of Brunswick County to invite members of the chapter to speak before the board of directors at each monthly meeting.  

  • Calabash VFW dart league

    The Calabash VFW steel tip dart league results for Jan. 11. First: Barbara Ketcham and Lee Harrison. Second: Joe Lenz and Hank Olson. Third: Mike Walton and Joan Elmire. On Jan. 18, Ken Yusko, Ken Anderson and Pete McGerr were first. Second: Dianne Larrowe, Hank Olson and Tom McCormack. Third: Darleen Riley, Joan Elmire and Pat Perryman.

  • Simmons is tied for lead in blocks

     Cedric Simmons scored 11 points and had 11 rebounds (eight defensive) as Kavla lost 76-59 Jan. 22 in Greece professional basketball league game. He played a team-leading 36 minutes.

    Simmons is second in the 14-team league in rebounds per game (9.4) and tied for the lead in blocks per game (1.9).

    Kavala is 7-7 and tied for fourth.

  • Kick-off for 2011 CIS gala marks event’s 10th year

    Communities in Schools’ 10th annual Benefit Gala for Children will take place in October and will feature A Taste of Brunswick County by the area’s finest chefs, live and silent auctions, 50/50 raffles and live music.

    Joining forces to become this year’s co-presenting sponsors are Dinah and Ed Gore and Carolyn Felton and Peter Laboy, financial advisors with Wells Fargo Advisors LLC. 

    “We believe supporting education is the best way to help our youth and consequently our county, state and nation,” Ed Gore said. 

  • Stagestruck Players to present ‘Mr. Toad’s Mad Adventures’

    Stagestruck Players, the youth division of Brunswick Little Theatre, presents “Mr. Toad’s Mad Adventures” from Kenneth Grahame’s literary classic “The Wind in the Willows” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25-26 and March 4-5 and at 3 p.m. Feb. 27 and March 6 at the Virginia Williamson Events Center at Odell Williamson Auditorium, on the campus of Brunswick Community College.