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Today's News

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office drug report

    Agents with the Brunswick County Vice Narcotics Unit made the following arrests last week:

  • ELECTION 2011: Polling locations by precinct

    The following polling locations will be open on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8. Polls are open from 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m.

    Mosquito 1, Supply, Longwood and Waccamaw precincts will not be open because registered voters in these precincts do not vote in municipal elections.

    • Hood Creek precinct: Hood Creek Community Building, 3640 Maco Road NE, Leland

    • Leland precinct: Leland Community Building, 1490 Village Road NE, Leland

    • Woodburn precinct: Leland Town Hall, 102 Town Hall Drive, Leland

  • ELECTION 2011: Mayor, four commissioners seek re-election in Holden Beach

    HOLDEN BEACH—Holden Beach residents will vote for five commissioners in the upcoming municipal election.

    However, one candidate has asked voters not to vote for him.

    Commissioner Ken Kyser, who filed to run earlier this year, will appear on the ballot the ballots have already been certified. But Kyser announced last week he is no longer seeking re-election to the town board of commissioners.

    He also resigned his post as commissioner at the end of last week’s town commissioners meeting.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office ACE roundup

    The ACE Team is a support unit whose primary functions are traffic enforcement and assisting in the apprehension of drug traffickers in the county.

    From Oct. 10-16 ACE deputies issued three driving while impaired charges.

    The following suspects were charged:

    •Kevin C. Cook, 40, of 1692 Lincoln Road, Leland, was charged with driving while impaired.

    •Stanley Ray Aldridge, 52, of 145 Lullwater Drive, Apt. 206, Wilmington, was charged with driving while impaired.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office crime report

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s deputies investigated the following incidents last week, which are taken directly from sheriff’s office incident reports:

    •Burglary and vandalism on South Winward Drive in Supply; suspect pried open victim’s front door, damaging door frame.

    •Larceny on Fish Street in Supply; suspect stole a weight bench, curl bar and assorted weights from victim’s front porch.

  • Severe weather expected in area Wednesday morning

    Severe weather is expected to impact Brunswick and New Hanover counties early Wednesday morning.

    Scott Garner, deputy director of Brunswick County Emergency Services, said an unnamed, unorganized storm is expected to impact Brunswick County and New Hanover County Wednesday, Oct. 19. The worst of the storm is expected between midnight and 8 a.m., Garner said.

    Garner said several National Weather Service models have the storm tracking in different directions, “but Brunswick and New Hanover are going to be a head-on spot.”

  • Sloup wins conference golf championship

     South Brunswick sophomore Ashley Sloup shot a 44 and won the Waccamaw Conference golf championship Oct. 17 at Lockwood Folly.

  • Trojans beat East Bladen 4-1 in soccer

         West Brunswick stayed in at least a tie for first place in the Waccamaw Conference by beating East Bladen 4-1 on Monday night at M.H. Rourk Stadium.

    Scottie Melvin and Luis Espinoza scored in the first half. A long kick by Nick Carozza set up the second goal.

  • ELECTION 2011: Early voting begins Thursday

    One-stop voting for the upcoming municipal elections will begin at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, at the Brunswick County Board of Elections office in Bolivia.

    The 2011 municipal election is Tuesday, Nov. 8. Polls will be open from 6:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. on Election Day.

    One-stop voting will run from Oct. 20 until Nov. 5.

    Registered voters can cast their ballots at the board of elections office, 75 Stamp Act Drive NE, Building H, in the Brunswick County Complex off Old Ocean Highway in Bolivia.

  • Oyster Festival Road Race

     Oyster Festival Road Race photos