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Today's News

  • 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

  • BCC host to Coastal Classic

     The Brunswick Community College volleyball team was host to some of the top community college teams in the country in the BCC Coastal Classic over the weekend.

    In its first match, BCC played conference rival Cape Fear and lost 21-25, 25-19, 22-25, 16-25.

    BCC began strongly in the first set, taking a 7-1 lead behind the serving of Danielle Ellis. She had an ace in a 4-0 run, and Samantha Montgomery and Holly Brisson had kills.

  • Trojans beat North 3-0 in soccer

     West Brunswick beat North Brunswick 3-0 in a conference soccer game Oct. 13 at West.

    West scored in the 30th minute on an own goal and Luis Espinoza scored twice in the second half. His first goal came in the 53rd minute and the second in the 60th minute. Melvin had the first assist and Connor Johnston had the second assist.

    Josh Upchurch had five saves and was the winning goalkeeper.

  • South sweeps conference titles in tennis

     

    Three games from a defeat in two sets, South Brunswick’s doubles team rallied for a three-set victory and won the Waccamaw Conference tennis championship Oct. 13 at the Ocean Isle Beach Park Tennis Center.

    Cali Hitt and Brooke Munroe beat Mary Britt Nelson and Penny Watts 3-6, 7-5, 6-4.

    The victory completed a sweep on the conference titles for the Cougars, as Summer Phillips beat Jordan Sanchez in straight sets to win the singles title.