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Today's News

  • Polomis-Mackey

    Jennifer Kathleen Polomis and Kristopher Scott-William Mackey, both of Bratenahl, Ohio, were married June 27 at Brunswick Plantation, with the Rev. John Causey of Shallotte Presbyterian Church officiating.

    The bride is the daughter of the late Michelle J. Polomis and the granddaughter of Dwight and Kathleen Peterson of Shallotte.

    She was given in marriage by her grandparents and escorted by her grandfather.

    The groom is the son of Thomas and Christine Mackey of Concord, Ohio.

  • Milliken-Woodard

    Anna Milliken of Ash and Gary Woodard of Ash were married May 23 at Soldier Bay Baptist Church in Ash, with the Rev. Regan Mintz and the Rev. Charlie Smith officiating.

    The bride is the daughter of Terry and Lois Milliken of Ash. She was given in marriage and escorted by her father.

    She wore a strapless white gown by Justin Alexander with sweetheart neckline in soft satin and alencon lace, beaded with sequins and beads with a semi-cathedral-length train and a simple white veil.

    She carried a bouquet of stargazer lilies and hot pink and pale pink roses.

  • Helms

    Larry and Crystal Helms of Supply are the parents of a son, William Joseph Helms, born at 4:45 a.m. June 29 at Brunswick Community Hospital.

    He weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and measured 19 1/2 inches long.

    He joins a sister, Grace Helms, 10.

    Maternal grnadparents are Harlee Bordeaux of Supply, the late Douglas L. McKeithan and the late Shirley Bordeaux.

    Paternal grandparents are Larry E. Helms Sr. and Beverly Helms of Supply.

  • Sometimes it's difficult to see the goodness of God's gifts

    Life can be funny. We make plans. God smiles. Stuff happens. How do I know this? I’ve read books that proclaim the fact. I’ve listened to people who have told me stories that verify it. Just this past week, my own life was suddenly, unexpectedly, turned around. All my plans went kaput. That’s how I know it.

  • Commissioners to review resumes for Calabash administrator

    CALABASH—Town commissioners are slated to convene in closed session Thursday to review resumes received for Calabash’s vacant town administrator position.

    As of Monday, the deadline day for applications to be submitted, the town had received 122 resumes, according to interim town administrator Kelley Southward.

    Calabash Mayor Anthony Clemmons, who called the special meeting slated for 2 p.m. this Thursday, Sept. 3, at Calabash Town Hall, said commissioners have informally begun reviewing applicants’ resumes individually and marking the ones they like.

  • I might not be a high-flyer, but I love to dance

    I stood in the corner watching the teenagers crowd the floor in their elegant gowns and tuxedos. They moved and grooved to the music, and seemed to be having lots of fun.

    Suddenly feeling a burst of courage, I decided to try it. Senior prom only comes once in a lifetime.

    I tried to reason with myself but I wanted to get out there so bad I couldn’t stand it. After all, dancing was only moving, and moving was nothing more than all that kinetic energy junk my science spewed at me.

    I could do this.

  • SHALLOTTE CRIME REPORT

    Shallotte police charged the following people and investigated the following incidents during the past week.

    •Police charged Abby A. Woodell, 22, of 53 Holmes St., Supply, with larceny and obtaining property by false pretense. She was taken to the Brunswick County Detention Center on a $10,500 unsecured bond.

    •Police charged William Tyler Miller, 22, of 4387 Owendon Drive, Shallotte, with drunk and disruptive and trespassing at Planet Fun. He was taken to the Brunswick County Detention Center on a $500 secured bond.

  • Holden Beach police reports

    Holden Beach police investigated the following incidents last week, which are taken from police incident reports:

    •Burglary, larceny and property damage were reported Aug. 19 on Ocean Boulevard West.

    •Breaking and entering and larceny from a motor vehicle were reported Aug. 18 on Ocean Boulevard East.

    •Breaking and entering and larceny from a motor vehicle were reported Aug. 18 on Ocean Boulevard West.

    •Larceny was reported Aug. 20 at the Ocean Boulevard East beach access.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office drug report

    Agents with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit made the following arrests last week, which are taken directly from arrest warrants and citations:

    •Craig Allen McKamey, 19, of 117 NE 78th St., Oak Island; charged with conspiracy to sell/deliver a schedule VI controlled substance.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office K-9 roundup

    The K-9 enforcement team answers calls, conducts driver’s license checkpoints and assists with other agencies when K-9s are needed.

    From Aug. 24-30, K-9 deputies answered 23 calls, wrote 10 uniform citations and made 10 drug arrests.

    Deputies set up driver’s license checkpoints at the following locations: Pireway Road, Ash-Little River Road, Stone Chimney Road, Old Ocean Highway and Chappell Loop Road.

    The following suspects were charged. All information is taken directly from arrest reports and citations.