Today's News

  • BCC board members hope to find next president by May

    BOLIVIA—Members of the Brunswick Community College Board of Trustees hope to have a new president in place by May.

    At a specially called meeting Thursday night, Lynda Stanley, board chairperson, announced board members selected Hunter & Associates, of Broadway, to conduct the search for Brunswick Community College's next president.

    “That’s the same firm we used before and they were very successful,” board member John Jones said.

  • Seven give magnificent effort in South boys’ win

  • Lynes Joins Board of Directors of The First Tee

    Dan Lynes and Lori Boldt were recently appointed to the Board of Directors of The First Tee of Brunswick County. This week we acquaint you with Dan Lynes; next week, we’ll talk about Lori Bolt. 

    Dan Lynes began his relationship with The First Tee as a Birdie Level coach several years ago. 

    “I was impressed with the program because it didn’t just teach golf,” he said. “We were teaching the kids values and standards of behavior that would last them a lifetime. 

  • Europe wins Winding River Ryder Cup

    The Winding River Men’s Golf Association played its annual Ryder Cup Tournament on Dec. 1. In winning the 2010 title, the European team successfully defended its 2009 title. The tournament is a match play event with 50 two-man teams in six flights representing the United States and Europe. The teams play 27 holes to determine the winner: nine holes of best ball, nine holes of scramble and nine holes of modified alternate shot.  

  • Scores, highlights of area golf leagues

    The Beachcombers played the last of a three-round tournament at Crow Creek, which pitted the old guys against the young guys. This was a match-play event with one point awarded for the front, one for the back and one for the overall. 

  • The Renegades: Seriously social golf

    There are lots of  golf groups in Brunswick County. Most courses have a Ladies Golf Association (LGA) and a Men’s Golf Association. Many courses also have a group of ladies nine-holers who play regular tournaments throughout the year. 

    In addition to the formal LGAs and MGAs, we have golf groups run by various associations, like the Elks or the VFW. We also have golf associations or clubs formed from a common interest in golf, to just have fun, or both. 

  • Teams compete in county Senior Bowls

    The Brunswick County Senior Bowls were at South Brunswick High School on Nov. 20.

    The J.V. Senior Bowl teams are made up of all 9-year-olds that will be aging out and moving on to the Senior Division. The Senior teams are made up of all 12-year-olds that will be aging out of the program.

    Each year, one of the teams in each division is responsible for heading up the Senior Bowl Teams. The teams are on a rotation. 

  • ATMC awards education grants

    ATMC recently awarded $25,000 in grant funds to 15 educators and community organizations serving Brunswick County students and residents. 

    The cooperative honored recipients with a reception on Nov. 9 at ATMC’s corporate headquarters in Shallotte. Representatives from each school talked about the programs for which the grant funds are earmarked and how these grants will positively impact area students. 

    Those receiving funding were:

  • Students help with veterans’ memorial

    Matt Sarkela, owner of Mr. Appliance of Wilmington, gathered JRTOC students from North Brunswick High School to plant shrubs, rake leaves, shovel dirt and lay brick at the 120th 30th Battalion North Carolina National Guard Fallen Soldiers Memorial.

    Sarkela and students worked along side future soldiers of the USS Gravely, the Navy’s newest destroyer to the U.S. fleet. As a thank you for the services provided by Sarkela and the students, a brick at the memorial was dedicated to the JROTC.

  • CGMS students earn honors, awards

    Cedar Grove Middle School students earn honors for first nine weeks.

    A honor roll

    Sixth grade: Aaron Biagiotti, Tiffany Bruce, Tammy Butler, Thompson Clemmons, Darbyn Colthurst, Austin Dickerson, Aidan Goble, Elizabeth Gonzalez, Christian Hernandez, Mariah Hewett, Zane Hill, Danecia Ladson, Matthew Phelps, Joshua Renfrow, Chase Slaven.

    Seventh grade: Jillian Benton, Hannah Blake, Alexis Cohan, Darcy Evans, Hayden Huffman, Hunter Langley, Alyssa Miller, Ian Niggles, Andrew Nixon, Kaitlyn Rea, David Venegas, Bailey Walker.