.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Tips on how to use soft baits

    The weather and wind have been a bit dicey at times, but water temperatures are rising and spring fishing is picking up. Redfish remain the most consistent bite but flounder action is picking up as well.

  • Bowling news

    BRUNSWICK COUNTY BOWLING CENTER

  • Sports briefs

    West Brunswick sports calendar

    April 6-12, subject to change

  • Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational set for April 25-27

    The three county varsity high school baseball teams, along with the West Brunswick junior varsity, will once against play in the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational April 25-27 at West Brunswick High School.

    West Brunswick will be the only county softball team playing in the four-team softball tourney.

    The daily pass costs $5. The tournament pass, available the first day of the tourney, costs $12. WBHS season passes are not good for this tourney. Spectators may enter only from the front gate.

  • Ocean City Chevrolet makes Opening Day donation

    Ocean City Chevrolet is supporting the Shallotte community through a partnership with Shallotte Dixie Youth Baseball League and, for the first time, the Lockwood Folly Baseball League. 

  • Community briefs

    New books at Rourk Library

    The following books are now available at Rourk Branch Library in Shallotte. Reviews are courtesy of Friends of the Library.

  • Guest column: Community helps those in need at BFA

    To the editor:

    The sound of weeping is something we hear often at Brunswick Family Assistance. It isn’t easy for some folks to ask for help paying an electric bill or request a box of food. Once independent, hard-working people across all ages and socio-economic levels find it painful to swallow their pride and ask for assistance, something they’ve never done before.

  • We’ve got to get out of this place, if it’s the last thing a tornado lets us do

    My high school graduation had been delayed. That last year of school, snow days—days where snow actually covered the ground make driving dangerous, not just threatened to do so—had put us behind schedule several extra class days. 

    For kids on their way out the door and looking to begin the next chapters in their lives, waiting seemed forever.

  • Sunset Beach: Don’t make access to public records be more difficult

    Thanks to Carol Scott for being a voice of reason on Sunset Beach Town Council.

    The council is considering implementing a policy that would regulate how the town deals with public records requests. 

    Among items included in the proposal is a form that would require each person to provide detailed information including name, contact information and specific public records information requested.

  • District court docket

    The following cases were adjudicated over five days of District Criminal Court on March 23, 24, 25, 28 and 29 in Bolivia.

    Codes: PG, pleaded guilty; PNG/NG, pleaded not guilty, found not guilty; PNG/G, pleaded not guilty, found guilty; BCDC, Brunswick County Detention Center; NCDOC, North Carolina Department of Corrections.

    Wednesday, March 23

    Judge Jerry A. Jolly presided over the following cases with prosecutor Joy Easley and courtroom clerk Jennifer Hearn: