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Today's News

  • Two arrested for Ocean Isle Beach area break-ins

    Two suspects were recently arrested for a string of residential breaking and entering incidents reported in the Ocean Isle Beach area.

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Del Routh said Sheriff John Ingram “has been putting a lot of emphasis on breaking and enterings in the county.”

  • Men’s Tournament of Champions photos

     2011 Brunswick Beacon Tournament of Champions

    Sunday Tee Times

     

     

    8:36:  Marie Strickler, Joan Mason, Sandy Hulberg

    8:48:  Lori Schneider, Laura Botto, Denise Pacula

    9:00:  Bev Ibbott, Marilyn Greenfield, Rosa Stadick

    9:12:  Judy Nicoletti, Jeanne Maxon, Mona Boob, Fay Curry

    9:24:  Jim Sweeney, Harlee Bordeaux, Murray Spruce  

  • Women’s Tournament of Champions photos

     2011 Brunswick Beacon Tournament of Champions

    Sunday Tee Times

     

     

    8:36:  Marie Strickler, Joan Mason, Sandy Hulberg

    8:48:  Lori Schneider, Laura Botto, Denise Pacula

    9:00:  Bev Ibbott, Marilyn Greenfield, Rosa Stadick

    9:12:  Judy Nicoletti, Jeanne Maxon, Mona Boob, Fay Curry

    9:24:  Jim Sweeney, Harlee Bordeaux, Murray Spruce  

  • Davis confident in second season at West Brunswick

     The West Brunswick boys’ basketball team won six games last year under new coach Eric Davis, but there were successes for the coach trying to re-establish a winning program at West.

    “No. 1, we tried to build a foundation for our program, and the kids bought into that,” Davis said.

    “This group of kids is the best group of kids I have ever been around. Their attitudes are great. Anything I ask them to do, they do it. Every single day they came in and worked hard—harder than any group that I have ever coached.

  • New coaches, new start for Lady Trojans’ basketball

     Two West Brunswick High School graduates will coach the Lady Trojans this season, and if their enthusiasm is any indication of what the season will be like, then the Lady Trojans will have many victories. 

  • BCC baseball players sign with Charleston Southern, Winthrop

     Two Brunswick Community College baseball players signed letters of intent Friday. Tory Schroff will attend Charleston Southern and Michael Green will attend Winthrop.

    Before he suffered a season-ending injury in March to his right hand, Green had pitched 16 innings in five games, giving up 13 hits and five earned runs. He was 2-1 with a 2.699 ERA. He struck out 13 and walked six.

    In the summer he played in the Coastal Plains League, and that is when Winthrop noticed him.

  • North’s Linkous signs with UNCW; North’s Lowry picks UNC Chapel Hill

      LELAND—Steven Linkous will attend UNC Wilmington and Matt Lowry will attend UNC Chapel Hill to play baseball after they graduate in the spring from North Brunswick High School.

    They signed letters of intent Nov. 10 at North in the library in front of a large gathering of coaches, friends and family.

    “It’s been a long time, if ever, since we’ve had two Division I prospects come out in the same year, ” North head baseball coach Randy Fennell said.

  • Shallotte woman helps raise funds for cancer research

    BY SHELAGH CLANCY

    Staff Writer

     

    Nearly 1,000 women walked in Charlotte’s Avon Walk for Breast Cancer Oct. 23-24, and one of them was Shallotte resident Kimberly Holmes.

    “I saw an ad in a magazine, and I thought it was a good fit for me,” said Holmes, operations manager at the Rutledge community. “People flew in from Houston, New York, Boston, D.C….It was really, really inspirational.”

  • Lady Dolphins win home opener

     SUPPLY—Brunswick Community College outscored the Mount Olive junior varsity 18-2 in the final five minutes en route to an 85-67 victory in a women’s basketball game Nov. 9 on Walter Shaw Court at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center.

  • Sunnyside: Remembering the early days

    SHALLOTTE—When William and Dorothy Sellers retired to Shallotte it was a homecoming of sorts for one of the historic Sunnyside School’s former teachers.

    Dorothy will turn 90 in April 2012 and has lived in Shallotte for the last 29 years, but it is not her first time.

    Dorothy was born in Goldsboro where her mother was a teacher at the Goldsboro Academy.

    “My father moved us to Wilmington during the Depression years,” she said.