Today's News

  • Brunswick County Black History celebration set for Feb. 10-12 in Southport

    Celebrate Brunswick County’s Black History at the Southport Community Building, 223 E. Bay St. in Southport, with the following events scheduled Feb. 10-12. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated.

    Friday, Feb. 10

    6:30 to 8:30 p.m. “Harriet Tubman-Underground Rail Road and Civil War Times.” Carolyn Evans is featured with the Battery “B” 2nd United States Colored Light Artillery Regiment re-enactors. Evans, portraying Harriet Tubman, is an accomplished actress, dancer, educator, storyteller, motivational speaker and author.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department, Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, 2017

    Sunset Beach police investigated the following incident and made the following arrest. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    Jan. 31

    Breaking and entering, theft of two TVs from a Canal Street home.

    Feb. 1

    Bobbie Anderson, 23, of Ocean Haven Road was arrested on an outstanding warrant for simple assault and communicating threats charges.

  • Calabash Fire Department January 2017

    During the month of January 2017, Calabash firefighters responded to 159 calls: nine structure fires, a woods/brush fire, a vehicle fire, five fire alarms, seven motor vehicle accidents, two investigations, 22 public assistance and 112 EMS first-response calls.

  • County middle school wrestling championships

    Staff Report

    South Middle School won the county middle school wrestling championships Saturday at North Brunswick High School.

    South scored 180 points, Shallotte 137, Leland 92 and Cedar Grove 55.

  • Super Ral-LI: Patriots 34, Falcons 28


    By Thomas Ryan Paul

    In the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, Super Bowl Sunday takes on an added dimension: The game is played somewhere warm or in an indoor stadium. Players and fans wear short-sleeve shirts. The cheerleaders wear skimpy tops and bottoms. And knee-high boots. Men wear suits and ties. The women have great hair and makeup. 


  • Cougar boys second in swim regional

    Staff Report

    The email from South Brunswick swim coach Sam Jennings expressed the news well: “2nd overall in region!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”

    He was referring to the performance of the Cougar boys in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A East Regional on Friday in Cary. The meet was a qualifier for the state meet this week, also in Cary.

    The Cougars might as well have stayed in Cary. In finishing second, South’s boys qualified for every state event except the 500 freestyle.

  • BCC women rally, lose to Patrick Henry

    By Michael Paul

    Sports Editor

    BOLIVIA — The Brunswick Community College women’s basketball team fell behind 28-13 but rallied to take a 54-53 lead before losing 63-62 to Patrick Henry Community College on Saturday.

    For BCC (2-9 in NJCAA Division II Region 10, 10-9 overall), Lauren Jenkins scored 22 points in the game at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center gym.

    Other BCC scorers: Briana Jones nine, Leilani Emile eight, Andrea Raynor seven, Lakita Basnight seven, Sydney Harrison five, Danielle Brisson four.

  • VIDEO: West beats South 70-63
  • Photos of West-South basketball games Feb. 3
  • Man wanted in Calabash break-in identified

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office deputies have identified a man they say tried to break into a Calabash home last month.

    According to a sheriff’s office Facebook post, the man who attempted to break into a home in the 100 block of Beach Drive on Jan. 24 is 48-year-old Jamie Landis High of Riverview Drive in Calabash.

    High is being held on $5,000 bail at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center in Conway, S.C., on an unrelated shoplifting charge. Records show North Myrtle Beach (S.C.) Police arrested him Jan. 27.