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Today's News

  • Stanley commits to ECU

    South Brunswick High School senior football player Terrell Stanley has committed to play for the Pirates at East Carolina University. 

    The commitment is not binding. The first day to sign a letter of intent is Feb. 2.

    Stanley has grown in the last two years not only physically—now standing at 6-feet, 3 inches and weighing 266 pounds—but also emotionally.

  • Brunswick to defend title in Dixie Boys tournament

    Two Brunswick County teams will be participating in July 17-22 at Smithville Park in Southport in the North Carolina Dixie Boys Baseball state tournaments.

    Brunswick is the defending champion in the Dixie Boys tournament (for 14-year-olds). Brunswick plays a first-round game at 4:30 p.m. Saturday on Field 2 against Columbus County. 

    If Brunswick wins, it plays a second-round game at 3:15 p.m. Sunday on Field 2 against either Dallas or Duplin County. If Brunswick loses its first-round game, it plays at 12:15 p.m. Monday on Field 1 in a loser-out game.

  • Debs lose in finals; Angels reach semis

    The Brunswick County Debs softball team lost twice Monday in the finals of a qualifying tourney for the Dixie Softball World Series, which begins July 31 in Vancleave, Miss.

    The Debs (16- to 18-year-olds) reached the championship finals of the North Carolina Dixie Debs Softball state tournament in Cherryville.

    Brunswick was one of four teams in the double-elimination tourney. The Debs opened the series by beating South Stanly 3-1 Saturday.

  • Psalmos Music School planned for July 19-22 at Mount Olive

     The 2010 Psalmos Music School will take place July 19-22 at Mount Olive Baptist Church in Bolivia.

    The Rev. Anthony Clemmons also announced this year’s music school instructors would include multiple Grammy nominee and Dove Award winner The Nelons from Jacksonville, Fla.

    The program is for those who enjoy gospel music and would like to learn more about developing harmonic and rhythmic skills, vocal technique and song writing. Classes are on Monday through Wednesday evening as follows: 

  • Thirty-one years ago it was a dream; today, it’s a reality

         

      

     They dreamed the impossible dream and now the Shallotte Point Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, incorporated on April 26, 1979, proudly celebrates the fruition of that vision. 

  • Tripp-Long

    Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Kelly Tripp of Ash and Brian Long of Ash. The bride-elect is the daughter of Bill and Carrie Ann Tripp of Ash. The prospective groom is the son of Jimmy Long of Ash and Terry and Deloris Milliken of Ash. A July 25 wedding is planned at Friendship Baptist Church.

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  • Brunswick County Smart Start advocates travel to Raleigh

     On Tuesday, June 15, child advocates from Brunswick County traveled to the North Carolina General Assembly as part of Smart Start’s statewide Tuesdays for Tots initiative.

    Smart Start is North Carolina’s early childhood leadership network dedicated to assuring that every child reaches his or her potential and is prepared for success in a global community.

    The constituents met with the Brunswick County legislative delegation and asked members to “hold the line” and continue to invest in young children in Brunswick County. 

  • Summertime and gardening in Brunswick County isn’t easy

    Do you feel like it’s just too hot to garden? Your plants are feeling the heat also and there are a few things that you can do to help them feel better. 

    If you work a little bit at a time and use the early morning and evening hours to accomplish these few tasks, you and your garden will appreciate your efforts.

  • Commissioners vote to keep strict roadside vendor regulations

    BOLIVIA—Brunswick County Commissioners last week voted not to change the county’s regulations for roadside vendors but agreed to step up enforcement efforts.

    Though the county’s regulations for roadside vendors have been in place for years, Ted Adams, Brunswick County code enforcement administrator, said the recent influx of roadside vendors has forced the county to increase its enforcement efforts, which include a $100 per day per vendor fine for property owners.