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Today's News

  • Shallotte crime report

    Shallotte police charged the following people and investigated following incidents last week. All information is taken directly from police reports.

    •Police charged James Joseph Winter, 37, of 2914 Bay Village Road, Shallotte, with breaking and entering and larceny. He was taken to the Brunswick County Detention Center.

    •Police charged Billy Vester Jones Jr., 35, of 269 Union School Road, Shallotte, with driving while impaired and driving while license revoked. He was taken to the Brunswick County Detention Center on a $500 secured bond.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office ACE roundup

    The Aggressive Criminal Enforcement (ACE) Team is a support unit, whose primary functions are traffic enforcement and assisting in the apprehension of drug traffickers in the county. The ACE team conducts driving while impaired and driver’s license checkpoints, as well as street-level investigations on controlled substances.

  • Assistant district attorney and near victim warns about e-mail scam

    As an assistant district attorney, Brooke Smith prosecutes people for scams. She also educates the public on what to look for and how not to become victims of a scams.

    But last week, Smith almost fell victim to an e-mail scam when she received a startling e-mail from her lifelong friend in England—only she wasn’t in England, and it wasn’t her friend.

    The e-mail came from her friend’s personal e-mail account around 7 a.m. Thursday, April 15, with “My Horrible Experience!!!” in the subject line.

  • Authority moves toward returning hospital to county commissioners

    SUPPLY—Members of the Brunswick County Hospital Authority have voted to begin the process of returning the hospital, its property and money in its coffers to Brunswick County Commissioners when Novant Health vacates the hospital in summer 2011.

  • Sheriff’s detectives searching for Supply breaking and entering suspect

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s detectives are searching for the suspect or suspects involved in a breaking and entering to a Supply business.

    According to Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Spokesperson Sgt. April Stanley, R&R Seafood, 3 Fisherman Road, Supply, was broken into between 3 p.m. March 25 and 10 a.m. March 26. A significant amount of cash was stolen from the business.

  • Business owner to host business-to-business events

    Bourbon Street Restaurant and Bar co-owner Leroy Brown has announced plans to host monthly “business-to-business” receptions at his new restaurant at 125 Causeway Drive in Ocean Isle Beach.

    Brown is also the co-owner of The Bridge Grill and Pizza at Sunset Beach.

  • Nesting eagles

    This photo of two eagles nesting along the Intracoastal Waterway in Sunset Beach was taken at the Regency by Jim Barber.

  • Arts and Entertainment events

    Art

    Ongoing

    Oak Island Art Guild exhibit, Oak Island Recreation Center, 3001 Oak Island Drive, 6:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Exhibit renewed every 60 days. For more information, call exhibit coordinator Miriam Pinkerton at 278-5562.

     

    Every Wednesday

  • BCC offers continuing education courses

    The Economic and Workforce Development Department (EWD) offers short-term programs and classes for self-improvement, cultural enrichment and academic achievement geared toward adults seeking skills for employment, intellectual stimulation, community involvement and social interaction. 

    Many small business courses are free due to funding from a Small Business Center grant. 

    For a full schedule of classes, including online courses, go to: www.brunswickcc.edu. Call 755-7380 to register. 

  • More at Four enrollment under way

    If you missed registration, Smart Start of Brunswick County’s More at Four Pre-K program is still accepting applications.

    The 2010-2011 More at Four sites have been awarded to the following: