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Today's News

  • Hard work pays off for Shallotte Fire Department

    SHALLOTTE—Achievement is accomplishment by superior ability, special effort or heroic action.

    Last Wednesday, the Shallotte Fire Department recognized individual achievements and celebrated each fireman in the department.

  • Brunswick Beat for Sept. 21, 2011
  • Suspect wanted for Supply drive-by shooting in mobile home park

    Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office have identified a suspect in Wednesday night’s drive-by shooting at Stevenson Mobile Home Park in Supply.

    Justin Antwain Garvin is wanted in connection with the shooting.

    Garvin, 19, of 379 Little Macedonia Road, Supply, is wanted for assault with a deadly weapon and discharging a weapon into an occupied dwelling.

  • Begin the conversation before it's too late

     SUPPLY—The statistics are overwhelming—one in one person will die.

    The reality of death isn’t one most Americans want to face, but it is a reality everyone must confront at some point.

    The Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter wants to help get the conversation started.

    “Its something most of us really don’t want to deal with and talk about,” said Jason Clamme, director of community outreach. “But end of life is going to be a part of every life.”

  • Ride cancer into the ground

     SHALLOTTE—There is one goal for a local group on Saturday, Oct. 8—to ride cancer into the ground.

    The 2011 motorcycle benefit ride will be the third annual event for the Let’s Ride Cancer into the Ground Foundation. The ride was founded in honor of Diane Sandoval, a 6-year breast cancer survivor. The money raised from the first two events was donated to help fund research for the cure.

  • Fall bike rally

     SHALLOTTE—Motorcycles and motorcycle enthusiasts will descend upon Shallotte this weekend for the annual Beach House Harley-Davidson Fall Beach Rally.

    The semi-annual event draws hundreds of people from all over the Southeast. During the five-day event, Beach House Harley-Davidson at 4919 Ocean Highway in Shallotte welcomes the entire public to come out and talk about bikes, shop, enjoy entertainment and make new friends with similar interests.

    The event features a tent sale and a wide variety of vendors.

  • In an imperfect world, what is it we all are truly seeking?

    Writers will tell you when we are moved to write, we write—often without knowledge or understanding of a direction.
    Sometimes we write because we have to. Other times we write because we are driven to.

  • Grand jury indictments

    The Brunswick County Superior Court under the direction of the Honorable Judge Ola M. Lewis with prosecutor Jon David and courtroom clerk Jill Fullwood adjudicated the following cases during a superior court grand jury session on Sept. 12:

    Coty Michael Alford, 19, of 7300 River Road Lot 74, Southport; break or enter a motor vehicle, misdemeanor larceny.

    Johnny Reid Arey Jr., 44, of 730 Pine View Drive, Supply; assault by strangulation.

  • District Court Docket

    The following cases were adjudicated over four days of District Criminal Court on Sept. 7, 8, 12 and 13 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, Sept. 7

    Judge Marion R. Warren presided over the following cases with prosecutor Cathi Radford and courtroom clerk Jennifer Hearn:

    Inocencio H. Aparicio, PG no operator’s license.

  • National Hunting, Fishing Day is Sept. 24

    National Hunting and Fishing Day in North Carolina is Sept. 24 and everyone is invited to learn more about outdoor recreation and conservation by attending one of seven family-oriented events across the state supported by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.
    National Hunting and Fishing Day, formalized by Congress in 1971, was created by the National Shooting Sports Foundation to celebrate conservation successes of hunters and anglers. Hunting, fishing and related activities directly support 29,000 jobs and $818 million in income in North Carolina.