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Today's News

  • Cougars get set for third round of 2-AA playoffs

    After a thrilling 27-20 victory Friday night over the Orange Panthers in the second round of the Class 2-AA playoffs, the South Brunswick Cougars will play Marshville Forest Hills (10-3) this Friday.

    “Overall the kids did a great job,” an ecstatic Gordon Walters said Saturday. “Can you believe we are 10-2? The kids really follow the game plan.”

  • Northside ends North Brunswick’s football season

    JACKSONVILLE—It was the coldest night of the year, and the North Brunswick football season ended on it, too.

    Give credit to the Monarchs of Northside High School, who had everything to do with stopping North Brunswick 27-0 Friday night in the second round of the NCHSAA Class 2-A playoffs.

    The unbeaten Monarchs entered the game averaging almost 40 points a game, but the game started with both teams going back and forth throughout the first quarter.

  • BCC ranks in top 25; beats Lenoir 95-84

    Playing its first game since getting a top-25 ranking, the unbeaten Brunswick Community College men’s basketball team beat Lenoir Community College 95-84 Nov. 20 at West Brunswick High School.

    Five players scored at least 12 points, and one of those players, sophomore guard/forward Cornell Holmes, scored all 14 of his points in the second half after a 53-53 tie.

  • BCC volleyball season ends in national tourney

    The historic Brunswick Community College volleyball season ended Friday in the second round of the NJCAA Division II national tournament at Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells, Wis.

    Central Community College (Nebraska) beat the Dolphins 25-12, 25-13 and 25-15. The Dolphins, seeded No. 16, lost their first-round match Nov. 20 to top-ranked Kishwaukee College 25-15, 25-10, 25-6. Kishwaukee entered the tournament 53-3.

  • District Court Docket

    The following cases were adjudicated over four days of District Criminal Court on Nov. 12, 13, 17 and 18 in Bolivia.

    Wednesday, Nov. 12

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

    Jeffrey Clyde Baker, fictitious/canceled/revoked registration card/tag, voluntarily dismissed.

    George Richard Barry, gill net violation, prayer for judgment continued and costs; without holding commercial fishing license, voluntarily dismissed.

  • Brunswick County grand jury returns indictments

    The Brunswick County Grand Jury under the direction of Judge John Smith with prosecutor Rex Gore and courtroom clerk Kay Fowler returned the following indictments during a Superior Court session on Nov. 3:

  • Widow is ready to move on

    To the editor:

    I owe so many people my gratitude and apologies. I spent so much time reacting out of anger, hurt, and pain. I have now let go of my pain, anger and hurt.

    My deepest apologies to everyone who stood in my angry line of fire. Thanks for your love, care, kindness, and patience.

    I owe the most gratitude and apologies to my husband, Adam Bradshaw. I was blessed and fortunate when I met Adam. I found someone I could trust with my heart, life, all that I have and all that I am.

  • Holden Beach Causeway Streetscape

    To the editor:

    Being a local Realtor and traveling down the causeway almost daily, I have wondered what our causeway area would evolve to be.

    My family and I moved here in 2000 and other than minor fluctuations of business owners occasionally drifting in and out of leased space of existing buildings, there has been minimal change.

  • Decent people versus thugs: Who will prevail?

    Recently, at my request, a senior Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office sergeant escorted me on a late night visit to seven residential areas the department identifies as priority drug enforcement targets.

    They are listed in the article I wrote about the “ride along” experience.

    A trusted friend of mine approached me in church wearing a grin that reminded me of a possum eating peanut butter through a screen door.

  • Season’s hottest toys bring along with them expensive price tags

    At more than two feet long, it might be a little difficult to squeeze Spike the Ultra Dinosaur inside your busy shopping cart this holiday season, but if you’re a parent who is intent on getting your child one of the season’s top holiday gifts, you might want to plan ahead for this one.

    According to besttoysguide.com, Fisher-Price’s Spike is one of the must-haves of the season. The green plastic dinosaur comes complete with a remote control that, when activated, enables Spike to move and sound like the real thing.