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Today's News

  • Fire causes smoke damage

  • 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 Christopher Council Scott, 27, of 2653 Free Bird Lane, Ash, with communicating threats in the Scotchman parking lot, where he threatened a victim with a brick. The incident occurred after a previous assault with a deadly weapon report from the same victim in which he accused Scott of threatening him with a knife. Scott was taken to the Brunswick County Detention Center under a $500 secured bond.

  • ‘The Ruth House’: A miracle in the making

    OCEAN ISLE BEACH—An acre of land set aside for God’s purposes was the first step in fulfilling a calling for busy entrepreneurs Jeff and Maribeth Achterberg.

    The couple, owners of Verity Management Solutions, thought they moved to Brunswick County from their home state of Wisconsin five years ago to get away from the cold weather, but they say a higher calling has presented itself—helping young girls break the cycle of poverty.

  • State medical board action affects two local P.A.’s

    The N.C. Medical Board has reprimanded Shallotte physician assistant Jonathan Lawrence Langston, P.A., for not completing mandated discipline requirements in the time allotted.

    Another local physician assistant has voluntarily surrendered his license.

    According to the latest disciplinary report, on Feb. 18, the board officially executed a consent order reprimanding Langston, a physician assistant at Shallotte Medical Center.

  • ATMC TV to put a spotlight on local businesswomen in advance of BCC seminar

    ATMC TV will highlight the accomplishments of several Brunswick County businesswomen in an upcoming edition of the “Brunswick Now” show as a preview to the upcoming Women in Entrepreneurship seminar set for May 5 at Brunswick Community College.

  • Brunswick County Chamber honors citizens, businesses

    SUPPLY—The Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce honored its members for their hard work in a challenging economic year at its annual meeting Tuesday night at 101 Stone Chimney Place.

    Business leaders and local elected officials gathered for the dinner, awards ceremony and to witness the “passing of the gavel.” The chamber’s 2009 president Bobby Davis handed the ceremonial gavel to 2010 president Ron Watts.

  • ‘Some Enchanted Evening’ planned for CIS Benefit Gala for Children

     

     

     

    “Some Enchanted Evening” is planned for Oct. 21 under the Palm Court Tent at Sea Trail Golf Resort and Convention Center in Sunset Beach. As the major fundraising event for CIS, the evening will be a black tie optional event featuring “A Taste of Brunswick County” from local chefs, live and silent auctions, 50/50 raffles, and live music.

  • North beats N.J. team in thriller

    In the top of the eighth inning, Scorpion right-fielder Kyle Hufham threw out a Winslow Township runner at home plate trying to score from third on a sacrifice fly. Hufham hit his own sacrifice fly in the bottom of the inning to plate D.J. Graham in leading North to a victory in the first game of the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational Monday at West Brunswick High School.

  • Area results

    BEACHCOMBERS
    The Beachcombers played at Cypress Bay. Low gross: Randy Cogdill, 84; Bob Byrne, 86; Paul Michal, 86; Charlie Shore, 87; Jamie Cogdill, 88; Bob Smith, 89. Low nets: Smith, 67; Byrne, 68; Jamie Cogdill, 68; Shore, 69. Team two low nets per hole: Reggie Auten, R. Cogdill, J. Cogdill and Shore at 25-under par. Golfer of the week was Smith.

    BRICK LANDING LGA

  • West golf team second in tourney

    Host West Bladen and West Brunswick finished ahead of conference leader South Brunswick in a conference tourney March 31 at Carolina Sands at White Lake.
    For the tournament, West Bladen finished at 321, West Brunswick 323, South Brunswick 334, Whiteville 343, North Brunswick 376, East Bladen 385 and South Columbus 487.