Today's News

  • 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



    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:

  • Beth Moore event planned

    A Beth Moore simulcast event, “So Long, Insecurity,” will take place from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, April 24, at Calabash Presbyterian Church on 8820 Old Georgetown Road in Sunset Beach. 

    The simulcast is free but reservations are required for lunch at a cost of $6. Each attendee is asked to bring a canned good for local food pantries. 

    Contact the church office at 579-7356 for more information.

  • Zion Hill plans women's event

    Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 2000 Zion Hill Road, Bolivia, will have a Woman’s Day Program at 11:30 a.m., Sunday, May 9.

    The guest minister will be the Rev. Marie Griffin from New Hope Freewill Baptist Church. The theme will be “Women Of Faith Serving The Church.”