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Today's News

  • Grand jury indicts three Supply men

    A Brunswick County Superior Court grand jury indicted three Supply men Feb. 1 in separate  cases.

    Jamar Levon Bellamy, 22, was among 35 people arrested July 31, 2015, during Operation Summer Heat, a Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office roundup of those accused of being involved in the county’s drug trade. He was charged with possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver heroin, sell or deliver heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • OIB police arrest wanted Raleigh man

    Ocean Isle Beach police captured a Raleigh man who was wanted on kidnapping and three assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill charges in Wake County.

    Kristopher Alert Randall, 32, of Glenwood Avenue, was arrested on the charges Feb. 3, booked at the Brunswick County Detention Facility, taken to Wake County and later released on $200,000 bail, records show.

  • Art matters: Jessie Mae Monroe Elementary’s Reiter nominated for national award

    Jessie Mae Monroe Elementary School’s Theresa Reiter doesn’t teach because she’s seeking recognition or awards.

    Yet that’s exactly what’s been happening to the art teacher within the last 12 months.

    Reiter, one of three finalists for Brunswick County Teacher of the Year, has now been nominated for a national award that recognizes teachers who make a positive impact on their students.

  • OIB woman accused of posing as cancer patient for money

    An Ocean Isle Beach woman is accused of posing as a cancer patient to secure nearly $4,000 in donations last year.

    Brunswick County sheriff’s detectives arrested 46-year-oldf Lisa Carol Yates, of Seagull Way, on Friday night, Jan. 29, on charges of solicitation to obtain property by false pretense and obtaining property by false pretense Nov. 15, 2015, according to a news release.

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  • North Brunswick girls lose to Northside

    Taylor Perkins scored 14 points and Unique Hines 13 in North Brunswick’s 65-58 conference basketball loss Feb. 9 at Northside.

    Kayla Stephens scored 34 points for Northside, 8-1 and tied for first in the East Central Conference, 18-3 overall. North is 5-4 and third in the conference, 14-7.

    Northside led 36-31 at halftime and outscored the Scorpions 17-12 in the third quarter on the way to the victory.

  • Shallotte Police reports

    Shallotte police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests in the last two weeks. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    Jan. 29

    Larceny of baby formula worth $61.79 from Lowes Food.

    Michael A. Clemmons, 28, of Trace Street, was cited on a charge of shoplifting baby formula from Lowes Food.

    Jan. 30

    Injury to personal property; someone slashed all four tires on a vehicle parked on Owendon Drive, causing $550 damage.

  • Ocean Isle Beach Police reports

    Ocean Isle Beach police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests in the last two weeks. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    Jan. 22

    Breaking and entering, larceny of three flat-screen televisions and other items totaling $3,891 and $700 in property damage at an East Second Street residence.

    Jan. 29

    Breaking and entering and $1,800 in damage in property to an East First Street residence,

    Breaking and entering and $500 in property damage to an East First Street residence.

  • Leland Police reports

    Leland police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests in the last two weeks. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    Jan. 31

    Carrington Ruffin was cited and released on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, no operator’s license and allowing an unlicensed driver to drive a vehicle.

    Teonte Adkins was cited and released on mcharges of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Larceny and safe cracking at an Ashland Way residence.

    Feb. 1

  • Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office reports

    Deputies investigated the following incidents last week. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    Feb. 1

    Breaking and entering, injury to real property and injury to personal property and larceny on Holden Beach Road, Holden Beach.

    Burglary, non-forced entry and larceny from a motor vehicle on Hugh Smith Road, Ash.

    Lost wallet containing $1,200 in cash on Stamp Act Drive, Bolivia.

    Fraud by someone using a credit card/ATM card to make $267.45 in unauthorized purchases on B Var Road, Supply.