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Today's News

  • County board should not support risky business

    The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution July 6 saying it supports seismic surveying in the Atlantic Ocean to promote future offshore drilling efforts off the coast. But commissioners decided to take another look at the issue after a number of residents voiced their concerns over the decision at the board’s July 20 meeting.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department Aug. 18-22

    Sunset Beach Police Department

    Sunset Beach police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    Aug. 18
    Breaking and entering, larceny, damage to real property on 33rd Street.
    Julia Ann Warren, 22, of 1004 Stanley Road, Supply, arrested on warrants.
    Kyle James Warren, 35, of 1004 Stanley Road, Supply, arrested on warrants.

    Aug. 19
    Larceny on Canal Drive.

    Aug. 20
    Breaking and entering, larceny, damage to real property on Magnolia Drive.

    Aug. 22

  • Food for Thought: Sunset Beach Waterfront Market launches Sept. 3 in new park
  • Band of the Week: Continental Divide shakes up OIB 8.28
  • Marine Fisheries Commission delays vote on Southern flounder proposals

    Patricia Smith
    N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources

    > MOREHEAD CITY – The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission postponed action on proposals
    for Southern Flounder management that had been scheduled for last week’s meeting.
    >
    > During last week’s meeting, the board received a letter from N.C. Department of

  • Concerns about fisheries management of flounder

    Here is my quote for North Carolina: “First in flight and last in everything else.”

  • Ladybirds: Fantastic golfing fun

    Brunswick County is a great place for golf. We have 21 golf course communities. Some have 18 holes of golf, others have 27, 36 or 54 holes. St. James Plantation has a whopping 81.

    That’s a lot of courses, but what really makes everything click are the activities that center around golf. Each weekend there are several charity golf events. I can only write about a few because if I didn’t limit their coverage, that’s all I would ever write about.

  • Trojans open football season with victory

    SOCASTEE, S.C. — The West Brunswick High School football team opened its season by beating Socastee (S.C.) High School 25-13 Friday, Aug. 21, in a non-conference game.

    On a wet field, junior Shikeem Hill gained 143 yards on 24 carries and scored one touchdown. Junior Maliek King gained 132 yards on 21 carries and scored twice. His first touchdown run was 72 yards.

  • Holden Beach Police report

    Holden 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.

    Aug. 10

    Larceny of a mountain bike and other items worth $360 from an Ocean Boulevard West residence.

    Aug. 13

    Larceny of a surfboard worth $225 from under an Ocean Boulevard East residence.

    Larceny of a bicycle worth $500 from underneath an Ocean Boulevard East residence.

    Aug. 14

  • Leland Police report

    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.

    Aug. 7

    Barbara Guthrie was cited and released on a larceny charge after taking merchandise from Wal-Mart on New Pointe Boulevard without paying for it.

    Crystal Guthrie was cited and released on a larceny charge after taking merchandise from Wal-Mart on New Pointe Boulevard without paying for it.