“Great-Grandma Susie Inman clowns around with good old Ronald McDonald on her 75th birthday,” wrote 11-year-old Hailee Townsend of Ash. After Townsend asked Inman to pose with the famous clown many times for a photograph, Inman relented on her birthday Oct. 4.
LELAND — Leland’s economic development committee finished the first town business survey in time to provide a brief overview of responses at its Oct. 13 meeting.
The LEDC sent the survey to 352 businesses in July in an effort to learn more about the business community, the hurdles business owners have faced and opportunities available and what is needed for the business environment to grow.
Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a Supply man accused of breaking into a church.
William Robert Cantrell, 44, of Trace Street, was arrested Oct. 14 and charged with misdemeanor breaking and entering and misdemeanor injury to real property.
Warrants show Cantrell broke into the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness at 5909 Ocean Highway W. in Ocean Isle Beach on Oct. 14. While on the property Cantrell also destroyed a glass sign, a front door and locks on the front door while entering the building.
BOLIVIA — Brunswick County Public Utilities Director Jerry Pierce updated county commissioners during their meeting Monday night on the effort to repair a water line break that has county water customers under mandatory restrictions.
Pierce told the board a cooperative effort between Brunswick County utilities, the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority, a repair contractor and other partners are reassessing their options to repair the leak in the line. “Everyone understands the severity of it,” he said.
BOLIVIA — The Brunswick Coalition expects to more than double the responses to its annual drug use survey of Brunswick County students this year, which will help guide its drug abuse prevention efforts.
When 2015-16 Pride Surveys were sent to Brunswick County Schools, the Brunswick Coalition only garnered 116 responses from students.
By now most people know October is observed as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Here in Brunswick County, the observance kicked off with the Sea Trail Ladies Golf Association, which had its Rally for the Cure Oct. 3-5. This was the group’s 20th year of fundraising for the Susan G. Komen Rally for the Cure.