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Today's News

  • Club Profile: Brunswick County Toastmasters Club

    Meeting times: 6 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month at Brunswick Electric Membership Corp., 795 Ocean Highway (U.S. 17) in Supply, four miles northeast of Shallotte. Contact: John Hall at 393-0044 or john.hallpmp@gmail.com. Club website: http://1592761.toastmastersclubs.org.

    Anyone who has ever wanted to conquer the fear of public speaking may find just what they are looking for in the Brunswick County Toastmasters Club.

  • Rouzer appointed to House Natural Resources Committee

    Congressman David Rouzer has been appointed to serve on the House Committee on Natural Resources.

    “Our natural resources are a major attribute to the quality of life in our state and throughout the nation,” Rouzer said in a news release. “North Carolina is home to many national parks and forests, and our beaches and waterways are precious resources, as well. It is an honor to have the opportunity to represent North Carolina on this important committee, and I look forward to advocating for Southeastern North Carolina in this additional capacity.”

  • North Carolina to receive $16M settlement from Moody’s

    Attorney General Josh Stein announced North Carolina will receive $16 million of a settlement of more than $863 million with Moody’s Corp., Moody’s Investors Service Inc., and Moody’s Analytics Inc. (Moody’s).

  • Lady Scorpions win; 3-0 in ECC

    LELAND — North Brunswick beat Dixon 65-29 Jan. 13 in a girls’ basketball game at North.

    The victory sets up a game for first place in the East Central Conference Jan. 20 at Northside-Jacksonville. Each team is 3-0 in the ECC. North is 13-2 overall; Northside, 14-3.

    Against Dixon (0-3 6-10), senior Taylor Perkins scored 28 points. Perkins hit 12-of-16 2-pointers. She had seven steals.

  • It doesn’t rain in Sunset Beach

    By Darren deMaille

  • Bluefin tuna caught off Carolina Beach

    By Capt. Derek Treffinger

  • Local runners do well in Run for Food

    OCEAN ISLE BEACH —  Local runners finished in the top three in the half marathon Jan. 14 in the 13th annual Ocean Isle Beach Run for Food.

    Garin Krahn, 26, of Sneads Ferry, ran the 13 miles in 1 hour, 20.11 seconds, a pace of 6:08 per mile. Logan Scharen, 23, of Bolivia was second in 1:22.44. Luke Evans, 16, of Asheboro, was third in 1:23.14.

    The top female runner was Charlotte Leighton, 36, of Clayton. She finished 10th overall in 1:33.46, a pace of 7:10 per mile.

  • West Brunswick to host FCA football coaches clinic Jan. 21

    West Brunswick will be host to a Fellowship of Christian Athletes football coaches clinic 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Jan. 21 in the two gyms.

    “We are inviting all high school, middle school and recreation football coaches to attend,” West assistant football coach T.J. Spivey said.

    Breakfast and lunch will be served. For more information, call Spivey at 840-6641 or email him at coachspivey0325@gmail.com.

  • Brian McRae speaks at Leland Hot Stove banquet

    LELAND — The 13th annual Leland Hot Stove League banquet was Jan. 14 at the North Brunswick High School gym.

    This yearly event recognizes and honors the Leland Hot Stove North Brunswick Player of the Year and the Nelson Best Scholarship.

    Jaheed Cason is the recipient of the Nelson Best Scholarship. Cason isa baseball player at Belmont Abbey. The scholarship is worth $2,500.

  • BCC teams lose region games

    Staff Report

    BOLIVIA — Wake Tech beat Brunswick Community College 63-53 in an NJCAA Region 10 Division II basketball game Jan. 14.

    BCC, playing its first game since Dec. 17, is 1-3 in the region, 9-3 overall. Wake Tech is 3-1, 9-3.