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Today's Opinions

  • On Campus with BCC: Launching businesses through support, mentoring

    By Dr. Susanne Adams

    Guest Columnist

    In February 2016, Brunswick Community College officially opened its Brunswick County Business and Industry Incubator. The incubator, a partnership between BCC and the Brunswick County Economic Development Commission, was funded by the Golden Leaf Foundation, U.S. Economic Development (EDA) and BCC. The mission of the incubator was to provide a venue for emerging and growing businesses as well as to offer the resources necessary to expand, create new jobs and grow the local economy.

  • Help provide ‘Coats for Kids’

    To the editor:

    Are you aware we have many children in our county who do not have a coat to wear in cold weather?

    Our church, Shallotte Church of Christ, has launched a new program called Coats for Kids. Our goal is a winter coat for every child in our county. We are asking for your help to achieve this goal. We will rely on our school administrators to tell us if they have a child without a warm coat to wear, and your help to do the same.

  • Declare in faith God’s glory

    To the editor:

    With praise on our lips and thanksgiving in our hearts, we declare in faith the glory, blessing and lordship of Jesus Christ over the New Year from the beginning to the end of 2017.

    We go into the year with trust that God’s presence is going with us as his presence went with the children of Israel, taking them toward the promised land. We extol the name of the Lord and invite the Holy Spirit to accompany us every day of the coming year.

  • Intelligence community is an oxymoron

    To the editor:

  • Listen to sound reason

    To the editor:

  • Hacking theories abound

    To the editor:

    This past Sunday was Jan. 8 of the New Year and we’ve just gone through the most contentious election in our republic’s history — at least the most contentious one I remember, and I have been through a lot of them — and are waiting around for the new president’s inauguration.

  • Shining a spotlight on our do-gooders

    Last Thursday night, I headed up to Leland again to attend the first meeting of 2017 for the Northern Brunswick County Services Coordinating Council.

  • Thank you, BFA donor businesses

    To the editor:

    Brunswick Family Assistance thanks all who supported the annual Christmas Distribution Program this year:

    Wal-Mart in Shallotte and Southport; Brunswick County Association of Realtors, which donated nearly $17,695, BCAR Affiliate Committee and BCAR staff; David Berne, Happi and Bruce Moore, Atlantic Realty Professionals; Mary McBride, Carolina Exclusives; Pat Coye, Carolina Plantations; Century 21 Sunset & Sunset McClure; Brendan Gordon, Coastal Development & Realty;