Today's News

  • Carolina Shores workshop Monday, meeting March 10

    CAROLINA SHORES—New town administrator Mike Hargett will take part in his first monthly workshop with the town board of commissioners at 10 a.m. next Monday, March 7.

    The workshop will be followed by commissioners’ monthly meeting, scheduled for 3 p.m. Thursday, March 10.



  • First stewardship award set for March 8 in Calabash

    CALABASH—Mayor Anthony Clemmons is poised to bestow the town’s first stewardship award next week.

    Clemmons said the new award, designed to recognize someone who has gone above and beyond in contributing to the community, will be given at the town board of commissioners’ upcoming monthly meeting Tuesday, March 8.

    The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. in Sanborn Hall at Calabash Town Hall, 882 Persimmon Road.

  • Board settles lawsuit with former employee who claimed racism

    BOLIVIA—Members of the Brunswick County Board of Education decided to settle a lawsuit filed against them by a former employee who claimed racism was a factor in her termination.

    Board chairperson Shirley Babson announced the board decided to settle a lawsuit filed by Anna Stanley, former Jessie Mae Monroe Elementary School teacher assistant and bus driver, for $26,000.

  • Chamber plans annual meeting

    The Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting, celebrating 35 years of service to the community will be at 5:30 p.m. March 10 at the Sea Trail Convention Center. The meeting’s theme will be “Reflections of the Past, Present and Future.”

    Tickets are $40 per person and $330 for a reserved table of eight. Current, past and present members are encouraged to attend for the passing of the gavel, awards, presentation, dinner and dancing. Business dress attire is required.

  • Students make A/B honor roll at West Brunswick

    West Brunswick High School has announced the following students have been named to its A/B honor roll for the second nine-weeks of the school year:

  • Students make A honor roll at West Brunswick

    West Brunswick High School has announced the following students have been named to its A honor roll for the second nine-weeks of the school year:

  • CIS awards scholarships to seniors

    Communities in Schools of Brunswick County Inc. (CIS) will award 20 $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors at each of the county’s three high schools, as well as Brunswick County Academy and Early College High School. Applicants will be interviewed and scored based on financial need, academics, school activities, community involvement and interview presentation.

  • Students earn honors at Virginia Williamson Elementary School

    First grade

    Ms. Yantachka’s class:

    Principal’s award: Camden Phelps, Meredith Manley.

    Citizenship: Corryn Hardee, Savion Metters.

    Terrific Kids: Nichelle Furr, Bailey Moore.

    B.U.G. (Brought Up Grades): Julia Hargis, Devaney Lane.

    Academic Excellence: Aidan Bailey, Kassie Callaghan, Emma Carter, Mason DiBenedetto, Adrian Faircloth, Corryn Hardee, Nathan Harris, Meredith Manley, Erin McLeod, Camden Phelps, Corbin Sink, Nichelle Furr, Julia Hargis, Zackery Klamerus.

  • Brunswick Community College offers continuing education programs

    The Economic and Workforce Development Department (EWD) at Brunswick Community College offers short-term programs and classes for self-improvement, cultural enrichment and academic achievement geared toward adults seeking skills for employment, intellectual stimulation, community involvement and social interaction.

    Many small business courses are free due to funding from a Small Business Center grant. For a full schedule of classes, including online courses, go to: www.brunswickcc.edu. Call 755-7378 to register. The following are upcoming CEWD courses and seminars:

  • Legion Post 503 has chili cook-off

    Calabash American Legion Post 503 hosted a chili cook-off at the Post on Beach Drive in Calabash. The cook-off was run by Roger Milliman, first vice commander, and  Rose Phillips of the Ladies Auxiliary.

    Judges for the cook off were Lynn Clayburgh; Brunswick County Sheriff John Ingram; Nigel Cossey, owner of Pappas Restaurant; Tony Digennaro, owner of Rum Runner Restaurant; and Karen Ruck, Ladies Auxiliary president.