Today's News

  • Two deputies transferred for incident in Shallotte

    Two Brunswick County Sheriff’s deputies have been transferred from the road patrol unit following an incident in Shallotte last month.

    According to Brunswick County Sheriff John Ingram, deputies Tony Henson and Joshua Smith were transferred from road patrol following an incident April 12. Henson was given a written reprimand.

    Around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 12, Henson and Smith were on patrol in the Copas Road area near Shallotte when they saw a person walking on the side of the road.

  • West Brunswick golfer Greg Hensley qualifies for state

     West Brunswick junior Greg Hensley shot the second-best score out of 87 golfers in the NCHSAA Class 3A Regional Monday at Reedy Creek Golf Course.

    Hensley shot 38-36—74 and qualified for the two-day state tourney next week.

    Fike’s Bailey Rose finished first, shooting a 34-36—70.

    The West Brunswick golf team finished fourth and missed qualifying for state by two strokes.

    The top three team qualified for state, and they were Fike (308), West Carteret (316) and Rocky Mount (333).

  • Mother of slain football star pleads with the community for help

    SOUTHPORT—Surrounded by her mother and father, Joyce Hankins pleaded with the community to come forward with information about the shooting death of her son Marcus Hankins.

    During a Monday morning press conference at Southport Town Hall, Hankins asked anyone with information that might help solve the shooting death of her son to come forward.

  • Allen credits special group for first region title

     Before coach Robbie Allen talked about ERAs and home runs, before he talked about the Dolphins’ first Region 10 championship and the championship tournament this month in which they will be the No. 1 seed, Allen talked about the players who made it possible, the players who proved some scouts wrong and showed Allen they could be champions.

  • BCC maintains first-place lead; one game left

     Against the last-place team in Region 10, the first-place Brunswick Community College baseball team beat Danville Community College 12-2 in six innings and 12-2 in five innings in a doubleheader Saturday.

    BCC entered the games 16-6 and first in Region 10. Southeastern Community College was second at 17-7. The regular season ends Sunday.

    In the first game, Tory Schroff gave up five hits. He walked three and struck out five.

  • VIDEO: Brunswick Beat for April 27, 2011



  • Religion briefs

    Church to show film May 7

  • A tribute to Rosie: The joys and sorrow are intermixed

    We have journeyed together through Lenten’s unique suffering to engage in the wonder of Easter resurrection. The joys and sorrows intermixed. We entered a renewed transformation. The danger is to relax, call it another year’s venture and go back to life as usual.

  • Draughn-Hurt wedding

    Patricia Draughn of Jonesville and Paul Hurt of Holden Beach were married April 16 on the beach at Holden Beach. The Rev. Adam Milligan officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Jerry and Ethel Draughn of Jonesville. The groom is the son of Billy and Janice Hurt of Boonville. Attending parties included Kermit and Joyce Lanning, Bobby and Cindy Perdue and Amanda Robbins. 

  • Golden A awards presented to local food establishments

    The Environmental Health Food and Lodging Section of the Brunswick County Health Department presented the 12th annual Golden A awards to local food establishments at a ceremony at the Government Complex in Bolivia.