Today's News

  • Pogies and kings show up; Office 2 wins Far Out Shoot Out

    Year after year I am amazed by fish and fishing. There can be no sign of action or fish movement for months and weeks, then all of a sudden something happens and the fish show up as if they were never gone. 

  • Best time of year for good flounder fishing

    Great flounder fishing continues to be the big story in Brunswick County inshore fishing, as anglers are taking nice-sized fish on both live bait and artificial lures. With flounder you can choose either natural offerings or today’s scented soft baits and fish them with confidence as flounder will eagerly hit either one.

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  • Chad McCumbee third in ARCA race

    Chad McCumbee finished third in the ARCA racing series’ ModSpace 150 Sunday in Millville, N.J.

  • Community briefs

    Republican meetings set

    Republican Women meet at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of every month at Republican Headquarters in Supply. Call 540-6607.

  • Glee Club students participate in conference

    The members of Brunswick County Early College High School’s Glee Club have been performing throughout the spring. Most recently, the students presented sing-along programs at Lincoln Elementary, Town Creek Elementary and Jessie Mae Monroe Elementary.

  • Longwood man arrested for shooting

    LONGWOOD—Brunswick County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a local man Wednesday, May 25, for a shooting in Longwood earlier in the week.

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Sgt. April Stanley said sheriff’s deputies responded to a home at 7688 Etheridge Road in Longwood on Monday, May 23.

    When they arrived at the home, deputies found two victims who had suffered gunshot wounds, Stanley said.

  • Chasing the dream of film


    SOUTHPORT—For one Southport man, life these days is about chasing a dream.

    Most people in Southport recognize Chip Shultz as the guy who owns Cape Fear Printing in downtown Southport.

    But that is starting to change as people are recognizing him as the guy behind “New Guy Productions” who is filming his first feature-length film.

  • When a local hero needs help

    BOILING SPRING LAKES—Every day, firefighters are asked to put themselves in harm’s way to protect citizens. Some are paid for their heroic acts, and others are volunteers. Regardless, they always put others first.

    On April 21, a car accident drastically changed the life of one of Brunswick County’s volunteer firemen.

  • Shallotte to have a ball, bocce ball

    SHALLOTTE—A newly renovated bocce ball court is ready for players behind the Shallotte Senior Center. A grand-opening ceremony and tournament will officially kick off the court’s presence in the community on June 1 at 9 a.m.

    For Bob Cozzi the renovation of the bocce ball court became more than a project; it became a passion.

    “When I lived in New Jersey, I played a lot,” said Cozzi, who moved to the area 10 years ago. “It all started last May when Khrystye (Haselden) called me from parks and