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Today's News

  • ‘An Evening with Sam Quinones’ scheduled Aug. 23

    The Brunswick County Treatment Court will present ‘An Evening with Sam Quinones,’ author of “Dreamland,” the true tale of America’s opiate epidemic, on Thursday, Aug. 23, at 7 p.m. at Odell Williamson Auditorium on the campus of Brunswick Community College.

    Doors open at 6:15 p.m.

    This is a free event. The first 250 attendees will receive a free copy of “Dreamland” (one per family).

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 11:04 a.m. July 19, 2018, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement

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  • Weather postpones Sunset Beach Summer Concert until July 29

    The Wednesday, July 18, Sunset Beach Summer Concert featuring PaperWork has been postponed to 7-9 p.m. Sunday, July 29. Organizers do not wish to take a chance with all the thunderstorms in the area.

     

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 12:05 p.m. July 18, 2018, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement

    253-2906

  • PHOTOS: Dixie Boys State Tournament

     Brunswick County hosted the 2018 North Carolina Dixie Boys State Tournament this week at Town Creek Park in Winnabow. Scroll through the slideshow to see photos from this week's action. 

  • PHOTOS: Dixie Youth AAA State Tournament

     Scroll through the slideshow to see photos from last week's Dixie Youth AAA State Tournament at Waccaamaw Park in Ash. Leland National won the state title with a 2-0 victory over West Robeson American. 

  • Kieran Meehan reels in sunfish

     Eight-year-old Kieran Meehan of Chattanooga, Tenn., caught a sunfish while fishing with his grandfather in a Bolivia pond. Meehan caught the fish while he was on a trip to Brunswick County with his father. They were visiting Meehan’s grandfather, who lives in Winding River. 

  • Browns snare keeper flounder and red drum

     Holden Beach resident Ken Brown and his son Russ of New York show off a pair of keeper flounder and a red drum they caught with Capt. Buster Gillis of Buster’s Outdoors Guide Service. The Browns caught a total of 12 flounder and one red drum using artificial bait in the canals, inlets and Intracoastal Waterway off Holden Beach. 

  • Highest highs barely eclipse lowest lows in competitive fishing

     This past weekend the annual Got’em On King Classic King Mackerel fishing tournament was hosted out of Carolina Beach. The tournament has been going on for at least 30 years and is one of the country’s largest events. Two hundred and twenty-five fishing teams signed up to compete in the 2018 event, which meant the competition would be strong and the prize payouts would be hefty.

  • Leland National AAA team deserves recognition

     I basically could’ve lived at Waccamaw Park in Ash the last week or so.

    The Brunswick County Parks and Recreation staff and the fine folks of Ash, including the Waccamaw Athletic Association and its members, did a fine job hosting this year’s Dixie Youth AAA State Tournament.

    I covered the event from start to finish, from the Buddy Ball game during opening ceremonies until the final pitch was thrown last Friday night.