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Today's News

  • McDowell, Nicoll represent Trojans on all-conference teams

     Five Brunswick County high school baseball players were named to either the first- or second-team Mideastern Conference all-league squads.

    Junior Mason Phillips of South Brunswick was the only Brunswick County competitor represented on the Mideastern Conference first team, while four local athletes earned second-team accolades.

    Owen McDowell and Hunter Nicoll landed on the second-team squad, while North Brunswick’s Landen Wright and Zachary Kelly of South Brunswick also received second-team honors.

  • West Brunswick’s Fields to guide Region 2 team at State Games

    Amanda Fields racked up a slew of accolades during an illustrious softball career. After cementing herself as one of the best softball players and pitchers in West Brunswick High School history, she had a standout career at Charleston Southern University (S.C.) before playing professionally, including a stint in Greece.

    Fields, the daughter of West Brunswick’s longtime softball coach Joe Noble, is now earning honors as a softball coach.

  • Missing Winnabow teen found safe

    The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office said a Winnabow teen lhas been found safe.

     

    Jessica Marie Millis, 17, was last seen leaving her home on Potterfield Road at 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 11:22 a.m. June 8, 2018, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement

    253-2906

  • Ocean Isle Beach sets public hearing on FY 2018-19 budget

    Ocean Isle Beach officials will hold a public hearing on the proposed budget for fiscal year 2018-19 at 10 a.m. June 26 in Betty S. Williamson Meeting Hall.

    Anyone who wants to comment on the budget can speak at that time.

    For more information on the town budget for 2018-19, go to OIB.gov

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 10:59 a.m. June 6, 2018, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement

    253-2906

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 1:01 p.m. June 7, 2018, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement

    253-2906

  • Rouzer receives Congressional Primary Care Champion Award

    Congressman David Rouzer of North Carolina and his legislative director Jason Cooke were both recognized by the American Academy of Family Physicians for their work advancing primary care.

    Rouzer and Cooke were two of four recipients of the Congressional Primary Care Champion Care Awards. Rouzer, with the help of Cooke, cofounded the bipartisan Primary Care Caucus in 2015 to improve access to primary care and address the state’s physician shortage.

  • Federal judge sentences Oak Island man to 35 years for child porn

    A federal judge sentenced an Oak Island man to 35 years in prison for receipt of child pornography.

    U.S. District Judge Louise W. Flanagan also sentenced 31-year-old Michael Carl Butler on Wednesday to 15 years of supervised release, Robert J. Higdon Jr., U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, said in a news release issued Thursday.

    Butler was named in a three-count indictment Sept. 26 and pleaded guilty to receipt of child pornography Dec. 13 pursuant to a plea agreement.

  • Silver Alert issued for Navassa man canceled

    The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons has canceled a Silver Alert for a missing Navassa man they believed to be endangered at the request of the Navassa Police Department.

    The alert issued at 1:14 a.m. Wednesday for Harry Lee Thomas, 70, shows Thomas was last seen at his home in the 9000 block of Old Mill Road. He was wearing a tan striped button-up shirt, blue jeans, black shoes and brown glasses.

    The alert was canceled at 2:14 p.m. Wednesday.