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Today's News

  • Yvonne Clemmons celebrates birthday

    Pastor Stephen Nobles and the Sunshine Sisters of New Britton Baptist Church celebrate the birthday of. Yvonne Clemmons at a Super Senior Birthday Party.

  • Maintain, don’t gain, this holiday season with program

    This holiday season, the only thing that should be stuffed is the turkey. Many Americans gain between one and five pounds each year between Thanksgiving and the New Year. While this might not sound like much, weight gained during the holidays accounts for 51 percent of people’s weight gain for the whole year. The problem is most people never manage to lose those extra pounds and year after year it adds up.

  • How food can improve your pet’s oral health

    Everyone agrees that eating excess sugar contributes to the formation of cavities, at least in humans. About 90 percent of U.S. schoolchildren develop tooth decay, largely because they eat too many sweets. What about dogs and cats? Can certain foods cause oral health problems in pets? Do pets get cavities?

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports, Nov. 1

    Released at 10:16 a.m. Nov. 2, 2018, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement

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  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports, Oct. 31

    Released at 9:47 a.m. Nov. 1, 2018, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement

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  • Coalition launches ‘Give Healthy’ campaign

    The Brunswick Wellness Coalition (BWC) is launching the Give Healthy campaign to increase access to healthy, nutritious food for those that are food insecure. Food insecurity is defined as a lack of consistent access to enough food for an active, healthy life. Children and adults suffering from food insecurity report poor physical and mental health, and have a much higher rate of developing diet-related health issues like obesity, diabetes, depression and cancer.

  • More than $30M in emergency heating assistance available

    The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reminding North Carolinians that more than $30 million in funds are available for families who need emergency help heating their homes through the Crisis Intervention Program.

  • Duke Energy to test sirens around Brunswick Nuclear Plant

    The outdoor warning sirens around the Brunswick Nuclear Plant will be tested between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14. The 38 sirens within 10 miles of the plant will be sounded at least once during the test at full volume. Residents will hear an audible tone lasting for about three minutes.

    This full volume test is performed annually, in coordination with emergency officials in Brunswick and New Hanover counties, who are responsible for sounding the sirens.

  • Going Beyond the Pink staffers dish on breast cancer and its impacts

     SUNSET BEACH – Not even the anticipated arrival of Hurricane Michael could stop more than one hundred people from gathering at Sandpiper Bay Golf and Country Club last week.

    Pink-clad golfers and other supporters met Oct. 10 at the Sunset Beach club for a nine-hole golf fundraiser to support Going Beyond the Pink, an organization based in southeastern North Carolina to aid individuals who are battling or who have battled breast cancer.

  • Trojans, Scorpions compete in MEC cross country championships

     Long-distance runners from North Brunswick and West Brunswick high schools ran in the 2018 Mideastern Conference Cross Country Championships on Oct. 18 at Hugh McRae Park in Wilmington.

    North Brunswick earned a pair of seventh-place finishes as a team while West Brunswick finished the girls’ and boys’ runs in eighth place.

    Laney’s Natalie Tyner captured the individual title in the girls’ race while Paxton Chitty of Ashley finished in second place and Sloane Fleming-Hickey of Hoggard in third.