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Today's News

  • Belville Founders Day to feature festivities

    Belville celebrates its 41st anniversary and Founders Day with music, food and craft vendors and children’s activities 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at Brunswick Riverwalk at Belville Park.

    Three bands are providing entertainment this year, including Soul-R-Fusion at noon, Jenny and The Hatch Brothers at 1:30 p.m. and Soul on the Beach.

    Soul-R-Fusion is an original acoustic duo consisting of Alex Goodell on fretless bass and Tim Koehler on acoustic guitar, vocals and harmonica.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department, April 26-28, 2018

    Sunset Beach police investigated following incidents and made this arrest in the past two weeks. All information is taken directly from incident reports.

    April 26

    Identity theft and obtaining property by false pretense reported.

    April 27

    Mark Huelle, 47, of Clubhouse Road, was arrested on a driving while impaired charge.

    April 28

    Domestic call on Live Oak Drive.

  • BEAT harassment case dismissed

    A judge has dismissed a harassment suit filed by the former president of the Brunswick Environmental Action Team against a former board member of the nonprofit group.

    According to court documents filed April 19 at the Brunswick County Courthouse, District Court Judge Pauline Hankins found former BEAT president Neil Gilbert of Sunset Beach failed to prove his harassment case filed March 7 against former board member Kristen Colleran of Ocean Isle Beach.

  • Sunset Beach man charged with kidnapping, credit card fraud

    A Sunset Beach man is charged with kidnapping, identity theft, financial credit card theft, financial card fraud and obtaining property by false pretense.

    Stephen Harold Curtsinger, 57, of Sea Bourne Way was arrested Friday, April 27.

    A Sunset Beach police report shows officers arrived at Curtsinger’s residence, identified themselves and knocked on doors for several minutes.

    After officers entered the home with a warrant, they performed a safety sweep and alerted occupants to show themselves.

  • Annual Relay for Life another race to beat cancer

    Relay for Life, an eight-hour race to beat cancer, unfolds once again Friday night with a variety of events around the track at West Brunswick High School at 550 Whiteville Road in Shallotte.

    Events kick off at 4 p.m. with this year’s 1950s rock-n-roll-themed event, “Relay Around the Clock.”

    This year’s fundraising goal is $172,000. At last count, the amount raised was $106,856.12 among 247 participants, including 38 teams.

  • Volunteers shell out time for oyster reef-building project

    SUNSET BEACH — It was an oyster shell assembly line as about 50 volunteers turned out to help with a reef-building project last week.

    Orchestrated by the North Carolina Coastal Federation, gloved and willing volunteers gathered at the Sunset Beach Fire Station on Shoreline Drive West on April 25 to bag shells that are targeted for use as a future oyster reef in waters off from Sunset Beach Town Park at 206 Sunset Blvd. N.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 11:03 a.m. April 30, 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

    Released at 11:03 a.m. April 30, 2018, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement

    253-2906

  • YMCA to offer diabetes prevention program May 14 in Leland

    Results are in from two free diabetes screening and education events provided by the YMCA of Southeastern North Carolina: The Brunswick Center at Leland and the Brunswick County Health Department.

    Of those who were tested, 50 percent of individuals had elevated blood levels, indicating they were pre-diabetic.

  • SHIIP saves Medicare beneficiaries money

    Each year, thousands of people contact the Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) throughout the state to help them identify savings in their Medicare coverage.