Today's News

  • Brunswick Shakers win silver medal

    The Special Olympics cheerleading team, the Brunswick Shakers, took home the silver medal in a recent cheerleading tournament. The SONC Cheerleading Tournament was March 12 at Butler High School in Charlotte. The girls were led by head coach Cindy Neely with the help of two assistant coaches, Lindsey Smith and Devan McLachlen, and competed against eight teams. 

  • Dance Centre performers win awards

    Inspirations Dance Centre of Southport participated in Star Talent Productions Dance Competition March 12-13 in Supply.

    Inspirations Dance Centre dancers were awarded platinum and ratings for eight group dances, five duets and 15 solos. The dancers earned the opportunity to compete at Nationals in July. IDC’s senior company earned a platinum rating and first overall senior small group for its contemporary dance and a rating for its jazz dance. 

  • Summer camp coming through CIS

    The National Inclusion Project has partnered with Communities in Schools (CIS) for three consecutive years to implement Let’s ALL Play—Inclusion in Recreational Programs. The continued partnership will allow children with disabilities to enjoy a successful summer camp experience in an inclusive setting. As part of this initiative, the National Inclusion Project will provide a program model, training and expertise.

  • New program director named for exceptional children program

    Dr. William Christopher Rynn was named Exceptional Children Program Director at the regular meeting of the Brunswick County Board of Education on March 1. He will begin work in Brunswick County on April 1.

  • Lent is a marvelous opportunity for us to open our eyes

  • Chamber honors good neighbors with breakfast

    The South Brunswick Middle School and Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce had its Spring Good Neighbor Breakfast to recognize 30 outstanding students chosen by the teachers for demonstrating a positive work ethic and exemplifying a good “neighbor” in their school. 

  • Fluharty joins Air Force

    Gregory A. Fluharty, son of Gregory and Anjanette Fluharty of Leland, has joined the United States Air Force under the Delayed Entry Program. 

  • McTurner-DeMarte engagement

  • Kissell-Smith engagement

    Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Lee Ina Andrews Kissell and Kevin Andrew Smith, both of Ash. The bride-elect is the daughter of Jerry and Judy Andrews of Ash. The prospective groom is the son of Monroe and Thelma Smith of Ash. An April 30 wedding is planned at Soldier Bay Baptist Church in Ash.


  • Conservation contest winners named

    County winners have been announced for the Brunswick Soil & Water Conservation District’s annual poster and essay contest for 2011. This year’s topic was: Water: The Cycle of Life. These contests encourage local students to develop lifelong natural resource stewardship principles while gaining the experience of competition among their peers.