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Today's News

  • Brunswick County budget proposes no tax increase, public hearing June 18

    BOLIVIA — Brunswick County Manager Ann Hardy presented the 2018-19 budget proposal to county commissioners Monday night showing an operating budget of $242,689,100 with no increase in the tax rate.

    The property tax rate would remain at 48.50 cents for a fourth year.

    The county tax on a home valued at $250,000 would be $1,212.50 and the county tax on a vehicle with a value of $25,000 would be $121.25.

  • Holden Beach to have ribbon-cutting for Bridgeview Park

    Holden Beach will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday, July 10, at 1 p.m. at Bridgeview Park.

    There will be a short ceremony followed by snacks and music.

    Tide Dye will begin at 2 p.m. and will be held in the park as part of the grand opening activities. Normal fees apply to Tide Dye, but the ceremony is free to attend.

  • Carolina Shores issues flood maps alert for homeowners

    Carolina Shores announced new flood maps are being adopted Aug. 28 and the blackout window for flood insurance purchase before the effective date is July 28. Homeowners must purchase flood insurance by the July 28 date to qualify for a reduced rate.

    Carolina Shores homeowners are advised to check the town website on flood maps, carolinashoresnc.com/floodmapmodernization, and talk with their insurance agent about a National Flood Insurance Program policy.

  • WWAY evacuated June 7 after small fire

    WWAY was briefly evacuated Thursday, June 7, following a small fire in its event center.

    The television station reported a fire alarm went off just as its 7:30 p.m. newscast ended, causing the studio at 1224 Magnolia Village Way in Leland to be evacuated for more than an hour.

    WWAY said the small fire started in an ice machine.

    Personnel from Leland Fire/Rescue Department, Winnabow and Navassa volunteer fire departments responded.

  • Trillium to offer summer prorgams in Columbus County

    As a part of Trillium’s work to support social and recreational services for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), Trillium will partner with the Columbus County Parks and Recreation to launch Discover Enrichment Clinics.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 4:42 p.m. June 15, 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 10:25 a.m. June 14, 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 11:02 a.m. June 13, 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 11:02 a.m. June 13, 2018, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement

    253-2906

  • Leland Police Department

    Leland police investigated the following incidents and made these arrests in the past two weeks. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    May 30

    Breaking and entering and larceny of a $300 Yeti cooler from a motor vehicle parked at a Northgate Drive residence.

    June 1

    Larceny of a pickup truck worth $30,000 parked at an Ashland Way residence.

    Larceny of $30.01 in gas from Murphy USA gas station on New Pointe Boulevard.