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Today's News

  • Star-spangled events celebrate Independence Day

    Patriotic Americans are once again expected to turn out en masse to celebrate Independence Day with annual events planned this week.

    Ocean Isle Beach

    The Ocean Isle Beach Property Owners Association is kicking off its Fourth of July Freedom Celebration with fireworks at 9 Tuesday night at the OIB Pier (rain date 9 p.m. July 6).

    The annual Fourth of July Parade is at 10 a.m. Wednesday with decorated floats, golf carts, bicycles and walkers that will be judged and prizes awarded.

  • Mike’s Garage Band plays BFA fundraiser June 30

    Mike’s Garage Band headlines a fundraising dinner and dance for Brunswick Family Assistance from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, June 30, at Leland Cultural Arts Center at 1212 Magnolia Village Way.

    The cost is $50 per person, which includes dinner being catered by Coastal Catering.

    For tickets call the BFA office in Shallotte at 754-4766.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 1:37 p.m. June 25, 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 10:47 a.m. June 22, 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 10:47 a.m. June 22, 2018, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement

    253-2906

  • Brunswick County receives federal funds

    Brunswick County has been awarded $25,504 in federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.

  • ATMC announces 2018 directory, begins recycling drive

    ATMC’s new 2018 telephone directory will be delivered throughout the cooperative’s service areas through mid-August. The new directories include updated business information, as well as listings and resources for Brunswick and Columbus counties.

    In an effort to encourage recycling of the old telephone directories, ATMC will host its annual telephone directory recycling drive. Through Aug. 17, ATMC customers are encouraged to drop off old telephone directories at any ATMC retail location.

    Locations and business hours are:

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 11:56 a.m. June 20, 2018, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement

    253-2906

  • Leland Police reports

    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.

    June 8

    Breaking and entering and injury to personal property by breaking a lock on a construction trailer on Druids Glenn Drive and Muskerry Way and larceny of two concrete saws and a generator worth $3,400.

    Injury to real property by striking the Waterberry Plantation Club House on Jackeys Creek Lane with a vehicle and leaving the scene, causing $5,000 in damage.

    June 9

  • Shallotte Police reports

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

    June 18

    Felony larceny of three iPhones worth $2,157 from a storage room at Verizon Cellular Sales on Main Street.

    Larceny of a Jeep Wrangler worth $12,000, two BMX bikes and a surfboard worth $890 from the parking lot of John Madison DDS dental office on South Willis Drive.

    Theft of a wallet containing a checkbook and credit cards from a purse at Rourk Branch Library on Main Street.