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Today's News

  • District 17 House update

    By Rep. Frank Iler

    Guest Columnist

    The beginning of the 2018 short session of the North Carolina General Assembly was last week. We also rolled out legislation on school safety and water safety. Budget discussions were also being held at the highest levels.

    On May 16, we had 15,000 to 20,000 visitors from among our teachers across the state. We had a good discussion with a group of four Teachers of the Year from the last five years. We covered many of the topics in the education budget and in the news.

  • No getting softball out of my system anytime soon

    Friday night marked the first time in my life I wasn’t cheering for a Cleveland team.

    Unfortunately, the Cleveland softball players — wearing Carolina blue uniforms, as if to add insult to injury to this proud UNC-CH alumna — defeated our hometown West Brunswick High School team in what I believe is the lousiest way to lose: at home by just one point in a one-and-done tournament.

  • Be safe: buckle up

    Memorial Day is meant to be a day

    of remembrance for those who died in the service of our nation. As the unofficial kickoff of summer, the holiday weekend also marks the beginning of what is known as the “100 Deadliest Days,” the period when teen traffic deaths historically rise as schools let out for the season, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 12:46 p.m. May 21, 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 3 p.m. May 17, 2018, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement

    253-2906

  • Shallotte Wal-Mart remodel to be unveiled Friday

    Shallotte residents will get their first look at the newly remodeled Wal-Mart at 4540 Main St. in Shallotte on Friday, May 18.

  • N.C. Agriculture Cost Share Program signup

    The Brunswick Soil & Water Conservation District announced the North Carolina Agriculture Cost Share Program signup will be July 1-Aug. 31 at the district office at the government center in Bolivia.

    The district expects to receive about $50,000 for the program year 2019, which begins July 1, 2018. The cost share program practices include, but are not limited to grassed waterways, cropland conversion of trees and perennial grasses, long-term conservation tillage, water control structures, field borders, and various other practices.

  • N.C. Labor Department recognizes area businesses for safety

    The N.C. Department of Labor honored area employers and employees at the agency’s annual safety awards banquet in Castle Hayne on May 14. Commissioner Cherie Berry spoke at the banquet and presented the awards.

    The event is co-sponsored by the N.C. Department of Labor, the Greater Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, Balfour Beatty, GE Aviation, Corning and BHI Energy.

  • Noble promoted to information services vice president at ATMC

    ATMC announced Jeremy Noble has been promoted to vice president of information services replacing Keith Holden, who was named ATMC’s CEO and general manager in March.

    Formerly director of information systems at ATMC, Noble has been employed with the company for more than 17 years. He received his bachelor’s degree from East Carolina University and has more than 20 years in the information systems and technology field with a specific focus in software development.

  • Compass Pointe Golf Club in Leland under new ownership

    Bobby Harrelson, owner of CP Brunswick LLC and developer of Compass Pointe, announced the sale of the Compass Pointe Golf Club and Magnolia Greens Golf Course to Renaissance Golf Group LLC. This newly formed entity will be managed by Partner Jay Biggs, who will also serve as the president and chief operating officer. He will actively manage the daily operations and membership programs for the clubs.