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Today's News

  • Common cancer of humans and dogs nearly identical

    Most of us appreciate how similar humans and dogs are. We like the same foods, enjoy many of the same activities and love snuggles under the covers. In addition to sharing the finer things in life, new research reveals one of the most common types of cancer is nearly identical in both humans and dogs.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports, Jan. 3

    Released at 10:50 a.m. Jan. 4, 2019, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement

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  • Calabash Fire Department December 2018

    During the month of December 2018, the Calabash Fire Department responded to 185 calls: nine structure fires, seven fire alarms, five motor vehicle accidents, one rescue, one investigation, 28 public assistance, one mutual aid, three other and 130 Emergency Medical Services first-response calls.

    During 2018, the department set a new record for yearly calls with a total of 2,210.

  • Calabash woman dies in three-vehicle South Carolina crash

    A Calabash woman died Dec. 28, 2018 after the car she was driving crossed U.S. 17 and collided with an oncoming vehicle in Little River, S.C.

    Christine Russel, 62, was killed when her 2008 Ford Focus entered the highway from Lakeside Drive and collided with a southbound 2012 Chevrolet Equinox driven by Alisha Gore, 28, of Ash. The impact caused the Equinox to go into the northbound lane and hit a 2007 Honda Odyssey driven by Amelia Williams, 44, of Fuquay-Varina.

  • Brunswick Little Theatre Presents “Almost, Maine”

    Welcome to Almost, Maine, a place so far north, it’s almost not in the United States. It’s almost in Canada. And it’s not quite a town because its residents never got around to getting organized. So it almost doesn’t exist.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports, Jan. 2

    Released at 2:34 p.m. Jan. 3, 2019, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement

    253-2906

  • ATMC FOCUS fiber optics coming to Holden Beach

    ATMC recently announced plans to begin the construction of a fiber optic network that will span Holden Beach and enable it to deliver the company’s FOCUS fiber optic communications services to residents and businesses.

    The $5.5 million investment is scheduled to take between nine months to a year to complete and will provide more than 13,000 residents and businesses on the island and along the causeway with access to 1G broadband speeds.

  • FEMA explains process for receiving Continued Temporary Housing Assistance

    If you are a Hurricane Florence survivor who needs to extend temporary housing assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, it’s important to provide FEMA with the proper documents.

    If you are eligible for an extension, you may use continued temporary housing assistance to pay for a place to live, such as a house, apartment, hotel or recreational vehicle. The assistance covers rent, security deposit and essential utilities, like electricity and water.

    To apply for Continued Temporary Housing Assistance, you must:

  • Guest speakers highlight Fort Fisher 154th battle anniversary Jan. 12

    It was known as the Gibraltar of the South, but who was tasked with building the colossal military fortress known as Fort Fisher and what was daily life like?

    Find out Saturday, Jan. 12, when Fort Fisher State Historic Site hosts “… And Oh How We Suffered: the 154th Commemoration of the Second Battle of Fort Fisher” that took place Jan. 15, 1865.

    Free and open to the public, the living history program is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will offer something for visitors of all ages.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports, Dec. 28-30

    Released at 1:06 p.m. Jan. 2, 2019, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement

    253-2906