Like the bog turtle itself, bog turtle populations in North Carolina are very small. A collaborative effort between multiple conservation organizations hopes to change that by giving them a little help. Last June, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), U.S. Fis…

September was first declared as National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in 2008. Since then, September has been a time to acknowledge those affected by suicide, raise awareness, and connect individuals with suicidal ideation to treatment services.

Thalian Association, the Official Community Theatre of North Carolina, announces the return of TACT Academy, with a three-month semester of theatre arts classes for budding young actors. Classes will be held at the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center weekday afternoons, Sept. 12 …

The next meeting of the Brunswick County Historical Society will be Monday, Aug. 8, at the BEMC building, 795 Ocean Highway West in Supply. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. Join us for a social period between 7 and 7:30 p.m.

See recently released images from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) at the Ingram Planetarium on Wednesday, Aug. 31, at 4 p.m. The JWST is the largest and most sophisticated space telescope ever conceived, placed approximately 1 million miles from Earth. High-definition images will be pr…

On Thursday, Aug. 11, come to the Museum of Coastal Carolina for a full day swarming with shark activities. Programming includes shark-focused crafts and educational stations in each of our seven galleries, Shark Smarts at 1 p.m. and a special presentation at 11 a.m. by OCEARCH about their r…

Ocean Isle Museum Foundation has announced that Callie Barfield has been promoted to Ingram Planetarium manager. Barfield has been working at the planetarium for the past year as a presenter and support to the previous manager, Katherine Hunt.

Sandbar Lecture: Conservation efforts of the Coastal Land TrustEvery Tuesday evening through Labor Day, enjoy an entertaining and educational presentation at the Museum of Coastal Carolina. The Sandbar Lecture Series brings local experts to speak about topics ranging from our coastal environ…

During the past 12 years, Brunswick Civil War Round Table monthly audiences have been informed, entertained, and fascinated about Civil War actions and events as presented by renowned historians, authors, and college professors. These guest speakers offered unique and interesting topics, alw…

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For children and young adults on the autism spectrum, a unique opportunity awaits them this month at UNC Wilmington. The Department of Theatre will present an adaptation of “The Tempest” on July 21-23 in the Cultural Arts Building at 3 p.m.

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The Brunswick County Board of Education (BOE), during a meeting on Tuesday, July 5, unanimously approved a contract that will supply $1,423,747 in funds to assist with COVID-19 testing for Brunswick County Schools.

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Shallotte Elks Lodge 2854 awarded three scholarships to local senior students. Scholarship recipients included Anna Frazier of West Brunswick High School, Presley Cerrillo of Brunswick County Early College High School and Peyton Blosser of South Columbus High School.

Union Elementary School recently recognized students for the third nine weeks of accomplishments. The following students were recognized:

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At Brunswick Community College, the Student of the Month represents the best of the best when it comes to character, perseverance, leadership, commitment to excellence and community service.