The Sunset Beach Planning Board voted to approve the final plat of Phase II for the Eastwood Bluffs Townhomes in the Sea Trail Community, located at 620 Eastwood Park Road. The final plat includes four multi-family residential units on roughly 11.5 acres within Sea Trail.

ROCAME Board member Dr. William Flythe visited Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday, Aug. 7, to recognize Dr. Reeda Hargrove and her ROCAME students at Shallotte Middle School as “miracle workers.”

During its August 1st meeting, the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners recognized three Brunswick County residents for their success during June’s 2022 Special Olympics USA Games that took place in Orlando, FL.

In a meeting on Monday, August 1, the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners (BOC) approved a project that will set aside $3,156,815 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to support mandatory upgrades to radios that are used by the county’s Sherriff’s Office, Emergency Management and Hea…

The Leland Police Department took a report Saturday afternoon for a missing 16-year-old male. Johnny Ray Davis, 16, of Stony Woods Lane in Leland, was last seen leaving his residence on foot around 11:11 AM Saturday morning, August 6.

This is big news for hunters who enjoy hunting migratory game birds. It’s also an opportunity for officials from the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission to remind seasoned and novice hunters the importance of being properly licensed, to observe state and federal regulations and to follow safe…

Brunswick County Health Services is offering one additional pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Waccamaw Park Community Building in Ash for anyone aged 6 months and up. All vaccines are available at these clinics, including second boosters for eligible individuals (s…

Shallotte Elks Lodge 2854 donated $2,000 from their Beacon Grant to Brunswick Christian Recovery Center, a faith-based organization that provides 18-30 weeks of structured rehabilitation for those suffering from substance abuse who voluntarily enter the program. Individuals live on campus, a…

Frying Pan and Shallotte Democratic precincts will host a meet-and-greet for local candidates at Mulberry Park Community Building at 149 Mulberry St. in Shallotte on Aug. 25 from 5 to 8 p.m. All are welcome to meet candidates for the NC House of Representatives, District 17; Brunswick County…

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Standards Division has collected fines from 61 stores in Alamance, Brunswick, Carteret, Catawba, Columbus, Forsyth, Franklin, Granville, Guilford, Harnett, Iredell, Johnston, Jones, Mecklenburg, Moore, Nash, Orange, Pamlico, Pasquotan…

Brunswick Little Theatre has announced it will be offering a musical theatre apprentice program, a nine-month educational intensive performance course for students ages 11 through 18. Students study and apply skills in vocal technique, stage movement, acting, and improvisation.

In order to accommodate building renovations at the hospital, the Dosher Patient Accounts/Business Office is relocating to 1513-6 N. Howe St. in the Smithville Crossing Shopping Center, at the intersection of N. Howe Street and Robert Ruark Drive SE. This change will go into effect the first…

Shallotte Elks Lodge 2854 donated $1,000 from their Freedom Grant to the Richard H. Stewart Jr. American Legion Post 543 in St. James, NC.

Dennis Anderson and David Anderson, owner/operators of 11 McDonald’s Restaurants in New Hanover County and 6 locations in Brunswick County, awarded 11 deserving employees with scholarships last week.

Foster children in Brunswick County will start school with Lands’ End book bags filled with school supplies. Just as important as the supplies, are the smiles and pride that come from having their own brand new book bag to begin the school year.

John E. Jacobs American Legion Post 68 Leland is rolling out Veterans Suicide Awareness and Assistance Community Program.

FOCUS Broadband’s Board of Directors recently announced that the cooperative will issue $1.5 million in Capital Credit refunds to current and former cooperative members who had qualifying services in a select portion of 1999 and/or 2021. “Because of the continued success of our cooperative, …

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Approximately 9,000 gallons of untreated wastewater were discharged from a Shallotte force main located at 659 N. Mulberry Road around 3 p.m. Aug. 3.

McLeod Health welcomes Dr. Mu En Hu to McLeod Primary Care Seacoast in Little River, S.C. Dr. Hu joins Dr. Marc Comianos, Dr. Raymond Holt, Dr. Darren Molter, Dr. Michael Sperling, Dr. Allie Whitley and Leanne Farris, FNP.

Old Bridge Historical Society has announced that author Adrienne Palma will be signing “Lola the Loggerhead,” one of her books in the Under the Sea series at the Old Bridge, 109 Shoreline Drive West in Sunset Beach, on Friday, Aug. 12, from 10 a.m. till 12 p.m.

The Holden Beach Board of Commissioners voted during its Tuesday, July 19 meeting to permanently lower the speed limit on Ocean Boulevard from Greensboro Street to the west end of the road. The speed limit on the road will now be 35 miles per hour all year.

The Resilient Brunswick Task Force will meet Monday, Aug. 15, at the NC Cooperative Extension, 25 Referendum Drive in Bolivia from 1 to 3 p.m. Special guests will be District Attorney Jon David and District Court Judge Quintin McGee for North Carolina’s 15th District. They will share how the…

A N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport lecture, featuring Jay Barnes, author of the newly released “Fifteen Hurricanes That Changed the Carolinas: Powerful Storms, Climate Change, and What We Do Next,” will be presented as part of the museum’s upcoming Third Tuesday program.

The inaugural Oak Island Sunset Run/Walk will be held on Aug. 25. Race packet pickup and registration is Thursday, Aug. 25 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Middleton Park, on the corner of Dolphin Drive and SE 46th Street on Oak Island.

Shallotte Elks Lodge 2854 donates $1,000 from their Freedom Grant to The Richard H. Stewart Jr. American Legion Post 543 St. James, NC. From left are Robert Kordiak, Exalted Ruler Shallotte Elks Lodge 2854; Steven H. Ratti, Commander of Richard H. Stewart Jr. American Legion Post 543; John O…

After the drought in May/June and heavy rains in July, many plants in our landscapes have had a tough time. Just in time for fall planting, the Brunswick County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Association is offering an online plant sale featuring “resilient” plants.” These plants are dr…

Eve Turek, an award-winning wildlife and landscape photographer, will be the guest speaker at the Coastal Carolina Camera Club’s Aug. 11 meeting. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. at Shallotte Presbyterian Church, 5070 Main St. in Shallotte.

The John E. Jacobs American Legion Post 68 in Leland functions to assist fellow veterans and conduct outreach in our community. On Sept. 9, in conjunction with WWAY and the Red Cross, Post 68 will be running a blood drive.

The Shallotte Police Department will be collecting school supply donations from August 1 to August 24 to provide back-to-school supplies to local children in need.

Leland American Legion Post 68 will have their monthly meeting on Thursday, Aug. 18, in the banquet building next to Blossoms Restaurant at Magnolia Greens Golf Course, 1800 Tommy Jacobs Drive in Leland. The general meeting will begin at 6 p.m. with guest speaker, Army veteran Sean Riley, wh…

The Dosher Volunteers Organization announced the winners of their 2022 Health Service Education Grants. Each student will receive a scholarship for $4,000 toward tuition and supplies in 2022-2023. Recipients are as follows:

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) recently announced that the Division of Coastal Management (DCM) granted funds totaling $1,145,160 to 22 communities across the state for Phase 3 of the Resilient Coastal Communities Program (RCCP).

Susan Martin was a woman who loved spending time at Ocean Isle Beach. She also had a passion for sea turtles and shared her knowledge about ways to protect the endangered species.

Tom Hewett, Jr., 91, Supply, N.C., the last of the Brunswick County Bridge Tenders…