Man charged with stealing 28 bales of hay from Supply barn


BRUNSWICK COUNTY — Supply man is being held on $50,000 bond after being charged with multiple counts of stealing hay from a Supply barn. Jason Ryan Hewett, 39 of Lucian Fulfor Road in Supply, is charged with three counts of breaking and entering and three counts of larceny after breaking and entering, according to a notice from […]

Leland native tapped as the voice of Brunswick Regional Water and Sewer

Brunswick Regional Water and Sewer H2Go PIO Tyler Wittkofsky

LELAND — Brunswick Regional Water and Sewer H2GO has appointed Leland resident Tyler Wittkofsky to be its new public information officer.  Wittkofsky graduated from South Brunswick High School in 2012. He completed his associates degree Summa Cum Laude  at Brunswick Community College, after which he transferred to the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He […]

Brunswick County man charged with sexual assault on 12-year-old girl arrested in Georgia

Jonathan Evans

BRUNSWICK COUNTY — A man charged with a sexual assault on a 12-year-old girl was arrested in Georgia last month, Boiling Spring Lakes Police Chief Brad Shirley announced Tuesday. Jonathan Matthew Evans, 30, of Boiling Spring Road in Boiling Spring Lakes, has been charged with two counts each of first-degree rape and first-degree force sex […]

Brunswick County man charged with robbery, assault in Boiling Spring Lakes home

Armel Dozier

BRUNSWICK COUNTY — Boiling Spring Lakes Police have arrested a man in connection with an assault and robbery at a home in the town on Tuesday. Armel Anthony Dozier, 59, of Westwood Road in Boiling Spring Lakes, was charged with the incident at a home in the 700 block of West Boiling Spring Road, according […]

Brunswick County to start enforcing no charging policy for school lunches

BRUNSWICK COUNTY — For some Brunswick County students, no money will mean no school lunch, beginning in January.  When Brunswick County students return to school on Jan. 2, there will be some changes to the way many receive school lunch. The district on that date will begin to fully enforce the no-charge policy for high […]

Brunswick Community College Women’s Basketball receives donation from BF Pickleball Paddles

BOLVIA — On Nov. 11, the inaugural Dolphin Pickleball Tournament kicked off at the Brunswick Community College (BCC) Dinah E. Gore Fitness and Aquatics Center. The tournament, which was a three-day event, hosted several pickleball players from various Brunswick County Communities. The most important part of the tournament was that they were raising money for […]

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$2 million Lottery winner: ‘Thanksgiving has been good to me’

RALEIGH — North Carolina Education Lottery officials have identified Carnell Marlowe of Sunset Beach as the person who purchased a Powerball ticket worth $2 million on Thanksgiving Day. Marlowe purchased a $3 Power Play ticket at the Minuteman Food Mart on Beach Drive South West in Calabash, the lottery announced in a press release. The additional dollar […]

Powerball ticket worth $2 million sold at Brunswick County food mart


BRUNSWICK COUNTY — One lucky person is holding a Powerball ticket worth $2 million. Over the Thanksgiving weekend, someone who played Powerball in the small coastal town of Calabash won big in Saturday’s drawing, according to officials with the North Carolina Education Lottery. With the addition of the $1 Power Play, what would have been […]

Got trash? Here are the services closed for the Thanksgiving holiday

City crews work to take trash and debris from the streets as part of a crime prevention effort in a targeted area of downtown Wilmington. Photo courtesy of the city.

SOUTHEASTERN, NC — Wondering what to do with you’re trash over the Thanksgiving holiday? Several trash services in the Cape Fear area are not providing services on Thursday, Nov. 24. Wilmington Trash collection in the City of Wilmington will not run on the Thanksgiving holiday. According to the city, trash will not be picked up […]

Restoration Planned for Green Swamp

Will Include Some Logging to Recreate the Robust Longleaf Forest of Old WILMINGTON – The Nature Conservancy is beginning a multi-year project to restore its Green Swamp Preserve in Brunswick County. The end goal is to recreate the robust longleaf forest savannas that existed before Europeans made their mark on the landscape. “People driving down […]

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