Routes to avoid: Road construction schedules for the week of Aug. 20

Road construction in Carolina Beach. Photo by Hannah Leyva.

Here’s a list of road construction work for Aug. 14 through 20 for Carolina Beach, Wilmington, New Hanover County and Brunswick County. All information is gathered from the town of Carolina Beach, the city of Wilmington and the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Town of Carolina Beach 6th Street – access to the 100, 200 […]


Back-to-school shopping for a cause at CIS Brunswick County thrift shops

Clothes on display at one of 4 thrift shops run by CIS Brunswick. Courtesy photo.

BRUNSWICK COUNTY – Still looking to do some back-to-school shopping? Communities in Schools of Brunswick County is offering deals at the four thrift stores they run in Leland, Southport, Boiling Spring Lakes and Sunset Beach. According to a release, clothing is the most popular thing found in the shops, making it a good place to […]


Maggie Larrimore Smith, 82, of Longwood

Maggie Larrimore Smith, 82, of Longwood, went to be with her Lord on July 12, 2016, in the SECU Hospice House of Brunswick. She was born Jan. 30, 1934, in Columbus County, a daughter of the late Curtis and Beatrice Grice Larrimore. Surviving are her husband, Horace Smith; two daughters, Vickie Grissett and Nancy Simmons […]


Brunswick County superintendent gets contract extension after ‘above average’ evaluation

The Brunswick County Board of Education has voted to extend Superintendent Les Tubb's contract until June 30, 2020 after a favorable first evaluation Tuesday. Courtesy photo.

The Brunswick County school district’s top leader has earned high marks for his first year of work. Tuesday, the board of education rewarded Superintendent Les Tubb for a job well done with a two-year contract extension. Tubb’s existing contract expired June 30, 2018 but following the board’s decision will now run through the end of […]


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