Friday Mar 7
Viral outbreak affecting hogs, no impact reported at Smithfield plant
The outbreak of porcine epidemic diarrhea kills nearly every piglet born on infected farms for several weeks until the herd develops immunity.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Seniors restore pride in Trojan basketball
Still dressed in their green West Brunswick basketball uniforms, and seated next to their coach, Eric Davis, seniors Antonio Clarida, O.J. Hill, Zarie Hankins and Demaria Evans, answered questions about their season-ending loss to Orange High School.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Chew on This: 'Roadfood' is a great reason for a foodie road trip
Here are some of our favorite turns of phrase in the latest edition of "Roadfood," by Jane and Michael Stern: About Bridges Barbecue Lodge in Shelby, they wrote: "Bridges' dining room is plain and soothing, with the kind of meditative atmosphere unique to the finest pork parlors in the Mid-South.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Beacon earns eight N.C. Press Association awards
The Brunswick Beacon collected eight awards in the 2013 North Carolina Press Association News, Editorial and Photojournalism competition.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Today is Brunswick stew day in Salisbury
Stew! It's that one warming word that sends hundreds to N. Fulton Street every year around this time.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Two county wrestlers finish sixth at state
Two Brunswick County wrestlers finished sixth in their weight classes in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state championships.
Duke Energy purchase of power plants topic of closed session
New Bern aldermen will conduct a special meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in City Hall before the regularly scheduled meeting.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Retail: Second Players' Retreat now opens on NC State's Centennial Campus
So when he was given the opportunity to open a second location of his Players' Retreat restaurant at N.C. State University's Lonnie Poole Golf Course clubhouse, he couldn't say no.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
School day lengthened to make up for missed time
The ice has melted, power has been restored, students are back in classrooms, and Brunswick County Schools officials have settled on a way to make up days missed during last week's severe winter weather.
Rocky Mount Telegram
Utilities negotiations offer high hopes
It's probably safe to say that a good number of our readers are Rocky Mount utilities customers.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
BOILING SPRING LAKES, NC A family friend of Keith Vidal, 18-year-old teen with schizophrenia killed during a struggle with law officers, is pushing for a law that would ensure officers have proper training when handling situations involving individuals with mental disabilities.
Clean-up underway as thousands remain without power
Thousands of people remain without power in our area as crews continue to clean up from the latest blast of winter weather.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Jacksonville Daily News
N.C. Gov. McCrory: Stay off roads as conditions deteriorate
"We're now seeing what we have been warning people about for the past 24 hours. This storm is dangerous,"Governor Pat McCrory said.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Crews busy as ice knocks out power around region
Earlier today spokesmen from Duke Energy Progress, Four County EMC and Brunswick EMC said they were taking a wait-and-see approach.