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Southport mourns the loss of first black police chief
SOUTHPORT, NC The Southport community is reeling tonight - mourning the unexpected loss of a community hero and the town's first African American police chief.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
New support for old school building
BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC There's a possibility that a piece of Brunswick County history might be torn down soon.
City leaders in Southport exercised an exception to state law to pay one of their own to work on a new town hall building.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Southport museum showcasing new, significant historical exhibits
SOUTHPORT, NC Employees with the NC Maritime Museum in Southport are excited to showcase its two newest exhibits, which are both more than 230 years old.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Southport retiree craves roast beef, wins $100,000
Clayton B. Cameron, Jr., a retired animal control officer from Southport, had a taste for home cooking and lottery tickets Monday evening, and his indulgence quickly paid off with a $100,000 win in the MONOPOLY scratch-off game.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Gerald Workman, shown with a pulley he recently discovered in the sand at Holden Beach, received a metal detector from his wife, Cheyenne, as a retirement gift.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Stephen King's 'Under the Dome' to hold star-studded screening in Wilmington, NC
Stephen King 's " Under the Dome " has been filming in the Wilmington, Burgaw and Southport, North Carolina area since the end of February.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Coastal apartment complex enters Chapter 11 bankruptcy
The owner of Egret Crossing Apartments in Southport has put them into bankruptcy reorganization with at least $1 million in debt.
Local artist takes home best in show in regional show
Up against artists from across the Carolinas, local ceramic artist Betsy Sellers is walking away from the Franklin Square Gallery's Summer Regional Show with some extra hardware.
Wed May 29, 2013
Shallotte eatery hopes to see food fortune from film
Movie crews from the feature film Tammy are packing up and heading to south Brunswick County, taking over one restaurant for the weekend.
NC legislators debate tolls for all ferries, or none
A bill endorsed Tuesday by the House Transportation Committee would eliminate all ferry tolls while state and local leaders look for new ways to raise money.
Tue May 28, 2013
Two Brunswick County teens killed in separate wrecks
Brittany Carol Rayl, 18, of Supply died following a one-car collision around 1:30 a.m. Monday on Mount Pisgah Road north of Shallotte.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Howe Outrageous Art Gallery & Marketplace
Owner, Kimberly Bandera celebrated the first official kiln opening to reveal the new 'Southport Lace' collection along with their popular Garden Angels, mermaids and starfish.
Thu May 23, 2013
More arrests in BSL prostitution case include officer, volunteer firefighter
In early May, Boiling Spring Lakes Police Chief Brad Shirley said his department began a complex investigation involving advertisements for prostitution on the Internet via different social medial websites.
Wed May 22, 2013
Planning for pedestrian safety
The City of Southport is working to fix a few pedestrian problems by reaching out to the community for help.
Used book sale in Southport
Sorry this missed the Sunday calender. The Friends of the Library Southport/Oak Island will have another of their periodic used book sales from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Southport Realty, 727 N. Howe St.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Tropical Smoothie Caf
Tropical Smoothie Cafe is known nationwide for its unparalleled hospitality and original, healthy, fresh food and beverages.
Mon May 20, 2013
Coroner and his funeral home named in descecration of remains suit
A Southport woman is suing a funeral home owned by Brunswick County's coroner claiming her husband's remains were desecrated.