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    Friday, January 20, 2017
    Are you interested in biking, walking, kayaking, wildlife, or preserving our natural resources? Brunswick County Planning Department is seeking input on the final draft of the Brunswick County Greenway, Bikeway, & Paddle Trail Plan. This important project creates a network of walking trails, bike routes, and paddle trails while pre-serving our natural resources and acting as a tool to promote ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Economic, Press Release
    Friday, January 20, 2017
    WHQR Announces New Show Opening at the MC Erny Gallery at WHQR, Friday, January 27, 2017 - “The Odd Couple - Unusual Works by Joe Cordaro & Jock Pottle. WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA – WHQR Public Radio is excited to announce the MC Erny Gallery at WHQR will host the opening reception on Friday, January 27 th from 6 to 9 pm for "The Odd Couple – Unusual Works.” ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Friday, January 20, 2017
    Bringing Employers and Job Seekers Together The Brunswick Community College is hosting a Coastal Career Fair on Wednesday, March 8th from 12:00 pm - 2 pm at the BCC Main Campus, LaDane Williamson Student Center. Speak with Local Employers regarding open positions and training opportunities. Establish contacts for internships Have your resume reviewed by a professional To register CLICK HERE
    Categories: Press Release, Economic
    Friday, January 20, 2017
    Sunset Beach, NC – Are you looking for a unique date night idea leading up to Valentine’s Day? Try spending an evening under the stars while enjoying the warmth inside Ingram Planetarium on Saturday, February 11 at 7:00pm! Gazing upon the night sky has long been a source of romance. However, nothing ruins a romantic evening quite like the cold temperatures and cloudy nights that ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Friday, January 20, 2017
    Ocean Isle Beach, NC – On February 4, 2017 at 11:00 am, you are invited to come see our piebald deer on display in the Green Swamp Diorama! Learn more about this unusual, native animal. Guests will also be introduced to the variety of animals found in our own back yard. A piebald animal is one that has irregular patterns of light and dark. Animals with piebald patterns may include horses, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
    Monday, January 16, 2017
    The NC Department of Revenue will present a seminar titled "Tax Implications". The NC Department of Revenue will cover basic requirements to help North Carolina businesses understand the laws and obligations necessary to be a compliant business. Overview of the Seminar: Participants will become familiar with NC NC tax laws that are pertinent to businesses and the responsibilities of a ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Economic
    Friday, January 13, 2017
    Ocean Isle Beach, NC – At 11 am on Jan. 28, the Museum of Coastal Carolina presents a program called “Owls & Pelicans – Everyday Miracles on the Coast”. Mary Ellen Rogers, founder of the Sea Biscuit Shelter and Migrating Waterbirds, will be presenting on the subject. The Sea Biscuit Wildlife Shelter cares for injured or orphaned birds. Its goal is to rescue, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
    Friday, January 13, 2017
    Sunset Beach, NC – Ingram Planetarium will reopen on February 3, 2017 after being closed during January to accommodate the installation of new equipment. We hope you will join us at 7:00pm on February 3 for the first 2017 installment of “Stars at Sunset.” “Stars at Sunset” is a monthly series hosted by Will Snyder, Ingram Planetarium Manager, which showcases the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Wednesday, January 11, 2017
    SOUTHPORT, N.C. – The next session of Brunswick County Teen Court will be January 24, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., at the Brunswick County courthouse. Brunswick County Teen Court is a partnership program between Communities In Schools and the Brunswick County District Attorney’s Office, made possible through financial support provided by the Juvenile Crime Prevention Council and ...read more
    Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, January 11, 2017
    Magilla Entertainment, a television production company based in NYC that specializes in non-scripted programming is currently casting two or more sisters who are embarking on a business venture together. This heartfelt series will follow the sisters as they work on building the business from the ground up. Alternatively, we are also interested in following sisters who may have recently inherited ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Tuesday, January 10, 2017
    Give Kids a Smile! This is a FREE event for Uninsured Children Ages 1 - 13 years Dental Screenings • Cleanings • Sealants • Fluoride Treatments • Oral Hygiene Instructions Dentists and other team members volunteer their time, and services, to provide dental screenings, health education and treatments. East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine Community Service ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Tuesday, January 10, 2017
    GREENSBORO, NC – “Foster care and adoption are in a state of crisis,” said Brian Maness, President and CEO of Children’s Home Society of North Carolina, the state’s largest private provider of foster care and adoption services. “Foster care has been growing at an alarming rate with a shortage of permanent, safe, and loving homes for adoptable children.” ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Friday, January 06, 2017
    Our State Reptile Ocean Isle Beach, NC – What’s our state reptile you ask? The eastern box turtle, of course! Scientifically named Terrapene Carolina Carolina , the eastern box turtle is known for having patterned yellow, orange, or red streaks. These turtles are also known for their strong homing instincts and their direction. If you rescue one crossing a road, take it to the side ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
    Tuesday, January 03, 2017
    Little Princess Ball Makes Everyone a Princess SOUTHPORT, N.C. – The annual Little Princess Ball is Saturday, February 11, from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. It will be held in three locations this year: the Brunswick Center in Southport, the South Brunswick Islands Center in Calabash, and the Leland Cultural Arts Center in Leland. Join us for a special afternoon filled with dancing, face ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, December 21, 2016
    The Silver Coast Bridal Show will be held January 22, 2017 from 1-4pm at Silver Coast Winery. Discover the beauty of the Brunswick Islands and beyond. Let the expertise of local wedding professionals such as caterers, photographers, cakes, music and many more make your wedding day extra special. Admission is free. Silver Coast Winery, located at 6680 Barbeque Rd., Ocean Isle Beach, NC, is a full ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, December 20, 2016
    SOUTHPORT, N.C. – Communities In Schools (CIS), in partnership with Brunswick County Schools, will provide training to potential school and CIS volunteers wishing to volunteer in any Brunswick County school. Opportunities are available to be a mentor, tutor, lunch buddy, classroom assistant, work on class projects, and more. Attendance at one of the training sessions is required for anyone ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community
    Monday, December 19, 2016
    Listen Up Brunswick County launches the 2017 concert series with a performance by Joe Crookston . Joe is an acclaimed singer, songwriter, guitarist, painter, fiddler, slide player, eco-village member and believer in all things possible. Named 2016 Folk Alliance International Artist-in- Residence , his songs are universal, his rhythm infectious and in concert he is funny as hell one moment and ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Friday, December 16, 2016
    Join the 2016 NC State Finals BRONZE MEDALISTS - Brunswick County Gator & Gatorettes Currently accepting new members for our 50+ Cheer Team. No previous experience required! Team is open to women & men who are residents of Brunswick County & will turn age 50 by 12/31/17. Team practices weekly, performs throughout the area, & competes in local/state competition. Practice for 2017 ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Friday, December 16, 2016
    Ingram Planetarium Closed January 2017 for Upgrades Sunset Beach, NC – Ingram Planetarium will be closed from January 1 through February 2, 2017 to accommodate the installation of updated equipment that will enhance the facility’s entertainment and educational offerings. In additional to several smaller projects, the January closure will allow for the replacement of vital computing ...read more
    Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, Press Release