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  • Community briefs

    Pope joins firm

  • Community briefs

    ATMC adds HD channels

    ATMC Cable has added Nickelodeon HD and Comedy Central HD to its growing high definition channel lineup. Nickelodeon HD is on channel 917 and Comedy Central HD is on channel 948.

    Both are available at no extra cost to customers who subscribe to an Expanded Basic Package or higher and a HD receiver or DVR with a HD television. The addition of these two new HD channels brings the high definition lineup to a total of 65, with more coming soon.

  • Free spring concerts set for May 13,14

    “We are community bands and believe in giving back,” said Stanley Mandell, president of the Brunswick Bands. “We never charge admission to our concerts, but our spring concerts are always special events and by holding one on Oak Island and one in Sunset Beach, we are definitely reaching all of Brunswick County.”

  • Community briefs

    Sunset Beach has new website

    The town of Sunset Beach officially launched its newly designed website on April 4 and responses have been  positive, announced town administrator Gary Parker. 

  • Barnes named Planner of the Year

    Navassa town planner Travis Barnes is the Cape Fear region’s 2010 Planner of the Year. He received the award on Tuesday, March 29, at the annual awards banquet of the Cape Fear Council of Governments, a voluntary association of local governments in Brunswick, Columbus, Pender and New Hanover counties.

  • Dosher Memorial Hospital hosts black tie gala

    The Dosher Memorial Hospital Foundation, 924 North Howe St. in Southport, hosted its inaugural Black Tie Gala at the new St. James Community Center on Saturday evening, April 16. The theme for the gala was “Excellence in Medicine.”

  • Godfrey performs at Sunset River

    Sunset River Marketplace art gallery in Calabash featured Nashville musician Rickey Godfrey at its monthly Creative Exchange event on Wednesday, April 13.

  • Community briefs

    Benton enlists in U.S. Navy

    Ronnie W. Benton II, son of Kathy S. Benton of Leland and Ronnie W. Benton of Hampstead, recently enlisted in the United States Navy under the Delayed Entry Program at Navy Recruiting District in Raleigh.

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    Thursday

    April 21

    WEIGHT WATCHERS, weigh in at 9:30 a.m., meeting at 10:30 a.m., Southport Presbyterian Church, 1025 E. Moore St., Southport. For details, call (800) 651-6000.
    ROTARY CLUB of Shallotte, meets 12:30 p.m. at Starz Grill at Planet Fun, Whiteville Road, Shallotte. Visiting Rotarians welcome.
    WEIGHT WATCHERS, weigh in at 5:30 p.m., meeting at 6 p.m.; St. James the Fisherman Episcopal Church, 4941 Main St., Shallotte. (Parking on Powell Street.) For details, call (800) 651-6000.

  • Club news briefs

    VFW president coming to N.C.
    Cortina Barnes, national president to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), will be visiting North Carolina May 15-17 and will be hosted by the Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Post 7288 in Calabash.
    Barnes will arrive at Wilmington International Airport on May 15 where she will be greeted by the Ladies Auxiliary President Janice Butterworth, department line officers and auxiliary members. Lunch will be hosted at the Wilmington VFW Post #2573 at noon and dinner will be at 7 p.m. at Post 7288 in Calabash.