The following books are now available at Hickmans Crossroads Library. Reviews are courtesy of Friends of the Library.
“Capitol Offense” by William Bernhardt. Accused of murdering a police officer he held responsible for the tragic death of his wife, Professor Dennis Thomas implores high-profile lawyer Ben Kincaid to defend him.
David Combs of Sunset Beach took this photo around 11:45 p.m. Friday from the beach at Sunset Beach looking east toward Wilmington.The storm and lightning show went on for more than two hours. With the waxing moon and clear sky overhead it was eerie watching the cloud-to-cloud and cloud-to-ground lightning light up the sky and the ocean from 45 miles away as the storm relentlessly displayed its tremendous energy off the coast from Bald Head Island and Wilmington.
Gold, silver, green and sparkling crystals adorned the room with black and white tablecloths where 28 youth were honored recently at the annual 4-H achievement banquet.
Dressed in their best fancy dresses, suits, ties and hats, the honorees entered to have their photos taken. With more than 87 people in attendance, the night was one to remember, as 4-H youth entered the Brunswick County Cooperative Extension office on a walkway roped off with stanchions and a green carpet runway lined with “Hall of Fame” stars.