In the days after Hurricane Sandy ripped across the East Coast, local veterinarian Dr. Patrick Terry was on the phone with a fellow vet on Long Island.
“He said it was cold and miserable and people were really suffering,” said Terry, co-owner of Brunswick Forest Veterinary Hospital in Leland. “He said they just really needed help and when somebody asks for help, what makes the system work is if we go and help them.”
So he did.
Party rentals, caters, venues, florists, cake bakeries, wine shops, video productions, disc jockeys, accommodations, photographers, transportation, wedding officials and planners all specializing in weddings will be at the Southern Cape Fear Bridal Expo from
1-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, at the Southport Community Building.
Art students at Supply Elementary School recently created oversize decorative shears that will soon adorn the walls of a Shallotte hair salon.
Third-, fourth- and fifth-grade students collaborated in art classes during the past few weeks to create scissors that won’t cut, but will add to the ambiance at Shear MaDDness.
In 1965, North Carolina named the Scotch bonnet (Phalium granulaturm) as its official state shell. It was also the first state to designate an official state shell. At least 13 other states subsequently designated state shells.
A Scotch bonnet is a gastropod mollusk that can be found from North Carolina to Brazil in coastal water depths of 50-150 feet. This fragile shell has short spires, large body whorls and thickened outer lips.
Senior site menus
Here are lunch menus for Brunswick County’s seven Senior Nutrition Sites for next week.
Monday, Dec. 24
Tuesday, Dec. 25
Wednesday, Dec. 26
Thursday, Dec. 27
Barbecue pork on a bun, au gratin potatoes, seasoned carrots, sugar cookie, milk.
Friday, Dec. 28
Ziti with Italian meat sauce, broccoli, hot pears, wheat bread/margarine, milk.
The seven sites and their hours are as follows:
The 2013 officers of the South Brunswick Island Shrine Club were installed on Thursday, Dec. 6.
Ron Jessie, 2012 club president, introduced officers for 2013, congratulating them on their election and wishing them the best for the coming year.
New officers were installed by Steve Morris, potentate of the Sudan Shrine.
The South Brunswick Island Shrine Club Officers for 2013 are Greg Smith, president; Edwin Douglas, first vice president; Gary Hamrick, second vice president; Bill McGee, secretary; and Mike Mattera, treasurer.
While Saturday’s Christmas parade stretched down Village Road, old Leland’s main street, the Navassa Drum and Drill team represented its town as part of the North Brunswick celebration.
The local community group, organized by former members William Alston and Carlton Mosely, gives kids from the small town of 1,900 a chance to perform all around Brunswick County and the surrounding area.