Community members from across the county attended Smart Start of Brunswick County’s annual State of the Young Child Breakfast, where several people received awards for their work with children, Smart Start announced in a news release.
The event was Friday, June 6, at Sea Trail Convention Center.
The N.C. Department of Transportation will have a citizens’ informational workshop for the proposed widening of Village Road (N.C. 1472) in Leland from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, at the Leland Senior Center Community Building, 1490 Village Road NE in Leland.
Citizens are invited to speak individually with NCDOT officials, as well as review project plans. Comments received during the meeting will be considered as plans are finalized.
Brunswick County 4-H youth gathered at the County Extension Office Training Center on May 19, after many hours of effort, focus, and determination, to face the judges and model their sewing project outfits.
Each year, Brunswick County hosts a 4-H Fashion Revue as a county level competition for youth.
Al Hight, county extension director, welcomed participants, family and friends to the 4-H Fashion Revue. Pledges were led by Leslie Wilson, the new 4-H program assistant, who also served as the narrator while 4-H’ers modeled the outfits they constructed for the audience.
Looking out over the deck of their rented vacation home, watching their children and grandchildren play in the surf, Ellen and Randy Johnson of Lynchburg, Va., realize what makes their annual beach vacation so special.
It’s two weeks of the year they can put the stresses of work and everyday life behind them and enjoy being with their family, relaxing in the sun and watching the young ones enjoy the pleasures of summer.
With the cost of gas approaching $4 a gallon and working people counting every penny, those in the local tourist trade want to make sure a trip to the beach is not left out of the average family’s budget.
That’s why the Brunswick County Tourism Development Authority’s 2008-2009 marketing plan, presented to the authority last week by Smith Advertising, emphasizes the proximity of the Brunswick Islands to people within the state and the Southeast.
Motorcycle and classic car enthusiasts—about 88 of them—showed up this weekendfor the Brunswick County Motorcycle Enthusiasts annual Poker Run.
The event raised about $3,000 for the group’s annual Christmas Toy Run. Starting at Shallotte Park, with an escort from the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office, riders took a 75-mile route through Ash, over to Supply and back to the park. Along the way, they collected cards to try to build the best poker hand.
Family and friends gathered Tuesday to honor the service of the man Brunswick Community College president Stephen Greiner called “a true Brunswick County hero.”
Dr. Joseph A. Gore was honored Tuesday afternoon with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, the highest civilian honor given in North Carolina by the governor. Gore was unable to be present at the ceremony due to medical reasons.