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Milestones

  • Cate-McSwain

    Meghan Renee Cate and Thomas Keith McSwain were united in marriage on Oct. 22, 2011, at the Reformed Church of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.
    The Rev. Jeff Neevel officiated the ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of Timothy Nelson and Janet Shearer Cate of Sunset Beach and the granddaughter of Julia Donaldson Cate, the late Philip Dykes Cate and the late Robert Melvin and Geraldine Tyson Shearer of Atlanta, Ga.

  • Hinson-Evans

    Misty Dawn Hinson of Chadbourn and Mason Lee Evans of Ash were married Oct. 15, 2011, at Wacca Wache Marina in Murrells Inlet, S.C.
    The Rev. Benji Simmons officiated the ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of Delane and Donna Hinson of Chadbourn. She was given in marriage by her father.
    The groom is the son of Greggory and Teresa Evans of Ash.
    She wore a white organza all-over draped pickup gown with beaded lace empire, lace up the back and a four-foot train.

  • Lister-St. Pierre

    Jodi Lister and Travis St. Pierre of Supply were married April 14 at the bride and groom’s residence in Supply.
    The Rev. Jerry Andrews officiated the ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of Butch and Marcia Lister of Supply. The groom is the son of Kevin and Lora St. Pierre of Supply.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father.
    She wore a Michael Angelo halter top-style dress with scattered pearls and a long lace-trimmed train. She wore a pearl necklace and white sandals and her hair was pulled to the side and curled.

  • Military news

    Dean finishes Army basic training
    Army National Guard Pvt. Stephen C. Dean has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

  • Jankowski birth

    Daniel and Bo Jankowski of Shallotte are the parents of a son, Archer Daniel Jankowski, born at 1:28 p.m. March 23 at Betty H. Cameron Women’s & Children’s Hospital weighing 7 pounds, 8 ounces and measuring 19 inches in length.
    He joins a brother, Joseph, 8, and a sister, Lyric, 13.
    Maternal grandparents are Cecil Ellis Sr. of Shallotte and Peggy Hewett Alred of Graysville, Ala.
    Paternal grandparents are Mark and Jennifer Jankowski of Supply.
     

  • Newkirk anniversary

    Charles J. Newkirk Jr. and Barbara A. Newkirk of Supply will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary (April 13) with a reception at their home on April 15. The couple has three daughters, Michele (Todd) Predmore and Valerie (William) Kilcoin of Middletown, N.Y., and Cynthia (Mark) Carey of New Windsor, N.Y.; and a son, C. Roland (Andrea) of Las Vegas, Nev. The Newkirks have seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
     

  • 100th birthday

    Josephine Gutjahr celebrates her 100th birthday among family and friends at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Roseann and Joe Kronski of Ocean Isle Beach. She has two granddaughters and three great-grandchildren. Born in New Hampshire on March 22, 1912, North Carolina became her home when she moved here with her daughter and son-in-law in 2003.

  • Carter

    Mrs. Laura E. Thompson and Mr. Edward Houston Carter Jr. of Supply are the parents of a daughter, Mary Grace Carter, born at 9:57 p.m. Feb. 10 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, weighing 7 pounds, 15 ounces and measuring 20 and one-half inches in length.
    Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Arthur B. Thompson Jr. of Rockingham.
    Paternal grandparents are Mrs. Violet Carter of Wilmington and the late Edward Houston Carter.
     

  • Johnson-Thompson

    Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Christa Johnson and Andrew Thompson. The bride-elect is the daughter Mr. and Mrs. James K. Johnson Jr. of Bolivia. The prospective groom is the son of Dr. Sharon Thompson and Randy Thompson of Sunset Beach. An April wedding is planned in Wilmington.
     

  • O’Dwyer-Duff

    Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Kimberly O’Dwyer and Zachary Duff, both of Wilmington. The bride-elect is the daughter of William and Jacqueline DeGroot of Sunset Beach and the late Richard O’Dwyer. She is a graduate of UNCW. The prospective groom is the son of Edward and Beverly Duff of Fairfax Station, Va. He is also a graduate of UNCW. A Dec. 12 wedding is planned.