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Milestones

  • Tartt-St. George

    Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Lauren Nicole Tartt of Shallotte and Jimmy St. George of Supply. The bride-elect is the daughter of Michael and Elaina Tartt of Supply. The prospective groom is the son of Jim and Kim St. George of Supply. A March 10 wedding is planned at Sharon United Methodist Church.
     

  • Lewis-Lancaster

    Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Jessica Anne Lewis of Shallotte and Michael Kristopher Lancaster of Varnamtown. The bride-elect is the daughter of Alan and Tammie Lewis of Shallotte. The prospective groom is the son of Chris and Margaret Lancaster of Varnamtown. A May 19 wedding is planned at Camp United Methodist Church in Shallotte, followed by a reception at Brick Landing Plantation Golf Club in Ocean Isle Beach.

  • Creech-Smith

    Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Carlin Marie Creech and Bradley Thomas Smith, both of Raleigh. The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Creech of Fayetteville. The prospective groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Gordon Smith of Shallotte. A May 19 wedding is planned at Haymount United Methodist Church in Fayetteville.

  • Harrell retires

    Lizzie J. Harrell, PhD,  (ABMM), associate director of clinical microbiology and research professor of molecular genetics and microbiology, and pathology, recently retired after 33 years of service at Duke University Medical Center.

  • Golden and silver anniversaries

    Bobby and Yvonne Gore of Ocean Isle Beach and Steve and Melba Johnson of Shallotte celebrated their golden and silver anniversary, respectively, in a joint renewal of vows ceremony at Jennies Branch Baptist Church on Jan. 7. The Rev. Robbie Stephens conducted the service. A reception took place following the ceremony in the fellowship hall.
    The Gores were married on Dec. 24, 1962, in Conway, S.C. They have two sons, Keith and Jon, and three grandchildren: Jason, Ryan and Russ Gore.

  • Varnam-Owens wedding

    April Ginger Varnam and Matthew Keith Owens, both of Ocean Isle Beach, were married Oct. 1 on Ocean Isle Beach. The Rev. Richard Vaughn officiated the ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of Ronald and Jencie Varnam of Varnamtown. She was given in marriage by her parents.
    The groom is the son of Daniel and Beth Owens of Wake Forest.

  • Garrison birth

    Jessica and Matt Garrison of Sunset Beach are the parents of a daughter, Hailey Sarah-Ann, born at 3:03 a.m. Nov. 3 at Brunswick Novant Medical Center, weighing six pounds, seven ounces and measuring 19-1/2-inches in length.
    Maternal grandparents are Jessie and Norma Rhodes of Supply.
    Paternal grandparents are Clara Newell of Sunset Beach and Dale Garrison of Charlotte.
    Great-grandparent is Lou Ellen Burns of Supply.
     

  • Simmons-Raleigh

    Belinda Faye Simmons of Varnamtown and the Rev. Stephen Allen “Sweets” Raleigh of Bolivia were married April 16, 2011, at Faith Community Chapel in Sunset Harbor. The Rev. Robert Lee Simmons, father of the bride, officiated the ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of the Rev. Robert and Linda Simmons of Varnamtown and granddaughter of Eva Mae Smith of Ash and the late James Edward Smith, the late Lindsey and Joyce Simmons of Supply and adopted granddaughter of Earlene Atkinson of Supply.
    She was given in marriage by her parents.

  • Brown

    Amanda and Daniel Brown of Leland are the parents of a son, Brantley Chase Brown, born at 7:47 a.m. Nov. 27 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center (born en route to the hospital), weighing 8 pounds, 6 ounces and measuring 20.5 inches in length.
    He joins a brother, Braeden, 4, and a sister, Megan, 8.
    Maternal grandparents are Ronda and Michael Willetts of Leland. Paternal grandparents are Joey and Debbie Brown of Winnabow and Cheryl and Jerry Jarmon of Burgaw.

  • Chamblee-Lewis

    Caroline Catherine Chamblee of Greensboro and Christopher Alan Lewis of Shallotte were married Oct. 8 at First Presbyterian Church in Greensboro. The Rev. Neil Dunnavant officiated the ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of Joyce W. Chamblee of Greensboro and the late David W. Chamblee, and granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Wood and Rose Chamblee of Greensboro and the late H.M. Chamblee.
    She was given in marriage by Daniel Chamblee of Charlotte, brother of the bride.