Kevin and Jennifer Dempsey of Shallotte are the parents of a daughter, Kara Elizabeth Dempsey, born at 11:52 p.m. April 2 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, weighing 8 pounds, 1 ounce and measuring 20 inches long.
Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Jessica Cristine Hill and Kory Randall Whitman, both of Bolivia. The bride-elect is the daughter of Paulette Stultz of Nakina and Frank Stultz of Arkansas. The prospective groom is the son of Anna Marie Canady of Sunset Beach and Kenneth Whitman of Maybee, Mi. An April 7, 2012, wedding is planned at a yet to be determined location in Brunswick County.
Patricia Draughn of Jonesville and Paul Hurt of Holden Beach were married April 16 on the beach at Holden Beach. The Rev. Adam Milligan officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Jerry and Ethel Draughn of Jonesville. The groom is the son of Billy and Janice Hurt of Boonville. Attending parties included Kermit and Joyce Lanning, Bobby and Cindy Perdue and Amanda Robbins.
Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Christie Seller of Fairmont and John Russell of Ocean Isle Beach. The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Sellers of Fairmont. The prospective groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Russell of Ocean Isle Beach and Eileen Russell of Little River, S.C. An April 16 wedding is planned in Marion, S.C.
Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Stacey Lynette McDonald and Travis Len Greer, both of Supply. The bride-elect is the daughter of Gary and Linda McDonald of Supply. The prospective groom is the son of Tim and Regina Greer of Statesville. A May 14 wedding is planned at Mount Pisgah Baptist Church. A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall.
Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Tammy Koonce Hanson and Ricky Maynard Jr., both of Boiling Spring Lakes. The bride is the daughter of Aline Corbett Harrell of Boiling Spring Lakes and Edward ‘Pete’ Koonce of Ramseaur. She is employed by the Brunswick County Health Department. The prospective groom is the son of Patty Hinkle Maynard of Castle Hayne and Ricky Maynard Sr. and Betty Maynard of Houston, Texas. He is employed by Mundy Maintenance. A May 28 wedding is planned at Riverside Community Center in Castle Hayne.