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Milestones

  • Willettses celebrate 61st anniversary

    Pastor Al Watkins and congregation wish H.D. and Polly Willetts a very special 61st anniversary blessing at Faith Baptist Church in Bolivia on June 11. Their anniversary was June 10.

  • Kehoes celebrate 60th anniversary

    Don and Sue Kehoe will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary June 16. The couple met after Don’s discharge from the Marines. “It was love at first sight,” he said. Sue was a junior at Adelphi University in Garden City, N.Y., and Don had taken over his father’s business. The next year, she graduated in early June and they were married a week later. The couple has two daughters, a son and seven grandchildren.

  • Galloway-Gore engagement

    Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Kacey Lynette Galloway of Varnamtown and Kevin Matthew Gore of Shallotte Point. The bride-elect is the daughter of Gary Ross and Cindy Galloway of Varnamtown. The prospective groom is the son of Matthew Gore and Henry and Kimberly Gales of Shallotte Point. Both bride and groom attend Charleston Southern University in Charleston, S.C. A June 9, 2018, wedding is planned at Poplar Grove Plantation, located on a peanut plantation by the Topsail Sound in Scotts Hill near Wilmington.

  • Bollingers celebrate 50th wedding anniversary
  • Hester-Hughes engagement

     Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Angela Lynn Hester and Michael Dewayne Hughes, both of Shallotte. The bride-elect is the daughter of Thomas Judson of Bladenboro and the late Dianne Judson. The prospective groom is the son of Doris Hughes of Shallotte and the late Albert Hughes. A June 17 wedding is planned at Bladenboro Historical Building.

  • Jensens celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

     Gregory and Ann Jensen of Sunset Beach celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to Charleston, S.C. They were married April 22, 1967, at St. Mark’s Catholic Church in Sea Girt, N.J. Soon after, they moved to Mannheim, Germany, where Greg was stationed with the U.S. Air Force.

     

    They have two married sons: Greg resides with his wife Joanne in Charlotte and David lives in Raleigh with his wife Julie and daughter Cecelia.

  • Nolan graduates from basic training

    Air Force Airman Cleveland B. Nolan, son of Clytie R. Nolan of Shallotte and Thomas L. Nolan of Cheraw, S.C., and husband of Kathryn N. Bartholomew, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.

  • Sabatell graduates from basic

     Pvt. Courtney D. Sabatell of Calabash, 787th MP BN 1st Platoon U.S. Army, has graduated from basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. She is the granddaughter of Nick Sabatell of Calabash.

  • Smiths celebrate 67th anniversary

     The Rev. Lee Roy and Faye Smith of Supply celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary March 25. They were married in High Point in 1950

  • Miss Brunswick County pageant crowns five queens

     

    Five girls were crowned March 25 at the Miss Brunswick County pageant. From left are Sarah Shaw, Teen Miss Brunswick County; Brooke Kesky, Greater Miss Brunswick County and winner of the People’s Choice Award, Most Photogenic and the Bennie J. Ward Act of Kindness Award; Skylar Gateman, Miss Brunswick County; Morgan Strahley, Junior Miss Brunswick County and winner of the Congeniality Award; and Natalie Space, Little Miss Brunswick County.