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Today's Features

  •  There are many reasons we eat what we eat. Perhaps it’s social. Maybe it’s emotional. For some, it’s health factors, but the most obvious reason is we like it. The foods we enjoy are the ones we eat the most. That is why for National Nutrition Month 2014, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is saying to “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right.” If you like it, you’ll eat it, and if it’s good for you, too, that’s a real bonus.

  • After 40 years, the Sea Notes Choral Society is still enjoying sweet, melodic harmony.

    The nonprofit vocal ensemble is gearing up for its annual spring concert, “Sea Notes Sings! The Best of the Best,” to be presented in three performances Thursday, Friday and Sunday, March 27-30, in Caswell Beach.

  • The South Brunswick Interchurch Council will present its 11th annual Sing Into Spring Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 30, at Calabash Presbyterian Church, 8820 Old Georgetown Road.

    Church choirs, church groups and area talent will perform during this two-hour concert. Refreshments will be served.

    A love offering will be taken. Attendees are asked to bring nonperishable food items for the food pantry.

  • Now that spring has finally sprung, the Brunswick County Master Gardener Volunteer Association is gearing up for its annual plant sale April 3-5.

    This year’s event will be at the Brunswick County Government Complex in Bolivia, in the greenhouse behind Building N, across from the botanical garden. Look for the signs.

    Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

    In anticipation of the upcoming sale, hundreds of colorful plants have been planted, and more shrubbery and trees will be brought in.

  •  Air Force Airman Charles Bryant, son of Contina and Charles Bryant Sr. of Bolivia, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio. He completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  •  Joey and Michele Godley of Ocean Isle Beach are the proud parents of a daughter, Morgan Taylor Godley, born at 2:08 a.m. Jan 11 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center weighing seven pounds, seven ounces and measuring 18-1/2 inches in length.

    She joins brothers Kaleb Godley, 9, and Bryson Hollis, 6.

    Maternal grandparents are Mary Miles of Florence, S.C. and Carrol Grantham of Bishopville, S.C.

    Paternal grandparents are Ron and Carolyn Bailey of Tarboro.

  •  Mr. and Mrs. Elvin DeHart celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary March 25. Mutual friends introduced them while they were living in Winston-Salem and Mr. DeHart was on leave from serving with the U.S. Marine Corps. They were married in High Point and later moved to in New Jersey. Mr. DeHart retired from Western Electric. The DeHarts, who have lived in Supply for nearly 30 years, have two children, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild with another on the way.

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    Traditionally made with veal in combination with prosciutto and fresh sage leaves, Saltimbocca is a dish that you just want to keep eating because it tastes so good.

  •  By John Nelson

  •  It is a rare and wonderful opportunity to read and review a book written by a college classmate and friend. Rarer yet is the chance to travel deeply into the life and spirit of a woman who has endured, survived, and been transformed by the experiences of two assaults on humanity: the Nazi and Soviet invasions and conquests of the Baltic countries.