Ornamental grasses are becoming more popular in the landscape. They provide color, texture, interest and diversity throughout the garden. They are extremely adaptable and there is a grass for just about any situation. Most ornamental grasses can stand alone when used as an accent plant or focal point, especially when plumes of several species are present.
When a person is down and out, feeling sorry for himself or herself, and wondering if life is worth living after all, it’s a grace to meet others who are in a similar situation but have a completely different response to it.
Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter will present Living With Grief: For Men Only, a six-session growth and education support group, from 2-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 16 through Sept. 20, at Saint Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church in Southport.
Approximately 175 people came to Ingram Planetarium in Sunset Beach on July 8 to watch the final flight of the space shuttle Atlantis on the planetarium’s large ViewSpace screen, which featured a live NASA broadcast.
Tony and Constance DeMarte of Sunset Beach celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on July 24. They were married in St. Mary’s Church in St. Marys, Pa. The anniversary celebration included Mass at St. Brendan Catholic Church with dinner at The Isles Restaurant hosted by their children, Jason and his wife Rebecca; and granddaughters, Ashley and Amanda and Nathan, and his fiancee Taira McTurner.