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  • The Dosher Memorial Hospital Foundation, 924 North Howe St. in Southport, hosted its inaugural Black Tie Gala at the new St. James Community Center on Saturday evening, April 16. The theme for the gala was “Excellence in Medicine.”

  • The evening spring sky has all the components to make a great fairy tale. Stretching from the north to the east, someone with an overactive imagination can invent a perfect “guy saves gal” story. 

  • Sunset River Marketplace art gallery in Calabash featured Nashville musician Rickey Godfrey at its monthly Creative Exchange event on Wednesday, April 13.


  • Benton enlists in U.S. Navy

    Ronnie W. Benton II, son of Kathy S. Benton of Leland and Ronnie W. Benton of Hampstead, recently enlisted in the United States Navy under the Delayed Entry Program at Navy Recruiting District in Raleigh.

  • Thursday

    April 21

    WEIGHT WATCHERS, weigh in at 9:30 a.m., meeting at 10:30 a.m., Southport Presbyterian Church, 1025 E. Moore St., Southport. For details, call (800) 651-6000.
    ROTARY CLUB of Shallotte, meets 12:30 p.m. at Starz Grill at Planet Fun, Whiteville Road, Shallotte. Visiting Rotarians welcome.
    WEIGHT WATCHERS, weigh in at 5:30 p.m., meeting at 6 p.m.; St. James the Fisherman Episcopal Church, 4941 Main St., Shallotte. (Parking on Powell Street.) For details, call (800) 651-6000.

  • Life has taken many a twisted turn since the beginning of my bout with a variety of major health issues, particularly in the past two years.
    Frustration, a degree of desperation, fear...terrible fear...and an assault on what now appeared to be quite fragile faith. Unknowingly, I had entered the dark night of the soul. It was not a conscious choice, but it surely was one that dramatically changed my life.

  • Camp UMC plans Easter services
    Easter celebrations begin at Camp United Methodist Church of Shallotte on Sunday, April 24, with a 6:30 a.m. Sunrise Service. The Rev. Richard Vaughan will preach on “He Saw and He Believed” from John 20:1-8.
    The 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. services will be taken from Matthew 28:1-8 with a sermon titled “Ta Da!” All services will be in the sanctuary.

  • VFW president coming to N.C.
    Cortina Barnes, national president to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), will be visiting North Carolina May 15-17 and will be hosted by the Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Post 7288 in Calabash.
    Barnes will arrive at Wilmington International Airport on May 15 where she will be greeted by the Ladies Auxiliary President Janice Butterworth, department line officers and auxiliary members. Lunch will be hosted at the Wilmington VFW Post #2573 at noon and dinner will be at 7 p.m. at Post 7288 in Calabash.