Today's Features

  • For the 13th year, the St. James Service Club is proud to present its annual flea market on Saturday, April 30, at Brunswick Community College in Supply. The doors will open at 8 a.m. and close at 1 p.m. This very popular event is attended by hundreds of area residents.

    The St. James Service Club is a nonprofit organization dedicated to identifying and supporting the needs of the community through volunteer participation and fundraising. All proceeds from the flea market will be used to meet the mission of the

    St. James Service Club.

  • Shallotte Lions Club is sponsoring its first-ever Cruizin’ to the Coast car show on April 23 at Planet Fun. The event begins at 9 a.m. and along with cars, there will be craft vendors, children’s fun activities, indoor and outside, food, door prizes and raffles. This fundraiser will help to defray the cost of eye exams and eyeglasses for the seeing impaired in the community.

  • Passover Seder 

    is April 17

  • I live in a Southern retirement area where golf courses are as enticingly prevalent as the gray-white heads and arthritic limbs they lured into residence. The sunshine, blue skies, and laid-back lifestyle are hypnotic. Everyone and everything moves at a slighter slower pace. 

  • Bits-n-Boots, the newly chartered Brunswick County 4-H Horse Club, hosted its first club fun day recently. In addition to the nearly 20 club members and four volunteer club leaders, four breeds of horses were exhibited, including the American Paint Horse, Appaloosa, Shetland pony and an Arabian.

  • Gilbert completes  basic training

    Air Force Airman Gregory Gilbert Jr., son of Letha H. Malloy and grandson of Mamie Hollins, both of Winnabow, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

  • 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.


  • Each year, youth from around the state travel to 4-H camps with their county 4-H agent. This year will be no exception, as Brunswick County 4-H’ers will be attending Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Center Aug. 7-12.

  • By Tom Woods

    Master Gardener