Every time I go to a funeral and hear the Gospel proclamation, “In my house there are many mansions,” I am both relieved and uplifted. Being cognizant of my own multiple failings and the variety of individuals who have come to church to pay their respects to the family of the deceased, it feels good to hear that God has prepared a place for us.
Silver Coast Winery has announced the start of a new chapter of the American Wine Society. It will be called the Ocean Isle Beach Chapter of the American Wine Society (OIBCAWS), the fifth AWS chapter in North Carolina and the first in the eastern part of the state.
Dr. Claudette Smith, the interim associate administrator of the Cooperative Extension program at North Carolina A&T State University, was recently honored with a national Extension award for innovative programming regarding 4-H programs.