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Today's Features

  • Alexis Varnum and Thomas Fincher of Varnamtown are the parent’s of a son, Conner Jeffrey Fincher, born at 11:36 p.m. May 1 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, weighing 7 pounds, 1 ounce and measuring 19-inches long.

  • Cheryle Jones Syracuse

    Family and Consumer Science Staff, NCSU Cooperative Extension, Brunswick County Center

  • Brunswick County 4-H, sponsored by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, will offer a variety of activities, field trips and day camps for children ages 5-19 through the 4-H Summer Enrichment Program, Passport to Adventure. There are still some open spots for these camps.

  •     Tom Woods 

    Master Gardener

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    ach year I plan my garden and get started as soon as the temperatures warm up. In the spring, my plants flourish with little to no care. 

  • Here are lunch menus for Brunswick County’s nine Senior Nutrition Sites for next week.

    Monday, June 19

    Herbed baked chicken filet, mashed potatoes, chicken gravy, collards, fruit mix, grape juice, whole-wheat bread/margarine, beverage.

    Tuesday, June 20

    Beef stew/vegetable blend, white rice, apple juice, brownie, wheat bread/margarine, beverage.

  • This June will be the 11th annual observance of National Safety Month, originated by the National Safety Council in an effort to promote public awareness and ultimately decrease the number of injuries and deaths. 

  • Dinah Gore was inducted into the North Carolina Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) Hall of Fame during the FCS centennial celebration on Wednesday, May 25, at North Carolina State University’s Jane S. McKimmon Center in Raleigh. Gore is one of 25 inductees into the first class of the FCS Hall of Fame.

  • Sanderson joins Martha Lee

    Martha Lee has announced that Jeanette Sanderson has joined Martha Lee Realty as a new broker in the Ocean Isle Beach Office. A native of North Carolina, she recently became a coastal girl when she moved from Cary to Holden Beach. She enjoys traveling the Intracoastal Waterway and taking in the local sights from the water. Her next venture is the open seas for some fishing.

  • SUNSET BEACH—Summer at the Old Bridge regularly features local speakers on a variety of topics related to the old Sunset Beach Bridge. Most recently Ed Gore and Bill Bradford shared stories.

    Gore, whose father Mannon C. Gore built the original bridge, talked about how his father worked on the bridge at his shop near Twin Lakes Restaurant. Seated on lawn chairs under live oaks, a group of locals and visitors listened with interest. Mannon Gore also built a bridge to Figure Eight Island.