So you want to try canning fresh vegetable and fruits this summer? You’ll be ahead of the game if you spend a little time understanding how canning preserves food for later use. The high percentage of water in most fresh foods makes them very perishable. They spoil or lose their quality for several reasons:
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.”
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.