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Today's Features

  • Senior site menus
    Here are lunch menus for Brunswick County’s seven Senior Nutrition Sites for next week.
    Monday, Dec. 12
    Roast turkey/gravy, stuffing, peas/carrots, orange juice, biscuit/whole-wheat bread, beverage.
    Tuesday, Dec. 13
    Baked pork chop/gravy, baked beans, turnip greens, peaches, apple juice, whole-wheat dinner/dinner roll, beverage.
    Wednesday, Dec. 14
    Sloppy Joe, corn casserole, green beans, fruit cocktail, hamburger bun/whole-wheat bun, beverage.
    Thursday, Dec. 15

  • Cheese has been around for centuries and is widely used throughout the world. There are many varieties and each has its own special texture and flavor. All cheese is made from milk, mostly from cow’s milk, but some special varieties are made from the milk of sheep or goats.
    Natural and

  • Constructed of fiberboard, the foundation of the mobile home was dissolving. The children had to walk over a plank to get to their rooms.

    Maggie Williams, a Shallotte woman raising three grandchildren in her mobile home, needed help to repair the hole in the floor, so she turned to WARM, Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry Inc.

    WARM is a nonprofit that makes homes safer for low-income homeowners, many of whom are elderly or disabled.

    And WARM knew just who to ask for help in Brunswick County.

  • Once a month classic cars roll into the Smithfield Chicken ’N Bar-B-Q in Waterford Village in Leland for Cruise Day. Collectors show off their special vehicles, enjoy discounts on food and a DJ’s tunes, enter a 50-50 raffle and vie for door prizes and trophies—and proceeds benefit the Brunswick County Toy Run.

  • During a Creative Exchange event attended by 65 people on Wednesday, Nov. 9, Sunset River Marketplace art gallery introduced its “Gallery Gals Appetizers!” cookbook, demonstrating three of the appetizers and offering a dozen of the cookbook’s recipes for sampling. Cookbook sales during the event were $1,100.

  • More than 500 plates of barbecue were sold during the Rotary Club of Little River’s third annual Scott Taylor Memorial Barbecue on Oct. 28, raising more than $2,500 for Horry County children. Many pre-sold meals were delivered to North Myrtle Beach and Little River area businesses.
    The Rotary club is appreciative of the support of St. Paul AME Church for the use of its church parking lot. The church is a landmark in Little River, S.C.

  • Ten Brunswick County residents took part in 4-H Club leader training at Bethel AME Church in Leland on Friday, Nov. 10.
    Debra Knox, media coordinator at Lincoln Elementary, started recruiting a 4-H youth leader team in July. In October, she turned in eight volunteer applications and set up training with the 4-H staff.

  • Myra Burgess
    Family Nutrition Program Assistant
    Expanded Foods & Nutrition Program
    Brunswick County Cooperative Extension

  • Church plans special service
    Holy Covenant United Holy Church of America, 237 Snowfield Road SE in Leland (Snowfield Community) will have a “100 Women in Hats” service at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11. Everyone is welcome to come out and share in this service.
    Guest speaker will be the Rev. Kimberly Walker, associate minister of Mount Calvary AME Church in Navassa. For more information, call 253-7879 or 231-3089.

  • A neighbor and new dear friend gave Hubby Dear a marvelous book that featured tales of the rural South, as spoken by those who lived in the early years when refrigerators and stoves, washers and dryers, microwaves and toasters were non-existent.