Today's Features

  • Many of you have heard about the decline in our bee populations and are concerned. You should be concerned. I found this University of Georgia Cooperative Extension article informative. 

    Nearly 30 percent of all honeybees literally disappeared last winter, fleeing their hives never to return. Researchers have studied colony collapse disorder since it was identified in 2006. They are now uncovering answers to this problem.

  • Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Christie Seller of Fairmont and John Russell of Ocean Isle Beach. The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Sellers of Fairmont. The prospective groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Russell of Ocean Isle Beach and Eileen Russell of Little River, S.C. An April 16 wedding is planned in Marion, S.C.

  • Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Stacey Lynette McDonald and Travis Len Greer, both of Supply. The bride-elect is the daughter of Gary and Linda McDonald of Supply. The prospective groom is the son of Tim and Regina Greer of Statesville. A May 14 wedding is planned at Mount Pisgah Baptist Church. A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall.

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

    Monday, April 18

  • Last week, I mentioned that salads don’t necessarily have to be just a combination of leafy greens. This week, I’ll share of number of my recipes for roasted vegetables. Once you’ve tried roasting vegetables like beets, carrots, sweet potatoes, cauliflower, peppers, onions or asparagus, you’ll be serving them more often than not. 

  • Here is the big and little scoop with the spring sky. Not only are there two scoops in the sky but a big ice cream cone as well. In addition, one scoop of ice cream from that big cone slid off. 

  • Child Protection plans events

    April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. After a successful “Flower Launch” on Tuesday, April 12, the Brunswick County Community Child Protection Team will be presenting these additional events this month:

  • 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.