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Today's Features

  • SHALLOTTE—Last year as Regina Evans recovered from a battle with breast cancer, she decided it was time to make a difference in the local community and started a support group for the visually impaired.

    When Evans was 3 years old, her grandmother tried to show her an airplane in the sky. Evans could not see the plane. Her parents took her to the eye doctor, who was discovered Evans was visually impaired.

  • SHALLOTTE—There is a new business in town where fast-talking is the norm.

    Crow’s Nest Auction House and Treasure Mall opened last week at 4606 E. Main St. in the Confederate Rose building.

    Auctioneer Kent Calvin Ward is the owner, and he hosts two weekly auctions. Auctions are on Tuesday and Friday evenings at 6:30. Attendees are asked to arrive around 6 p.m. in order to register for bidding. Auctions are held out back in the crow’s nest (red barn) that has been transformed into an auction barn.

  • Calabash American Legion Post 503 hosted a chili cook-off at the Post on Beach Drive in Calabash. The cook-off was run by Roger Milliman, first vice commander, and  Rose Phillips of the Ladies Auxiliary.

    Judges for the cook off were Lynn Clayburgh; Brunswick County Sheriff John Ingram; Nigel Cossey, owner of Pappas Restaurant; Tony Digennaro, owner of Rum Runner Restaurant; and Karen Ruck, Ladies Auxiliary president.

  • The March 8 meeting of the Coastal Carolina Camera Club will feature a workshop on shooting in RAW format, which provides greater post processing control of images than the JPEG format.

    Additionally, the workshop will cover the use of High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDR), a process that more accurately captures the various levels of highlights and shadows in what is photographed.

  • The March 8 meeting of the Coastal Carolina Camera Club will feature a workshop on shooting in RAW format, which provides greater post processing control of images than the JPEG format.

    Additionally, the workshop will cover the use of High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDR), a process that more accurately captures the various levels of highlights and shadows in what is photographed.

  • Mount Zion MBC sets services

    Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 7370 Mount Zion Church Road in Longwood, will have Sunday worship at 11 a.m. Sunday school starts at 9:30 a.m. 

    Prayer meeting and Bible study is at 8 p.m. Wednesday.

    Oak Grove plans gospel sing

    Oak Grove Baptist Church will have a gospel sing featuring Crystal River from Conway, S.C., at 6 p.m. March 6.

    Ministry plans recovery program

  • The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. reminds us that the whole staircase of faith is elusive but essential to our living faithfully. I have experienced that reality. I am continuing to experience it as I enter and re-enter the emergency department of Brunswick Community Hospital. Each time Hubby Dear gently transports me to the place where faith tells us healing happens, I delve more deeply into the mystery of redemptive suffering. 

  • Army National Guard Spec. Jennifer L. Tran, daughter of Liem T. Tran of Charlotte and Susan T. Arnold of Winnabow, has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo., which included basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT).

    During basic military training, Tran received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons qualification, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army doctrine, history, principles and traditions.

  • Jeff and Lori Duncan of Raleigh are the parents of a daughter, Siena Emily Duncan, born at 3:02 p.m. Feb. 15, weighing 8 lbs. 7 oz. and 20-inches in length, at Rex Hospital in Raleigh.

    She joins a sister, Madalyn, 2.

    Maternal grandparents are Bill and Diane Vaught of Burlington.

    Paternal grandparents are John and Emily Duncan of Shallotte.

    Great-grandparents are Polly Duncan and Ruth Wooten.