Today's Features

  • “We are community bands and believe in giving back,” said Stanley Mandell, president of the Brunswick Bands. “We never charge admission to our concerts, but our spring concerts are always special events and by holding one on Oak Island and one in Sunset Beach, we are definitely reaching all of Brunswick County.”

  • Holden Beach Senior Citizens will meet for a covered dish meal beginning at 6 p.m. Monday, May 9.

    A CVS representative will talk about medicines for the elderly. 

  • Gospel sing set

    Enjoy gospel singing at the Southport Senior Center, 1513 Suite 1, N. Howe St. in Southport, at 7 p.m. Friday, May 6. Guest singers will be Robert Carter, Betty Moore and The Glory Girls. Call 457-6461.

  • As one walks the halls of Brunswick Community Hospital, a motto can be viewed. It is repeated in each of the rooms. The call is a reminder and a command: “Excellence is our promise.”

  • Sandy and Heather Bath of Shallotte are the parents of a daughter, Victoria Grace Bath, born at 8:54 a.m. April 8 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, weighing 6 pounds, 14 ounces and measuring 18-1/4 inches in length.

  • Kevin and Jennifer Dempsey of Shallotte are the parents of a daughter, Kara Elizabeth Dempsey, born at 11:52 p.m. April 2 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, weighing 8 pounds, 1 ounce and measuring 20 inches long.

  • Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Jessica Cristine Hill and Kory Randall Whitman, both of Bolivia. The bride-elect is the daughter of Paulette Stultz of Nakina and Frank Stultz of Arkansas. The prospective groom is the son of Anna Marie Canady of Sunset Beach and Kenneth Whitman of Maybee, Mi. An April 7, 2012, wedding is planned at a yet to be determined location in Brunswick County.

  • 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. This summer is full of fun, educational activities for youth to participate in beginning June 13.

  • Who do you call if you have a question like “When do I prune my roses?” While many of you are probably familiar with the Master Gardener Program in your area; how many of you know what they actually do?