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Today's News

  • Church members recognized by Red Cross

     Shallotte Presbyterian Church members Richard Dixon, Virginia Dixon and the Rev. John Causey were recognized by the American Red Cross for their contributions to the organization. 

    The Dixons have sponsored successful blood drives for more than four years at Shallotte Presbyterian Church. 

  • State needs to take a more comprehensive look at gambling

    Monday night, the North Carolina Senate passed a bill that would outlaw video gaming entertainment. 

    If the same measure were to be approved by the state House of Representatives, it would essentially force electronic sweepstakes operations, like those which have popped up throughout Brunswick County, out of business.

  • District Court Docket

    The following cases were adjudicated over five days of District Criminal Court on June 9, 10, 11, 14 and 15 in Bolivia.

    Codes: PG, pleaded guilty; PNG/NG, pleaded not guilty, found not guilty; PNG/G, pleaded not guilty, found guilty; BCDC, Brunswick County Detention Center; NCDOC, North Carolina Department of Corrections.

    Wednesday, June 9

    Judge Marion R. Warren presided over the following cases with prosecutor Cathi Radford and courtroom clerk Jennifer Hearn:

  • Does technology really make easy things easier or are we lazy?

    Shortly after graduating from college and getting my own home, I couldn’t wait to show my mom around.

    We toured the rooms and talked about paint selections, furniture and floor coverings. The tour ended in the kitchen where I proudly walked over to the dishwasher.

    “Look at this,” I said, doing my best Vanna White impression as my hands trailed along in front of the dishwasher.

    I beamed.

    “A dishwasher?” mom asked. “Hmm. Don’t want one,” she retorted.

  • West routs New Hanover

     West Brunswick scored five runs in the first inning en route to a 14-3 victory over New Hanover June 22 in a Junior American Legion Baseball game.

    West finished with 15 hits. Dustin Darguzas had a double and a triple in finishing 4-for-4 with four RBIs as the Trojans improved to 9-3 overall.

    Landon Tilley was 3-for-3 with a double and one RBI. Ryan Sykes was 2-for-3 with a double with one RBI. Hunter Howard doubled and had one RBI. Timmy Powell tripled. Cameron Smith and Eric Hill each had a hit and one RBI. Kyle Powers and Andrew Pait also had hits.

  • I will waste some time and get to know God

        

    In our house, waste is sinful. We do not waste paper or food, water or fuel, money or talents. Everything is put to good use. We scrimp and save, cut coupons (well, I do!) and search for bargains. Trips to town are strategically mapped to afford the most return for the least amount of energy. Even vacations are plotted and planned to the minute. 

  • Mattutats celebrate 60 years

    Hank and Marilyn Mattutat of Carolina Shores for 22 years and formerly of Long Island, N.Y., will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary July 8. Hank was born and attended schools in the Bronx, N.Y., and Marilyn in Binghamton, N.Y. They are the parents of four, grandparents of nine and great-grandparents of one. They will celebrate the occasion in Florida with family and friends.

  • Wood-Jorgensen

    Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Ainsley Wood of Shallotte and Jacob Jorgensen of El Dorado Hills, Calif. The bride-elect is the daughter of Mike and Greta Wood of Shallotte. The prospective groom is the son of Jay and Angela Jorgensen of El Dorado Hills, Calif. A July 1 wedding is planned at the Latter-day Saints Temple in Washington, D.C. A July 2 reception is planned at the Ocean Isle Beach Community Center.

  • Unger-Michael

    Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Jennifer Hope Unger and David Clifford Michael, both of Berkeley Springs, W.Va. The bride-elect is the daughter of Phil Unger of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., and Brenda and Jackie Cook of Winnabow. The prospective groom is the son of Judy Michael of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., and the late Reed Michael. An Aug. 6 wedding is planned at Bennett Farm in Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

  • McRoberts-Otto

    Jennifer H. McRoberts of Charlotte and Darren M. Otto of Charlotte were married May 15 at Ocean Isle Beach Chapel, with the Rev. Eddie Hill officiating.

    The bride is the daughter of John F. and Bernice McRoberts of Ocean Isle Beach. 

    She given in marriage and escorted by her parents.

    The groom is the son of Bob and Gail Otto of Charlotte.

    Bridesmaids  were Trina Woodlief of Charleston, S.C., Mary Russ Pendergras of Ocean Isle Beach, Susan Meyers of Charlotte and Cindy Usher of Charlotte.

    Flower girl was Lilly Woodlief.