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Today's News

  • Olive oil swap

    Editor’s note: Third in a series of eight columns on “Med instead of Meds.”

     

  • How to help your pet lose weight in 2018 (and why it’s important)

    Our pets are facing a health crisis. According to the latest veterinary surveys, more than half our nation’s dogs and cats are overweight. This means more than 90 million pets are at risk for developing crippling arthritis, debilitating diabetes, catastrophic kidney and heart disease, high blood pressure and many forms of cancer. Besides these serious diseases, obesity is robbing pets of longevity and quality of life.

  • Failure can be your greatest teacher

    By Linda Arnold

     

    Yoda, the great philosopher from the “Star Wars” movies, always has some powerful advice.

    One of my favorites relates to commitment: “DO or DO NOT. There is no try.” 

    So, when I went to see “The Last Jedi” from the Star War series over the holidays, I paid attention. Yoda’s theme centered on failure: “The greatest teacher, failure is.”

  • First baby of 2018

    Mikael Ray Lyman, son of Seth and Latoya Ray Lyman of Southport, is the first baby born in 2018 at Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center in Supply. He was born Jan. 3 and 12:18 a.m. weighing 7 pounds, 8 ounces and measuring 20-1/2 inches in length. He joins his 17-month-old brother, Major Noel Lyman.

  • What is this mystery plant?

    By John Nelson
     

    Down, down, dogs!

                        Shakespeare. Henry IV, part 2; II, 4.

     

  • Sheriff’s office seeks stolen truck

    The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a teal 2002 Ford F350 XLF Power Stroke diesel truck stolen sometime between Jan. 8 and Jan. 9 in the 8100 block of River Road, Southport.

    According to a Facebook post, the tailgate of the truck has a unique pinstripe design that can also be found on the dashboard of the truck.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Brandon Fuller at 398-5335.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 10:59 a.m. Jan. 12, 2018, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement
    253-2906

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 4:09 p.m. Jan. 11, 2018, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement
    253-2906

  • Local service dog honored with award

    BOILING SPRING LAKES— It didn’t take very long for Boiling Spring Lakes Fire Rescue Capt. Nathan McConnell to realize the dog in the images projected onto the screen was his own service dog, Ember, during the sixth annual paws4people Family Reunion.

    Her photos were being shown because she had won an award for her work as a service dog with paws4people, a nonprofit foundation with an office in Wilmington that helps pair those in need with assistance dogs.

    “By the second picture I knew it was her,” he said.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 9:04 a.m. Jan. 10, 2018, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement
    253-2906