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Today's News

  • Visionary organizing, not protest, brings change

    Grace Lee Boggs, a life-long activist who died in 2015 at the age of 100, believed and lived as a visionary woman. As stated in an article from The Daily Good, “She lived and breathed her truth and believed that tending gardens, caring for the self, and caring for others were ways to nourish activism. In a sometimes harsh world, these simple acts of kindness end up restoring the energy needed to carry on the hard work of social change.”

  • Furman Long celebrates 84th birthday

    Pastor Stephen Nobles and the Sunshine Sisters of New Britton Baptist Church in Ash celebrate the 84th birthday of Furman Long, who was born Sept. 13, 1933.

  • Exercising your creative muscle when you wake up

    By Linda Arnold

     

    Pop quiz: What’s one of the first things you do every morning?

    I’ll bet “check my smartphone” was in the top three. I know that’s the case for me. 

    I was challenged this past week to look at things a little differently, though. You see, your brain is in its most creative mode when you first wake up — after a night’s sleep of processing events through your subconscious mind.

  • What is this mystery plant?

    By John Nelson

     

    “ — A small tree, with very desirable wood.”

     

  • Eggplants are available year-round in our area

    The popularity of the eggplant, most notable in the Middle East in baba ghanoush, can be admired in dishes such as caponata, a Sicilian eggplant relish, and the ever-popular Italian ratatouille and Greek moussaka.

    I’m sure most of you have eaten eggplant Parmesan, smothered in a rich, marinara sauce, but there other uses for this deep purple tuber, varying in size from large globes to long, thin, zucchini-like shapes.

  • Fall for Shallotte Fall Market on Sept. 30

    Now that fall has fallen, it’s time for the Shallotte Farmers Market Fall Market.

    This year’s festive seasonal market unfolds from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, in Mulberry Park at 123 Mulberry St. in Shallotte.

    Featured are fall vegetables, artisans, jewelers and crafts. Live music will be provided by The Grass Needs Mowing.

    For more information contact Emilee Sinclair at Shallotte Town Hall at 754-4032 or esinclair@townofshallotte.org.

  • Tapas & Tour on Greenlands Farm menu Oct. 7

    An afternoon of good food, conversation, homestead living and the freshly prepared cuisine of Chef Melon Corsini highlight Greenlands Farm’s Annual Fall Tapas & Tour from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7.

    The afternoon begins with delicious tapas prepared by Corsini featuring ingredients grown right on the renowned family farm at 668 Midway Road in Bolivia.

    Fine wine and craft beer are chosen by a local wine connoisseur and are available for purchase by the glass or bottle.

  • Make a bet on BSRI Casino Night for Charity

    This Saturday night, enthusiasts of horse racing, blackjack, roulette, craps and poker don’t have travel far to indulge their pastime.

    They can do it right in Brunswick County — and for a good cause — from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Supply Senior Center at 101 Stone Chimney Road.

  • Paws Place to Raise the Ruff on Sept. 29

    Now that it finally has a new facility, Paws Place Inc. nonprofit dog rescue is celebrating with its fourth annual Raise the Ruff and Beyond fundraiser from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, at Coastline Conference Center at 501 Nutt St. on the Cape Fear Riverfront in Wilmington.

  • Club Profile: Brunswick County Branch of NAACP Unit 5452

    Meetings

    4 p.m. third Saturdays at St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 2586 Old Ocean Highway in Bolivia

    Officers

    President/legal redress: Carl L. Parker

    Secretary/membership: Adell Bernard

    Assistant secretary: Julie Tillis

    Treasurer: Joseph Butler

    Education: Dr. Jerry Jackson

    Religious affairs: Stafford Stanley

    Freedom Fund Committee chairwoman: Anne Parker

    Contact

    P.O. Box 364, Supply NC 28462; pooker@atmc.net; 619-4974