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Today's News

  • Get in country mode with Classic Nashville Roadshow

    Remember when June fell for Johnny and Loretta was just a coal miner’s daughter?

    Let Classic Nashville Roadshow take you on a journey down memory lane with your favorite classic hits honoring the world’s most beloved country greats.

    Starring Jason Petty and Katie Deal, Classic Nashville Roadshow comes to the stage of Odell Williamson Auditorium at Brunswick Community College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 27. Doors open at 7 p.m.

  • District court docket for April 3, 4, 5 and 6.

     The following cases were adjudicated over four days of District Criminal Court on April 3, 4, 5 and 6 in Bolivia.

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

     

    Monday, April 3

    Judge W. Fred Gore presided over the following cases with prosecutor Patrick Murphy and courtroom clerk Jennifer Jones:

  • How to be 10 percent better — or more

     By Linda Arnold

     

    Let’s face it: When you set out to make a change in your life, I’ll bet you aim for a higher success rate than 10 percent.

    That’s the thing, though. Lots of times we set ourselves up for failure by trying to make wholesale changes.

    And, since behavioral change is best achieved with reinforcement, it occurs to me that smaller steps may be the key to compliance.

     

    A little bit about electricity

  • For me, crab cakes are a delicious obsession

    For a long time, I used to buy crab cakes at the grocery store wherever they were on sale, but I prefer the crab cakes I make at home rather than the ones available at the local grocery. For me, they’re really simple. Most people try to do too much to them.

  • What is this mystery plant?

     By John Nelson 

    I remember as a teeny-tiny just-beginning botany student how wonderful it was to read about new plants, learning their names, identifying features and habitats. A new world had opened up to me. I liked nothing better than to curl up in the library with a pile of books on plant life. Of course, I still like doing that, but there’s nothing that quite comes close to the wonder and newfound interest of a serious undergraduate student, spending time in a library surrounded by picture-books, all because they want to be there.

  • Beans instead of meat

     Beans beans the musical fruit … I think you know the rest of this song. They’re not just musical; beans can be a great addition to family meals in terms of nutrition, health, easy prep and good on the budget.

  • Coughing dog? Now what?
  • Sabatell graduates from basic

     Pvt. Courtney D. Sabatell of Calabash, 787th MP BN 1st Platoon U.S. Army, has graduated from basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. She is the granddaughter of Nick Sabatell of Calabash.

  • Smiths celebrate 67th anniversary

     The Rev. Lee Roy and Faye Smith of Supply celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary March 25. They were married in High Point in 1950

  • Sing the song of patience in the waiting game of life

     

     

    It was a lovely gift, a gentle and delicate orchid plant offered by gentle, loving friends. I cherished the soft violet blooms and placed the plant in a sunny window so that it would be happy. Surely, I was happy with it and trusted my delight would be transmitted. I believed … and continue to believe … in connectedness that exceeds vision and includes all creation.