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Today's News

  • Chamber plans new seminar series

    The Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce has announced its new series of seminars…the Business Blue Plate.

    The first session will be “Will Your Business Safety Program Pass a NC-OSHA Safety Compliance Inspection?” 

  • Event will highlight history of Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson

    Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson State Historic Site will re-introduce two historical time periods when it presents, “Wanted: Preparing for War: the 146th anniversary of the fall of Fort Anderson and the 245th anniversary of the Stamp Act Crisis,” on Feb. 19-20.

    The site will open at 9 a.m. Saturday with three tours of Battery B planned throughout the day. Tour tickets are $5 each for ages 12 and older. Proceeds benefit the site’s gun emplacement project.

  • Brunswick Community College education courses are available

    The Economic and Workforce Development Department (EWD) at Brunswick Community College offers short-term programs and classes for self-improvement, cultural enrichment, and academic achievement geared toward adults seeking skills for employment, intellectual stimulation, community involvement and social interaction.

    Many small business courses are free due to funding from a Small Business Center grant. For a full schedule of classes, including online courses, go to: www.brunswickcc.edu. Call 755-7378 to register.

  • Students make honor roll at Brunswick Community College

    Brunswick Community College has announced its honor roll list for the fall 2010 semester. These students achieved a 3.00-3.49 GPA while taking a minimum of 12 credit hours:

  • Brunswick Newcomers club will meet at Southport Community Center Feb. 16

    The Brunswick Newcomers Club (BNC) will meet Wednesday, Feb. 16, at the Southport Community Center, 223 E. Bay St. (between Bay and Moore streets) in Southport. The meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. with coffee and refreshments followed by the formal meeting at 10 a.m.

    Mary Strickland, manager and curator of the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Southport, will talk about moving day for the museum. Sign-up sheets for various activities and trips will also be available at the meeting.

  • Kiwanis Club celebrates 17th anniversary with banquet

    The Southport-Oak Island Kiwanis Club recently celebrated its 17th anniversary with a banquet at the Southport Community Center.

    Highlights included remarks from past Teen Court scholarship winner Samantha Schiff Fravel, who graduated cum laude in two years with a degree in political science from Pembroke University and will be entering law school next semester.

  • Religion briefs

    Light Ministries plans fundraiser

    Help the community by buying candy, flowers, jewelry, goodies and pictures at bargain prices in front of Hill’s Grocery on Main Street in Shallotte Feb. 11-13.

    Proceeds will benefit Light Ministries International Inc., an evangelistic mission-minded ministry.

    Hours are noon-4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11; and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 12-13.

    Marriage conference set

  • Are we placing roadblocks to our happiness or intensifying it?

    In his inimitable style, Hubby Dear announced, “We’re going to watch public television tonight. You like music. You’re going to love this program.” 

    My typical reaction, rolling my eyes in dismay and feeling pressured to like something I had not chosen for myself, changed to delight when the interview with Gustavo Dudamel began. It intensified with the following two hours highlighting his conducting the LA Philharmonic Orchestra. To say that it was a celebration is a major understatement.

  • Senior site menus

    Here are lunch menus for Brunswick County’s nine Senior Nutrition Sites for next week.

    Monday, Feb. 14

    Turkey a la King/gravy, mashed potatoes, collards, grape juice, whole-wheat bread/margarine, beverage.

    Tuesday, Feb. 15

    Baked ziti/meat sauce, vegetable blend, pears, Italian bread/margarine, beverage.

    Wednesday, Feb. 16

    Beans’n franks, hotdog bun, coleslaw, peach cobbler, orange juice, beverage.

    Thursday, Feb. 17

  • Johnson completes basic training

    Navy Seaman Jeremy R. Johnson, son of Janet D. and John E. Johnson of Supply, has completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. 

    During the eight-week program, Johnson completed a variety of training that included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety.