Today's News

  • Classic car and motorcycle shows bring toys to kids

    Once a month classic cars roll into the Smithfield Chicken ’N Bar-B-Q in Waterford Village in Leland for Cruise Day. Collectors show off their special vehicles, enjoy discounts on food and a DJ’s tunes, enter a 50-50 raffle and vie for door prizes and trophies—and proceeds benefit the Brunswick County Toy Run.

  • District court docket

    Wednesday, Nov. 16

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

    Stephen Peter Acerbi, PG speeding 54/45.

    Kristin Dawn Ahearn, PG improper turn.

    Zachary Izick Ahrens, failure to reduce speed, voluntarily dismissed.

    Abdull Kariem Akbar, expired registration card/tag, voluntarily dismissed.

    Amy Elizabeth Albea, expired registration card/tag, voluntarily dismissed.

    Shawna Ellis Aman, PG improper equipment.

  • VWES students take part in photo workshop

    Kids & Teens Only Development Workshops conducted a photo workshop that introduced Communities in Schools students at Virginia Williamson Elementary School to the basics of photography.
    The workshop exposed students to the art and technical side of photography before the digital evolution.
    Students were taught about composition, what a camera is, how a camera works, and how to make a pinhole camera out of a tin can.

  • Cookbook featured at Creative Exchange

    During a Creative Exchange event attended by 65 people on Wednesday, Nov. 9, Sunset River Marketplace art gallery introduced its “Gallery Gals Appetizers!” cookbook, demonstrating three of the appetizers and offering a dozen of the cookbook’s recipes for sampling. Cookbook sales during the event were $1,100.

  • Little River Rotary dishes up 500 barbecue plates

    More than 500 plates of barbecue were sold during the Rotary Club of Little River’s third annual Scott Taylor Memorial Barbecue on Oct. 28, raising more than $2,500 for Horry County children. Many pre-sold meals were delivered to North Myrtle Beach and Little River area businesses.
    The Rotary club is appreciative of the support of St. Paul AME Church for the use of its church parking lot. The church is a landmark in Little River, S.C.

  • County businesswoman makes her dream reality

    Home Going Gardens Inc. (HGG) was recently awarded its 501(c)(3) tax-exempt designation from the Internal Revenue Service. This designation was a dream come true for its founder, Anitra Cobb.
    Because of its exempt status, HGG can qualify for various grants and gifts given by government, corporate, foundation and private sources. Monetary gifts and non-financial resources will help HGG carry out its mission by helping individuals written off by society because of a felony record. All contributions made to HGG are tax-deductible to the benefactor.

  • 4-H trains leaders in county

    Ten Brunswick County residents took part in 4-H Club leader training at Bethel AME Church in Leland on Friday, Nov. 10.
    Debra Knox, media coordinator at Lincoln Elementary, started recruiting a 4-H youth leader team in July. In October, she turned in eight volunteer applications and set up training with the 4-H staff.

  • Separate your foods

    Myra Burgess
    Family Nutrition Program Assistant
    Expanded Foods & Nutrition Program
    Brunswick County Cooperative Extension

  • Religion briefs

    Church plans special service
    Holy Covenant United Holy Church of America, 237 Snowfield Road SE in Leland (Snowfield Community) will have a “100 Women in Hats” service at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11. Everyone is welcome to come out and share in this service.
    Guest speaker will be the Rev. Kimberly Walker, associate minister of Mount Calvary AME Church in Navassa. For more information, call 253-7879 or 231-3089.

  • Misty water-colored memories are the scattered pictures of the way we were

    A neighbor and new dear friend gave Hubby Dear a marvelous book that featured tales of the rural South, as spoken by those who lived in the early years when refrigerators and stoves, washers and dryers, microwaves and toasters were non-existent.