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Today's News

  • Todd

    Allen and Jessica Todd of Shallotte are the parents of a daughter, Madilyn Dyan Todd, born at 10:54 p.m. Sept. 29 at Brunswick Novant Medical Center, weighing 8 pounds, 5 ounces and measuring 20 inches in length.
    Maternal grandparents are Thea Barefoot and the late Wayne Edwards.
    Paternal grandparents are William and Wanda Todd.

  • Hales

    John and Tamie Hales of Ash are the parents of a son, Luke Thomas Hales, born at 12:38 p.m. Oct. 8 at Betty H. Cameron Women & Children’s Hospital in Wilmington, weighing 8 pounds, 12 ounces and measuring 21 inches in length.
    He joins brothers Wyatt, 6, and Isaac, 3, and sister, Emily, 8.
    Maternal grandparents are Bessie Lou Thompson of Whiteville and the late Bernard Thompson.
    Paternal grandparents are Tom and Brenda Hales of Bladenboro.
    Maternal great-grandparents are the late Corbett and Farrie Coleman and

  • Todd

    William Kelly Todd and Bridgette Ashley Anspaugh of Supply are the parents of a daughter, Annabella Faith Todd, born at 6:01 p.m. Oct. 3 at Brunswick Novant Medical Center, weighing 7 pounds,
    7 ounces and measuring 19-1/2 inches in length.
    Maternal grandparents are Heath and Tiffanie Inman of Supply and Curtis and Tammie Anspaugh of Charlotte.
    Paternal grandparents are Roy Douglas Jr. and Jayne Todd of Supply.

  • Stuecheli-Guthrie

    Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Elizabeth Stuecheli of Washington, D.C. and Jonathan Guthrie of Montgomery Village, Md. The bride-to-be is the daughter of James and Janet Stuecheli of Fairfax Station, Va. The prospective grooms grandparents are Elijah and Nancy Wilkerson of Ocean Isle Beach. A wedding date and location has not yet been determined.

  • Controlling aphids in the vegetable garden

    Tom Woods
    Master Gardener

  • Eat your jack-o-lantern

    Cheryle Jones Syracuse
    Family and Consumer Science Staff
    NC Cooperative Extension Service
    Brunswick County Center

  • Two accused of stolen car joy ride that turned into police chase

    SUPPLY—Two teenagers are accused of taking a joy ride in a stolen vehicle that led to a police chase.

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson deputy Del Routh said around 4:30 a.m. Oct. 15, a sheriff’s deputies observed a vehicle making a U-turn on Holden Beach Road. Deputy Bradley Hardee attempted to stop the vehicle by activating his blue lights and siren. The vehicle accelerated in an attempt to elude the deputy, and then proceeded through a stop sign without stopping, Routh said.

  • Divide perennials in fall for free flowers next year

    It can be expensive to keep purchasing plants for empty spots in the landscape. I just happen to be fond of perennials, which is a huge benefit because they can be divided to make more plants for vacant locations in the garden.
    When dividing perennials, timing and technique are important. Perennial plants are healthiest and most productive when they are young and have room to spread. Here are a few techniques to follow when dividing perennials in your garden:

  • Area LGA works to benefit Hospice

    Brunswick Plantation Ladies Golf Association sponsored a number of charity events in 2011 to benefit the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Closer to Home Capital Campaign for a new Brunswick County LifeCare Center, raising $38,000 through various charity events, co-chaired by Mary Helen Naecker and Evelyn Claus.

  • Lemon soufflé dessert crepes are light, citrusy and easy to make

    Since I’m quite a fan of crepes, I enjoy making dessert crepes stuffed with lemon soufflé and other types of fruit fillings and then dusted with powdered sugar.
    I’ve also had good success with the classic Crepe Suzette, which is nothing more than dessert crepes bathed in an orange-flavored sauce and then, for dramatic flare, flamed with a little Grand Marnier or Cointreau liqueur. The original recipe is from “Great Cooking” by the editors of Time-Life Books, but along the way, I’ve tweaked them just a bit.