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Today's News

  • Casseroles were an American staple during the Depression

     Can you name a dish that is also the name of the container in which it is cooked? Casserole! When you combine a variety of foods, whether they are all vegetables or in combination with meats, and heat them in a broth or stock, you have actually created a casserole.

    Casseroles vary from the typical cream sauce-based creations to quiches, to savory pies, to Shepherd’s pie and even breakfast and dessert casseroles.

  • Stinging caterpillars make appearance in home gardens

     Sam Marshall

    Horticulture Agent

     

  • What is this mystery plant?

     By John Nelson

    These are quiet, majestic giants in the swamp, sharing their space with towering cypress and the mournful hoot owls. Their trunks are flared out at the base (much like cypress), and of course you’ve probably seen their peculiar, crooked roots arising from the wet ground, together with knobby, upright knees of the cypress.

  • Looking for that one ‘magic’ food

    I always enjoy looking at the headlines on those popular magazines at the grocery store checkout. It seems that people are always looking for that one food or food group that is the “magic bullet” that will solve all their nutrition and health problems. I think most folks know there isn’t really such a food, but there are some foods that can help eliminate or postpone an illness and you really don’t have to look further than most refrigerators or pantries.

  • Greg Hensley: Interning at Bandon Dunes in Oregon

     Greg Hensley, charter member of The First Tee of Brunswick County and now a Professional Golf Management student at Campbell University, is living the dream. He is on a six–month internship at Bandon Dunes Resort in Oregon.

    How cool is that?

    If you’ve never heard of Bandon Dunes, you’re probably not a golfer. This is a golf course resort on the coast of Oregon that has grown into a world-class golf experience. Folks travel to Oregon from all parts of the world to play the five Bandon Dunes courses.

  • King mackerel rumble into area for tourney

     The fall fishing has finally fired off. King mackerel, Spanish mackerel, redfish and large schools of false albacore have resided off our coast, providing near shore anglers with some of the best fishing they have had all year.

  • Bull redfish run begins
  • Cameryn Smith golfs in Pebble Beach tourney

     

    Cameryn Smith, a member of The First Tee of Brunswick County, played last weekend in the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach.

    Smith shot a 1-under-par 70 at Poppy Hills and a 3-under-par 69 at Pebble Beach. Although she was 4-under par after two rounds, she finished tied for 54th and missed the cut for the final round. The cut was for the low 23 juniors (boys and girls ages 14 to 18).

    The event was part of the Champions Tour and Smith, a West Brunswick High School senior, played with Rocco Mediate.

  • UPDATE: Another teen found

    Missing teen Jasmine Monique Green of Ocean Isle Beach has been safely located, the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office said Saturday night, Sept. 27.

  • UPDATE: 14-year-old found

    Fourteen-year-old Breanna Lynn Collins Southport has been safely located after leaving a South Brunswick Cougars game Friday night.

    The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office thanks those who assisted with getting the word out.