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Today's News

  • Religion briefs

    Gospel sing set

    Enjoy gospel singing at the Southport Senior Center, 1513 Suite 1, N. Howe St. in Southport, at 7 p.m. Friday, May 6. Guest singers will be Robert Carter, Betty Moore and The Glory Girls. Call 457-6461.

  • Excellence is God’s promise and it is our mission

    As one walks the halls of Brunswick Community Hospital, a motto can be viewed. It is repeated in each of the rooms. The call is a reminder and a command: “Excellence is our promise.”

  • Silver Coast Winery wins wine competition

    Silver Coast Winery’s 2008 Cabernet Franc, produced from grapes grown in North Carolina and 2007 Touriga, an earthy, Bordeaux-style red wine, each took a bronze medal in the 11th annual Finger Lakes International Wine Competition March 26-27 at the Rochester Plaza Hotel in Rochester, N.Y.

  • Bath birth

    Sandy and Heather Bath of Shallotte are the parents of a daughter, Victoria Grace Bath, born at 8:54 a.m. April 8 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, weighing 6 pounds, 14 ounces and measuring 18-1/4 inches in length.

  • Dempsey birth

    Kevin and Jennifer Dempsey of Shallotte are the parents of a daughter, Kara Elizabeth Dempsey, born at 11:52 p.m. April 2 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, weighing 8 pounds, 1 ounce and measuring 20 inches long.

  • Bennett celebrates her big day

  • Hill-Whitman engagement

    Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Jessica Cristine Hill and Kory Randall Whitman, both of Bolivia. The bride-elect is the daughter of Paulette Stultz of Nakina and Frank Stultz of Arkansas. The prospective groom is the son of Anna Marie Canady of Sunset Beach and Kenneth Whitman of Maybee, Mi. An April 7, 2012, wedding is planned at a yet to be determined location in Brunswick County.

  • Summer and day camps available through Extension, 4-H

    Brunswick County 4-H, sponsored by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, will offer a variety of activities, field trips and day camps for children ages 5-19 through the 4-H Summer Enrichment Program, Passport to Adventure. This summer is full of fun, educational activities for youth to participate in beginning June 13.

  • What it takes to be a Master Gardener

    Who do you call if you have a question like “When do I prune my roses?” While many of you are probably familiar with the Master Gardener Program in your area; how many of you know what they actually do? 

  • Low maintenance alternatives for lawn turf

    If you are thinking of putting in a lawn to cover an area of ground, you may want to consider planting some groundcovers instead. Groundcovers are plants that spread across the ground but do not grow tall, so no cutting is required.