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Today's News

  • The Golf Ball coming to Brunswick

    The First Tee of Brunswick County will be celebrating its fifth anniversary with a gala dinner-dance aptly name “The Golf Ball.” 

    The celebratory event will take place on Feb. 12 at 101 Stone Chimney Place, 101 Stone Chimney Road in Supply. 

    “This is the banquet facility of the Brunswick County Association of Realtors and it is a fabulous venue,” said Kimmie Durham, Golf Ball chair. “It will be an evening of great food from Art Catering at the Purple Onion, dancing and sharing stories about The First Tee. 

  • Holt Durham speaks to First Tee board

    It is a long-held policy of The First Tee of Brunswick County to invite members of the chapter to speak before the board of directors at each monthly meeting.  

  • Calabash VFW dart league

    The Calabash VFW steel tip dart league results for Jan. 11. First: Barbara Ketcham and Lee Harrison. Second: Joe Lenz and Hank Olson. Third: Mike Walton and Joan Elmire. On Jan. 18, Ken Yusko, Ken Anderson and Pete McGerr were first. Second: Dianne Larrowe, Hank Olson and Tom McCormack. Third: Darleen Riley, Joan Elmire and Pat Perryman.

  • Simmons is tied for lead in blocks

     Cedric Simmons scored 11 points and had 11 rebounds (eight defensive) as Kavla lost 76-59 Jan. 22 in Greece professional basketball league game. He played a team-leading 36 minutes.

    Simmons is second in the 14-team league in rebounds per game (9.4) and tied for the lead in blocks per game (1.9).

    Kavala is 7-7 and tied for fourth.

  • Kick-off for 2011 CIS gala marks event’s 10th year

    Communities in Schools’ 10th annual Benefit Gala for Children will take place in October and will feature A Taste of Brunswick County by the area’s finest chefs, live and silent auctions, 50/50 raffles and live music.

    Joining forces to become this year’s co-presenting sponsors are Dinah and Ed Gore and Carolyn Felton and Peter Laboy, financial advisors with Wells Fargo Advisors LLC. 

    “We believe supporting education is the best way to help our youth and consequently our county, state and nation,” Ed Gore said. 

  • Stagestruck Players to present ‘Mr. Toad’s Mad Adventures’

    Stagestruck Players, the youth division of Brunswick Little Theatre, presents “Mr. Toad’s Mad Adventures” from Kenneth Grahame’s literary classic “The Wind in the Willows” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25-26 and March 4-5 and at 3 p.m. Feb. 27 and March 6 at the Virginia Williamson Events Center at Odell Williamson Auditorium, on the campus of Brunswick Community College.

  • St. James Service Club kicks off New Year

    The St. James Service Club has begun the New Year with its record-breaking Membership Meeting and Volunteer Fair.

    On Jan. 12, more than 240 people attended the club’s first meeting at the new community center. The January meeting is devoted to registering new members and sharing information about upcoming fundraising programs.

    Following the meeting, the Volunteer Fair kicked into gear, with each fundraising committee soliciting help for all of the events planned for 2011. 

  • Elks to help at Hope Harbor

    With some help from the Elks National Foundation, the charitable arm of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, the Calabash Elks will renovate the children’s indoor recreational and study area at Hope Harbor Home’s domestic violence shelter to make it more conducive to learning and sharing.

  • Dosher puts up community tree to celebrate year-round

    The holiday season is now behind us, but at Dosher Memorial Hospital in Southport, the year is filled with moments and causes to celebrate and commemorate.

    It is with this in mind that the hospital has established a year-round community tree. Dosher’s community tree will be decorated for a variety of holidays and events throughout the year and will remain in the main lobby of the hospital for employees, physicians, volunteers, patients and visitors alike to enjoy.

  • Religion briefs

    Trinity sets fish fry

    Trinity Baptist Church, 883 Holden Beach Road in Shallotte, will have a fish fry beginning at 11 a.m. Feb. 4-5.

    Dinners are $6 each, carryout or dine-in. Menu includes fish, slaw, baked beans and hushpuppies. 

    Dinner set at Supply Baptist

    All WMU and WOM leaders and their spouses are invited to a special dinner at Supply Baptist Church at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb 11. The dinner is free but a love offering will be taken for BCRC.