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Today's News

  • It's summertime, and all you need is a salad bowl and an appetite

    All kinds of ripe produce are now just beginning to overflow from gardens and orchards and the one dish that really means “summertime” is the salad!

    With the abundance of fruits and vegetables this time of the year, just toss them into a salad bowl and enjoy them, with or without a dressing. Summer salads only require a nice, clear dressing, not a heavy, creamy dressing. For grilled zucchini, squash, eggplant or even fresh green beans, try using a garlicky or citrusy dressing.

  • May gardening tips: Proceed full steam ahead for attractive turfgrass

    Now is the time to get started on the warm season grass activities (e. g. Bermuda, Centipede, Zoysia, and St. Augustine). Seed, sprig, plug or plant rolls of sod now and throughout the summer in the Cape Fear region of North Carolina.

  • Driver-Wemyss

    Crystal Driver and James Wemyss of Ocean Isle Beach were married April 18 at Orton Plantation Gardens with Judge Marion Warren officiating.

    The bride is the daughter of Tom and Shirley Driver of Supply.

    The groom is the son of Phil and Nancy Wemyss of Ocean Isle Beach.

    The bride was given in marriage and escorted by her father.

    She wore an ivory/champagne, satin A-line dress with a split front and gathered waist and beaded lace detail. She wore an ivory, elbow-length veil with beaded detail.

  • Do we have a need for extreme makeovers?

    Susan Boyle from Britain is a name and a face that has been displayed across television screens worldwide. She has become a Cinderella icon, a woman whose ordinary appearance hid extraordinary talent.

    No one paid much attention to this 47-year-old who unabashedly admitted she had never been kissed. In fact, the only attention given her was mockery offered with expressions of blatant condescension.

    And then, she sang.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office ACE roundup

    The Aggressive Criminal Enforcement (ACE) Team is a support unit, whose primary functions are traffic enforcement and assisting in the apprehension of drug traffickers in the county. The ACE team conducts driving while impaired and driver’s license checkpoints, as well as street-level investigations on controlled substances. The ACE team works with the sheriff’s office K-9 Enforcement Team and Drug Enforcement Unit to apprehend narcotics suspects as well as saturating hot spots where criminal activity is reported.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office drug report

    Agents with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit issued the following charges and citations last week. The suspects and their charges, which are taken directly from arrest reports and uniform citations, are:

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office K-9 Roundup

    The K-9 enforcement team answers calls, conducts driver’s license checkpoints and assists with other agencies when K-9s are needed.

    From May 4-10, deputies with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Enforcement Team answered 27 calls, issued eight drug charges and wrote 11 uniform citations.

  • SHALLOTTE CRIME REPORT

    Shallotte Police charged the following people and investigated the following incidents last week:

    •Police charged Frank Wesley Salmon, 22, of 130 Cheers St., Shallotte, with forgery, uttering and obtaining property by false pretenses. He was taken to the Brunswick County Detention Center on a $40,000 secured bond.

    •Police charged Eric Michael Orlando, 30, of 1376 Greenfield Road, N.W., Supply, with possession of a firearm by a felon after he was found with a gun under his seat. He was taken to the Brunswick County Detention Center on a secured bond.

  • Big Top celebration honors OT month

    Creative Hands Occupational Therapy Inc. in Supply sponsored a Carnival Under the Big Top on Saturday, April 25, to celebrate National Occupational Therapy Month.

    Occupational therapy helps thousands of people every day live life to its fullest. The success of OT was celebrated, hamburgers and hot dogs were served, faces and hair were painted.

    Children enjoyed sliding down the castle wall. Occupational therapists work with children in their schools, homes and at the clinic.

  • Virginia Williamson Elementary announces student honors for third nine weeks

    Virginia Williamson Elementary School has announed its student honors for the third nine weeks.

    First grade

    Mrs. Neilon’s Class: Principal’s Award: Cammy Herbert, Sean Sexton.

    Citizenship Award: Matthew Hudak, Maya Wallace.

    Terrific Kids: AJ Babson, Samantha Webb Stunning Stingray: Lauryn Finch, George Wilson IV.

    Mrs. Goldstein’s Class: Principal’s Award: McKenzie Lee, Brenna Smith.

    Citizenship Award: Liam Redfern, Phillip Smigiel.