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Today's News

  • Sneak some zucchini onto your neighbor’s porch night

    Cheryle Jones Syracuse
    Family and Consumer Science StaffNCSU Cooperative Extension

  • Senior site menus

    Here are lunch menus for Brunswick County’s nine Senior Nutrition Sites for next week.
    Monday, July 4
    CLOSED
    Tuesday, July 5
    Stuffed cabbage roll, field peas with snaps, peaches, brownies, whole-wheat bread/margarine, beverage.
    Wednesday, July 6
    Macaroni and cheese, diced ham, vegetable blend, pears, dinner roll/margarine, beverage.
    Thursday, July 7
    Grilled barbecue chicken, new potatoes, spinach, pineapple tidbits, whole-wheat bread/margarine, beverage.
    Friday, July 8

  • What could be more American on the Fourth of July?

    It’s that time of the year when everyone becomes a grilling expert and we all enjoy endless varieties of hamburgers cooked on the grill.
    When a hamburger is done right, you know it…the smoky, char-grilled outside and the juicy meat on the inside, stacked between a toasty bun covered with your favorite condiments. That’s what a burger is all about!

  • Community briefs

    Raffle benefits CIS
    Time is running out to get your 50/50 raffle ticket to support the programs and services of Communities in Schools (CIS) of Brunswick County. One lucky person will win up to $10,000 (based on the sale of 2,000 tickets).
    Raffle tickets are still on sale through June 30 at $10 each. The winning ticket will be drawn Thursday, July 28, at a Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event Sun Cruz Aquasino, 4495 Mineola Ave. in Little River, S.C. Brunswick County Sheriff John Ingram will draw the winning ticket between 5:30-7 p.m.

  • 4-H’ers take part in Youth Livestock Show

    The Youth Livestock Show at the state fairgrounds in Raleigh June 3-5 included steer and breed shows, showmanship competition, skill development, leadership development and family activities that involve cattle. The North Carolina Junior Beef Round-Up is planned and run by a group of juniors from throughout North Carolina, their breed advisors, the Purebred Breeders Council, the North Carolina Cattlemen’s Association and the NCSU 4-H and Youth Livestock Department.

  • Students recognized at Union Elementary School awards ceremony

    Union Elementary School recognized students at its last nine-weeks awards ceremony:
    Bus riders of the month
    Roberto Bonifacio, Christian Huffman, Garrett Ellison, Hailee Mose, Hannah Morris, Timothy Stewart.
    Principal’s award
    Kindergarten: Conner Evans, Kara Stanley, Takkirah Daniels, Trevor Gable, Hayley Buckley.
    First grade: Tyler Vogt, Megan Ybarra, Briana Todd, Mackenzie Quaintance, Jena Rubio.
    Second grade: Ingrid Ortigoza, Gage Saylor, Von Smeltzer, Karly Wallace, Presley Cerillo.

  • Students earn honors, get awards at Supply Elementary

    Supply Elementary has honored the following students for the last nine weeks of the school year:
    VFW awards
    Anna Adams, Jamie Bollinger, Cameron Broome, James Clemmons, Lasha Epps, Demontae Frink, Ashley Genis, Tiery Guzman, Megan Hall, DeAndre Johnson, Kaitlin Jones, Justin Kleino, Jessica Klock, Jayden Lance, Annika Lee, Tymber Meshaw, Jaden Moses, Brayden Murray, Kevon Myers, Antonio Padilla, Devin Pauley, Sarah Reaves, Miranda Smith, Ella Smith, Nathan Sparkman, D’miyah Stanley, Daylah Therrien, Mikyella Wells.
    Terrific Kids

  • Sweeney wins Tim Stevens Trophy

    Lockwood Folly Country Club played its annual club championship June 8-9. Competitors played 36 holes of stroke play, and the championship was decided on the final hole.

  • Scores, highlights of area golf leagues

    BRICK LANDING LGA
    The Brick Landing Plantation Ladies Golf Association league event at Brierwood was Ace Day. First-flight winner was Jean Lakey with a net 68. Dale Calhoon was second at 70 and Irene Dowdy third at 73. Pat Christenbury was first in the second flight with a net 63 and took Ace of the Month honor. Mary Biesack was second at 68 and Barb Karkut third at 72. The third-flight winner was Peg Campana at 72. Sharon Deutsch was second at 74 and Peg Agrimonti was third at 78. Dale Calhoon birdied No. 2 and had a chip-in birdie on No. 12. Sharon Deutsch birdied No. 3.

  • Successful fishing is weather dependent