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Today's News

  • Sunset Beach Police Department July 20, 2016

    Sunset Beach Police Department

    Sunset Beach police investigated the following incidents. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    July 20

    Larceny of cooler and fishing cart from Eighth Street.

    Identity theft and obtaining property by false pretense on Live Oak Drive.

  • District court docket

     

     

    The following cases were adjudicated over five days of District Criminal Court on July 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15 in Bolivia.

    Codes: PG, pleaded guilty; PNG/NG, pleaded not guilty, found not guilty; PNG/G, pleaded not guilty, found guilty; BCDF, Brunswick County Detention Facility; NCDOC, North Carolina Department of Correction.

     

    Monday, July 11

    Judge Pauline Hankins presided over the following cases with prosecutors Cathi Radford and Troy Cronk and courtroom clerk Courtney Graham:

  • Garden honey-do’s

     My mother always said idle hands were the devil’s workshop, among other things I tried to ignore as a kid. If you are looking for ways to avoid becoming a conduit for Old Scratch, I have several garden honey-do’s that will pay off handsomely.

  • Shift to healthier fats

     The new Dietary Guidelines for Americans (2015 edition) are recommending we shift to healthier fats. Specifically, the recommendation is to avoid saturated fats and trans-fats and consume more unsaturated fats. We also hear about omega-3 fatty acids, oleic, linoleic and other types of fats. If you start digging down into the nitty-gritty of oils and fats, information about fatty acids can get very complex very quickly.

  • Introducing a new pet to your old pet Part 2: The first weeks

     Last week we covered how to prepare your home and existing pet when adding a new furry family member. This week, I’d like to share my advice on simple steps you can take to make the first few weeks as pleasant and productive for your household and pets.

     

    Welcoming home

  • Slow down, you move too fast!

     The song lyrics erupted in my head. “Slow down, you move too fast. You got to make the morning last, You got to make the morning last. Just kicking down the cobble stones. Looking for fun and feelin' groovy. Got no deeds to do, No promises to keep. I'm dappled and drowsy and ready to sleep. Let the morning time drop all its petals on me. Life, I love you, All is groovy.”

  • Are you playing too small in your life?

     By Linda Arnold

    “If your dreams don’t scare you, they are too small.” — Sir Richard Branson 

    How do you live your life? 

    Do you proactively make the most of your talents and seek out fulfilling experiences and relationships? Or do you play it safe — avoiding confrontation and embarrassment?

    Maybe there’s something that’s been tugging at you for a long time, but you keep ignoring it.

     

    Clues that you’re playing too small

  • What is this mystery plant?

     By John Nelson

    “O, how full of briers is this working-day world!” As You Like It: Act 1, Scene 3

     

    There I was, driving along on a recent Sunday, botanizing in rural Fairfield County just north of town here, and I went by a blaze of red. Something in my head said it was too early to be seeing fall colors, so I had to turn around. Wow!

  • Bringing back memories of classic Steak Diane served at tableside

     

  • McCumbee, McAleer win IMSA race

    Chad McCumbee and Stevan McAleer won the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race Saturday at Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, Conn.

    McCumbee and McAleer led 107 of 147 laps en route to their second victory of the season in the No. 25 Freedom Autosport ModSpace Mazda MX-7.

    “We now close the gap to seven points to the championship leader,” McAleer said.

    Last year, the championship-bound team led 85 laps co-driving for C.J. Wilson Racing.