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Today's News

  • Use of spices and bread crumbs make for a ‘devilish’ dish

     According to Webster’s dictionary, deviling is just “preparing food with hot seasoning.” The term is apparently linked to Hell’s temperature. Deviling is more liberally applied to recipes that are coated in mustards and hot sauces and crumbs and then baked, grilled or eaten as is. The effect can then be doubled by serving a deviled sauce alongside!

  • Hall 60th anniversary

      Morris and Hilda Hall of Shallotte celebrate their 60th anniversary Feb. 4, 2016, at Lover’s Leap in Virginia. The Halls, both originally from Virginia, have two daughters and four granddaughters, and can be seen every Monday and Wednesday morning at Hardees in Supply “dancing up and down the aisles to country music.”

  • Hall 60th anniversary

      Morris and Hilda Hall of Shallotte celebrate their 60th anniversary Feb. 4, 2016, at Lover’s Leap in Virginia. The Halls, both originally from Virginia, have two daughters and four granddaughters, and can be seen every Monday and Wednesday morning at Hardees in Supply “dancing up and down the aisles to country music.”

  • Connect NC lacks for our county

    Gov. Pat McCrory’s Connect NC bond proposal is away to “connect North Carolina to the 21st century through statewide investments in education, parks, safety, recreation, and water and sewer infrastructure,” according to connect.nc.gov, the website promoting it.

  • Calabash Fire Department January 2016

    During the month of January, 2016, the Calabash Fire Department responded to 157 calls: five structure fires, two woods/brush fires, a vehicle fire, six fire alarms, five motor vehicle accidents, two investigations, 15 public assistance, an other and 120 EMS first-response calls.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department Jan. 14-Feb.5, 2016

    Sunset Beach Police Department

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

    Jan. 14

    Kyle R. Goulet, 19, of 537 Magnolia Drive, warrants issued for carry concealed weapon.

    Jan. 30

    Jodie Darlene Dayle, 45, of 1751 Ocean View Drive, charged with larceny of candy.

    Feb. 1

    Larceny of a dog on Live Oak Drive.

    Charles A. Blackwell, 40, of 807 Dogwood Drive, charged with assault on a female.

  • Valentine's events offer 'love'ly ways to celebrate

    ‘Tis the season of love — with Valentine hearts and flowers and chocolate and wine and serenading and hugs and fishes, too.

    Those are just some of the things out there to cherish and cheer loved ones this Valentine’s Day.

    Let us count just some of the myriad ways to celebrate.

    Winery

    Silver Coast Winery is once again staging a sweet Wine & Chocolate Pairing this Valentine’s weekend, which is perfect, winery officials say, for celebrating with your sweetie or Singles Awareness Day with friends.

  • West Brunswick’s Ruppart wins 200 freestyle in regional

    Staff Report

    West Brunswick senior Dustin Ruppart won the 200-yard freestyle Saturday, Feb. 6, in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A Eastern Regional swimming championships at the Triangle Aquatic Center.

    The event was a qualifier for the state meet, set to begin 1:45 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Pullen Aquatic Center in Raleigh. The top eight times qualify for state.

    Ruppart won the race in 1 minute, 48.45 seconds. His winning margin was 1.03 seconds. 

  • Trojan wrestlers reach regional, finish 22-3

    The West Brunswick wrestling team lost 34-33 to unbeaten and eventual state champion Morehead in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A East Regional duals tournament Feb. 4 in Asheboro.

    West, coached by Jimmy Caraway, finishes the team season 22-3. (The NCHSAA individual regional is next weekend at Corinth Holders High School and the individual state tournament is the following weekend.)

  • BCC women lose to Louisburg in overtime

    BOLIVIA — Louisburg College beat Brunswick Community College 76-71 in overtime in an NJCAA Division II Region 10 women’s basketball game Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center gym.

    Louisburg, which beat BCC 65-54 Jan. 30, improved to 4-2 in the region, according to the NJCAA website, and 15-4 overall. BCC is 4-4, 11-10.

    Brianna Baham scored 23 points for BCC and teammate Lauren Jenkins 11. A.J. Mays, Daisha Jordan and Jasmine Dixon each scored eight points. Shalexia Pack scored seven points and Myanna Cutherbertson six.