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Today's News

  • Zika virus and pets: Five things to know

    You’re probably familiar with malaria, yellow fever, dengue, Chikungunya and West Nile virus. The latest unwelcome addition to this mosquito-borne disease list is Zika virus. Here are five things every pet owner needs to know about Zika virus.

    1.     What is Zika virus?

  • Do you suffer from Intention Deficit Disorder?

     

    There you are, drifting along in life. No matter how hard you try, you never seem to accomplish your goals. You’re always getting sidetracked.

    What’s up with that? And is there an app for it?

    With everything on your platter, it may seem like it’s all you can do to get to the bottom of your to-do list.  And then it feels like you’re just existing, rather than really living, your life.

     

    WHAT are you doing — and WHY?

  • Thoughts for meditation during Lent

     

     

    Springtime brings renewal, a greening of winter’s barren brownness. It also ushers in the Lenten season of deepening reflection, retrospection, remembrance, repentance, and reconciliation. It is a greening, a softening of the hardened spirit and soul.

  • what is this mystery plant?

    By John Nelson

     

    “With sudden roar the aged pine tree falls – one crash, the death-hymn of the perfect tree, declares the close of its green century.” Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Woodnotes”

     

  • 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.